The number of foreign visitors arriving in Nepal has increased by almost 40% in the past three years, according to local Nepalese media. This means that there will be more demand for local services and goods to cater for the increasing number of tourists. Among those services, elephant rides will continue to be offered as part of the “experience”. What does that mean to captive elephants and their welfare?
In this blog post we thoroughly explain why the humane and ethical alternatives to elephant rides should be considered on your next trip to Chitwan, Nepal. You will also find useful etiquette tips to visiting the national park as well as an array of vegan options and the review on Nepal’s only elephant-friendly eco-resort (animal welfare approved!).Read More