Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Dambulla, en-route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.
The Elephant Orphanage, situated on the banks of the Maha Oya, is mainly to house young elephants who find themselves displaced and lost from their natural habitats for various reasons - environmental changes due to development projects, being abandoned by their parents when they fall into pits & ravines, etc.
After checking in you have the option of enjoying a Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park in the afternoon.
Situated between Habarana and Polonnaruwa, the 8,890 hectares of Minneriya National Park comprises of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to favorites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants. However, the central feature of the park is the ancient Minneriya Tank (built in 3rd century AD by King Mahasena).
Overnight stay in Dambulla.