Joyful Day with Elephants, Chiang Mai (1D)

Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

About the trip
Active and Fit
This one day package offers visitors the opportunity to get to know each of the remarkable elephants and gain a special understanding of their daily lives and behaviors. Experience life with the elephants in their natural home – A freely roamed environment which is both safe and sustainable.
  • Pick up/drop off to your place of accommodation in Chiang Mai
  • English-speaking tour guides
  • Traditional Thai buffet lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Food for Feeding elephants
Day One
8 am - 8.30am Pick up from your hotel or accommodation. 8.30 am Drive approximately 1.5 hours outside of Chiang Mai through rural landscapes, agricultural areas, and forested hills. 10.30 am Arrive at the Sanctuary. Meet your guide and walk for 10-15 minutes through the Jungle to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Change into traditional Karen clothing. Enjoy an introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behavior. 11 am Meet the elephants. Feed, interact, and play with the elephants in their natural home as you learn about their behaviour and history. Take photos with the elephants. 12 pm Enjoy a lunch of traditional Thai food and fresh fruit.
1 pm Learn how to make herbal medicine balls, feed the Elephants and then walk with the elephants to the river. Bathe and brush the elephants. 2 pm Join the elephants for a therapeutic mud spa. Swim in the river and take photos with the elephants. 3 pm Change clothes and say good bye to the elephants. 3.30 pm Leave the Sanctuary and return to Chiang Mai. 5 pm - 5.30pm Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.
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Ethical and sustainable eco-tourism project

The mission of this project is to provide as many elephants as possible with good health, freedom and happiness they truly deserve.

Animal Cares

per guest