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Elephant Sanctuary Chiang Mai Day Trip
Activities in Chiang Mai

Elephant Sanctuary Chiang Mai Day Trip

9.50 / 10
135 reviews | 1,511 travellers
The experience was very nice, really getting there was quite exhausting, they take you in a truck it is not comfortable, it is still worth doing the ride
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US$ 54.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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This unique experience caring for, feeding and bathing Thai elephants at this sanctuary in Chiang Mai will leave you lost for words. Plus you'll also get the chance to experience life as a member of the Karen tribe. An unforgettable day!

Getting up close and personal with the elephants
An unforgettable experience for the whole family
Making life-long memories
Elephant Sanctuary Jungle
Feeding the elephants
Elephant having a mud bath
Meeting the elephants

Elephant Sanctuary Day Trip

After picking you up from your hotel at around 8 am, we'll set out towards the Chiang Mai Elephant Sanctuary. On the hour and a half journey, we'll delve into the Thai rainforest and see various local hill tribes. When we reach the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary we'll put on the traditional outfits of the Karen hill-tribes from northern Chiang Mai.

We'll prepare food for the elephants and you'll have the chance to hand feed them yourselves! You'll also be able to bathe them in mud, play with them and take photographs. This is an incredible day for all animal lovers! Plus, the guides will teach you all about the elephants, curious facts about them and how to care for them.

After enjoying a traditional Thai lunch, we'll go with the elephants to the river so they can have a bath. Don't forget your swimwear if you want to join them!

After a complete day learning all about these amazing animals, we'll drop you back at your hotel at around 5 pm.

Half-Day Tour

When making your reservation, you'll have the option to book a half-day excursion to the elephant sanctuary instead of the full day trip. You'll be able to choose to do the tour at 6:30 am or 11:30 am, and it follows a very similar itinerary to the above, just spending less time at the sanctuary - ideal if you're short on time!

Hotel Pick Up

This activity includes a pick up and drop off service from accommodation located within 2.5 miles (4 km) of Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai. If your hotel is located elsewhere, you'll need to select an alternative meeting point.

  • Wat Mae Sapok Mae Win, Mae Wang District, Chiang Mai.
  • Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, located at 119 10 Thapae Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 9 Children under 4
Half day tour at 6:30 am
US$ 54.50
US$ 41.70
Free
Half day tour at 11:30 am
US$ 54.50
US$ 41.70
Free
Full day tour at 8 am
US$ 77
US$ 57.80
Free

Half day tour at 6:30 am

  • Adults

    US$ 54.50
  • Children between 4 and 9

    US$ 41.70
  • Children under 4

    Free

Half day tour at 11:30 am

  • Adults

    US$ 54.50
  • Children between 4 and 9

    US$ 41.70
  • Children under 4

    Free

Full day tour at 8 am

  • Adults

    US$ 77
  • Children between 4 and 9

    US$ 57.80
  • Children under 4

    Free

More Information

Duration

7 - 9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Entrance to the elephant sanctuary.

English speaking guide.

Lunch.

Mineral water.

Bathing with the elephants.

Food for the elephants.

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

from
US$ 54.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.