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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai

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Enjoy some quality time with the rescued elephants

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  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Play, touch and feed the elephants in a traditional Karen tribe outfit
  • Enjoy fun activities with the elephants such as a mud spa session and a river shower!
  • Say cheese! Take photos with the elephants and bring home great memories
  • Enjoy a scrumptious Thai meal in the serene surroundings
  • Travel with ease in the provided roundtrip transportation
Most Recent Review

  • 20 Sep 2018
    Amazing day run by down to earth people with a great sense of humour! Nothing bad to say.

US$ 49.35 52.45

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  • Half Day Visit

    US$ 49.35

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  • Full Day Visit

    US$ 67.85

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  • One Day Walk with Elephants

    US$ 98.69

    108.00

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  • 2D/1N Visit

    US$ 138.79

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What To Expect

The elephants of Thailand are famous all over the world, and there's no better way to truly have a memorable experience with these gentle giants than a visit to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai. Famous for their ethical, no-riding method of giving visitors an experience with these gentle giants, visitors will be able to make unforgettable memories of being a part of their lives. Upon arriving at the sanctuary, visitors are greeted with refreshments and valuable information about the elephants' dietary habits and the good work that the sanctuary does. Visitors will don traditional Karen tribe clothing as their day with the elephants begin, and be able to assist in preparing the elephants' food and feeding it to them. Guests are free to play, interact, and take photos with these elephants, all while being able to learn about how they had come to the sanctuary, their rescue story, and how more elephants could be protected from abusive practices. Fancy some good clean fun? How about a mud spa with the elephants? You'll get to jump in with them and then bathe them in the river afterwards to get them nice and clean. If you like having more time with the elephants, you can opt for the One Day Walk which will let you visit more camps and meet more elephants to spend time with! After a good meal, you'll be easily and safely conveyed back to your hotel, knowing that you have had a truly safe and ethical experience and have contributed to making a difference in the elephants' lives.

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Play and interact with the rescued elephants
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Have a mud spa with the elephants!
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Interact with the elephants and take photos
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Jump into a river to have a bath with the elephants
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • English speaking guide
  • Photographer
  • Online photographs
  • Elephant food
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Roundtrip transport
Package Options

Package Options:

Half Day Visit (Morning/Afternoon)
  • Half day join in visit
  • Lunch (vegetarian available)
Full Day Visit
  • Full day join in visit
  • Lunch (vegetarian available)
One Day Walk with Elephants
  • Full day join in visit
  • Lunch (vegetarian available)
  • Visit 2 more camps and spend extra 1 hour with approx 20 more elephants
2D/1N Visit
  • 2 full day join in visits
  • 1 night accommodation in Karen Village
  • 1 breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 dinner
Itinerary

Itineraries:

Please note that the itineraries are approximate
Half Day Visit (Morning/Afternoon)
  • 6:30am/11:30am pick up from your hotel in Chiang Mai
  • 8:30am/1:30pm arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, receive briefing and snacks
  • 8:45am/1:45pm change into traditional Karen clothing, assist with preparation of natural dietary supplements for elephants
  • 9:00am/2:00pm meet and feed elephants, administer dietary supplements
  • 9:15am/2:15pm play, interact, take photos with elephants; learn about their past
  • 9:45am/2:45pm mud spa with elephants
  • 10:30am/3:30pm bathe elephants in the river
  • 11:30am/4:30pm lunch/late lunch
  • 12:00pm/5:00pm end of visit, return hotel drop off
Full Day Visit
  • 8:00am pick up from hotel in Chiang Mai
  • 10:30am arrive at Karen village, change into traditional Karen clothing and get a brief introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behavior
  • 11:00am meet and feed elephants
  • 11:15am play, interact, take photos with elephants; learn about their past
  • 12:00pm lunch
  • 1:00pm bathe elephants in the river
  • 2:00pm mud spa with elephants
  • 3:00pm shower, change clothes
  • 3:30pm end of visit, return hotel drop off
One Day Walk with Elephants
  • 7:00am pick up from hotel in Chiang Mai
  • 9:30am arrive at the Karen village, change into traditional Karen clothing, have a brief introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behavior
  • 10:00am meet and feed elephants
  • 10:30am play, interact, take photos with elephants; visit the camps
  • 12:00pm lunch
  • 1:00pm bathe elephants in the river
  • 2:00pm mud spa with elephants
  • 3:00pm shower, change clothes
  • 3:30pm end of visit, return hotel drop off
2D/1N Visit
Day 1
  • 8:00am pick up from hotel in Chaing Mai
  • 10:30am arrive at the Karen village, change into traditional Karen clothing, assist with brief introductory lesson about elephant anatomy, history, and behavior
  • 11:00am meet & feed elephants
  • 11:15am play, interact, take photos with elephants; learn about their past
  • 12:00pm lunch
  • 1:00pm bathe elephants in the river
  • 2:00pm mud spa with elephants
  • 3:00pm shower, change clothes
  • 3:30pm end of Day 1, head off to accommodation in Karen Village
  • 6:00pm dinner
Day 2
  • 8:30am meet up in hotel lobby and visit Waterfall Grove Sanctuary
  • 9:30am breakfast
  • 10:00am join Half Day Visit morning group and jungle trek
  • 11:00am lunch
  • 12:00pm trek to camp 4, the Hilltop Paradise Sanctuary
  • 1:00pm play, interact, take photos with elephants; learn about their past
  • 1:45pm visit the Karen Village, organic farm, animals
  • 2:30pm end of Day 2, return hotel drop off
Insider Tips

What to Bring:

  • Hat
  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Towel
  • Walking shoes
  • Extra clothes
  • Any personal medicine
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children under 3 years old are free of charge for the Half Day Visit and Full Day Visit
  • Child ticket: Age 4-10
  • Please indicate your booking time at checkout for Half Day Visit
  • Roundtrip transfers included for hotel or location within 5km radius of Chiang Mai City
  • For all other areas, please pay an additional surcharge (depending on the distance) in cash on site
  • To book this visit, you must book your transport with us and may not make your own way to the site
  • Please click here to view and download the photos of your day at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
  • If you are making a booking for 2D/1N Visit, please book at least 3 days before your preferred booking date
How To Use
  • You must present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity to the guide at the rescue centre to join the tour
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • Hotel pick up time: 6:30am/11:30am (Morning Visit/Afternoon Visit), 7:00am (One Day Walk with Elephants), 8:00am (Full Day Visit and 2D/1N Visit)
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a group tour, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route
  • Please be at the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick up time

Address:

  • 119/10 Thapae Rd Chang Klan, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50100
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (231) 4.6
  • Elio 20 Sep 2018
    Amazing day run by down to earth people with a great sense of humour! Nothing bad to say.
  • Vanessa 19 Sep 2018
    LOVE THIS EXPERIENCE SO MUCH!! Super hassle free because they got a shuttle for pick-up and drop-off to your hotel. The guides are also very funny and nice! Definitely recommend!
  • Naigee 17 Sep 2018
    Excellent trip, the elephants seem healthy and happy. Highly recommended activity in Chiang Mai!
  • Jecyl 17 Sep 2018
    It was the best experience but the tour guide is not that friendly.
  • Wenchao 16 Sep 2018
    We were at camp 2 so the elephant camp there is down at a valley which was quite nice. The elephant mud bath was fun. They took us there by a pick up truck so was exposed to the open and the truck’s exhaust duct the whole time (2hr each way) and breathing gas got us quite sick.
  • Siew Li Priscille 16 Sep 2018
    I booked the half morning trip. The experience was amazing! The elephants were treated well and playful. I highly recommend this tour if in Chiang Mai.
  • Mark Oliver 15 Sep 2018
    Our tour guide Lulu picked us up from our hotel. Drive to the sanctuary was 1.5 hours away on a pickup truck. When we got to the sanctuary, Lulu explained the rules of handling the elephant and their history. We started with feeding the elephants, then off to mud bath for some fun. Afterwards, we wash them off on a river nearby. They have an on-site photographer Jacki who’s taking photos throughout the day. Just ask him and he will gladly do it. Really happy with the experience and will definitely go back again.
  • Adi 14 Sep 2018
    This is really a great activity. We are family with small children and they had a lot of fun. First, you feed the elephants and you get to touch and pet them. After that, you do a mud bath with them and finally, you wash them in the river. The fact that there is also a free photographer was really nice as he took photos of all of us together and we didn't have to worry about that.
  • Choi Yan 11 Sep 2018
    Altho the travel distance was fairly far, the experience absolutely worth it. Highly recommend!
  • Omar 11 Sep 2018
    Amazing experience! The way they treat the animals is very careful and the elephants are so smart and friendly!!! Totally worth it!!!
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