Elephant Trek & Rafting And Hilltribe
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: CNXPTCDTCNXELERHE
Explore Chiang Dao’s Elephant Training Center and tropical jungle on this full-day tour from Chiang Mai. Ride on an elephant with an experienced mahout, join a river-rafting tour, discover hill-side villages, enjoy a delicious Thai lunch, and visit Mae Sa's Orchid and Butterfly Farm.
Depart from your centrally located Chiang Mai hotel and travel to the Chiang Dao Elephant Training Center—a safe haven for elephants. These massive, graceful animals demonstrate their talents and skills for you in an entertaining show.
Following the demonstration, adventure into the rural jungle on an elephant with an experienced mahout, passing by bamboo trees and hanging creeper vegetation. Then enjoy a tranquil rafting voyage across the Ping River with wonderful views of its natural surroundings. Look out for exotic flora and distinctive fauna native to Thailand’s tropical rainforest.
Break for a delicious Thai lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the native hill-tribe villages of Chiang Dao, such as Karen Village and Palaung Village. Discover the daily lives of the villagers as you interact with them and learn about their unique customs and heritage.
Your last stop is at the beautiful Mae Sa Orchid and Butterfly Farm. Take time to wander around this scenic setting before you journey back to your hotel.Highlights
Exciting elephant ride through the jungle
Discovery of native hill-tribe villages in Chiang Dao
Serene bamboo rafting tour on Ping River
Thai food at a delicious local restaurant
Visit to Mae Sa's Orchid and Butterfly Farm
Guided tour to Chiang Dao Elephant Camp, Chiang Dao hill-tribe village, and Mae Sa's Orchid and Butterfly Farm
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Chiang Mai hotel by coach
Commentary in English
Children 1 and younger are not allowed.
Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.