Explore this beautiful country to its fullest as you immerse yourself into the local culture and scenery of the Andaman region and the beautiful forests of Northern Thailand. Contribute to valuable conservation projects and make a lasting impact during your time in the country.
In the stunning coastal province of Phang Nga, you will join a team committed to the conservation of the regions coastal and marine ecosystems. Your time on this project will give you a holistic and well-rounded insight into the conservation issues facing the regions and the measures GVI teams are taking in response. Besides hands-on conservation activities, you will also be promoting various environmental education initiatives and delivering English programmes
to the local community.
Please note our conservation efforts in this region are seasonal, so projects will vary throughout the course of the year.
While volunteering in the lush mountain forests of Chiang Mai, you will be working closely with local Mahouts (elephant keepers) as you assist with the rehabilitation of captive elephants back into their natural environment. During your time on the project, you will have the opportunity to learn about elephant history, behaviour
, training, biology, social kills and more, drawing on generations of tribal knowledge from the Mahouts.
Although both projects have different goals, both are committed to conserving the various ecosystems in Thailand for the continuous survival of the different species that call these regions home.
Experience a unique adventure in this amazing South East Asia country; experience living and volunteering in Thailand; immerse yourself in the local culture; try exotic local dishes; participate in one of the many optional side trips on the weekends; explore beautiful coral reefs and limestone cliffs; get up close and personal with Thailand’s unique biodiversity; contribute to the long-term conservation of the endangered ecosystems; develop a well-rounded education on sustainable conservation, environmental conservation and community development; contribute to the rehabilitation of Asia’s endangered elephant and feel safe with the knowledge that you are making an important impact on the lives of these amazing creatures, the local community and the environment.
My time spent in Huay Pakoot was unforgettable, <span id="98327536-aeba-4fc3-bd8d-ee6f90da65ce" class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark">unimaginably</span> rewarding and overall one thing I would definitely tell others to do. GVI has left me with wonder and an honesty that can only inspire you to go back and do more.