Myaing Hay Won Elephant Camp@Yangon
Located in Taikkyi Township of Yangon
Year of Establishment
Established in 1986.
Yangon to Taikkyi ( 48 miles, 2 hr drive )
and from Taikkyi to Pa Lon ( 12 miles , half hour drive ). Drive
to Kwan Thee Myaing, Off Road 8 miles, and Kwan Thee Myaing to
Myaing Hay Won, forest road 4.5 miles.
Wild Elephant, Gaur, Bateng, Barking deer,
Wild boar, Hare, Wild cat, Green Peafowl, Ruddy Shield Duck,
Hill Myna, Blossom-headed parakeet, Pheasant, Red Jungle fowl,
Quail, Dove, Duck, lesser tree duck, Butterflies, Moth, Snakes,
Monitor Lizard, Grass Lizard and Chameleon are present.
Opportunities for Study and recreation
- Study of fishes and aquatic creatures in La-ha-ma-nge
fishpond and recreation.
- Viewing of pyingadoe plantation situated near Sinte and
listening to the sound of birds.
- Hiking and mountaineering in the forest.
- Observing training of domestic elephants.
- Elephant ridding around the camp.
- Study of the capture of wild elephants
- Elephant logging
The best season to visit Elephant Camp is from October to
The following is the most famous program,
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and drive to Taikkyi township
(about 90 minutes drive).On the arrival at camp, you will take a
short rest. And ride the elephant to going around the forest and
how the animals live in the forest and see beauty and serenities
of natural virgin forest. And you will study the nature of
wildlife and at the same time can get the recreation from the
And then, enjoy your lunch.
Free and easy trekking in the forest and bird watching in a
natural environment. And you can see the bathing of the
elephants with their mahouts. You can take the photos with
And then, drive back to Yangon.
Transportation (Yangon – Elephant
Camp – Yangon)
Camera Fees (10 FEC)
All personal insurance
All personal expense
Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp @Kalaw
Located at Kalaw.
Enjoy with Myanmar Elephants!
While you stay in Kalaw, you do not miss the Elephant Camp to
The elephant camp is located in Kalaw area
which is focused on protecting the local ecology, elephants and
traditions of the local people. It offers the opportunity for a
hands-on elephant experience as you get involved in caring for
these majestic creatures. It has been established to offer you
to study the life of an elephant and learn about Mahouts and
their Elephants in the nature. As well as to study the capture
of wild elephants and protecting.
miles ( ~24 km ) down from Kalaw and it takes 45-50
Recommend Season: The best season to visit Elephant Camp is from October to March
Wildlife & forest
Wild Elephant, Birds, butterflies and orchids
teak and bamboo forest.
Opportunities for Study and recreation
• To learn about the daily lives of these magnificent gentle
• Hiking and mountaineering in the forest.
• Observing and training of domestic elephants.
• Elephant ridding around the camp
• Elephant logging
The following are the most famous program,
Program 1 : (Elephant Camp)
In the morning, go straight to the Elephant camp.
On arrival at the camp you will receive some light refreshments.
Take a short walk to the river to join the elephants at bath
And then, you enjoy an exploration of the forest area on
elephant back .
Enjoy your lunch at the main camp.
After lunch you are welcome to plant regional trees from the
nursery, to help them in their forest recovery efforts.
Return to main camp and enjoy the view through valley.
Drive back to Kalaw.
Program 2 : (Elephant Camp with trekking)
In the morning, start taking you on a half-day trek through a
protected forest where you will encounter elephants, their
mahouts, and hill tribe peoples and to see a variety of
birdlife, butterflies, orchids, teak and bamboo forests.
And enjoy your lunch at the main camp.
Then, Walk to elephant camp where you see the elephants coming
through the river. Clients can feed and bath the elephants with
their Mahouts .Afterwards you can ride your elephant through the
forest, explore on foot, visit a waterfall, and join in the
conservation by planting indigenous trees.
Walk back in the afternoon by the main road back to Kalaw.
Transportation (Kalaw –Elephant
camp, Elephant camp to Kalaw)
Elephant Camp visit (feeding,
washing, short riding and taking picture)