July – Elephant gathering Minneriya

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The Minneriya Elephant Gathering is an enchanted wildlife spectacle that anyone who travels to Sri Lanka must see. Known among the locals as “The Gathering” is a spectacular event of around 300 – 400 wild elephants of all ages congregating in search for food and water near Minneriya reservoir during the dry season (June to September). Themed as the world’s largest pool party, attracts tourists from across the world to witness these magnificent elephants at a close distance.