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Elephant Freedom Project, Kegalle
(4.7/5 based on 150 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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  • This is the place to visit if you care about about how elephants are treated. The passion for this of both the family hosting the project and Harshami the coordinator (she is very knowledgable and has...  more »
  • You get to hang out with some lovely elephants but the best part is the awesome people you meet that make you clean up elephant poop and teach you how to cook some curry! it was a really great time. W...  more »
  • Have just spent 2 weeks at Elephant Freedom Project. It was just owesome. I have a big passion for Elephants and this project is a must. You walk with them twice a day you wash them in the river and g...  more »