... And More Elephants
For those who want to get their hands dirty, immersive elephant moments can be found in some of Thailand’s majestic national parks. Elephant Hills, a comfy, laid back jungle camp, sits just outside Khao Sak National Park, about three hours north of Phuket and near the coastal town of Surat Thani.
The park is a favorite place to look for wild elephants, gibbons and colorful hornbills amid ancient and untouched rainforest. But a phalanx of tame elephants is on hand at Elephant Hills where guests get to ride them, feed them, bathe them and work with them, getting to know them between sojourns into the forest, park, river and lake areas.
Accommodations are in comfortable and private permanent tents with full bath amenities, all open enough to hear the