Take an afternoon private ride to the Elephant Retirement Park from Chiang Mai and enjoy a special and unusual time in the mud with elephants. Interact and learn about the elephants in the sanctuary and experience their friendly behavior. Enjoy the countryside and end your tour with a traditional Thai vegetarian buffet lunch.
DURATION: 4 hours
STARTING TIME: 13.00 (pick up from Chiang Mai starts about one hour earlier)
MEETING POINT: At your hotel
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your ticket
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
CUT OFF TIME: 24
WHO CAN COME: Elephant Retirement Park Tour is private and an excellent opportunity to come close to nature and get to know these magnificent animals
Description - What to expectStart your Elephant sanctuary tour with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center and then take a 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district until you get to the Elephant Retirement Park. Meet your English-speaking guide and host and get changed into the local clothes to be ready for the fun that follows.
Your guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to properly care for them. Then, prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants before you and the elephants walk to play in the mud and sand spa. During this time, you can touch and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about their behavior.
After your fun time with the elephants is over, change your clothes, shower, and enjoy a delicious traditional Thai buffet lunch, suitable for vegetarians. To end your Elephant sanctuary tour, you will take the 1-hour journey back to the city and will be transferred back to your hotel in Chiang Mai city center.
What is included✔ Pick up / Drop off service
✔ Experienced English speaking guide
✔ Free Buffet Vegetarian Lunch (Fried rice, Fried vegetable, Fried banana, and Watermelon)
✔ Drinking water
✔ Photography upload on Facebook
✔ Bananas, and sugar cane for the elephants
✔ Free Locker