Elephant Freedom Project
Visit the Elephant freedom project in Kegalle and spend a memorable time experiencing the life of lucky Sri Lankan captive elephants that are not being used for working or riding. Start your day at the park enjoying a cup of tea with a local family. Visitors can help mocking the elephant enclosure after a short introduction session. Thereafter join the elephants on the daily morning walk guided by the keeper called mahout. Throughout the walk you can learn the tricks of taming elephants from the mahout himself. While the elephants head back to the enclosure to rest leisurely, conjoin with a local family in a kitchen and prepare your own meal listening to the authentic Sri Lankan cooking lessons. Learn the unique local culinary secrets from the hosting local family while cooking. Evening will be enjoyable washing the two adorable elephants Manika and Seetha who were being saved by the project after a long time of suffering due to hard work and torturing by the earlier mahouts. Interaction with these two elephants is very safe because Manika and Seetha are having a friendly nature. After the bath these elephants will be taken back to enclosure where the visitors can enjoy feeding elephants with fruits. Before concluding volunteers can join in English conversation sessions with the local children and help to improve the English knowledge of the children.