There are plenty of excursions in Pasikudah that take place during various time spells, such as whale watching in Trincomalee from March to October or witnessing the iconic elephant gathering in Minneriya National Park. Find the perfect time to make your holiday in Sri Lanka, truly unique and memorable.


Embark on an elephant safari in Habarana or look for the slow sloth bears in Wasgamuwa National Park.

July – October

An event Lonely Planet dubbed as one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the world, the
elephant gathering at Minneriya National Park takes place between July and October.

March – October
Whale watching season in Trincomalee officially kicks off from March to October when visitors can witness Blue whales and Sperm whales on a tour of the region