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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage Tour

Feeding & Playing With Baby Elephants
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage Tour

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Pinnawala elephant orphanage tour: thee biggest Elephant caring point in Sri Lanka

The next most popular tour among tourists and locals is the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage tour. Pinnawala is situated northwest of the Kegalle town, halfway between the Colombo and the prominence of central Sri Lanka.As the name suggests it’s an orphanage for wild Asian elephants, it works as a nursery, captive breeding ground as well. It was originally established by the Sri Lankan Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1975 for feeding and providing care and sanctuary to orphaned baby elephants that were found in the wild wondering alone.It was planned for the facility to attract local and foreign visitors, the income from which would help to maintain the orphanage. Pinnawala elephant orphanage tours has since then become a tourist attraction where Visitors to the park can view the care and daily routine of the elephants, such as bottle feeding of baby elephants, feeding of all other elephants, and bathing the elephants in Ma Oya.

Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and witness the daily life of its pachyderm residents. Meet the rescued or abandoned elephants of all ages, see them play and bathe in the river, and watch the youngest of the herd being bottle-fed. You can help wash an elephant, feed them their daily fruit portions, or take photos with them, but a tip for their carer will probably be expected. Plan your visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Spend some time feeding and playing with baby elephants in the Pinnawala ….
Times to visit the Orphanage The center opens at 8.30 in the morning and closes at 6pm daily. Bottle feeding is at 9.15am, 1.15pm & 5pm and bathing times at the river is at 10am and 2pm. The bathing hours are followed up by the feeding hour at the main center of the orphanage. Baby elephants are bottle fed.

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    Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage Tour
Day 1: Kandy / Pinnawala Orphanage / Kandy
Pick up the clients from Kandy Hotel & transfer to Pinnawala . ( Approximately 01 Hour drive – One Way ) Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is situated northwest of the town of Kegalle, halfway between the present capital Colombo and the ancient royal residence Kandy. It was established in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Department in a 25 acre coconut property adjoining the Maha Oya River. The orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to the many orphaned Elephants found in the jungles of Sri Lanka.Drop at Kandy Hotel.  


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