Pinnawala Elephant orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant orphanage

The Island of Sri Lanka is honored with numerous eminent attractions, preeminent is the elephant population. Perceiving the significance of saving these great animals the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an shelter and nursery for a few grown-up and infant elephants. Situated in Kegalle which is a little more than a 2 hour drive from the capital Colombo, a visit to the orphanage is one of the major things to be appreciated when you book one of the Sri Lanka Holiday.

Set up in 1975 the Pinnawela Orphanage , since 2011 was home to 88 elephants some of which are the third generation to be born here. Travelers will love the experience, set aside a few minutes for the elephants day by day shower and you are in for a treat; as the elephants display an impressive show as they bathe , play and have fun in the cooling waters of the river.

baby elephants are fed with milk on the scheduled time table.You can arrive in time for a few hands on experience of feeding the adorable calf’s, you can stroll around the endless orphanage and watch the bull elephants at work.

Wake up in the Morning looking at elephants! click here to book the accommodation

Many tour operators include pinnawala as on of their major spots .They will guarantee wide variety of tours around the island heaven of Sri Lanka.You can Pick a tour package covering the natural life stops or white water rafting, mountain climbing or trekking the lovely rain-forests of Sri Lanka.

 

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