The popular Pinnawala elephant orphanage is located in the Pinnawala village in Kegalle. It is home to a large number of Asian elephants, and is one of the key places of attraction in Sri Lanka. This is also known to be home for the largest herd of captive elephants in the world.
The Pinnawala elephant orphanage is the perfect place to see hundreds of elephants very closely and observe their daily routines. You can feed the elephants and enjoy the mischievous acts of baby elephants whilst observing others taking a river bath. You can easily make a visit to this famous elephant sanctuary in Sri Lanka as Minki Villa is only 34 km away from it.