Elephant Sanctuary Jungle Tour

Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Meet Thai elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
  • Feed and bathe the gentle giants in their natural habitat
  • Visit the Karen Village and interact with its people
Thailand is famous for its elephants and friendly tribespeople. On this tour, you get the best of both worlds, as you venture into the Elephant Sanctuary Jungle and befriend the elephants that live here under the care of the Karen tribe.

Have fun interacting with the elephants in their natural habitats, while learning about their history. As you spend time with the Karen tribe, you will witness their hospitality while at the same time learning about their culture and heritage.

Price Includes

  • Finger food or snacks
  • Transfer services
  • Bottled water
  • English speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunch
Notes:
- At the sanctuary, you will be allowed to spend as much time as possible with the elephants. This means that aside from pickup times, there will be no formal schedules.
- Please arrive 15 minutes before your chosen timeslot.

Warnings of the activity

- In cases of extreme weather conditions, this tour may be cancelled or the itinerary may be changed. Please contact your host.

Safety and insurance:
- Children must be accompanied by a paying adult at all times.
- An elephant could only carry up to 25 percent of its body weight; however, it is advisable that it will only carry up to 200 kilograms or two persons.
Half-day itinerary:
Pick up from your hotel within a four-kilometre radius in Chiang Mai City Centre
Start Time: 06:30 to 07:00 or 11:30 to 12:00

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Drive for approximately 1.5 hours to the south of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forests, and local farming areas. Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing, and make medicine for the elephants.
Time: 07:00 to 08:30 or 13:30

Meet the elephants
Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.
Time: 09:00 or 14:00

Mud spa with the elephants
Enjoy a mud spa with the gentle giants.
Time: 09:45 or 14:45

Walk the elephants to the river
Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
Time: 10:30 or 15:30

Meal
Enjoy a sumptuous traditional meal, and then say goodbye to the elephants.
Time: 11:30 or 16:30

Drop-off at your hotel
End Time: 13:30 or 18:30


Full-day itinerary:
Pick up from your hotel within a four-kilometre radius in Chiang Mai Centre
Start Time: 08:00 to 08:30

Karen Village
Arrive at the Karen village. Meet your guide and walk for 10 to 15 minutes through the village to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Change into traditional Karen clothing. Enjoy an introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behaviour.
Time: 10:30

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.
Time: 11:00

Lunch
Enjoy traditional Thai food and fresh fruit for lunch.
Time: 12:00

Walk the elephants to the river
Walk with the elephants to the river. Bathe and brush the elephants.
Time: 13:00

Mud spa
Join the elephants for a therapeutic mud spa. Swim in the river and take photos with the elephants.
Time: 14:00

Karen Village
Change clothes and walk for 10 to 15 minutes through the Karen Village.
Time: 15:00

Drop-off at your hotel
End Time: 17:00 to 17:30

*The timings of each stop are local. The itineraries may be changed due to weather conditions, traffic, and other factors. Thank you for your understanding and kind consideration.

Product ID: 16501

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  • Meet Thai elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
  • Feed and bathe the gentle giants in their natural habitat
  • Visit the Karen Village and interact with its people
Thailand is famous for its elephants and friendly tribespeople. On this tour, you get the best of both worlds, as you venture into the Elephant Sanctuary Jungle and befriend the elephants that live here under the care of the Karen tribe.

Have fun interacting with the elephants in their natural habitats, while learning about their history. As you spend time with the Karen tribe, you will witness their hospitality while at the same time learning about their culture and heritage.

Price Includes

  • Finger food or snacks
  • Transfer services
  • Bottled water
  • English speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunch
Notes:
- At the sanctuary, you will be allowed to spend as much time as possible with the elephants. This means that aside from pickup times, there will be no formal schedules.
- Please arrive 15 minutes before your chosen timeslot.
Half-day itinerary:
Pick up from your hotel within a four-kilometre radius in Chiang Mai City Centre
Start Time: 06:30 to 07:00 or 11:30 to 12:00

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Drive for approximately 1.5 hours to the south of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forests, and local farming areas. Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing, and make medicine for the elephants.
Time: 07:00 to 08:30 or 13:30

Meet the elephants
Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.
Time: 09:00 or 14:00

Mud spa with the elephants
Enjoy a mud spa with the gentle giants.
Time: 09:45 or 14:45

Walk the elephants to the river
Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
Time: 10:30 or 15:30

Meal
Enjoy a sumptuous traditional meal, and then say goodbye to the elephants.
Time: 11:30 or 16:30

Drop-off at your hotel
End Time: 13:30 or 18:30


Full-day itinerary:
Pick up from your hotel within a four-kilometre radius in Chiang Mai Centre
Start Time: 08:00 to 08:30

Karen Village
Arrive at the Karen village. Meet your guide and walk for 10 to 15 minutes through the village to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Change into traditional Karen clothing. Enjoy an introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behaviour.
Time: 10:30

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.
Time: 11:00

Lunch
Enjoy traditional Thai food and fresh fruit for lunch.
Time: 12:00

Walk the elephants to the river
Walk with the elephants to the river. Bathe and brush the elephants.
Time: 13:00

Mud spa
Join the elephants for a therapeutic mud spa. Swim in the river and take photos with the elephants.
Time: 14:00

Karen Village
Change clothes and walk for 10 to 15 minutes through the Karen Village.
Time: 15:00

Drop-off at your hotel
End Time: 17:00 to 17:30

*The timings of each stop are local. The itineraries may be changed due to weather conditions, traffic, and other factors. Thank you for your understanding and kind consideration.
  • Activity Details

    9 hrs

  • Join-in Tour

  • Group Size:
    min - 1 pax | max - 10 pax

Price Includes

  • Transfer services
  • English speaking guide
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