We would appreciate all visitors understand that we are not focus on demonstration, riding and circus things with our old aged and retired timber elephants. GHV stand for elephant care with responsible programs.
Temperature in the summer time is very hot and we do not let our elephants be in the heat for washing in the river, as it is a part of our elephant activities with clients. (11:00 to 15:00 is not the time for elephant washing in summer).
Depends on the late arrivals, clients are requested to wait at the main camp or spend the time at elephant village by joining us to feed and care with our daily schedule. (OR) clients are requested to arrive around 9:00 to 10:00 am for early elephant activities.
However we are trying to be flexible with both side of elephants and visitors.
Program for treks are subject to weather. (For program B).
Client’s condition is considerable! There will be in a gap of different sea level (between Kalaw to Elephant camp).
In order to conserve the nature, we have capacity control for the numbers of daily visitors. Reservation is necessary to fix our schedules for elephant team.
Recommend bringing insect repellents. However, Anti-malaria precautions have been taken around our camp area.
Clients are recommended to wear long pants, long sleeved cotton shirts and good walking shoes. Sunscreen is also suggested. (For the trek program).
All safety precautions with the elephants have been taken. However, we do request you to follow the instruction of our respective escorts who accompany during your visit.
Requested to inform us in advance, if clients are not able to walk (up and down between main camp and elephant village).
Dietary requirement for some clients are necessary to inform one day in advance. (Make a note that we don’t have any choice of Menu in last minute)
Due to the daily schedule of elephants and the timing of visitors by different arrivals, We operate planting program in the late afternoon at 3 to 3:30 pm by participating with our team. Visitors are requested to wait for our timing of schedule and early departure from elephant camps will not able to join for planting programs.
Parents of young children are requested to take safety responsibilities for their children during interaction with elephants, however GHV staffs will give necessary safety instruction before interaction.