Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the Best Place to See Elephants
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is located in Kegalle district in Sri Lanka and is a must visit place as part of Places to Visit in Sri Lanka.
The Elephant orphanage in Pinnawala is visited by many locals & foreign nationals as part of Sri Lanka Holidays which is known to be one of the best places to see Elephants in Sri Lanka.
Visitors are given the opportunity to experience different aspects of Elephants daily routine such as bottle feeding baby elephants, feeding elephants and also elephants bathing in the river. Some visitors will also given the opportunity to bottle feed baby elephants which will offer an unforgettable experience.
Elephants will be taken daily for a bath to the nearby river where visitors to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage can view these Elephants walking around 400m from the orphanage to near by river.
At an extra cost, visitors are given the opportunity to go a ride on elephants which will offer a great experience.
How to Plan a Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala is a must visit place in Sri Lanka to experience the life of elephants. A visit to Pinnawala can be organised on your way to Kandy which is another popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
Find out more about Places to Visit in Kandy.
Make sure to spend around 3 – 4 hours at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage which will help you experience most of the daily key activities.