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The daily highlight is the walk from the Orphanage to take the herd down to the river so that they can bathe. Suitable for gap years or those taking a year out, grown-up gappers, career breakers, anyone interested in caring for animals and working with wildlife overseas.
It's amazing to watch an entire herd splashing around and rolling in the river, just a few feet in front of you! Suitable if you want to learn about elephants, projects abroad or study abroad.
The Orphanage receives lots of tourists each day As most of the elephants are not particularly tame, the majority of your work is more ‘behind-the-scenes’ than it is ‘hands-on’ with the elephants themselves, although you will have the opportunity to do some hands-on work.
The type of work you will be involved in will include: Volunteers have recently been stopped from washing the elephants in the river at Pinnawala due to safety reasons, but you will be able to do so at the Elephant Sanctuary in the afternoons (see description below).