Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia


Airavata Elephant Foundation
Pierre-Yves Clais, elephant Bokva and Miss Cambodia, Saritha Reth
Pierre-Yves Clais, elephant Bokva and Miss Cambodia, Saritha Reth

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Owner 2016-: Chenda Clais
Airavata Foundation
Founded2016
First elephant arrived2016
Address Katieng Waterfall
Place Labang I commune
District Lumphat District
Province Ratanakiri Province
Region northeast Cambodia
Country Cambodia
Website Website
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YouTube ChannelYouTube Channel
TwitterAiravata_KH
Telephone+855 (0) 12 770 650

Directors 2016: Pierre-Yves Clais (director)

Key People -: Camille Clais (elephant owner)
2015: Chenda Clais (elephant owner)
2015: Pierre-Yves Clais (elephant owner)
2019-now: Dan Koehl (elephant consultant)

VeterinariansAgrovet Clinic, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
2020: Hen Moel
(chief mahout)
2017-2020: Boun Rueng
(chief mahout)

Elephant keepers: Saroeun ?
2016-2020: Hen Moel
2017-2020: Phlal Rueng
2018: Khem Kepal
2018: Kehem Kepal
2019: Khueun ?
2020: Kathuy ?
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Hin, head elephant keeper at Airavata

Hin, head elephant keeper at Airavata

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Description

Airavata Elephant Foundation, located at Katieng Waterfall, in Labang I commune, Cambodia , was founded in 2016 and the first elephant arrived in 2016.

Living elephants

At the Airavata Elephant Foundation lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Achariyek Noelle born 2021-12-26
  2. Bokva born 1972
  3. Ikeo born 1983
  4. Khamsen

Comments / picturesAiravata Elephant Foundation is a “new generation” elephant camp, a responsible and ethical alternative to mass tourism. Located a few kilometres South of Ratanakiris capital Banlung.

Airavata is a place where indigenous mahouts treat elephants in the best possible way as they enjoy their work. There, travellers can meet the gentle giants in optimum natural conditions.

Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia CambodiaElephant owner Jean Clais power washing his elephant at Airavata Elephant Foundation, Ratanakiri, Cambodia, assisted by Airavatas elephant consultant Dan Koehl, 2020.

Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia Cambodia
From left: Dan Koehl, Ikeos previous owner Savath Oum, Hen Moel, Chenda Clais, Pierre-Yves Clais, 2020.

2021-12-26: As a miracle, 38 year old female Ikeo gave birth to a female calf in the night of 26th of December.
Airavata Elephant Foundation in Cambodia Cambodia
Elephant baby with Camille Clais. Photo: Pierre-Yves Clais.




References for records about Airavata Elephant Foundation

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Airavata Elephant Foundation, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2635. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Airavata Elephant Foundation on elephant-news.com

Airavata Elephant Foundation is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2020-11-10Cambodia ministry says asian elephants face threat - Elephant News
2020-05-25Elephant bakmai dies in ratanakiri sanctuary - Elephant News
2019-05-21The foundation aiming to preserve the kingdom’s elephant heritage - Elephant News
2016-12-01Killer elephant finds home at foundation - Elephant News


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