Day excursion to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage and Kandy City

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

General information

Colombo, Sri Lanka3 hours, 20 minutesPrivate Excursion

Program details

Day Excursion to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Kandy City tour.

08:30 Hours - Commence travelling to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage.

11:00 Hours - Pinnawela - is an orphanage started in 1975 to house abandoned and wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now, including baby elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 14 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time; when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.

12:30 Hours - Thereafter visit the next destination - Kandy

13:30 Hours - Kandy was the last royal capital and it is one of the most charming towns in Sri Lanka, famous for its gorgeous setting beside a lake, cradled by hills and surrounded by the sinuous lines of tea plantations. It is home to the gold-roofed Temple of the Tooth, with its guardian elephants, a deeply significant Buddhist site that contains a tooth of Buddha collected from his funeral pyre and draws thousands of pilgrims from across the world.

Kandy city tour / Visit local Market / Gem Labaroatory and stores

16:30 Hours - Return back Colombo

Cost Includes - Return Transfers, Entry tickets to Orphanage and Temple of tooth relic.