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Interact with and learn about Asian elephants on a full-day tour to an elephant sanctuary on the outskirts of Chiang Mai. Enjoy plenty of time with the elephants, meeting them in their forest enclosures, walking with them to the river and assisting with their baths. Hear about their history as working animals in Thai logging industry and their role as a revered national symbol. Lunch and round-trip hotel transport by minivan are included on this tour limited to nine people, which ensures an intimate experience with a small group.

Highlights

  • Full-day elephant tour of Tong Bai Foundation from Chiang Mai
  • Learn more about Thailand’s Asian elephants from expert staff at the nonprofit foundation
  • Help bathe the playful giants as you cool off in a stream
  • Receive a commemorative certificate as a souvenir
  • Thai lunch and round-trip hotel transport included
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of nine people ensures a personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Tong Bai Foundation Elephant Tour from Chiang Mai

Tong Tai Foundation Elephant Tour From Chiang Mai

After morning pickup at your Chiang Mai hotel, travel with your guide in an air-conditioned minivan for about one hour to reach Tong Bai Foundation's elephant camp at Mae Win.

When you arrive, the Tong Bai staff welcome you and provide an informative orientation to the work of their nonprofit animal sanctuary. Learn about threats to the Asian elephant, the history of domesticated elephants in Thailand and the shrinking natural habitat for wild elephants. Then get better acquainted with the elephants during a walk around their quarters.

Enjoy a lunch of Thai specialty dishes before your in-depth experience with the elephants. After eating, your guide and local staff accompany you on a walk through the forest with the elephants. Head to the river where you can help give the elephants a bath — they love the water! Have time to splash with the gentle giants and watch them play and spray water. After a good scrub, the elephants cool off in the stream before you assist with escorting them back to their compound. You can get wet in the river or remain on the bank and enjoy the fun while staying dry.

Depart in the late afternoon after receiving a commemorative certificate of your visit to the Tong Bai Foundation. Return to Chiang Mai where your full-day tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

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