Travels to my Elephant 11


Travels to my Elephant is back.

The event will see rickshaws replaced with Gujarati Chagda bikes and take racers on another epic journey across India to continue to shine a multi-coloured spotlight on the Asian elephant’s plight.

 If you’re interested in taking part in this race please email

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATravels to my Elephant is inspired by Elephant Family’s late founder and passionate  conservationist, Mark Shand, and his best-selling book, Travels on my Elephant.

The campaign aims to raise a total of £1 million, which will go towards securing a series of pioneering elephant corridors in Asia and other Elephant Family projects.

About Us

Quintessentially Foundation and Elephant Family are working together to launch Travels To My Elephant.

The Inspiration

Travels to my elephant was born out of the inspirational journey Mark Shand had with Tara who became the star of his best-selling book Travels on my Elephant.

The Artists

Elephant Family events would be nothing without the army of talented artists behind us. Find out about our amazing artists and their amazing creations all in aid of Travels to my Elephant.

The Elephants

Elephant Family’s vision is to see a world where wild Asian elephants thrive in their natural habitat and coexist in harmony with humans. Working with local people and partner organizations, Elephant Family currently funds 20 projects across Asia.

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