Pinnawala | Sri Lanka

Pinnawala is a village in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is around 90 km from the capital, Colombo. It is well known for its elephant orphanage. There are so many places to visit.

Climates of Pinnawala     

If the weather is mentioned,Pinnawala. During the month of January, February, March, April and May you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Traveling From Colombo to Pinnawala

During this Kitulgala to Colombo we can see many historical places, include Airport, Beach, waterfalls and many more beautiful places.

If you are planning a vacation in Pinnawala you want to reach Pinnawala from Colombo, the best way is by train. Then you will be able to experience the beauty of the surroundings. Or you can use private vehicles or public transports.

Pinnawala has many tourism places and beautiful, Eye-pleasing views, places to visit. Most popular place is Pinnawala elephant orphange, has won many local and foreign attractions. If you come for the vacation there are many hotels, Resorts, forests and so many Historical places in Pinnawala and so many activities to do for your enjoying.

If you are travelling from Pinnawala to Kandy you can see Elephant orphanage, Pinnawala zoo,Temple tooth and many more places.

Top Attractions in Pinnawala

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala is well known for this elephant orphanage. Is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of SriLanka. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 96 elephants, including 43 males and 68 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala. Pinnawala elephant orphanage price for ticket are as very concessional. Pinnawala elephant orphanage timing is 08.30 to 17.30 everyday.

Pinnawala Zoo

Is a zoological garden in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka, which is situated closer to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The zoo was opened for public on 17 April 2015. This is the first open-air zoo in Sri Lanka and second zoo in Sri Lanka after Dehiwala zoo. The zoo was opened for the visitors free of charge from 17 – 30 of April 2015.


This place is usually out of the sight of tourists as it is very far from the track of tourists. There are a royal palace, two monasteries and a dagoba ramparts which is all in the countryside and is hidden. These places are all that has remains of Panduwasnuwara which was the capital of Land of the South in Sri Lanka. It has been built by Parakrama the Great in 12C. The temple of sacred tooth relic has been restored and maintained outside the ramparts. There is a small museum here in which the artefacts from the site are preserved and displayed.

Dadagamuwa Viharaya

It is located in the Gokarella village of Kurunegala district of Sri Lanka. It has earned a great level of reputation in the world because of the ancient inscriptions that are engraved which are very valuable and they are all regarding peace. Originally the inscription is a peace agreement. This temple has been situated on a rocky hill which is facing Meddekitiya were on the west side.

Day tour in Pinnawala

A full day’s tour taking you from Colombo, Kandy or Negombo to one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country – the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Enjoy watching baby elephants wandering around their adopted home, being bottle fed and large herds of elephant bathing in the river at Pinnawala. And to visit as many places, Activities as you like.

Pinnawala Hotels

Pinnawala hotels are reasonably priced though a popular tourist’s destination.

Pinnawala | Sri Lanka

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