Elephant Sanctuary Experience

Visiting the elephant sanctuary

At the elephant sanctuary, you will be immersed in the Karen tribal lifestyle. The Karen people are a distinct cultural group who are known for their ancient practice of protecting elephants. The Karen people regard the gray giants as members of their family. On your journey, you will have an opportunity to participate in the Karen cultural custom of taking care of the elephants. The Karen people will teach you how to make medicine balls for the elephants, how to feed them, and how to bathe them. Plus, elephants love mud! You will get to join the elephants for a delightful mud spa treatment.

Program includes: English and/or Chinese-speaking guide; lunch (local style); hotel pick-up and drop-off*; insurance. Additional charges apply if you are staying out of town (outside the middle ring-road). Please see our reservation form.

What to bring: hat, sunscreen, sandals or flip flops, towel, shoes for walking, camera, insect repellent, (Rain Jacket – Rainy Season April – October)