Wingabaw Elephant Resort Camp was opened at the Elephant Conversation and Machinery Camp in Bago (South) Timber Production Region on November 3.
Deputy General Manager U Tun Tun Oo of Bago region (East) Myanma Timber Enterprise said the elephant camp was opened with the aim of recreation for locals as well as for tourists. They also aim to create job opportunities for staff’s families in the camp. U Kyaw Min Zan, Regional Minister for National Resources and Environmental Conservation formally opened the camp by cutting the ribbon and feeding the Elephants.
From 1st to 3rd November, training to tame the elephants was given by international experts to 20 trainees and 5 observers. Elephant shows will take place from 8 am to 9 am daily. The public and visitors can tour the camp and observe elephants bathing in the creek while riding elephants for 25 minutes is available from 9 am to 10 am daily.