Minneriya National Park is the largest known meeting place of Asian Elephants in the world. During dry period herds up to 350 elephants are seen at the 8,890 hectare Minneriya National Park within a few square kilometers of the Minneriya Reservoir. Some reports account number of elephants to as high as 700 In August and September each year during the dry season, wild elephants migrates from Wasgamuwa National Park to Minneriya National Park for search of food and shelter. Tourists visit Minneriya National Park largely because of elephants, especially in dry season.
You could also see this amazing sight for yourself with Minneriya Safari Tours in the Minneriya National Park.