Mahout means the elephant driver, keeper, or handler. He usually starts his career very young, at about ten years old. The mahout is usually given an elephant to look after and care for the rest of the elephant’s life. They are a kind of couple, helping ach other in the daily life, living, sleeping, and eating together… What do you learn from this introductory course?
You will learn how to ride an elephant on its neck like a mahout, how to take care of an elephant, how to handle it, how to give it verbal and physical commands.
You will also have the opportunity to live close to them, having bath in the fresh rivers with the big pachyderms.
You can experience a 1 day, a 2 days, 3 days, or even more days this training with professionnals in a very preserved environment, with comfortable accommodation.