Elephant Training and Trekking 3 Days/2 Nights trip
local market • Hmong hill tribe village • waterfall • elephant training • elephant riding • bamboo rafting •
Day 1: Trekking (L, D)
8.00 – 8.30 Pick you up from your hotel. Drive to a local market to buy some fresh fruits such as banana, watermelon and sugarcane) for feeding to elephants. After that, we drive about 1 hour to Hmong hill tribe village.
10.00 Our tour guide informs you about the hill tribe’s culture and lifestyle.
11.00 Start walking through the jungle for 4 hrs. Have lunch on the way. Along the trek, we will chill out, enjoy the beauty of nature and swim at a waterfall.
16.00 Arrive at our private jungle camp and have dinner.
|Day 2: Elephant training (B, L, D)
8.00 Have breakfast and continue another 3 hours jungle trail walk to our elephant training camp. On the way, visit the amazing bat cave. Have lunch on the way.
13.00 Arrive at the camp. Meet our staffs and start the introduction of elephant training course. Learn the basical elephant language, how to control and ride them.
You will be trained to ride on their neck by using a lot of techniques.
Then, ride an elephant to the river and enjoy bath an brush it.
Watch it putting on alotion at the mud pool.
15.00 Ride the elephant back to the camp and feed it some fruits and other plants you harvest yourself. You will also learn to cultivate food for elephants to found the sustainable agriculture.
17.00 Get relaxed by Thai traditional massage from local people. Have dinner and stay overnight at the camp like our mahouts. At night, we enjoy chatting, singing and playing games together.
|Day 3: Elephant riding & bamboo rafting (B, L)
8.00 Feed elephants before having breakfast .
9.00 Practise the basical elephant language, how to control and ride them again. Then do the adventurously ride elephant on bare back, without a support, along the trail and river.
12.00 Have lunch before taking some memorable pictures, saying goodbye to Mahouts and all lovely elephants. Then trek in a jungle trail for 2 hours before bamboo rafting for another 1 hour.
16.00 Drive back to Chiang Mai.
17.30 Arrive at your hotel.
| Cost Included
• 2 nights accommodation with breakfast.
• All admission fees to visiting places mentioned in the program.
• Meals mentioned in the program.
• An experienced English-speaking tour guide.
• 1,000, 000 baht travel insurance.
• All kind of drinks.
• Personal expenses such as drinks tips and laundry.
• Air ticket and airport tax.
• Other expense not mentioned in the program.
|What to bring on trek?
|Long/short sleeve shirt
||Raincoat (For rainy season only)
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