Location: Chiang Mai province (Mae Taeng Area - North of the Chiang Mai city) – Northern Thailand
Nearest Airport: Chiang Mai International (CNX)
Duration: Full Day
At this project, the elephants have time to socialize, forage and roam free. Building trust with elephants can be a long and difficult process, especially when they have spent their lives being controlled by humans with force. Since their retirement, the elephants have put on weight, and have become more relaxed.
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 90 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: One small day pack per person What to Bring: Hat, Sunscreen, Sandals/Flip Flops, spare clothing as you may get muddy or wet, Towel, Shoes for walking, Camera, Bug Repellent, Refillable Water Bottle.
Operational Months: All year round.
Age Suitability: Adults & children over 12 – guests under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Fitness Level: Challenging – walking on mountainside trails for 2-2.5 hours with some steep slopes which can become muddy.
Topography: Forest, mountain, river & valley.
What is Included: Water, Lunch (vegetarian buffet), transport & English speaking guide
Transportation: Included from Chiang Mai city to / from project
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 ( over 12 years old)