About This Activity
Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary is 2 hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. The sanctuary is managed by the Malaysian Department of Wildlife and National Parks. It offers visitors hands-on introduction to the largest mammal on earth. Visitors are invited to help bath them in the shallow river and it depends on water level.
Being the only Centre in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing, and translucent problem elephants from areas where their habitats are constantly being encroached by plantations.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.
You will start the tour by visiting Batu Caves before leaving to Kuala Gandah. 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.Upon reaching you will be given a short briefing / video presentation about the elephant conservation and then you may start to experience a day full with the friendly mammal.You can go near to have real interactions with these mammoth beings. 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.
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
Recommended Gears – Sport Shoes, T-shirts, Long Pants, Sunglasses & Hat. Please bring extra dry clothes.