Learn how to live like an elephant caretaker in this hands-on animal conservation program. See how environmental challenges like deforestation affect elephants and other endangered species. Meet an elephant herd at a local conservation center and help bathe and feed the animals. Track the herd to collect data on their behavior and get a glimpse at rare Tusker elephants. Visit an animal hospital to see how the staff keeps the elephants healthy. Then get immersed in Thai culture. Visit a local market, learn how to cook Thai food and try traditional Muay Thai kickboxing. By program’s end, you’ll have a newfound appreciation for animal conservation and Thailand’s warm culture.
The elephants were so much like kids. They were splashing water all over our faces and playing with us. It was really fun!