Elephant Orphanage and Tea Plantation Tour

Starting From

USD 35.00

Per Person
Sightseeing  Hill Country 
1/2 Day
09:15
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Overview

Explore the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala which is Known as the captive breeding place for wild Asian elephants that provides the shelter to diseased, wounded and disabled elephants since 1975 followed by a Visit to Girigama Tea Factory and Tea Plantation to learn about the secrets of Ceylon Tea Production.

Itinerary

07:45
You will be picked up from your hotel and driven approximately 60-90 minutes to reach Pinnawala.
09:15
Enjoy the bottle feeding of Baby elephants that attracts more attention from the tourists. You will also be able to feed a baby elephant and enjoy some time with taking some wonderful photographs.
10:00
You will be able to witness the heard been taken to the nearby river for bathing. This is just like an elephant parade.
10:30
Enjoy the Elephant bathing and take some wonderful photographs for your memory.
11:00
Leave Pinnawala and Proceed to Giragama where you can visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory.
11:45
This visit will begin with a guided tour to processing facility in the factory. You’ll see the sorting tools, the grinding tools, drying tools, and the packaging machines. You will also be able learn how tea is processed from shiny green leaves to the bits in your tea bag. After enjoying a cup of high grown processed tea, you will set out to explore the plantation to conclude your tour with the tea estate experience.
13:30
You will be taken back to your hotel.

Tour Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking Driver 
  • Entrance fees & cost of milk bottle at Elephant Orphanage  
  • All government taxes

Tour Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Know Before You Go

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Kandy hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.

Tour Conditions

  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.

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