Ban Kwan Chang Elephant Camp


Location: Klong Son Bay, North West of Koh Chang


Baan Kwan Chang Elephant Camp is located in Klong Son at the end the narrow road that leads to the waterfall, Klong Jao Leuam. The camp is supported by the Asian Elephant Foundation who endeavour to maintain the Asian elephant population which has dwindled alarmingly in mainland Thailand in recent years. To get a real experience of the camp, you are able to go on half day elephant trekking tours in the morning, As the trek progresses, the mahout will offer you the chance to sit right behind the elephant’s head and ears. Nothing is too strenuous so it’s fine for small kids and oldies and there are plenty of photo opportunities too. where you will be taking to various locations on the trek and get to have a break so the elephants can get to have a feed on the way. There is around 8 elephants altogether on the Ban Kwan Chang camp site all of which have different personalities, some of them were performing animals before arriving in Koh Chang; the others were working animals.


How to get there

From Koh Chang’s ferries piers, turn right to the main road to Klong Son Village and turn left to the Klong Jao Leuam waterfall.