TOP EXPERIENCE: PHILANTROPY TOUR - PINNAWELA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

  • Port

    Colombo

  • Level of difficulties

    Easy

  • Type

    Sightseeing, Local Sightseeing, Nature excursion, Cultural, Entertainment, Meal included

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR83.0

  • Duration in hours

    9.0

  • Shore excursion code

    6064

Description

The perfect excursion for nature lovers who wish to see Pinnawela's elephants close up and discover how they are looked after.



What we will see
  • Pinnawela: Elephant orphanage
  • Buffet lunch


What we will do
  • We will leave the port of Colombo by coach and head towards Pinnawela, one of the island's most famous attractions.
  • After a scenic journey of over two hours, we finally arrive at the Elephant orphanage, located in a park which spans a surface area of approximately 25 hectares. The elephant orphanage was created upon the request of the Government of Sri Lanka in order to take care of orphaned elephants. In 1975, the year it was established, the park was home to just 7 elephants. Today, it is home to over 60  which have been found abandoned in the forest.
  • We will have the chance to see how the elephants are fed and looked after by the park's staff. Before returning to the ship, we will enjoy a buffet lunch.

What you need to know
  • The coach transfer from Colombo to Pinnawela takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • This excursion is not recommended for guests with mobility problems.
  • Comfortable shoes and sportswear are recommended.