1. Thailand
  2. Bangkok
  3. Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT)

From Bangkok: Wildlife Rescue and Elephant Rescue Tour

Product ID: 268597
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Take the opportunity to learn about the rescued creatures living at a wildlife rescue centre and elephant refuge. See hundreds of animals, and get up close and personal to elephants in a responsible and non-exploitative manner.
About this activity
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 6:30 AM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Hotel lobby pick up. Look for the driver of the local partner with Get Your Guide signage. Please let the local partner know what hotel you are staying at the time of booking.

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  • See rescued animals in a responsible way
  • Learn about the elephant’s individual stories and about their personalities
  • Greet and feed the rescued elephants
  • Enjoy the convenience of private return transfers from your hotel in Bangkok
Full description
Meet your driver at your hotel lobby in Bangkok at 6.30 AM. The transfer to the rescue center will take about 3 hours. Once you arrive, meet and greet with your guide for the day. Your guide will give you an informed guided tour around all areas of the center. You’ll see some of the rescued animals, hear their stories and learn why they are living at the center.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided for you. Enjoy a traditional Thai buffet looking over our large multi species enclosure with elephants, gibbons, and other animals. We will serve both vegan, vegetarian, and meat options at lunch.

After lunch, meet and feed one of the elephants. See how the volunteers at the elephant refuge go about their daily tasks. Learn about the elephant’s individual stories and about their personalities. Learn about the conservation issues that elephants face, and how they are exploited by tourist attractions, forced to carry lots of people and perform tricks – you will see none of this at the elephant refuge, where the elephant’s natural behaviour is of paramount importance.

Drive around the whole site and get to see the bears and monkeys enjoying their meal before the tour ends at approximately 3.30 PM. Meet your driver once again at the entrance and transfer back to Bangkok. Estimated return time at your hotel is 6.30 PM.
  • Private air-conditioned return transfer from hotels in Bangkok
  • Car insurance
  • Professional licensed driver
  • English speaking guide at the Wildlife Rescue Centre
  • Access to the Wildlife Rescue Centre and Elephant Refuge
  • Tram ride around the site
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Refreshments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Insect repellent
Know before you go
• This activity is animal-friendly. The local partner's mission is to protect, rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife that has been mistreated, usually at the hands of the illegal wildlife trade
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Amazing Asia Tours

Product ID: 268597