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Journey to Surin, Thailand and participate in a volunteer-based program where you will work with elephants to provide them proper care of elephants, as well as many other activities. A once-in-a-lifetime experience, volunteers will go home having experienced the “real” Thailand, as well as having developed a new understanding of local initiatives to protect the elephants.
volunteers on this program will experience ‘real’ Thai community life first-hand; help with cooking the meals, farming the land, getting their hands dirty on small micro-development projects, make paper from elephant poo, help with farming tasks, go kayaking and Thai fishing on the local river, learn the Thai language and Thai cooking skills, interact with the community kids and heaps more. This really is something very special! Program Highlights: Getting up close and personal with natures biggest land animals Living in and amongst a genuine Thai farming community Assisting with micro-development projects in the village Playing with and entertaining the local village kids, who will demand your attention! Guided tour of some of Bangkok’s most incredible landmarks Learning to cook a few favourite Thai meals A guided tour of bustling Bangkok city
|Population||67,959,000 (2015 estimate)|
|Climate(s)||Tropical Savanna, Monsoon, Equatorial|
|Major Airport(s):||Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), Phuket International Airport (HKT), Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)|
|Economic Driver(s):||Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Manufacturing, Energy, Tourism, Banking/Finance|