Karen Elephant Home

1 Ratmakka Road, Phra Sing, Chiang Mai Thailand

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Karen Elephant Home - Single Day

Location: Chiang Mai province (Mae Wang Area - South-West of the city) – Northern Thailand

Nearest Airport: Chiang Mai (CNX)

Duration: Full Day (This trip does not visit Elephant Nature Park)

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Highlights

  • Bathing with Elephants
  • Elephant food preparation and Feeding
  • Take a scenic hillside walk with the elephants
  • Vegetarian lunch
  • Karen tribal hospitality
  • Suitable for all ages

Experience of visiting a 100 years old Karen Settlement where the family has been living and caring for elephants for generations. Observe the elephants natural behavior while feeding them, walking with them in nature, watching them play in the mud pit and bathe the elephants in the river. Learn how the elephants receive good care from the owner who treat their elephants as family members.

Activities

  • Dress in traditional Karen clothing
  • Get to know the elephants while feeding them bananas
  • Take a scenic hillside walk with the elephants
  • Vegetarian buffet lunch
  • Prepare fruits and banana balls for the elephants and feed them
  • Watch the elephants take a mud bath and join with elephants in the mud pit
  • Bathe the elephants in the river

About Your Trip

Starting From: 8:00am - 8:30am. Pick up from your Chiang Mai city hotel, or you must be at our office at 7:40am. - (Please check map)

If you are staying out of town (outside Middle ring-road)  additional charges apply. Please advise on your reservation form.

Travel Time: Around 1 hour & 45 minutes (educational video about Asian elephants / safety video en route to project).

Return: Arrive back in Chiang Mai city 4:00pm – 4.30pm.

Baggage Allowance: One small day pack per person.

What to Bring: Hat, sunscreen, sandals/flip flops, change of clothing (as you may get muddy or wet), towel, walking shoes, camera & insect repellent and Refillable Water Bottle..

Operational Months: All year round.

Age Suitability: All from children over 2 years old to retirees

Fitness Level: Moderate – walking through grassy fields and hilly terrain.

Topography: Hills, forest & river.

Extra Activities: Visit a traditional Karen house showcasing artifacts from Karen culture and watch Karen women weave textiles.

What is Included: Water, Lunch (vegetarian buffet), transport and guide

Transportation: Included from Chiang Mai city to / from project, admission fees, project guides

Bookings close: 2 pm (GMT+7), on the day before you are due to visit. Full payment is required to secure your place(s).

Trip costs (per person)

Adult Rate: 2,500 Baht (12 years old)

Child Rate: 1,250 Baht (2 - 11 yrs)

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