In Thailand the elephant is a royal beast, a work-horse and a cash cow, its image gracing everything from the Navy flag to the local beer, popping up in ancient proverbs and superstitions encouraging good fortune.
Category Archives: Elephant Tourism
There’s no doubt that Elephants are majestic and amazing to encounter. This is why it is one of the top items in a traveler’s bucket list when visiting Southeast Asia. However, we believe that the way to experience elephants is to do so in an Ethical way. Where the elephant’s welfare is at the forefront, after all they are an endangered species. Elephant tourism is required to ensure that captive elephants are well cared for. Elephant “sanctuaries” all over Southeast Asia try to persuade tourists that their camp is ethical and worthy of their money. Thailand has emerged as a leader in ethical elephant tourism, with reputable elephant sanctuaries.