Due to severe drought in the North of Thailand, there is no water in the Mae Ping River. This will effect this tour until further notice.
- Orchids & Butterflies Farm
- Chiang Dao Elephant Camp
- Elephant Ride
- Lisu Hill Tribe Village
- Bamboo Rafting
08.00 hrs : Head to the northern part of Chiang Mai.
08.30 hrs : Make the first stop at the Orchids & Butterflies Farm along the way.
09.00 hrs : Continue driving another half an hour along a pleasant and scenic road to Chiang Dao Elephant camp, the first Elephant training camp of Chiang Mai established since 1969.
10.00 hrs : Watch an Elephant’s bathing in the river Ping, the main river of Chiang Mai but from a very beginning.
10.15 hrs : Next is the main part of the show which’s a demonstration of how these magnificent animals trained to work for timber industry by pushing, dragging and rolling logs by following the command of their mahouts.
11.00 hrs : After this is a time to excite the Elephant Ride for approximately one hour through the lush jungle to the Lisu Hill Tribe Village, the place where you can purchase some local crafts from Lisu tribe as souvenirs as well as to support the local economy, then another half an hour riding back to the camp (if it’s not during the rainy season, when the river’s quite shallow the Elephants will walk through the river back).
12.30 hrs : Then, have a lovely delicious Thai food as Lunch at the river terrace restaurant at the camp.
13.30 hrs : After lunch, enjoy an hour Bamboo Rafting trip along a beautiful and pleasant Mae Ping River.
14.30 hrs : Leave to Chiangmai on the way back to the city.
IMPORTANT NOTE :
There is additional charge for Hotel Pick up/Drop off in other areas at THB 750 nett/van/way (Reservation staff will charge separately). Please click HERE for the list of hotels pick up/drop off service and extra charge.
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