Volunteer with Elephants - Sri Lanka

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Volunteer with Elephants - Sri Lanka

from £972
Duration: from 2 weeks to 12 weeks
Countries: Sri Lanka
Volunteer with beautiful wild elephants in Sri Lanka, help to monitor their movements and working towards long term conservation planning.
Summary

Volunteer with Elephants - Sri Lanka

Take part in a very hands on conservation experience protecting Sri Lanka's endangered elephants. Sri Lanka is one of the most bio diverse countries in the world, and this project strives to maintain this important balance. 

Your role

You will be tracking where the elephants go and what they do, helping with their monitoring and identifying them. This is key to be able to protect these gentle giants, and enable them to thrive as some of Asia's only remaining wild elephants.

Elephant populations in Sri Lanka are tragically dwindling due to to the increase in the human population here. Your role will be to help understand the movements of elephants and help locals to live closely alongside them, protecting their crops and predicting where elephants will be grazing. Learn how to use GPS to track the ellies and assist with monitoring elephants from tree houses or overnight, a sight you will remember for the rest of your life!

This project also involves working with the local community and even helping out in the local school. The children here are the elephant guardians of the future, and it is important that they are as passionate as you are about protecting them.

This project is set on the stunning island of Sri Lanka, a “must” for any bucket list. You will be living and working in the mountainous and beautiful heart of the country, surrounded by jungle, wetlands, forests and grasslands. You will be living in a beautiful mountainous house, with views over a reservoir - where you can often see elephants bathing!


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Price details:

from £972

Extra week price:

£250 per extra week

All nationalities welcome

About Oyster Worldwide Ltd

We’ll send you to places you’ve never been, to try new things and meet new people - bring fun and opportunities to kids in the developing world, join a wildlife conservation team, work on an Australian farm, perfect a foreign language or finance an amazing ski season working in a Canadian resort. Whatever you choose, we’ll help you get it right!

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On patrol
Looking for elephants
Volunteers
Spotting elephants
Wild elephants
Elephants
Viewing at dawn
Monitoring elephants
Sri Lankan sunset
View of beautiful Sri Lanka
Out in the cars
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