Pinnawala Day Tour

PINNAWALA DAY TOUR

About Pinnawala

  • About a half hours drive west from Kandy center, you will reach the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage which is an interesting place to visit in Sri Lanka. Here you can experience the natural habitat of elephants. Around mid morning is a good time to visit and see the spectacular sight of about 80-100 elephants bathing and splashing and enjoying themselves in the river.

Overview

  • Meeting and Tour Starting Point : Kandy
  • Highlights : Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Spice Garden, Botanical Gardens Peradeniya

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Itinerary

Pick you from hotel in Kandy. Then leave for Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Back to Kandy On the Way visit to Spice Garden / Botanical Gardens Peradeniya.

Elephant Orphanage is located at Pinnawala, Kegalle district, in Sabaragamuwa province. The main access is from Colombo- Kandy main road and turn towards Rambukkana. You can easily find the place from name boad by the main road.  Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage established in 1975 as place for shelter and care the wounded elephants and abandoned baby elephants found in jungle. This is covered a area over 24 acre land. The main daily activities taken place in the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage are Feeding milk to baby elephants and the bathing sessions. Elephants lie down on riverbeds and allow the the people who look after them to scrub and clean their body. In the bathing time, visitors can see elephants walk one followed by other, then cross the road and go down to the river.

Spice Garden where smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age old industry of spice production, which attracted many a European and Asian merchants to the ports of ancient Sri Lanka.

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids.

According to your idea some changes are possible, before given tour agreement.

You can customize your tour package on your own for experiencing Sri Lanka in your own way. We can also lend you a helping hand in designing a perfect customized holiday, if you would like so. Contact us with details regarding travel period, budget and number of people travelling. Accordingly we will write up a detailed itinerary along with a quotation and get back to you as soon as possible.

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