Minneriya National Park is reported as the largest known wild Asian Elephant Gathering at one place in the World.
Minneriya National Park Elephants gathered large numbers of Sri Lankan elephants are attracted to grass fields on the edges of the minneriya reservoir during the dry season. The minneriya tank contributes to sustain a large herd. Elephants gathered here is numbering around 150-350. Some reports account number of elephants to as high as 700.
Minneriya 122Km from kandy,47 Km from Dambulla and 206 Km from Colombo.