Elephant Safari in Hua Hin – time with the elephants

Hua Hin is the oldest and most traditional of Thai Holiday Resorts and has been a hot favourite for over 90 years. Chosen as an ideal getaway location by Rama VII in the early 1920’s, the quiet fishing village was converted into a right Royal Resort and fast became popular among Thai Nobility and the upper classes. Unlike other Thai Resorts which cater mainly to foreigners Hua Hin embraces both foreign and locals tourists.

Attractions in Hua Hin are many and the beach front Anantara Hua Hin Resort and Spa styled like an ancient Thai Village but with every modern luxury is an excellent choice to sample the delights of Hua Hin.

Elephant Safaris, an 08 km meter beach of pristine beauty , accommodation options to suit every purse , superb local and global cuisine, traditional culture, many world class golf links, and mountain biking are among the many activities available to holiday makers in Hua Hin.

The elephant is the majestic ancient symbol of Thailand and even today is a revered icon of Thai life. These mammoth creatures re used for heavy hauling work and transportation in Thailand and is today, an integral part of the Thai tourist trade.

In Hua Hin Elephant Trekking or Elephant Safaris is one of the biggest attractions for visitors.N ature trail rides and jungle treks can all be done on elephant back accompanied by a trained mahout (elephant trainer). Seating on the elephants back can be of wood or rattan. The giant will carry even several people around safely, as he lumbers along jungle trails swaying from side to maintain balance.

The scenic mountains of Hua Hin is home to one of Thailand’s biologically richest and most diverse forests. Take a day tour on elephant back to the incredibly beautiful heartland of Kaeng Krachan. See the wonder that is the 11 tiered Pala – U Waterfall . See and listen to over 400 varieties of birds,see many endangered mammals and rare flora and fauna. Enjoy a river crossing on elephant back as you meander round Hua Hin.

Visit an elephant camp at Hua Hin and marvel at elephants enegaged in painting, dancing and many other activities. Enjoy the thrill of feeding an elephant! See them bathe and at waterplay. Elephants and Hua Hin are inseparable!

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

Elephant Safari – Discover Bali on top of the world’s largest land mammal

How would it feel to sit on a teak wood chair placed on top of the world’s largest land mammal and ride along the river, rainforests and in to the city? That’s exactly what you will experience if you head to Bali, Indonesia. The experience of riding on an elephant back is truly unforgettable and it will certainly add colour and an unusual vibe to your next tropical vacation.

The Bali Elephant back safari is simply an extraordinary and exhilarating experience for the entire family. Elephant trekking has become an important part of a vacation in Bali. Kuta in southern Bali is a great place to get up close and personal with these amazing animals. Internationally acclaimed Elephant safari parks such as the Elephant safari park lodge and Elephant safari park Taro are located close to Bali, Kuta. Those who wish to make the most out of this adrenaline filled experience can choose to stay at a resort in Bali Kuta such as the conveniently located Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. Special safari tour packages offer the services of picking you up from your Kuta resort and taking you to some of the world’s most fascinating safari parks.

An Elephant Safari in Bali Kuta is not merely riding on an elephant’s back. Travellers will also get the chance to witness elephants bathe and play. Elephant lovers can even hand feed them during special feeding sessions. Surrounded by dense forest, the Elephant Safari park in Taro is home to the largest herd of Sumatran Elephants. Visitors can enjoy an unforgettable ride through peaceful rainforests whilst viewing the exotic and natural scenery. An Elephant safari in Bali will also let you discover the village life in Indonesia and mingle with the local people. This one of a kind trekking experience will let you discover some charming local temples, busy local markets and sweeps of lush green paddy fields. Elephant Safari tours in Bali generally range from 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes to 1 hour.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.


Elephant Safari in Hua Hin – Excursions in the Wilds of Thailand

Ever wondered what it would be like to sit atop an elephant and embark on a thrilling safari into the wild? Well when you next visit Hua Hin you can do just that! Look to stay at Hua Hin hotels such as Anantara Hua Hin Thailand Resort which organises such excursions that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. It is one of the best beach hotels Hua Hin Thailand has to offer and provides an idyllic setting in which to experience the very best the region is known for.

An iconic animal in Thailand, the elephant provides the perfect way in which to head off the beaten track and explore areas rich in flora and fauna. An elephant safari in Hua Hin give you a chance to discover the rich biodiversity of the country, taking you past lush forests and local villages where one can experience some traditional culture. It also lets you get up close with these majestic creatures who are gentle giants in every sense of the word. Some tours also include visits to elephant camps where one can observe elephants engaging in a whole host of activities ranging from dancing to painting!