If you like to take a ride on a real elephant, then you cant miss the elephant santuary located at Kuala Gandah. It can be reached by taking Karak Expressway from Kuala Lumpur (the same highway to Genting). Pay a toll in Gombak toll and another toll in Bentong. After that, drive along with East Coast Expressway and take an exit to Lanchang. Then take a right turn right after the toll. After that, follow the signboard to Kuala Gandah, which is located at remote area. It approximately takes about 2 hours plus drive from KL. The map below provides the direction/guidance to Kuala Gandah.
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There are few activities in this elephant santuary.
- feeding elephant with fruit in a close distance.
- Take an elephant ride on ground
- Take an elephant ride on river
- bath with elephant
- visit elephant museum
Ride on elephant across river and bath with it
The most especial event is riding on elephant on river. Why? take a look on the youtube below from someone:
You will get completely wet. Therefore make sure you bring extra cloths to change.
Have fun :)