"Our elephants have been rescued from unsuitable working condition and the proceeds from this trip helps keep them in a natural environment for breeding program”
Overview Join us for a unique “elephant owner/trainer for a day” This personalized program will give you great experience to know all about domestic Thai elephant owner would have to know and do. You will learn how to hike, track and approach your elephants in the bush…… unchain the elephant, walk, feed it, bathe and brush your elephant in the river. Then you will be trained to ride on its neck using many different techniques with spoken commands for the elephant before set out on a long bare-back adventure ride to a temple, village or waterfall where you can swim with elephant. Training is held at a beautiful mountain range in Hang Dong Valley. 30 minutes South of Chiang Mai. Program is conducted in English by the farm owner and professional elephant trainers. Come enjoy this exciting excursion and visit healthy and happy elephants with their babies and see one of Thailand’s most handsome bull-breeder elephants.
07.30 AM. -
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Patara Elephant Farm.
08.15 AM. -
Arrive at the farm. Make registration. Get change to our training outfit. Prepare for training.
08.30 AM. -
Training session includes, hiking to find the elephant in the bush. Learn about elephant farm management and our breeding program. Train to approach and be near elephant. Learn to observe elephant temperament. Introducing to every of our elephants. Morning feed. Daily health care for elephant. Pregnancy test for elephant and care taking for mother with small baby. Train to unchain and walk your elephant to the river. Learn about elephant skin care and bath your elephant in the river. Instructed training to get on the elephant neck with difference technique, sitting on the elephant, basic riding skill and spoken commands for elephant Practice on getting upon and coming down from the elephant.
10.00 AM. -
Bare-back riding session. Practice on easy riding trip within the farm and a short trip to visit local temple. Learn about elephant the Buddhism and the believe of the Thais people relate to elephant.
11.00 AM. -
setting of for a long up hill trip to visit waterfall for picnic lunch and refreshing in the water with your elephant.
14.00 PM. -
Elephant riding trip back to the farm for evening feed.
15.00 PM. -
Farewell and photo taking with your elephants.
16.00 PM. -
Transfer back to your hotel.
Please come with long loose pants, t-shirt,swimming suite,extra clothes for change,thongs or sadals,sun -block lotion,insect spray,camera and your belonging.
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Price in Thai Bath 5800THB per person (USE 1 Elephant / 1 person)
Inclusions:around trip Transportation and you will own on of our elephants for a day!! Learn to care for and ride you elephant bare-back, to love and understand it. CD. Of your training picture is available. Equipment and training is available. Equipment and training outfits are provided
Exclusions: : Items of a personal nature
:Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Term of payment: cash or credit card upon arrival for booking this tour please send to email@example.com Or fill in the form below.
Note: We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.