Kitulgala Water Rafting
Pick up from Colombo and transfer to Pinnawala
Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Visit Kitulgala Water Rafting
Transfer to Colombo
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a wild Asian elephant orphanage, nursery and slave breeding site located in the village of Pinnawala. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of the most popular and accessible places where a large number of elephants can be seen in a natural habitat.. It was started in 1975 by the Department of Wildlife on a twenty five acre coconut property on the Maha Oya river at Rambukkana. The orphanage was primarily designed as place for shelter and care the wounded elephants and abandoned baby elephants found in jungle. Daily, form the bulk of the elephants food. Visitors can see different elephant’s events such as bathing in river, drinking milk in the bottle, eating foods and their playing games. Currently Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has become one of the largest tourist attractions in the country due to its distinctive population of elephants. The two main attractions for visitors is the bottle feeding session which is followed by the bathing time. If you are lucky the handlers might even pick you to feed the baby elephants, who happen to be just plain adorable most of the time. Most of the elephants at the orphanage are very domesticated and friendly so they have even got platforms set up where you can feed the larger elephants fruits.
Kitulgala Water Rafting
Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. Kitulgala is the center of white water rafting in Sri Lanka due to its access to the Kelani River. It is in the wet zone rain forest and receives two monsoons each year. Nevertheless, it comes alive in the first three months of the year, especially in February, the driest month. Kitulgala is famous for the exotic birds that roam the sky above it, the mouth-watering rice-curry lunch that is served and the Kelani River. You can plan to go Kitulgala any day of week that it is sure many adventurists gathered therearound. White water rafting service providers are located there so you may expect highly professional clubs and Safety of you is kept by life protecting volunteers. Kitulgala is the main white water rafting destination in Sri Lanka. Not only that you can enjoy with Mountain Trekking and Canoeing. Enjoy the breathtaking views as you relax and enjoy the stunning natural landscapes of the forested mountains.