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  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)

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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Elephant Trek, Rafting and Hilltribe Village Tour from Chiang Mai

Elephant Trek, Rafting and Hilltribe Village Tour from Chiang Mai

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.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2013

love the tour, will recommend to friends and family.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

My tour guide was great! It ended up being a private tour. Just myself, the driver and the guide. She was fantastic though! We even stopped at the Tiger Kingdom, place that makes silver, and a place that makes Thai silk! So worth it!

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