Known solely for its wild life inducement, Habarana in Sri Lanka is a place to be for all safari devotees. To have the best hands on Habarana, jaunt through the roads of Colombo to Anuradhapura where this little hamlet is laid with a heavy offer of ingenious tourist resorts. Situated at the North Central of Sri Lanka, Habarana lies close to the fortress gates of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Sigiriya and Dambulla's main Rock Temple as well.
You will run into the Minneriya National Park and the Sanctuary tank of importance. The Sanctuary still remains from the 3rd century known to have been built my King Mahasen. The Park is one of Habarana's attractions and a proud dwelling for 26 species of fish, 24 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 25 species of reptiles, 9 species of amphibians and 75 species of butterflies and a decent value of enchanting flora.
A popular number of Sri Lankan elephants cluster around either by the Elephant Hole considered as a bathing spot by day or Elephant back rides where you could simply interact with these friendly giants. Other wild creatures that take the stroll by the Park consist of the Sri Lankan Leopard, Indian monitor and Sloth Bear with other various fauna. A large number of water birds like Great White Pelican and Grey Heron swarming around the Minneriya reservoir are an appearance of marvel. Things to do in Habarana mainly involve with the wildlife, take pleasure to be flabbergasted.