Stay at Elephant Hills Camp in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand. Highlights of this independent tour include interaction with the resident elephants, a jungle river canoe trip, exploring the islands and lake by boat and discovering the flora and fauna on a jungle walk.
Elephant Hills Camp – From just $502 per person
During our Elephant Experience you will get close to and experience hands on these magnificent animals, interact with them and learn the secrets of their mahouts.
You must prepare and feed them one of their daily meals, scrub and clean and watch them bathe. Feed them their dietary supplements that help with digestion and overall well being and plant some of their food which will be ready for next year’s crop, you will not sit on or trek with our Elephants.
Our trained guides will also offer information on Elephants, their conservation and also about their handlers or Mahouts. Truly a once in a lifetime chance to experience the Asian Elephant, the largest land animal in this part of the world.
Day 1: Phuket – Elephant Hills
Transfer to Khao Sok with en-route glimpses of tropical rural life along the way. Arrive at the elephant camp, where you can learn about the life of Thai elephants, about the elephant project the company is running and the mahouts, the elephant’s carers. Participating in the Elephant Experience you will get close to and experience hands on these magnificent animals by feeding and cleaning them and plant some of their food. A once in a lifetime chance to experience this amazing creature. After lunch take a jungle river canoe trip down the Sok River. Drift along the jungle river passing limestone mountains and forest animals. On return to the camp enjoy a refreshing drink before dinner. (L) (D)
Day 2: Elephant Hills
Transfer to Cheow Larn Lake where there is the opportunity to explore the lake by longtail boat. Check-in at the Rainforest Camp, before an afternoon of activities including selfpaddle canoes, and swimming in the emerald waters of the lake. You can also take a guided canoe safari for some wildlife spotting. (B) (L) (D)
Day 3: Elephant Hills – Phuket
After seeing the jungle by boat, you can now trek on foot for the opportunity to discover this unique environment in a different way. Opportunity for more canoeing or swimming in the lake waters.Birds such as the hornbill live high up above, gibbon can often be heard calling to their mates, a macaque or leaf monkey may be heard swinging through the branches, every day is different. Return to Elephant Hills where you will be transferred back to your Phuket resort or the airport. (B) (L)
*All prices shown are for low season, per person, twin share