Hiriwadunna Village Tour & Minneriya Park Safari

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Hiriwadunna Village Tour & Minneriya Park

Safari Hilights

Our the picturesque village of Hiriwadunna with a neighborhood guideEnjoy a calming day during a location that’s disconnected from all technology. Have a delicious and authentic Sri lankan lunch seared during a village homeExperience traveling during a bullock cart, a walk amidst paddy fields and riding a ship across a artificial reservoirObserve elephants, ruminant and different Sri Lankan life at Minneriya parkAn excellent bird looking chance.

Meeting the country folks and therefore the life provides you a higher understanding of the country that is why the Hiriwadunna Village Tour and Minneriya parkland expedition is organized. Visit Hiriwadunna, a village wherever trees number folks one to one hundred and revel in a trek across natural trails, a sailboat boat trip and a bullock cart ride. Then head to Minneriya parkland for a life expedition and an opportunity to identify a range of animals and bird life.

Your day begins with a obtain from Habarana city at middle morning. you’ll then be driven to the trek start line at Hiriwadunna Village wherever everything is relaxed not like the quick pace of the town. Mount a bullock cart for a standard travel expertise that lasts roughly fifteen to thirty minutes through the agricultural village of Hiriwadunna across scrub lined mud ways and revel in the cool breeze together with the spectacular views. Your ride stops after you see rows of colourful catamarans organized at the banks of the factitious reservoir. fancy a ship ride across the serene water blanketed with liliaceous plant pads. The native boater can build a hat employing a pad and a lotus flower that you’ll be able to wear for the remainder of your tour. See the views of Sigiriya within the distance and spot some distinctive species of birds because the boat is being paddled across the water. Upon reaching the shore you’ll be escorted to the house of a village native wherever your authentic Sri Lankan lunch are going to be steamed from freshly full-grown manufacture. Climb a playhouse that is employed by the native farmers to stay a watch on their crops and scare aware any elephants that come back to attack it. After that, board a tuk tuk and revel in a breezy ride back to the start line.

Your expert expedition driver can meet you at the Habarana city and take you to Minneriya parkland for a 3-4 hour safari by car.While within the park you would possibly be lucky to identify the world’s largest assembly of elephants unremarkably referred to as ‘The Gathering’ at the banks of the Minneriya Reservoir. alternative life you may spot embrace cervid, wild pigs, wild buffalo, gray langers, porcupines, leopards, purple-faced leaf monkeys associate degreed an assortment of birds. once your tour is complete, your vehicle can come back you back to Habarana by evening. hospital ward from technology and revel in the slow pace of a rural village with the thrill of life sightings by booking the Hiriwadunna Village Tour and Minneriya parkland expedition

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION- Habarana or Dambulla or Sigiriya or Colombo

Tour Duration 10 hours approximately (Transfer duration may vary based on pick up cities)


  • Hotel pick up and drop off from hotels in Habarana or Dambulla or Sigiriya Or from Colombo (Airport, Port & City Hotel)
  • Private jeep safari (Can Accommodate 6 guests), Tuk Tuk & Vehicle
  • Local Guides & Safari Driver
  • Local Traditional food prepared at local house


  • Entrance fees to Minneriya Park (You may ask the Tours Manager to include based on your nationality)
  • Sri Lanka National Guide (Can be arranged)
  • Photographer

The Tour fee included all service charges, VAT, Fuel for Safari jeep, Parking & Tips for Chauffeur. No Hidden charges or extra charges to be paid during the tour

Admission tickets to National Park should be purchased at the park’s ticket office upon arrival & if you have issues having local currency asked your tours manager to arrange the tickets fee. Tours Manager will manage locally & keep the fee with the chauffeur

The chauffeur & safari driver do not speak very good English to give a narrated tour, if you wish to have a private narrated tour request Arooha’s Tours Manager to arrange a national guide (Request should be made very early to avail the guide)

We will be able to accommodate the guests who wish to save transfer from Colombo to Habarana or Dambulla or Sigiriya along with theHiriwadunna Village Tour & Minneriya Park Safari. After the tour the chauffeur will drop you in the hotel in mentioned cities

Pick Up

You will be picked up by a safari jeep from the Habarana town near the petrol shed at approximately 11.00 am and driven to the trekking spot in Hiriwadunna Village. The drive to the trek point is approximately 15 to 30 minutes long.

At Hiriwadunna Village

Begin your Bullock cart ride across the village past paths bordered with medicinal herbs, shrubs, trees and various species of butterflies. Upon reaching the reservoir hop aboard a catamaran for a boat ride. Hop off at the bank and head to a local farmer’s house where your lunch will be cooked. You will also climb to a tree house which is used as a watchout point for farmers. Finally you will board a tuk tuk and transferred to the tour starting point where you will meet your safari guide.

At Minneriya National Park

Stand the chance of spotting many elephants, deer, leopards, wild buffalo, sloth bears and other types of local wildlife in their natural habitat or gathered around the Minneriya Reservoir. You can also spot birdlife. After your safari is over you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm

This Tour Is Offered by – Arooha Tours and Travels

1 Review

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    9:10 am - March 31, 2019 / Reply

    Arooha tours operator met us at the airport and took us to our hotel. We did a Hiriwadunna Village Tour & Minneriya Park safari, starting in selous game reserve, followed by Arooha agency, and a visit to the Hiriwadunna village.He also offered a ride back to the airport.
    Our driver Abdullah is a great person. On some days he drove for 12 hours, keeping a smile on his face and the positive energy was always there.


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