Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – One Day Walk With Elephants
Our WALK WITH THE ELEPHANTS package at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary offers visitors an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural habitat, Go on an adventure with our rescued elephants! In this program, and gain insight on our rescues. Visitors will set out into the jungle with our rescued elephants and get the opportunity to observe them as they walk through the jungle.
Upon arrival to the sanctuary, Visitors will be briefed on the day’s itinerary. Once packed, you will set out on your trek into the jungle with your guide 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. Through your trek, you will also get to observe the lush greenery that Phuket has to offer.
Lunch is a delicious spread of home cooked Thai food. If you have any dietary requirements, let us know when you do your booking.
After Lunch, You will do activity same as half day afternoon program. you will learn more about elephants and their different behaviors. You will also assist in preparing the medicinal soil for their consumption. After feeding 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 to hang out before enjoying once again the impressive rural scenery as you drive back to the hotel.
|6:30-7:30 AM||Pick up from your hotel or accommodation in Phuket.|
|7:30 AM||Drive North-West of Phuket Town to Naithon Beach, over rolling hills, through forest and local farming areas, and alongside picturesque coastline.|
|8:00 AM||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.|
|8:15 AM||Set out into the jungle where you will learn more about our rescues.|
|11:00 AM||Eat a meal of traditional Thai food.|
|13:15 PM||Assist with the preparation of natural dietary supplements for the elephants.|
|13:30 PM||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.|
|14:00 PM||Mud spa with the elephants.|
|14:30 PM||Swimming with elephants|
|15:00 PM||Join the elephants in our specially constructed outdoor “Elephant Shower”|
|15:20 PM||Use our facilities to take a (regular) shower, dry off, and change clothes.|
|15:30 PM||Eat a lunch of traditional Thai food, freshly cooked Pad Thai, and seasonal fruit, before saying goodbye to the friendly elephants.|
|16:00 PM||Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive for approximately 1 hour back through spectacular island scenery.|
|17:00-17:30 PM||Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.|
Our WALK WITH THE ELEPHANTS package accepts a maximum of 15 people per day.
* 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 and DROP OFF FEE
|Kata, Karon, Patong, Kamala,
Nai Yang, Bang Tao, Surin Beach
|Rawai, Chalong, Cape Panwa, Cape Tukkae, Koh Sire, Laemhin, Rawai, Phromthep Cape, or Nai Harn Beach||Free|
|Airbnb lodging, rental villas,
|No pickupvisitors will be responsible for self-arranged transportation to
1. Elephant Jungle Sanctuary office (Patong)
2. Designated Meeting Area (Naithon)3. Designated Meeting Area (Kathu waterfall)
|Rassada Pier, Sea Angel Pier,
Ao Po Grand Marina Pier
|No pickupVisitors will be responsible for self-arranged transportation to1. Elephant Jungle Sanctuary office (Patong)
2. Designated Meeting Area (Naithon)3. Designated Meeting Area (Kathu waterfall)Drop off to Pier –
500 thb/per person
(Must inform a day in advance)
|Visitors staying outside of
|Visitors will be responsible for arranging transport either to a designated meeting point in the Nai Thon area
(200 thb discount applicable via online bookings only)
|Phuket International Airport
Please inform a day before your visit if you
need airport drop off and how much luggage you will have
|Pick up –
Self arranged to designated meeting point at NaithonDrop-off – to Phuket International Airport
+ 300 thb per person
+ 500 thb (group of 2-9 passengers)
Visitors who arrange their own transportation to the meeting point either Ban Nai Thon school pr Kathu waterfall, request to be dropped off at another location, It’s will have the additional charge 1,000 THB per group.
6:30 – 07.30 from your hotel
|Change of Clothes||Camera (Optional)|
17:00 – 17:30 Drop off to your hotel
WHAT TO BRING
|Change of Clothes||Camera (Optional)|
- ENGLISH-SPEAKING TOUR GUIDES
- ONE TRADITIONAL THAI BUFFET MEAL
- DRINKING WATER
- FOOD FOR FEEDING ELEPHANTS
- We also offer an additional photography service at no extra charge.