Kegalle (Sinhala: කෑගල්ල; Tamil: கேகாலை) is a large town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is located on the Colombo–Kandy road, approximately 78 km (48 mi) from Colombo and 40 km (25 mi) from Kandy. It is the main town in the Kegalle District, which is one of two districts which comprise Sabaragamuwa Province. The town is governed by an Urban Council.
The surrounding area produces graphite, precious stones and agricultural products such as rice. Kegalle has an agricultural based economy and mainly produces rubber. Millennium Elephant foundation, a major tourist attraction in the area, which is 10.5 km (6.5 mi) to the north-east where you will be able to spemd personal time with gentle giants. In this foundation there are over 06 Elephants ranging in age from 25-60 years are either temporarily or permanently residing at MEF.
You will be able to attend below excursion with us in this foundation.
Elephant Walk Experience Program :
Personalised guide for your whole tour.
Educational talk by an expert about our Foundation, elephants and a tour of our museum
At least a 30 minute walk with an elephant around our grounds watching and observing the elephant whilst learning about Sri Lankan elephants
Bathing the same elephant in the river, with only your group without other tourists
Optional shower whilst standing next to elephant
Free entrance and tour of Maximus Elephant Dung Paper Factory
Optional 3 course lunch - including tea or coffee
Whole experience last around 2-3 hours