3 Days With Elephants
| Phuket |

Our 3 Days With Elephants program offers visitors to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket an unrivalled opportunity to spend time interacting with and observing elephants in a peaceful, natural setting. Gain a deep insight into elephant behaviour and get to know these beautiful animals on an individual level as you participate in a variety of rewarding activities, and create cherished lifelong memories. 

This program begins every Monday and Friday.

*Please note: Due to governmental guidelines related to the pandemic, EJS is able to offer certain participatory activities, including bathing with elephants and entering mud areas, only to those visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Visitors who are not yet vaccinated, or who are partially vaccinated (according to Thai vaccination standards), may participate in an interactive elephant shower experience while following social distancing guidelines. Such visitors are, at the present time, unable to enter the mud ‘spa’ with the elephants, or to participate in bathing/swimming activities at any EJS location, however they may observe these activities from nearby. These changes are effective from 1 October, 2021 until further notice.

ITINERARY

DAY 1
07:30 - 08:00

Pick up from your accommodation in Phuket (if applicable - additional fees may apply). Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and complete necessary registration forms.

08:00 - 09:00

Listen to an introductory educational talk and learn about elephant behaviour, as well as the history and cultural significance of elephants in Thailand.

09:00 - 12:00

Take a short break and prepare to make some new friends before meeting the elephants and their dedicated caretakers (mahouts). Learn each of the elephants' names, stories, and personalities as you interact with them in an ethical way.

Join our mahouts as they prepare food for the elephants, then enjoy feeding them.

12:00 - 13:00
Eat a delicious lunch of traditional Thai food.
13:00 - 13:30

Observe the elephants as they roam and forage freely throughout their environment.

13:30 - 15:00

Learn about the importance of routine physical examination (P.E.) in elephant care. Assist the mahouts as they perform a physical examination to ensure the elephant's health.

Following the physical examination, you can relax and continue to observe the elephants, or, if you wish, help our Mahouts clean up the elephants' environment and learn about the work required to care for elephants on a daily basis.

15:00 - 15:30

Spend a short time with your new friends before saying goodbye to EJS and the elephants for the day.

Depart from Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and return to your place of accommodation.

DAY 2
07:30 - 08:00

Pick up from your accommodation in Phuket (if applicable).

08:00 - 12:00

Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and prepare to begin your second day of this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Walk beside the elephants and observe their behaviour as they roam and forage freely through the forest.

12:00 - 13:00

Take a break and enjoy a lunch of traditional Thai food.

13:00 - 15:00

Learn how to prepare natural nutritional supplements for elephants, and feed them by hand.

Bathe with the elephants as they swim, and join them for a therapeutic mud 'spa,' helping to apply a protective and rejuvenating layer of mud to their skin.

15:00 - 15:30

Dry off, change clothes, and say goodbye to the elephants before departing from Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket and returning to your place of accommodation.

DAY 3
07:30 - 08:00

Pick up from your accommodation in Phuket (if applicable).

08:00 - 12:00

Accompany your guide and the mahouts to a location nearby Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket, where they will cut and collect grass to feed the elephants. Help cut and carry the elephant food, or (depending on seasonal availability) collect herbs used for therapeutic massage for our elderly elephants. Participation in these activity is optional, but highly encouraged, and by working alongside the mahouts, you will gain a deeper understanding of elephant care.

12:00 - 13:00

Return to EJS Phuket and enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Thai food.

13:00 - 15:00

Assist with an elephant body scrub, applying soap and a traditional therapeutic herb blend to the elephants' skin.

Relax and observe the elephants in their picturesque home.

15:00 - 15:30

Say a final goodbye to your elephant friends and depart from EJS Phuket, taking with you photographs and memories to cherish for a lifetime.

* Please note: At Elephant Jungle 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.

Price

ADULT ฿8,900
CHILD (4-10) ฿6,900
Infant (0-3) FREE

 

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PICK-UP TIME:

07:30-08:00 | From your hotel or accommodation in Phuket (Daily)

Transport Fees

Depending on the location and type of your accommodation, additional transport fees may apply. Please click HERE to view a full list of transport prices.

FINISH TIME:
15:00-15:30 | Depart from EJS Phuket (Daily)
WHAT TO BRING:
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Flip Flops/Sandals
  • Bathing Suit
  • Change of Clothes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Walking Shoes
  • Rain Jacket
  • Camera (Optional)
PRICE INCLUDES:
  • Fluent English-Speaking Tour Guides
  • Lunch (Daily)
  • Coffee & Snacks
  • Drinking Water
  • Elephant Food (During Feeding Times)
  • Accident Insurance

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