Visiting Elephant Sanctuary from Kuala Kumpur
The Malaysian Wildlife Department established the elephant sanctuary as a relocation site for Malaysian elephants that were adversely affected by the encroachment of large plantations.
The full day tour package will also include a visit to the Batu Caves prior to the elephant sanctuary. Once you get to the sanctuary, a short video presentation will educate you about the conservation efforts of the Wildlife Department before you are sent-off to experience an entire day with elephants.
We recommend that are guests wear sunglasses, sports shoes, long pants, T-shirts and a hat. You may also bring a separate set of dry clothes.
Duration : 8 hours
Pick up time : 08.00am
- Elephant Feeding
- Elephant Bathing – subject to water level
- Documentary Video Show
- Batu Caves Visit – Complimentary
- Rubber tapping intro
- Elephant conservation documentary
- Elephants feeding
- Elephants bathing (subject to water level)
- Simple Lunch with Soft Drinks
- Complimentary Batu Caves visit
- Shared tour & transfers
- Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Professional Driver-Guide
- Pick Up & Drop from KL City Centre Hotels only
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
For travellers who stay out of KL City Centre Hotels, kindly take a cab and come to Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and wait near the Dome Cafe.
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Complete Guide to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
Back in 1989, the Malaysian Wildlife Sanctuary established an elephant sanctuary within the Krau Wildlife reserve for rare Asian Elephants. As of today, there are now about 1,200 elephants living inside the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctury.
These elephants were displaced due to the continued poaching and logging for urban and agricultural development within the area. This conservation method was initiated to preserve the species, care for the young before they’re released to the wild.
Tourists can engage in several activities with elephants. They can go near to have real interactions with these mammoth beings. Those who prefer to watch and observe can also do so at the observation deck set higher up.
Our full day tour lasts for8 hours with pick-up time 8.00am in the morning. We pick up guests from where they are staying within the Kuala Lumpur City Center. For a small fee, those staying at the outskirts of the city can also schedule a pick-up.
Our drivers are well-trained and knowledgeable on Kuala Gandah to act as your tour guide at the same time. Guests will be receiving the full tour private tour package including entrance fees, lunch with drinks.
Things to do
This tour will take you to Kuala Gandah which is found in Temerloh within the District of Pahang. The trip will take one and a half hours and guests will get to experience elephant feeding, elephant bathing, an elephant conservation documentary, and a complimentary visit to the nearby Batu Caves.
Elephant bathing is one of the biggest highlights in the sanctuary. Guests can go into the water to interact with the elephants as they bathe. You need extra pair of clothes for this activity and it’s subject to the current water level of the river.
Guests are provided with food for the elephants so that they can experience feeding them. These gentle giants love getting fed by guests especially the young calf. Many guests especially kids enjoy feeding these creatures as well.
Documentary Video Show
Rare Asian elephants live inside the Kuala Gandah Sanctuary. Before entering, guests are shown a documentary video that teaches conservation of these elephants and nature as well as raising awareness on the current state of their species. Malaysian Wildlife also promote their advocacy and conservation efforts to gather support.
Batu Caves Visit
After experiencing the elephants in Kuala Gandah, the tour’s last stop would be a visit to the Batu Caves. This is a religious site where a famous Hindu festival is held. There are marvelous statues of deities on the top of the hill as well.
Our full day tour will give you a great experience with elephants and the Batu Caves. This is a once in a lifetime experience that you should not miss. You not only have a great time, but it helps support the conservation of a species.
Book your tour online and you don’t need to worry about anything because we got you all covered. Just wait in your hotel for the private car to pick you up and take you to Temerloh where Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary is located. Don’t miss out on a chance to have a memorable trip. Book today!
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