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The Oil anointing Ceremony

Oil anointing at auspicious time is a traditional practice in Sri Lanka in association with “Aurudu” festival (Summer festival). Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage also celebrate this annually by anointing oil on elephants at auspicious time.
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Provide opportunities for local and foreign visitors to...

Elephant bathing program was started on 21st of December 2017 for the local and foreign visitors at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This will create an opportunity to touch and bath an elephant in Riverside. This amazing event available for every local and foreign visitors of Pinnawala Elephant Or
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Milk Feeding

The milk feeding is an important and an eye-catching event taking place daily at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This gains a lot of national and international interest as it is a unique event. Hence, tourists are naturally compelled to seek more information on it. In order to facilitate this need
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Birth of the 70th Baby elephant

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is home to one of the most successful stories of natural elephant breeding in the captive condition. Within the span of 40 years of the institution. The baby born on the eve of 2nd of July 2015 was the 70th. He was born to parents Shanthi and Wasabh
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