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Travelling to Pinnewala

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Travelling to Pinnewala

Hello, I am planning my visit of Pinnewala in july, can you tell me is there any tuk-tuk waiting at the trainstation in Rambukkana? How much time do I approximately need for the visit, do you think 2 hours are enough?

What are other possibilities to get from the train to the park? How much time do I need for the transport?

Thank you very much,

Jachym from Prague

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1. Re: Travelling to Pinnewala


Yes, there should be tuk tuks waiting outside Rambukkana Railway Station. There are everywhere in Sri Lanka.

2 hours is sufficient for most people. The bottle feeding is at 9.15 am and 1.15 pm. The elephant are bathing in the river from 10 am to noon and 2-4 pm.

You might be lucky to catch a Kegalle bound bus from Rambukkana.

The distance from Rambukkana to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is approx. 3.5 km, so about 8-10 mins by tuk tuk.


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