Volunteer with Orphaned Elephants

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Volunteer with Orphaned Elephants

from £615
Duration: from 1 week to 2 weeks
Countries: Thailand
Volunteer at an inspiring sanctuary close to Chiang Mai. You will help to rehabilitate abused elephants, working hands-on to bathe them, feed them and more. Elephant-lovers will adore it!
Summary

Volunteer with Orphaned Elephants

An inspiring project
Elephants are still used as ‘beasts of burden’ in Thailand – particularly in the logging industry.  In many cases, this can involve cruelty and abuse.  This sanctuary offers a fresh start to abused and orphaned elephants, giving them a safe home in the Thai rainforest.  Here these gentle giants can roam around, supervised by their own ‘mahout’.  The park is also committed to environmental conservation, planting trees to ensure a sustainable food supply for the elephants.  You can provide much needed help to ensure its work continues.

Washing time

Your role

A key job is to prepare huge amounts of food for the elephants and help feed it to them.  It’s a great opportunity to get up close to them and discover their individual characters.  You can then turn your hand to a variety of other jobs such as maintenance work around the sanctuary or going into the forest to cut food.  A daily highlight is to walk the elephants to their bathing pond and watch them having a good splash together.  Prepare to get wet!

While you’re there you’ll discover a lot about the lifestyle and conservation needs of elephants.  It’s a unique opportunity for anyone with a passion for these magnificent creatures.

Accommodation

All accommodation and food is included.  You’ll be based in clean, convenient accommodation on-site with 3 delicious meals each day.

Beautiful Thai huts


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Group of Elephants
Bathing time in the river
Beautiful Thai huts
Bathing time
Group of volunteers
Walking tracks
Washing time
Feeding time
Fun on the river
Feeding from the trucks
Mother and baby
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