Long drive from KL , the driver kept us entertained, with stories and was knowledgeable about his country. Was given a lunch of rice and chicken with a drink of your choice , surprised how small restaurant was for the size of the place ....More
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About Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
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I have never been to a zoo in my life and was not planning on going to one in Malaysia. However after I read some reviews about this sanctuary I decided to give it a go. How to get there on a budget: Take a...More
From KL it's about a two hours drive. During the trip you can observate how the rain forest is replaced by palm oil trees. Which means elimination of the natural habitat of many species also for elephants. At the center you will watch a movie...More
We went just before closing time so we missed most of the elephants but we got to feed them and pat them and take photos with them. Great place for them.
I will start by saying that this was expencive, as you have "free entry" but you are expected to make a donation. Then you need to have cash on you to buy the sugar canes/peanuts to feed the elephants, and if you decide to partake...More
I would not recommend going to this sanctuary. The elephants were clearly very distressed screaming and making such loud distressing noises. The elephants kept circling around their concrete pens, swinging their tails and trunks around showing their stress. The area where they are kept for...More
There are a lot of things built for visitors, not so much for elephants. Entrance is free but you are strongly requested to provide donation. Baby elephants are stressed and they have to participate on "show" for whole day. Almost all activities take place during...More
I like this sanctuary mostly as the attraction here is seeing and maybe feeding/touching the elephants. And not riding them. From memory most of the elephants spend the day in the jungle which is great. Not in concrete enclosures or chained up. There is a...More
This was a nice day out. The elephants were gorgeous and you could buy peanuts, sugar cain and bananas there to feed them. We then watched them be bathed in a river which they were clearly enjoying. We also saw a baby elephant orphan being...More