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.
On your visit, you will be picked up from your place of accommodation and will drive for approximately 20 Min from Samui International airport. through scenic agricultural areas 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 enjoy watching them enjoy their mud spa. The elephants apply mud on the skin for healthy sunscreen and mo mud treatment to their skin. Next, you will walk with the elephants, shower them and join them in the water for a refreshing. 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, before enjoying once again the impressive rural scenery as you drive back to the hotel
ITINERARY (Morning Visit)
7.00-7:30 am Pick up from your hotel or accommodation in Samui.
7:30 am Drive approximately 20-50 min.
8:00 am Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Samui. Enjoy a welcome snack, sip tea or coffee, and learn about elephants as you are given an introduction to our program.
8:15 am Assist with the preparation of natural dietary supplements for the elephants.
8:30 am 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.
9:00 am Watch elephant enjoy their Mud spa.
9:30 am Swimming with elephants
10:00 am Join the elephants in our specially constructed outdoor “Elephant Shower”
10:20 am Use our facilities to take a (regular) shower, dry off, and change clothes.
10:30 am Eat a lunch of traditional Thai food, freshly cooked Pad Thai, and seasonal fruit, before saying goodbye to the friendly elephants.
11:00 am Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Samui.
12:00-12:30 pm 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.
Afternoon Visit starts at 12:30pm
3,000 baht per person