PICK-UP TIME: 11.30 -12.00 Hrs. from your hotel
FINISH TIME: APPROX. : 17.00
A half-day package to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary offers visitors an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural home, as well as gain an insight into their history and behavior, and create cherished lifelong memories of their time spent with these amazing animals.
Visitors to the Sanctuary will be witness stunning views of the surrounding jungle, mountains and beach – All while interacting personally with friendly, happy elephants in a safe and sustainable environment.
On the afternoon of your visit, you will be picked up from your place of accommodation and will drive for approximately 1 hours through scenic agricultural areas, hills, and beach, before arriving at the Sanctuary. There, you will meet your English-speaking guide and learn a little about the elephants, before changing into traditional Karen clothing.
After being allocated bananas and sugar cane to feed to the elephants, you will walk with your guide through the Sanctuary, where you will find free-roaming elephants and hear their individual stories. You can touch, feed, photograph, and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about their lifestyle and behaviors. After you have met all the elephants, you will accompany them to a nearby mud spa. Get muddy with the elephants as you apply a healthy cosmetic mud treatment to their skin. Next, you will walk with the elephants to a nearby river and join them in the water for a refreshing bath. Take a swim and help bathe and brush the elephants while they wade through and play in the water.
Once the elephants are clean, you can take some final photos with them, and then it will be time to part ways with your new friend and change into some dry clothes. Finally, eat some snacks and seasonal fresh fruit ,after you done at the Sanctuary you can go to Naithon beach for hangout before enjoying once again the impressive rural scenery as you drive back to hotel.
11.00-11.30 Pick up from your hotel or accommodation in Phuket. Drive approximately 1.5 hours North-West of Phuket Town to Naithon Beach, over rolling hills, through the forest and local farming areas, and alongside picturesque coastline.
13.00 Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket. Enjoy a welcome snack, sip tea or coffee, and learn about elephants as you are given an introduction to our program. Assist with the preparation of natural dietary supplements for the elephants.
13.30 Meet the elephants. Feed them and administer dietary supplements as you learn their stories.Play,interact and take photos with the elephants in a natural setting.
14.30 Mud spa with the elephants.
15.00 Join the elephants in our specially constructed outdoor ´Elephant Shower Room´ and cool down as you bathe them.
15.15 Use our facilities to take a (regular) shower, dry off, and change clothes.
15.30 Eat a meal of traditional Thai food, freshly cooked Pad Thai, and seasonal fruit, before saying goodbye to the friendly elephants.
16.00 Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive for approximately 1.5 hours back through spectacular island scenery.
16.30-17.00 Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.
Please Note At the Sanctuary, we will allow you to spend as much time as possible with the elephants. Therefore, there is no formal schedule and aside from pick-up times, the times shown here are approximations.
- PICK UP/DROP OFF TO YOUR PLACE OF ACCOMMODATION IN PHUKET
- PHOTOGRAPHER & ONLINE PHOTO ALBUM (FACEBOOK)
- ENGLISH-SPEAKING TOUR GUIDES
- DRINKING WATER
- FOOD FOR FEEDING ELEPHANTS
- Hat - Bathing Suit
- Sunscreen - Insect Repellent
- Towel - Walking Shoes
- Change of Clothes - Camera (Optional)
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