“The elephant care project provides refuge to domesticated elephants that have been used in the logging and tourism industries”
The southern part of Nepal is plain where there is thick jungle and live different kind of wild animals. Chitwan National park is very famous for jungle safari programs. Chitwan national park is an exciting and diverse wildlife haven. chitwan national park is located at 175 kilometers south west of Kathmandu. It provides excellent opportunities to view rare species such as the sloth bear, bison, leopard and the elusive tiger. The common species such as deer, rhinoceros and wild boar are in abundance. 800 species of exotic birds including Giant Hornbill, lesser florican and paradise flycatcher.
The Elephant care project provides refuge to domesticated elephants that have been used in the logging and tourism industries. You want to support the team in caring for the rescued elephant at the center. Many of those arrive with severe health problems and scares of previous abuse of animals. Volunteers raise awareness of these issues and what can be done to help them.
Explore the beautiful city of chitwan national park and visit Nepal’s largest national park and see some more wonderful wildlife.
Volunteer role: What do you want to do?
Each day will be different and Elephant care volunteer tasks may include.
Feeding and giving water to the Elephant
Help with the cleaning of the enclosures
housing down and washing the elephants
harvesting and collecting food etc..
Who can join This program?
Everybody who can strong interest with caring animals. Volunteer bust be 18 years old in this program.
Requirements:- There are no specific requirements for the programs. However the best things you can have are patience and a genuine desire to teach, plus a sense of humor!
Accommodation:- A simple room with a bed. We advise you to bring sleeping bag and mosquito net with you. Or you can always buy here which is 2-3 times cheaper than back home.
Meals:- Breakfast occurs at 7:00 am and consists of a cup of tea and biscuits. Lunch is served at 11:30 am and usually dall/bhat( rice, lentils and vegetable) dinner is at around 7:00 pm and is once more dall/bhat. The food is very simple but also extremely delicious and filling.
Start date:- Are very flexible, minimum time of stay in this program is one weeks and the maximum stay is five months in Nepal.