Thailand Chiang Mai Maewang Elephant Care

Guide Language: English Language Guide English Thai Language Guide Thai

Duration: 5-8 hour(s)



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Maewang Elephant Care

Type: Tours at Local Area

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand


  Special Prices / E-voucher / Fixed Date Ticket / Hotel pick up / Meet your Guide



Experience Experience

Maewang Elephant Care: The purposes of the “Maewang Elephant Care” is to promote the protection and care for elephants in Maewang district, Thailand, to provide some herbs and good quality food for elephants and to share our experience and knowledge about the elephant life. We would like to invite you or anyone needing to address the interests of elephants to come and help us by joining our elephant care project and be a part that can help to save the elephants and develop the Karen village’s agriculture as much or little as we can. Come to share your love and your care by enjoying a visit to a natural home and sanctuary of elephants “Maewang Elephant Care”. Your visiting helps support our project and offers an invaluable opportunity of helping elephant conservation. The proceeds from your love and care will be shared and donated to the  Maewang Elephant Care project to support the elephants lives.

 


Open Time Open Time

  • Every days

  • Opening time: 08.00 am - 17.00 pm

  • Pick up time based on your choice program


Information Information

  • Child ticket are 0-6 years old

  • Minimum 2 people per booking

Maewang Elephant Care Half Day Join Tour (08.30 am - 14.00 pm)

Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Depart from Chiang Mai by local truck at 08.30 am. On the way from Chiang Mai to the camp, you can enjoy the views of villages, temples, beautiful scenery of mountain and farms around Chiang Mai countryside. Arriving at Maewang Elephant Conservation with warm hospitality from our Karen staff. Welcome to our main lodge for relaxation and change into your mahout’s outfit. Start briefing by our staff about the elephants, background information, general instruction and question of elephant. Meet and introduction to your elephants and mahouts. Feed some food and herbs to your elephant, learn about the elephant's habit and their daily routine. Training in basic mahout course with easy commands and get along with elephant by walking to the beautiful trail in the forest with them for about 1 hour. Take them to find the grasses and sugarcane around the forest which is the favorite food for them. Enjoy harvesting elephant foods from organic garden like cutting grasses, banana, sugarcane, and many more which depends on the season. Play in and enjoy the mud spa with your own elephant, bathe with elephant. Then finish and say goodbye to your elephant. Picnic Lunch will be served at Elephant Camp. Return to your hotel at 13.00 pm.

 

Maewang Elephant Care One Day Join Tour (08.00 am - 17.00 pm)

Today you will meet the guide and driver at the hotel lobby for departure from Chiang Mai by a local truck around 09.30am. On the way from Chiang Mai to the camp, you can enjoy the view of local villages, temples and the beautiful scenic countryside of Lanna. The drive will take around 45 minutes and there is a stop at Mae Wang local market. Here you can get some vegetables, bananas, sticky rice and herbs for the elephants later. Before stopping to pick up your picnic lunch box from the villagers at the local market, you can walk around the market for a few minutes and continue to go to the camp on the Mae Wang mountain. Pay a visit to the beautiful waterfall before you take a short walk into the forest nearby the Karen village. Walk around the village to see the simple life of the local hill tribe before continuing the drive to the Elephant camp. Upon arrival at Mae Wang Elephant Conservation camp, you will be greeted with warm hospitality from the Karen staff. Once you have arrived at the main lodge, you can relax before changing into your mahout's outfit, which you can take home at the end of the day. Start the program by learning from our staff about the elephants, their back ground, and general instruction on how to care for our elephants. Learn how to combine herbs to feed to the elephants before enjoying you picnic lunch. You then continue the training for basic mahout commands and have a soft trek through the trail in the forest for approximately 40 minutes. While you are in the forest, you and your elephant can hunt for some delicious sugarcanes as it is their favourite treat. You will then return to your hotel to rest and have some leisure time.

 

Reforestation & Elephant Care for a Day (08.00 am - 17.00 pm)

The expert guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Departure will be from Chiang Mai by local truck at 08.00 am. The guide will bring you to the pergola market and you can buy your own tree for reforestation. On the way from Chiang Mai to the camp, you can enjoy the view of villages, temples, beautiful scenic of mountain and farms around Chiang Mai countryside. The drive will take about 45 minutes and stop at Mae Wang local market where you can get some vegetables, bananas, sticky rice and herbs for the elephants. As well as getting your picnic lunch box from the villagers at the market. You can walk around the market for a few minutes before returning to the camp on the Mae Wang mountain. Visit the beautiful waterfall before you take a short walk into the forest nearby the Karen village. Walk around the village to perceive the simply life of the local hill tribe people. When everything is done, we continue to drive to the camp. Upon arrival at Mae Wang Elephant Conservation camp, you are welcomed with warm hospitality from our Karen staff. Once you have arrived to the main lodge for relaxation, you can change into your mahout's outfit which you may take back home. Start having a conversation with the staff about the elephants, background information, general instruction and feel free to ask questions about the elephants. Learn how to make some herbs and make your own herbs to feed to your own elephant at the camp. Picnic Lunch at Elephant Camp Meet the elephants and introduce yourselves to the mahouts (the elephant rider, trainer or keeper). Feed some treats and herbs to your elephant. You will be trained in a basic mahout course with easy commands and get along with the elephant by walking to the beautiful trail in the forest with them for about 45 minutes. Take them to find the grasses and sugarcanes around the forest which are their favourite foods Play and enjoy mud spa with your own elephant. When you are finished, you can say goodbye to your elephant. Enjoy bamboo rafting along Mae Wang River (for about 40 minutes) and return to Chiang Mai.


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Ticket & Voucher Ticket & Voucher

  • Print voucher or show e-voucher on mobile phone at counter ticket also present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number to activity

  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

  • E-ticket is non-transferable, non-refundable and void if altered

  • E-ticket is valid for one-time for use

  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, Please check your Junk Mail if you use Gmail email Please check the "Promotions" or "Updates" tab. or notify us via email


Include Include

Based on your choices type ticket

  • Maewang Elephant Care (Half Day) Join Tour

  • Maewang Elephant Care (One Day) Join Tour

  • Reforestation & Elephant Care for a Day

​* All program included: Lunch, Transportation roundtrip, Mahout’s outfit, English speaking guide and Karen local guide, A bottle of drinking water


Meeting point Meeting point

  • Pick up/drop off at your hotel in Chiang Mai town

  • Please arrive in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before scheduled departure

  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route

*Note: Please write your hotel name, contact number in Notes / Additional Requests (Box) on summary page detaill before your confirm booking. Once your booked is Paid we will send confirm detai with E-voucher to you by mail as soon as possible

Maewang Elephant Care / Address: 120/27 Soi Klongkarn 2, Moo 1, Yang Noeng, Saraphi, Chiang Mai 50140


What's necessary What's necessary

  • Hat, Sunscreen, Sandals/Flip Flops, Clothes for change as you may get muddy or wet (swimming suit), Towel, Shoes for walking & driving, Bug Repellent, Personal Medicine, Camera


Reminder Reminder

  • E-voucher will send to your by email after your payment and status invoice show paid

  • Please provide guests name same as passport for show in e-voucher on time you exchange ticket

  • Please booking package in advance


Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

  • Once ticket confirmed are Non-refunable


Price from THB 1950

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