Travel Blogs from Pinnawala, Sri Lanka

Sort by Newest Best first

More Elephants :-), Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

More Elephants :-)

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

1
60

We woke up and went for breakfast this morning and already waiting for us in the water were half a dozen elephants - wonderful. We watched them enjoying themselves as we ate our breakfast from just 50 yards away, then we dashed back up to our room to ...

4th Stop - Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

4th Stop - Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by venoth

5

This is an centre that manages elephants from the wild who have been hurt and / lost from their herd.  Interesting place to visit. Then we also had lunch at the local restaurant.  After this, we proceeded to Colombo. ...

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

35

... stand a chance out in the jungle on their own. They need direction, female direction. Full power to the matriarchs. As you can imagine, Sri Lanka is not at home to health and safety so Tom spent most of his time in amongst the enormous beasts - not all ...

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by rayandpaul

10

Pinnawala elephant orphanage was formed to protect & nurture orphaned elephants. The orphanage began in 1975 on a coconut plantation and after various moves, finally settled in its present 25 acre location 16 years ago. There are around 60 elephants there ...

A herd of elephants..., Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

A herd of elephants...

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown

9

Pinnawala was on our list of places to visit based on travel guides. An elephant orphanage, the centre now had a booming tourist industry established around its routines. Each day at the same times, the elephants are taken down to the river to wash and ...

Pinnewala, Pinnewala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnewala

A travel blog entry by mies

21

  ...

Sri Lanka: A Land Like no Other  2) Pinnawala, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Sri Lanka: A Land Like no Other 2) Pinnawala

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

22

... the journey and visit to the orphanage will give you a much better understanding of Sri Lanka than a short stay in Colombo would. Pinnawala is set amidst lush green forests, coconut plantations, rice paddies and spice ...

Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by frawldog

6

... the right curves, but this was not that girl.  This was one of the worst experiences of my life and I started to hate Sri Lanka real quick.  No experience was worth going through this.  Last night, I looked at a Lonely Planet guide book and ...

Pinnewala Elephant Sanctuary, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnewala Elephant Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by glenn.amanda

10

We took the bus to Pinnewala Elephant Sanctuary near Kegalle, we stayed at a cheap hotel next to the elephant bath, a natural river that is wide and shallow, and allows the Sanctuary's 30 or so elephants to have a splash around for the tourists. We went ...

Day 3: Elephant orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Day 3: Elephant orphanage

A travel blog entry by sayfriend

5

... careful enough not to let anyone get to close to the elephants…All in all, it was great fun..anyone going to Sri Lanka should definitely go there (ensure you arrive early morning, not miss the feeding time!) Before heading back to Colombo, we ...

L'orphelinat des éléphants de Pinnawala, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

L'orphelinat des éléphants de Pinnawala

A travel blog entry by benetcaro

13

... l'avion dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi, à 4h du matin... Il ne nous reste donc qu'un journée et une soirée à passer au Sri Lanka avant de se rendre à l'aéroport. On décide donc de faire une dernière excursion et d'aller visiter l'orphelinat des ...

Visit of an elephant orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Visit of an elephant orphanage

A travel blog entry by jachyminceylon

3

Mar 27, 2004, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Mar 27, 2004

A travel blog entry by ivireigo

27

Backpacking with the kids: Pinnawela bound, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Backpacking with the kids: Pinnawela bound

A travel blog entry by desertmum

1

... ploughing our way through Dubai airport's Terminal 2 and the 4 hour flight, we arrived at the Green View Hotel very close to Sri Lanka's international airport. It was 2am and we were all shattered, but the owner of was welcoming and checked us in quickly. ...

So today we saw lots of Buddahs, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

So today we saw lots of Buddahs

A travel blog entry by nayandal

33

Hi guys, We got out of bed and went and had buffet breakfast @ the hotel, had some waffles and this weird friend egg. today we went for a new trip around the world of Buddism, seems that the beautiful country is very buddist (69.30% is buddist according ...

Pinnawala - Kandy, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnawala - Kandy

A travel blog entry by martandlog

1
17

... have problems getting up after they have been pushed over (check out the video) *  You can only find Royal Ebony in Sri Lanka – I now have a little wooden elephant Entry by Martin: Early start today, up at 6.30.  Best breakfast yet ...

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort

24

7 NOVEMBER 2012 - After breakfast we were going to some temples.  We changed our itinerary and headed for Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage near Kegalle.  Before we got to the orphanage we went into a spice farm.  We were show all the herbs ...

The Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

The Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by leety

9

aaaahhhhh ...

Lantiva was our ride, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Lantiva was our ride

A travel blog entry by nayandal

17

... were bones of elephants and teeth for us to look at. We saw pictures of thier first elephant birth and maps of regins in Sri Lanka where wild elephants live and how some accidents can occour such as an elephant rolling a car. Finally we learnt about the ...

Elefanten ohne Ende ..., Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elefanten ohne Ende ...

A travel blog entry by danielaundfrank

2
8

In Pinnawala besuchten wir das Elefantenwaisenhaus. Nachdem wir zuvor einen Gewuerzgarten besichtigt haben, kamen wir gegen 11:00 Uhr im Waisenhaus an. Die Elefanten haben gerade gebadet und machten sich bereits auf den Rueckweg in ihre Unterkunft. ...

An unforgettable ride!, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

An unforgettable ride!

A travel blog entry by mattndawn

As you can see from the photos we headed to Pinawalla elephant sanctuary which was set in the rainforest where we took a ride (and shower!) with nelly ( a very old elephant!). As you can see from photographs the elephants were led across the road to bath ...

Elefantencamp / Bayrischer Biergarten, Pinnawela / Colombo, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elefantencamp / Bayrischer Biergarten

A travel blog entry by helmuth

3

... che. Ich schlug den Besuch in ein Bayrisches Lokal vor, dass vor uns auftauchte. Es war irgendwie witzig: in Sri Lanka, ein deutsches Restaurant, mit thailaendischem Bier (Singha) und englischsprachiger Livemusik. Es war ein total schoenes Abschlussessen! ...

Date & location: Log details to be added, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Date & location: Log details to be added

A travel blog entry by monk-san

To be ...

ELEPHANTS, BUDDHA AND THE SACRED TREE, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

ELEPHANTS, BUDDHA AND THE SACRED TREE

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

1

... saw more than 60 elephant, one with only 3 1/2 legs since it stepped on a landmine. Later in Mihintale--birthplace of Sri Lankan Buddhism(Therevada).  Walked up 1840 granite steps for an awesome scenic view!  Then on to Anuradhapura to barefoot ...

Elephant day!!!, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant day!!!

A travel blog entry by kirstytev

6

Today we are off to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage! This is a place that rescues working elephants as well as sick ones. We had a lovely breakfast of fruit and omelette while watching the monkeys play then set off at 10am. On the way, the driver ...

Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Elephant Orphanage

A travel blog entry by rfisher

42

Photos to ...

Apr 02, 2012, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka travel blog

Apr 02, 2012

A travel blog entry by martinandanna

11

Sort by Newest Best first