National Elephant Conservation Centre, Kuala Gandah
The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) of Peninsular Malaysia, has the following objective:
Vision: Spearheading wildlife conservation for the well being of Malaysians.
Mision: Committed to the conservation of wildlife and its habitat for future generations.
Objective: To strengthen wildlife conservation programmes through management, enforcement, enrichment and research of wildlife.
Maintaining the integrity of Protected Areas for the benefits of research, education, economic, aesthetic, recreation and ecological function.
To enhance knowledge, awareness and public participation towards wildlife conservation..
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||VIDEO SHOW
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||ELEPHANT CROSSING
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)
Tel: 013-931 9650 Counter: 013-908 8207