|Tour Name||KUALA GANDAH ELEPHANT SACTUARY/DEERLAND &BATU CAVES|
|Duration||9 HOURS APPROXIMATE|
|Start Time||0900 HRS|
Batu Caves is a Hindu Temple located at the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur City. These limestone caves are 400 million years old. There is a total of 272 steps leading up to the top of the main cave temple. It consists of three big cave. The world’s tallest Lord Muruga Statue with the height of 42.7m (130 feet high) is located here. This destination attracts a huge crowd during Thaipusam, which is an annual festival for the Indians to pay homage to Lord Muruga. This festival will be celebrated in January or February of every year. This mother nature attraction is the most visited tourist destination.
The Deerland Park is a privately owned and managed deer park in Bukit Rengit, Lanchang, Pahang. It is open to public in 2004. It’s a place where you’ll find 4 types of deer, ie deer from Indonesia, East Asia, local deer called Sambar and Mouse deer. The park also housed birds such as Golden Pheasant, Crested Fireback Pheasant, Sun Conure and Ferret. There is also local python called Batek Python.
Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) established Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre in 1989. The centre is the base for the Elephant Relocation Team, which began the Elephant translocation programme in 1974. The only one of its kind in Malaysia, the team is dedicated to locating, subduing and translocating elephant from areas where their habitats throughout the Peninsular such as Taman Negara. Over the years our team has help to prevent the further decline of the elephant population by relocating more than 600 wild elephants.Beside being the base for the translocation team and home for a number of residents and orphaned elephants, Kuala Gandah also aims to promote public awareness of the elephant’s plight in Malaysia and to support research into elephants translocation and conservation. The centre also strive to educate the public about the importance of habitat and environmental preservation. Visitors are encouraged to view a video on elephant translocation.
· Video Show (National Geographic)
Time: 12.30 / 1.00 / 1.30pm
· Visitors may view a video on issues surrounding wild elephants, diminishing habitat and translocation.
· Cleaning & Hand Feeding
Time: 2.00 pm
· Visitors are encouraged to hand feed the elephants with food provided such as water melon, banana, papaya and cucumber. (For lunch)
· Currently the elephant rides have stopped as of 5 October 2012 due to the regulations by the Malaysia Wildlife Department.
· Bathing* Visitors can swim and play with the elephant in the river under staff supervision.
(weather condition if permit & water level condition)
* Activities are limited to 100 person only per day. First come, first serve.
PRICE FOR KUALA GANDAH ELEPHANT SACTUARY/DEERLAND &BATU CAVES
|Adult 2 pax||Adult 4 pax||Adult 6 pax||Adult 8 pax||Child (3-12)||Below 3 years|
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