Excursions & day trips
For a close-up experience with Asian elephants, look no further than this tour in the rainforests around Chiang Mai. You'll also meet members of a local tribe. Join a knowledgeable guide on a trek to observe these gentle giants grazing and socialising, and to meet their mahouts. Find out about elephant conservation, behaviour, diets, sleep, weight and much more.Back at base camp, relax over a traditional local refreshment before enjoying a Thai vegetarian lunch. In the afternoon, you'll visit a Karen hill tribe. Learn about the community's history and aspects of its culture such as clothing and bag weaving. You'll even have the chance to try your hand at weaving.Next, head down to the riverside, where you'll meet mahouts and find out about traditional herbs and how to prepare elephant food. You'll also get to help fill feeding tubes with corn, sugarcane, grass, bananas and other supplements.
Duration more than 8 hours