National Elephant Conservation Centre, Kuala Gandah
How to Get to National Elephant Conservation Centre, Kuala Gandah, Lanchang, Pahang.
The journey to Kuala Gandah, Lanchang, Pahang from Kuala Lumpur by own transportation takes about 2 hours through East Coast Expressway (Lebuh Raya Pantai Timur) end up at Lanchang junction.
There are accommodation provided nearby National Elephant Conservation Centre (NECC) such as homestay managed by local communities.
Nature Guide Services
Visitors are encouraged to use Nature Guide Services during your visit at NECC Kuala Gandah. Fee of RM50.00 for one Nature Guide Service (Maximum 12 people for one nature guide service).
Registration (sticker / visitor pass) for the visitors is a must.
Recommendation for the visitors to visit this centre for more information.
10.30 am - 12.00 pm
YOUNG ELEPHANT OBSERVATION :
Visitor will be able to observe the young elephant roaming freely and at the same time feed young elephants and photography session.
1.00 pm & 1.30 pm
A documentary shows translocation of wild elephants to their new habitat by Department of Wildlife and National Park (PERHILITAN)
2.00 pm - 2.15 pm
(Friday : 3.00 pm - 3.15 pm)
Chance for the visitors to see and take photograph with adult elephants (mahout).
|2.15 pm – 3.00 pm||
CONSERVATION TALK FROM MAHOUT AND THE ELEPHANT
Introduction to behavior, conservation and history of the elephant in NECC.
Visitors are allowed to feed, to touch elephant trunks and take photograph with the elephant while explanation by the PERHILITAN staff.
Elephant riding is not allowed. Visitors and elephants are separated by barrier.
|3.00 pm – 3.15 pm||
Chance for the visitors to see and take photograph with adult elephants (mahout)
|3.15 pm – 4.30 pm||
BATHING WITH YOUNG ELEPHANT
This activity is depends on weather and other circumstances. Limited to 100 person/day. Early registration are required for these activities.
YOUNG ELEPHANT OBSERVATION
Visitors have a chance to see and observe young elephants while feeding and photographing with young elephants.
|4.30 pm||REGISTRATION CLOSE|
|Monday - Sunday|| 8.00 am - 1.00 pm
2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
|Friday|| 8.00 am - 12.30 pm
2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
For more information, please contact:
National Elephant Conservation Centre (NECC)
The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) Peninsular Malaysia would like to clarify its stand regarding www.wildlife.gov.my is under the direct jurisdiction of the PERHILITAN.
The website, as well as the bank account for donations, have been set up without any affiliation with or consent from the PERHILITAN.
The PERHILITAN is fully responsible for the management of elephants in Peninsular Malaysia and thus has the necessary resources to support all elephant conservation related activities. However, if any members of the public who wish to donate for the conservation of elephants in Malaysia or at this centre should send the donations directly to the PERHILITAN.
Please be advised that the PERHILITAN does not receive funds from the public via third party bank accounts