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Pulau Lang Tengah

Pulau Lang Tengah is a small postcard island with only 3 resorts located halfway between Perhentian Island and Pulau Redang.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

address: Kuala Gandah, Lanchang, Pahang, 28500, Lanchang, Pahang, Malaysia - Tel: +60 9-279 0391
Kuala-Gandah-Elephant-Sanctuary.jpg, Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary about 100km (2 hours driving time) east of Kuala Lumpur has been translocating elephants since the 1980s. The sanctuary is open to public.
Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary about 100km (2 hours driving time) east of Kuala Lumpur has been translocating elephants since the 1980s. The sanctuary is open to public.

Opening hours
9am - 4.45pm

No more elephant rides and bathing with elephants

The main attraction used to be riding on the elephant and bathing with the elephants on the river. As of October 2012, these activities have been put on hold as the Wildlife Protaction Act 2010 is enforced. Read more:
Elephant conservation centre suffering after new wildlife Act enforced


official website

swimming with elephants
swimming with the elephants in the river


How to get to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
There is no public transport to the sanctuary so you depend on your own car or book a tour.

busy on weekends & holiday
the Elephant Sanctuary can get very busy on weekends or public holidays (like on this picture)

feeding the elephant
feeding the elephant

Elephant show

map and location of Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary Tours:


3 days 2 nights tour to Taman Negara (from Kuala Lumpur) with a stop at the Elephant Sanctuary in Kuala Gandah

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day trip to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, includes return transfer from Kuala Lumpur

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This daytrip includes a visit to Batu Caves, the Elephant Conservation Centre and the Fireflies Tour

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