Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Pahang
1 - 5 Travellers
The journey to Kuala Gandah, Lanchang, Pahang from Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 2 hours through East Coast Expressway (Lebuh Raya Pantai Timur) end up at Lanchang junction. The elephant sanctuary at Lanchang was established in 1989 within the Krau Wildlife Reserve, and is managed by the Malaysian Department of Wildlife and National Parks. Here many orphaned elephants are raised and given shelter.
In this trip, you will be able to observe the young elephant roaming freely and at the same time feed young elephants and photography session. Besides that, you will have the opportunities to feed, to touch elephant trunks and take photograph with the adult elephant.
Lastly, you may have the golden opportunity to bath with young elephants when the times come! So, this is totally a wildlife explorer experience whereby you can have the closest distance with elephants in Malaysia!
Day 1 - 8:00
Meet up at meeting point, or pick up at hotel.Then, depart to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary.
Day 1 - 10:00
Register at the registration counter.
Day 1 - 10:30
Young elephant observation.
Day 1 - 13:00
Video show by Department of Wildlife and National Park
Day 1 - 14:00
Conservation talk from Mahout
Day 1 - 15:00
Day 1 - 15:30
Bathing with young elephant.
Day 1 - 16:30
End of activities. Back to Kuala Lumpur.
Public or private transportation fares : taxi, bts, mrt, etc are included (Please estimate the cost of gasoline or vehicle rental fee, in case of using a private car)
Admission fee: Amusement park, gallery, shows, and etc are included
Extra expenses for souvenirs, snacks and also food
Why this trip?
During your day, you will see elephants being bathed and feed. This is a rare opportunity for many families as it is usually not a common occurrence at public zoos. If you have been wanting to see elephants up close and personal, a visit to the sanctuary is an absolute must.
Other than that, the main purpose of the sanctuary is to help and preserve the elephants in Malaysia since they are on the critically endangered list. To do that, they focus on educating and making the public aware of the plight of the Malaysia elephants. Thus, you will definitely not only have the chance to interact with the elephants as well as a happy moment with your family but you will understand the importance of animals conservation deeply in your heart!
Lastly, I will guide you during the trip so that you can skip the tourism trap! I guarantee that you will be enjoyable during the whole trip because I am here to guide you as your closest friend in Malaysia!
Things to prepare for the trip
An extra clothes and towel
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Free Hotel Pickup at
FREE pickup at hotel in Kuala Lumpur
How to get there
One of the easiest way to go to KLCC / Petronas Twin Towers from KL Sentral is by using the Rapid KL LRT Train (Kelana Jaya Line). This is the metro or subway train service for Kuala Lumpur. From KL Sentral, go to the Rapid KL LRT Platform to board the LRT train to the Gombak direction (not Kelana Jaya direction).
Or else, Taking a grab car is the easiest and fastest way to get to the meeting point.
1. Interpretation Centre
Recommendation for the visitors to visit this centre for more information.
2.Elephant riding is not allowed. The elephants are under supervised by the mahout.
3.Bathing with young elephants
This activity is depends on weather and other circumstances. Limited to 100 person/day. Early registration are required for these activities.
4. All the "Nature Guide Services" for this trip are included in the price you paid.
So, do not worry! Just enjoy your trip!