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Elephant Sanctuary & Kanchanaburi Highlights Tour

Elephant Sanctuary & Kanchanaburi Highlights Tour

From US$ 98.33 per person

Visit ElephantsWorld, and feed and bathe rescued animals. Take a trip to Kanchanaburi as well and see the Bridge on the River Kwai and more.

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Duration 10 hours
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Driver
English
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a sanctuary for elephants injured while working or retired from work
  • Help take care of the animals by feeding and bathing them
  • Visit the Bridge on the River Kwai and learn about Kanchanaburi's place in history
Full description

This full-day tour begins when you meet with the group and drive to ElephantsWorld. Learn about this sanctuary for old and rescued elephants, who will spend their remaining years well cared for in a natural environment. Help care for the animals by feeding them, gathering food and bathing them. Around noon, enjoy a buffet lunch before heading out to see the major attractions of Kanchanaburi. Visit the Bridge on the River Kwai, which is part of the infamous Death Railway, built by prisoners during World War II. Continue your tour with a stop at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, the final resting place of 6,982 allied prisoners who died during the construction of the railway.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Activities at ElephantsWorld Sanctuary
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities

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Meeting point

River City Bangkok

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • No riding of the elephants
  • Be sure to bring your camera, sunglasses, hat, mosquito repellent and sun lotion
  • Women are asked to swim in shirt and shorts in order to respect Thai culture
  • Please remember to bring any personal medication
  • A change of clothing is recommended as you will get wet while bathing the elephants
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 92 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Wonderful and helpful guide who transported us to and from Kanchanaburi. We then had a brilliant time at the elephant sanctuary. This trip was really worth it as we got to learn about elephants and spend lots of time with them, while still getting to explore kanchanaburi and it’s history.

January 14, 2023

Wow, wow, wow! What an absolute joy it was going on this tour. Our tour guys, driver and then sanctuary guide were all informative, professional and so kind. We had the opportunity to feed the elephants, learn about each one, make food for the oldest one, and feed her, then help to give them a mud bath and then a wash. It was incredible. We even got to feel the baby move in the pregnant elephant. She is due in a few months. We also saw the bridge and cemetery- another moving experience. Honestly, we had a great time and would recommend this tour without a doubt.

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January 13, 2023

Very nice support, even though in my case the support was also given to the Elephant Park and I didn't spend much time with the tour guide. Everything was great in the elephant park. Even though it's set up for tourists and I don't think it's like a typical German sanctuary, it's a great idea to let the tourists work for the elephants and have their picture taken. There was also a small souvenir as a thank you. I would recommend!

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January 12, 2023

Product ID: 128364