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Half Day Ethical Tour in Koh Samui with Lunch

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    What to Expect
    Receive an early-morning pickup from your place of accommodation at 06.30AM (or 11.30AM for afternoon trip) and will drive for approximately 30 minutes by pickup open-air truck ( Free group transfer) or Private air-con vehicle.

    You’ll enter the park in the early morning hours to beat the crowds and to scout for animals when they’re at their most active you will meet your English-speaking guide and learn a little about the elephants. The guide also offers to share the natural and cultural history of elephants in Thailand as our place listed as Elephants in captivity are elephants kept in a confining area, such as a zoo, circus, or camp, where they are fed and cared for by humans and usually exhibited for entertainment or educational purposes. Most captive elephants are taken from the wild, as they breed poorly in captivity.

    We encourage our elephants to relax and behave naturally - you won't see any circus shows, no riding, no cruelty, and for everyone's comfort and safety.

    Walk with your guide through the sanctuary to watch and discovering free-roaming elephants in safe, sustainable and ethical environment, and hearing their individual stories.

    Along with the well-known sanctuaries and projects are exciting initiatives which allow elephants to walk and forage naturally in the forest and socialize with each other, without the pain of carrying tourists. It is both enjoyable and educational to watch elephants enjoy their day their way. Camp transformations bring hope for the future of elephant tourism; to keep elephants healthy, safe and happy for the rest of their lives, to help protection of the species, whilst continuing to provide a sustainable livelihood for the camp owner, the mahout and their family.

    You will take a break midday enjoy eating some snacks and seasonal fresh fruits. You cab take a dip in the water and swim.  After you're done at the Sanctuary you can relax in the impressive rural scenery before driving back to your hotel. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Koh Samui  Hotel
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Hotel transfers from Koh Samui
    • English-speaking tour guide
    • Two traditional Thai buffet meals
    • Drinking water
    • Karen shirt
    • Food for feeding the elephants
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Personal expenses
    • Hotel Transfers outside designated locations
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Know before you book:
    • Ticket only : Transport by Open air pickup truck
    • What to bring:
    • A copy of your passport to complete Insurance Agreement
    • A reusable water bottle as we currently only have plastic bottles which we recycle. We have large chilled filtered water dispensers to refill. (PES reusable water bottles currently in production!
    • Sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, cap or wide-brimmed hat to protect from the sun
    • Large golf-sized umbrellas are provided to use for sun protection as well as the rain
    • Closed-toe shoes or trainers for drier weather are recommended
    • Highlights:
    • Spend an enjoyable half-day with the lovely giant creatures
    • Assist with the preparation of natural dietary supplements for the elephants
    • Enjoy a fun and fulfilling mud spa with the elephants
    • Take a dip in the water and swim with elephants
    • Enjoy a traditional Thai food lunch with freshly cooked Pad Thai and seasonal fruits
    • Additional information:
    • In case of rain, wellie boots will be provided as it can be muddy, so please bring a pair of socks
    • Wear clothes you don't mind getting sweaty or muddy
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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