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We visited Srilanka during the Christmas and New Years’ break and it was way beyond expectations. Ther service was amazing and the experience was ... MoreReview for Inpura International (private) Limited , Tour guide in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka
Rukshan and his crew are very knowledgeable, customer focused, friendly, witty and trustworthy. I made my second trip to Sri Lanka with them and had ... MoreReview for U-wild Holidays Sl (pvt) Ltd. , Tour guide in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka
We have just returned from Sri Lanka 14 days organized by SAYLANKA while meeting our expectations, these expectations are easily exceeded. From the ... MoreReview for Saylanka Tours , Tour guide in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka
Set deep amidst the jungles of eastern Sri Lanka, midway between the towns of Colombo and Kandy, the small and rustic hamlet of Pinnawala beckons travellers with one seriously immersive and enticing attraction: The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Hailed as the home of the largest captive elephant herd on the planet, this 25-acre sanctuary for breeding, conservation and rehabilitation boasts no fewer than 88 of the majestic beasts. Visitors here can join their Pinnawala tour guides on walking routes around the orphanage, watching as the herd interacts and plays between the roaring streams of the mud-coloured Ma Oya River, observing the elephants’ daily feeding routines and learning about the various conservation efforts being made in this section of South Asia. There are also some lovely views of inland Sri Lanka to be had from the town, which sits encircled by sweeping swathes of coconut plantation and hills of lush green rainforest.
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