Approximately 60 Kilometers north of Chiang Mai, situated on the banks of the Ping River is Chiang Dao Elephant Camp. In an unspoiled setting, marvel at these colossal beasts of burden performing amazing feats of strength and skill, at the command of their "mahouts".
- Enjoy an exhilarating Elephant trek through Thailand's jungle
- Relax upon the Ping River as you float along on a bamboo raft
- Lisu Hilltribe - originating from Tibet, this ancient culture reside high in the mountain ranges away from civilization
- Lunch is included
- Friendly and informative guide
- Includes hotel pickup and drop off
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Then follow an exhilarating elephant trek through the neighboring jungle, past bamboo trees and hanging creepers, upwards towards a remote Lisu hilltribe village. The Lisu hilltribe people originated in Tibet and their villages are usually located in the mountains around 1000 metres. Local lunch is provided.
Then comes the time for your relaxing bamboo raft trip along the Ping River. After visit some unspoiled hilltribe villages in Chiang Dao, such as, Karen, and Palaung Hilltribe Villages. If time permits, you may visit some other nearby hilltribe villages like, Akha, Lahu, and Lisu. On return to Chiang Mai, the journey continues by road to an Orchid Farm at Mae Sa.
Reviewed by Robert J, March 2013
This is was the best excursion we did in Bangkok, Phuket or Chiang Mai. Our guide was Khun Roong who spoke great English, she was very knowledgeable and friendly. This is a must do if you go to Chiang Mai.
Reviewed by Fiona F, United Kingdom, February 2013
An amazing day; best trip of our holiday - fantastic time with the elephants, the hilltribe tour and the rafting was so relaxing and beautiful. Lunch was brilliant. We even managed a visit to Tiger Kingdom on the way back - awesome!