Myaing Hay Wun Elephant Camp
Established in the year 1986, Myaing Hay Wun elephant camp is situated in the Taikkyi township of Yangon division. Stretching across an area of 10 acres, this expansive camping ground was developed to promote Elephant Nursing Camp to Myaing Hay Wun Elephant Research Camp. The most ideal season to visit this camp is from October to March. Visitors are presented with a rare opportunity to explore the diverse wildlife of the camp. There are also variant recreations ranging from studying fishes to hiking.
The wildlife consists of animals like Blossom-headed parakeet, Wild Elephant, Red Jungle fowl, Green Peafowl, barking deer, Moth, Ruddy Shield Duck, Grass Lizard, Hill Myna, Quail, Wild boar, Bateng, lesser tree duck, Monitor Lizard, etc.
You can perform a range of activities in this camp including:
• Studying fishes along with other aquatic creatures in La-ha-ma-nge fishpond
• Watching the domestic elephants getting trained
• Logging elephants
• Mountaineering in the forest itself
• Riding elephant around the camp
• Being regaled by the melodious sounds of birds around
• Taking a round of the Pyingadoe plantation
Witness the elephants taking a “royal” stride on the Square Teak Beam in a file. As elephants are believed to be one of the few animals being able to walk with royal subtlety, the kings of Myanmar used them as their Major Royal Transportation along with their Weapons of Warfare. Observing the flora and fauna riding on these delightful creatures can actually turn out to be a memorable experience for visitors!