Phuket and Khao Lak: Ethical Elephant Park Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 6 hours
Learn about the history and importance of Asian elephants on this educational and interactive day trip from Khao Lak and Phuket. Enjoy learning about the behavior and long heritage of the Asian Elephant while also getting the opportunity to feed and bathe them. Get picked up at your and drive to Phang Nga Elephant Park where you will meet your friendly guide and enjoy a refreshing welcome drink. After the safety briefing, there will be a discussion on the importance of the ethical management of the Asian elephant and why animal welfare is paramount and at the heart of Phang Nga Elephant Park's work. Get ready to meet and feed the friendly elephants with a special and nutritious snack that you have prepared yourself. Next, you will be invited to scrub your elephant’s skin with a special tree vine used for centuries, and then you can bathe together with your elephant in the rock pool-tr...
Following collection from your accommodation in Khao Lak, travel to the elephant sanctuary where you arrive by 9:00AM. Whilst there, enjoy exploring the jungle alongside your gentle giant, before preparing its food as it rests. Following that, feed your elephant whilst surrounded by the amazing hillside jungle scenery. Once back at the park, you can follow the ancient tradition of scrubbing your elephant with a piece of vine harvested from a special tree used to care for elephant skin. Once you are done bathing with your elephant in the rock pool, you are offered a delicious, freshly-cooked Thai lunch. Finally, your tour concludes with you planting food for the elephants as part of the park's conservation program. Once finished in the park, your driver returns you to back to your accommodation.
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