Krabi Elephant Care House

Ethical elephant interaction

Visit the Krabi Elephant Care House at the foot of Khao Phanom Bencha mountain and interact with the magnificent elephants in an ethical way including mud bathing, a jungle walk along a stream and feeding them with herbs.
Krabi Elephant Care House
Krabi Elephant Care HouseVisit Khao Phanom Bencha National ParkWalk with the elephant through palm and rubber tree plantationsWatch the elephant taking a bathWash the elephant in the riverGet muddy as you apply a healthy cosmetic mud treatment to their skinFeed the elephant with local grown banana


  • Walk with the elephants along a stream in the jungle
  • Watch how the elephants take a muddy bath
  • Clean the elephant's skin
  • Take a bath with the elephants
  • Feed them pineapples and bananas

What can you expect

Escape from the crowds and visit the Elephant Care House in Khao Phanom Bencha National Park only a 15-minute drive from Krabi Town. It is surrounded by untouched lush forests and mountain ranges and boasts Krabi’s highest altitude at 1,397 meters above the sea level, home to natural wonders like waterfalls, streams and caves.

The elephants belong to the locals and are treated like a family. A strong belief in human-elephant interaction is what makes Krabi Elephant House so special. You are able to have a life-enhancing experience with these magnificent animals and learn about them in a natural and relaxed environment.

Walk with the elephants along a stream in the jungle and watch how they take a muddy bath. You can clean the elephant's skin and even take a bath with them. Feed them pineapples and bananas, and observe these gentle giants as they enjoy their newfound freedom.


  • 08:00 - 08:45: Hotel pickup in Krabi
  • 08:45 - 09:45: Transfer to the elephant camp
  • 09:45 - 10:00: Meet the guide and change clothes
  • 10:00 - 10:45: Walk with the elephants along a stream
  • 10:45 - 11:00: Apply a muddy treatment to the elephant's skin
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Bath with the elephants and give food
  • 12:00 - 12:30: Enjoy some delicious fruits
  • 12:30 - 13:00: Transfer back to your hotel
  • * The tour program is subject to change due to weather conditions
  • ** The given itineraries are for the starting time at 8am


  • Hotel round-trip transfer
  • Drinking water and fruits
  • Professional English and Chinese speaking guide
  • Basic accident insurance


  • Bring sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, bathing suits, extra shirt, walking shoes, camera and insect repellent.
  • Not only do elephants roam free but they also can disengage from contact at will.
  • The sanctuary does not offer any riding activity!
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Get picked up from your hotel in Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Ao Nam Mao, Klong Muang and Tubkaek Beach. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email after you have made the booking.
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Price breakdown

Activity price
• Adults
2x 1,800.00 THB
3,600.00 THB

Total price
3,600.00 THB
  • To guarantee a booking, book no later than 10 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • During high season (November - April) and on National Thai Holidays, we advise that you book your trip as early as possible as seats sell out fast.
  • Due to bad weather or sea conditions the tour may be postponed or cancelled with a full refund.
  • You can cancel your booking up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure date and receive a refund in the amount of the activity costs minus payment fees (if no other custom cancellation policy is stated under 'Important to Know'). Read our Terms & Conditions.
Activity Details
Availability Daily
Duration 4.0 hours
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Means of transport Local pickup truck
Guidance Professional English and Chinese speaking tour guide
Group size 2 - 20 people
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Last updated: 14.04.2024 at 03:25

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