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Elephant Freedom Project, Kegalle

(4.7/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Elephant Freedom Project provides you with the opportunity to spend some time with elephants, and take care of them. The projects is concerned only with the welfare of elephants, freeing them from chains and allowing you to experience how they are treated and kept. Walk through the green surroundings, which help the elephants relax, and see their palpable joy when they take a dip in the water. Find out about the unpleasant ways elephants can be exploited for tourism, and how this project saves them from that fate. In addition, try the homemade traditional Sri Lankan dishes available at the onsite restaurant. If you want to stay more than one day, you can find accommodations on site. You can also use the opportunity to contribute to the local community, teaching school children English or playing games with them. With our custom trip planner, Kegalle attractions like Elephant Freedom Project can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • What an amazing experience, hope to do it again. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We didn't stay there so we showed up in the morning. Helped clean there area which was good for some laughs. Th...  more »
  • Today we spent the day volunteering at The Elephant Freedom Project. I highly recommend it for anyone visiting Sri Lanka! Such a unique experience! We basically helped with the daily routine of one of...  more »
  • If you have spare day in the region, avoid other elephant "disneylands" and visit this elephant friendly family and their demanding, but great project. It's more expensive, but you get all service (lu...  more »