Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary Tour (Full Day)

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elephant sanctuary full day tourThe Kuala Gandah is a one-of-a-kind animal sanctuary in Malaysia because it houses numerous elephants. A short two-hour drive will take you from KL City to the Kuala Gandah sanctuary. You can go out and ride elephants all day inside the elephant sanctuary.

When you visit the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, you will be introduced to the biggest land mammal in the world. You can interact, ride, or just observe them as they bathe in the river.

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Visiting Elephant Sanctuary from Kuala Kumpur

The Malaysian Wildlife Department established the elephant sanctuary as a relocation site for Malaysian elephants that were adversely affected by the encroachment of large plantations.

The full day tour package will also include a visit to the Batu Caves prior to the elephant sanctuary. Once you get to the sanctuary, a short video presentation will educate you about the conservation efforts of the Wildlife Department before you are sent-off to experience an entire day with elephants.

We recommend that are guests wear sunglasses, sports shoes, long pants, T-shirts and a hat. You may also bring a separate set of dry clothes.

Duration          : 7 hours
Pick up time   : 09.00am


  • Elephant Feeding
  • Elephant Bathing – subject to water level
  • Documentary Video Show
  • Batu Caves Visit – Complimentary

Fee includes:

  • Deerland entrance fees
  • Rubber tapping intro
  • Elephant conservation documentary
  • Elephants feeding
  • Elephants bathing (subject to water level)
  • Lunch with Soft Drinks
  • Complimentary Batu Caves visit
  • Private tour & transfers
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Professional Driver cum Guide
  • WiFi in selected vehicles

Fee Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

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Complete Guide to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

Back in 1989, the Malaysian Wildlife Sanctuary established an elephant sanctuary within the Krau Wildlife reserve for rare Asian Elephants. As of today, there are now about 1,200 elephants living inside the Kuala Ganda Elephant Sanctury.

These elephants were displaced due to the continued poaching and logging for urban and agricultural development within the area. This conservation method was initiated to preserve the species, care for the young before they’re released to the wild.

Tourists can engage in several activities with elephants. They can go near to have real interactions with these mammoth beings. Those who prefer to watch and observe can also do so at the observation deck set higher up.

Tour Package

Our full day tour lasts for 7 hours with pick-up time at nine (9) in the morning. We pick up guests from where they are staying within the Kuala Lumpur City Center. For a small fee, those staying at the outskirts of the city can also schedule a pick-up.

Our drivers are well-trained and knowledgeable on Kuala Gandah to act as your tour guide at the same time. Guests will be receiving the full tour private tour package including entrance fees, lunch with drinks, and free wifi on selected vehicles.

Things to do

This tour will take you to Kuala Gandah which is found in Temerloh within the District of Pahang. The trip will take one and a half hours and guests will get to experience elephant feeding, elephant bathing, an elephant conservation documentary, and a complimentary visit to the nearby Batu Caves.

Elephant Bathing

Elephant bathing is one of the biggest highlights in the sanctuary. Guests can go into the water to interact with the elephants as they bathe. You need extra pair of clothes for this activity and it’s subject to the current water level of the river.

Elephant Feeding

Guests are provided with food for the elephants so that they can experience feeding them. These gentle giants love getting fed by guests especially the young calf. Many guests especially kids enjoy feeding these creatures as well.

Documentary Video Show

Rare Asian elephants live inside the Kuala Gandah Sanctuary. Before entering, guests are shown a documentary video that teaches conservation of these elephants and nature as well as raising awareness on the current state of their species. Malaysian Wildlife also promote their advocacy and conservation efforts to gather support.

Batu Caves Visit

After experiencing the elephants in Kuala Gandah, the tour’s last stop would be a visit to the Batu Caves. This is a religious site where a famous Hindu festival is held. There are marvelous statues of deities on the top of the hill as well.

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Our full day tour will give you a great experience with elephants and the Batu Caves. This is a once in a lifetime experience that you should not miss. You not only have a great time, but it helps support the conservation of a species.

Book your tour online and you don’t need to worry about anything because we got you all covered. Just wait in your hotel for the private car to pick you up and take you to Temerloh where Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary is located. Don’t miss out on a chance to have a memorable trip. Book today!

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Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary price

2-3 Persons4-5 Persons6-7 Persons>=8 Persons
RM 270 Per PersonRM 210 Per PersonRM 190 Per PersonRM 170 Per Person

Child (3-11yrs)Child (Below 3yrs)
RM 125 Per PersonFREE

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Payment Method – Option 1

  • For minimum deposits, click on the “Pay Deposit” button.

Payment Method – Option 2

  • For customers planning to pay the entire amount, click on the “Full Amount” button.

How Do I Get Confirmation?

  • After you’ve complete the online payment process, a confirmation notice will be sent to you via email.
  • You may just save it in your phone for your own reference and dont have to print it.

Pick Up Area for Tours

  • Pick up points for hotels, homestays and service residences in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotels only
  • For pick up outside of these areas, will subject to surcharge based on the distance

Where Can I Wait? How Will My Driver Recognize Me?

  • You can wait at your respective hotel’s lobby 5 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Our driver will look for you at the lobby. If you cannot find the driver, please call us at 0060129287034 or 0060132084862 and we will provide assistance. Generally the waiting time is around 20 minutes and if it takes longer than that without any consent, it will be classified as a “No Show”.

What To Bring

  • Cameras and some cash to buy souvineers

9 reviews for Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary Tour (Full Day)

  1. 4 out of 5


    Thanks mytravellane for the full day tour. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience for me and my friends there.

  2. 4 out of 5


    Superb, unforgettable experience! I hope that the sanctuary get preserved, despite the number of tourists there.

  3. 5 out of 5


    Shout out to our tour guide from Mytravellane for a wonderful experience in the Elephant Sanctuary. We were lucky to have our tour guide with us in facilitating the entire tour from Batu to the Sanctuary, especially because there were really a lot of people when we got there.

  4. 4 out of 5


    I joined this package 2 weeks ago with my kids. The car is clean and our driver, Mr Ahmad is very friendly and humour. We had a great trip and thanks for everything.

  5. 5 out of 5


    This tour is definitely on top of my most memorable experiences in the entire Southeast Asia. I am glad we decided to include this in our quick trip to Malaysia.

  6. 5 out of 5


    Me and my kids really learned a lot from our tour of the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. It was the perfect bonding time and allowed us to appreciate taking care of nature. I hope my kids learned a lesson from this.

  7. 5 out of 5


    Bathing with elephants! That was a first for me and I truly enjoyed it. Thank you MyTravellane!

  8. 4 out of 5


    I saw huge elephants, experienced a true rainforest, and saw the many other species living in it. It was a unique and memorable experience for me and my family. A huge thank you to our tour guide as well. He was very accommodating and knowledgeable which really helped us a lot.

  9. 4 out of 5


    I saw huge elephants, experienced a true rainforest, and saw the many other species living in it. It was a unique and memorable experience for me and my family. A huge thank you to our tour guide as well. He was very accommodating and knowledgeable which really helped us a lot.

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