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Elephant Day Care & River Rafting Tour

Have an up-close and personal experience of nature through elephant interactions and whitewater rafting

Learn how to sustainably mount the elephant and ride him through a forest

Have your fill of adventure on the river rapids


  • Trip Duration: 9hs
  • Available Languages: English
  • Pickup & drop off to your hotel
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Special gear and equipment
  • Certified tour guide / instructor
  • Insurance

Overview

Go an adventure that has all the thrills, but none of the recklessness with this sustainable experience of native elephant interactions. That’s right, there’s none of those discouraged elephant rides and shows here. Over the past decade, rescue centers like the ones situated in the Mae Taeng district have made it their advocacy to protect these gentle mammals.

An elephant facility, in particular, opens its doors to guests who want to learn more about the majestic creature. Through a whole (or half) day tour, walk through how to feed, care, mount and even bathe the elephants! Think of it as an elephant school for humans and day care for the animals. Whether you’re traveling alone, as a couple or with an entire group, let the elephants give you a glimpse of nature that you won’t soon forget.

As though that wasn’t enough, ignite your passion for adrenaline by whitewater rafting through the Mae Taeng River. Known for moderate rapids that will test your paddling strength and appetite for adventure, the winding river also features moments through the lush forest canyons of the surrounding region.


Program

7.30am
Pick-up at hotel in Chiang Mai
8.00am
Arrival at elephant day care center
8.30am
Intro and elephant lessons/immersion
1.00pm
Lunch
2.00pm
Whitewater rafting
4.00pm
Clean-up and get ready for departure
5.00pm
Arrival at hotel

Reviews

  • Huette

    21. 09. 2016

    It's a fun activity to do for anyone wanting to visit Thailand. I'd recommend booking it as part of your things to do while in the town. You get to learn so much more about these elephants. I'd love to come back again.

  • Emily

    21. 09. 2016

    This was a unique experience for me. Taking care of these elephants was something that I never did before but the handlers were very supportive when they showed us how to do it. The baby elephants were really cute and fun to work with too!


FAQ

  • Food to feed elephants
  • Vitamins & medicine for elephants
  • Lunch
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Insurance
  • Guide
  • Rafting
  • Extra clothes
  • E-voucher

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