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
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.
the Elephant Sanctuary can get very busy on weekends or public holidays (like on this picture)
feeding the elephant
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... more
day trip to Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, includes visit to Batu Caves... more
Located in 3-storey colonial building with a roof-top bar, the Reggae Mansion is a party hostel and the biggest hostel in Kuala Lumpur
Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur
The Dataran Merdeka (or Merdeka Square) is the old colonial heart of Kuala Lumpur. It was here, in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building that the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on August 31, 1957. Merdeka = Independence.
Reconstruction of the Sultan′s Palace which was destroyed by a fire in 1460.