[5~14 paxs] Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

Tour Number

Activity Level

264847


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Malay (advanced), Mandarin (fluent), Thai (fluent)

One of its kind in Malaysia. Understand the elephants. Help them.


### FOR CRUISE TRAVELLERS: Only make booking if your ship departs at 7:30pm or after ###

Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre was established in 1989 to rescue Asian elephants whose habitats are being lost to cultivation or development. The centre also aims to raise public awareness and support research.

It is estimated that there are only 1, 200 wild Asian elephants, also known as Elephus Maximus, left in Malaysia. In the past 25 years, the staff have helped to prevent the further decrease of the elephant population by relocating over 400 wild elephants back into the wild.

Tour recommended to passengers of:

Oceania Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Celebrity Millennium etc.

REMEMBER: Please watch the one-minute movie clip on this page about the sanctuary.

Pricing included:
> US$690
> 8-hour tour guide service + Licensed tour van for up to 14 travelers.
> No entrance fee involved.

* DIFFERENT VEHICLE OPTION: A luxury MPV (Toyota Alphard) for 4 VIPs is also available at US$790.

Itinerary

Please AMEND if needed:

### FOR CRUISE TRAVELERS: ONLY MAKE BOOKING IF YOUR CRUISE SHIP DEPARTS AT 7:30PM OR AFTER ###

* 9:00am ~ 5:00pm (must arrive sanctuary latest at 12:30pm~1:00pm for video introduction and elephant show)

Below is the standard timing for an 8-hour tour starting at Port Klang Cruise Centre:

9:30am - Meet the tour guide and travel to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary.

### Visit BATU CAVES (sacred Hindu shrines built in huge natural caves) & NATIONAL PALACE ###
Only available to group pickup within Kuala Lumpur city centre at 9:00am. It is not available for group pickup at Port Klang due to time shortage.

12:00pm - Arrive at the sanctuary.

12:15pm - Registration (free of charge).

1:00pm - Documentary video introduction.

1:30pm - Elephant feeding.

2:00pm - Elephant show & elephant bathing.

3:30pm - Travel back to the port.

6:30pm - Arrive at the Port Klang Cruise Centre.

### REMEMBER: Please watch the one-minute movie clip on this page about the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: For passengers of cruise ship stop-over: Pickup @ Port Klang Cruise Centre (PKCC)

For free travelers: Pickup @ hotel lobby.

End location: For passengers of cruise ship stop-over: Send off @ Port Klang Cruise Centre (PKCC)

For free travelers: Send off @ hotel lobby.

### FOR CRUISE TRAVELLERS: Only make booking if your cruise ship departs at 7:30pm or after ###

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Please ignore the "MAXIMUM TRAVELERS = 10 PERSONS" message in this page. My licensed tour van can ferry up to 14 adults of medium sizes. The setting of this website system allows a selection of up to 10 only for certain reasons.

What’s Included

INCLUDED:
> 8-hour full-day tour *INCLUDING* licensed tour guide fee.
> Petrol, toll and parking fee included.
> Up to 14 travelers with a licensed tour van**
> 1 bottle drinking water per person.

> Free WIFI internet connection up to 4 devices at the same time.

** 14 travelers + 1 tour guide (front seat) + 1 driver = 16

+ Once booking is done, I can also be easily reached 24X7 via Whatsapp or Facebook Messenger using my mobile number shown on booking confirmation.seats

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 RM$ - This tour package EXCLUDES meals and entrance tickets. The tour guide will advise you the amount you need to pay (at the ticket counters) on the day of tour. He can also pay for you in advance and you may later pay back in USD.

* Usually for Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary tour, there is no entrance fee involved.

You are also advised to prepare some small cash in RM$ for drinks or souvenirs. For small amount, you may exchange with the tour guide.

What’s Extra

> Lunch is not included. You are advised to prepare your own boxed lunch as the sanctuary is located in remote area. Only a small store selling Malay food is available.

> Bathing with elephants is subject to extra fees chargeable by the sanctuary. You probably do not have time for it if you need to reach Port Klang Cruise Centre by 6:00pm. Please bring along extra clothing to change after the bath (if you opt for it).

* DIFFERENT VEHICLE OPTION: A luxury MPV (Toyota Alphard) for 4 VIPs is also available at US$790. Please contact me if you need to UPGRADE the vehicle.

Restrictions

I am a licensed city guide. Although I do not conduct forest trekking tours, I am also specialized in tours at Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island and night firefly-watching river cruises at Nibong Tebal (Penang).

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