Breakfast at the Hotel.
Proceed to Kandalama
On the way visit Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala.
It’s your day with the Asian elephants!
Home to young elephants found abandoned by their mothers in the jungle, those displaced or wounded, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage located in Kegalle-Rambukkana Road is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Sri Lanka.
Established to feed, nurse and house these baby elephants, the home also boats of many success stories of natural elephant breeding in the captive condition. Here you will get to catch a glimpse into their daily routine- from bathing to feeding; make close encounters and take plenty of pictures with these giant beasts.
Most of the elephants there got fascinating name stories which their Mahouts will so willingly share if you talk to them.
Continue to Dambulla
This expedition will take you through historical and scenic beauty of Dambulla.
Here you’ve got a bit of climbing to do as well.
First to the world famous Dambulla rock temple. A vast isolated rock mass, on a gentle slope. As you
Climb up, you will enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding. An ancient King on exile is said to have taken refuge here. Inside the cave, where you find a large collection of Buddha statues and the roof which is a beautiful canvas of about 2000 years old Buddhist paintings .
During the journey you will also be travelling to Ibbankatuwa - one of the ancient burial sites found in Sri Lanka that dates back to the pre historic era, Ironwood Grove Forest Monastery- ancient cave dwelling with Brahmin inscriptions.
Damubulla is also considered the Centre of Vegetable distribution. So why not try a traditional Sri
Lankan rice and curry meal too?
Check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxed.