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Volunteer with elephants in Sri Lanka

Pays d’action: Sri Lanka, Asie
Type d’activité: Ecovolontariat
Actively help to promote the survival of elephants in Sri Lanka’s stunning countryside. Become part of an important initiative to help elephants and communities live together, all the while helping to protect this majestic species.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

Actively help to promote the survival of elephants in Sri Lanka’s stunning countryside. You will be an important part of a key initiative to help elephants and communities live together.

This project works hard to protect boundaries between humans and elephants to create a sustainable future for both species. This involves closely monitoring the elephants in their natural habitat, working with local farmers to protect their crops, teaching awareness to school children and tracking elephants.

Volunteer tasks

There are a wide range of tasks that volunteers get involved in. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Monitoring elephant activity from a tree house, getting a clear view of their behaviour and movements
  • Completing wildlife surveys
  • Preserving the ecosystem
  • Tracking the elephants
  • Working with farmers to reduce the amount of crops elephants eat
  • Meeting local people
  • Teaching in the local school

This is an inspiring project which will take you right into the heart of conservation in one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world. Get to know the locals and work closely with the elephants for an unforgettable experience.

Accommodation and food

You will live in a shared volunteer house with stunning views out over reservoirs and mountains. The accommodation is basic and rustic. You will be sharing a room with 2 - 3 other volunteers with shared bathrooms.

Three delicious local meals are served each day.

Please note that for all of our projects you are required to pay in British Pounds, and that the price conversion to Euros shown on this website was made on 24/4/2018 and will change with the exchange rate.

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

Gap year and travel specialist organisation. We are an experienced and well established organisation which has been sending volunteers on exciting projects across 23 countries since 1999. We supply valuable, meaningful and worthwhile volunteering projects abroad including animal welfare, childcare, teaching and conservation.
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Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Sri Lanka, Asie
Type d'activité :
Ecovolontariat
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 2 semaines
Maximum: 3 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
2 semaines : 1157 €
4 semaines/1 mois : 1364 €
8 semaines/2 mois : 2403 €
3 mois : 3234 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
Available throughout the year with the start day every Sunday.
Age minimum :
17 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
English must be spoken and understood.
Qualifications particulières :
Pas nécessaire
Hébergement & repas :
Live in a beautiful mountain house with other volunteers. You should expect to share a room with 2 or 3 other people. Toilets are western and bathrooms provide refreshingly cool showers. Meals are provided three times per day.

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  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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