Five-Star Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Our Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai offers an immersive experience with these majestic creatures. Join us today for the journey of a lifetime!

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Elephant Freedom Project: Half Day Afternoon Tour Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Elephant Freedom Project:
Half Day Afternoon Tour
Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Highlights
  • Get ready to embark on a half-day immersive guided tour in Chiang Mai’s Elephant Freedom Project. This is a must do bucket item. 
  • Experience the tranquility of Northern Thailand’s countryside as you traverse through lush forests, and don traditional Karen clothing Thai style.
  • Let the fun begin as you bathe and swim with these majestic creatures. Relax with them in a mud spa as you learn about their behavior from your (Mahout) guide.
  • Indulge in a traditional Thai lunch and feed the animals herbal medical balls handmade by you! Finish the day at an off the map waterfall, beautiful!
Inclusions
    • Half Day tour of Elephant Freedom Project
    • Free use of Thai Karen clothes
    • English-speaking guide
    • Round-trip hotel transfers available (small surcharge)
    • Lunch and snacks
    • Elephant food
    • Drinking water
Itinerary
  • 12 PM: Authentic Local Thai Lunch 
  • 1 PM: Elephant Cooking Class (Prepare Supplements & Vitamins 
  • 1:45 PM: Elephant River Hike, Observe Then in Their Natural Habitat. 
  • 1:15 pm: Elephant Bathing & Swimming. Bathe & swim with the elephants.
  • 2:30 PM: Journey to The Waterfall. Visit an Off The Map Location. Swim, Connect With Nature. Take in The Moment, Lets Make it Last.
  • 3:15 PM: Journey Back to The Sanctuary
  • 3:30 PM: Time to say goodbye to our New Friends. One Last Visit To Feed The Elephants Before Departing For Chiang Mai
Need to Know
  • Wear shoes which you do not mind getting dirty and wet (while crossing river)
  • We discourage the wearing of flip-flops. Open sandals or sneakers are suitable
  • Wear sunscreen. You may also wish to pack bug repellent for the hike into the jungle
  • You may wish to bring a bathing suit to wear under you Karen Clothes to swim in the river or waterfall
  • Tip: Be patient with the elephants, respect their space, and follow your guide’s instructions while interacting for the best experience.
  • Guests who are pregnant, wheelchair users, or individuals with any other medical conditions are required to inform Elephant Freedom Project prior to their visit and may be required to sign a waiver form.
  • This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Cancellation Policy
  • You can cancel your reservation up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

฿2,795

฿2,495 Adults - ฿1,795 Kids

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Elephant Freedom Project: Half Day Morning Tour Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Elephant Freedom Project:
Half Day Morning Tour
Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Highlights
  • This tour is perfect if you don’t want too much hiking or wish not to spend the entire day. Enjoy our half-day tour and spend quality time with our majestic friends.
  • Experience the tranquility of Northern Thailand’s countryside as you traverse through lush forests and don traditional Karen clothing at the sanctuary.
  • Let the fun begin as you hike into the jungle following the elephants. Watch them stop for a mud bath and forage as you learn about their behavior from your guide.
  • Indulge in a traditional Thai lunch and have an extended feeding experience. Amazing! You will hand-feed the elephants sugarcane, bananas & leaf products.
Inclusions
    • Day tour of Elephant Freedom Project
    • Free use of Thai Karen clothes
    • English-speaking guide
    • Round-trip hotel transfers available (small surcharge)
    • Lunch and snacks
    • Elephant food
    • Drinking water
Itinerary
  • 8 AM to 8:30 AM: Pick up (optional, small surcharge)
  • 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM: Arrival at the Elephant Freedom Project
  • Change into Thai Karen Clothes
  • 10:15 – 10:30 AM: Mahout educational session
  • 10:30am: Prepare the elephants feast
  • 10:45 AM: Hand feed the elephants
  • 11:15 AM Elephant jungle hike
  • 12 PM: Authenticate Thai Lunch at the sanctuary
Need to Know
  • Tip: Be patient with the elephants, respect their space, and follow your guide’s instructions while interacting for the best experience.
  • Guests who are pregnant, wheelchair users, or individuals with any other medical conditions are required to inform Elephant Freedom Project prior to their visit and may be required to sign a waiver form.
  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Cancellation Policy
  • You can cancel your reservation up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

฿2,495

฿2,195 Adults - ฿1,395 Kids

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Elephant Freedom Project: Full Day Tour
Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Elephant Freedom Project:
Full Day Tour
Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Highlights
  • Get ready to embark on a full-day immersive guided tour in Chiang Mai’s Elephant Freedom Project. This is a must do bucket list item. 
  • Experience the tranquility of Northern Thailand’s countryside as you traverse through lush forests, and don traditional Karen clothing Thai style
  • Let the fun begin as you bathe and swim with these majestic creatures. Relax with them in a mud spa as you learn about their behavior from your (Mahout) guide.
  • Indulge in a traditional Thai lunch and feed the animals herbal medical balls handmade by you! Finish the day at an off the map waterfall, beautiful!
Inclusions
    • Day tour of Elephant Freedom Project
    • Use of Thai Karen clothes for the day
    • English-speaking guide
    • Round-trip hotel transfers
    • Lunch and snacks
    • Elephant food
    • Drinking water
Itinerary
  • 8 AM to 8:30 AM: Pick up
  • 09:45 AM – 10:00 AM: Arrival at the Elephant Freedom Project
  • 10:00 AM: Change into Thai Karen Clothes
  • 10:15 AM: Educational session about our rescued elephants
  • 10:30 AM: Prepare the elephant’s feast
  • 10:45 AM Hand feed the elephants
  • 11:00 AM: Elephant Jungle hike
  • 12 PM: Lunch at the sanctuary
  • 1:00 PM: Elephant cooking class
  • 1:30 PM: Elephant River hike
  • 2:00 PM: Elephant bathing & swimming
  • 2:45 PM: Journey to the waterfall
  • 3:45 PM: Hand feed the elephants and say your goodbyes
  • 4:00 PM: Journey back to Chiang Mai
Need to Know
  • Wear shoes which you do not mind getting dirty and wet (while crossing river)
  • We discourage the wearing of flip-flops. Open sandals or sneakers are suitable
  • Wear sunscreen. You may also wish to pack bug repellent for the hike into the jungle
  • You may wish to bring a bathing suit to wear under you Karen Clothes to swim in the river or waterfall
  • Tip: Be patient with the elephants, respect their space, and follow your guide’s instructions while interacting for the best experience.
  • Guests who are pregnant, wheelchair users, or individuals with any other medical conditions are required to inform Elephant Freedom Project prior to their visit and may be required to sign a waiver form.
  • This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Cancellation Policy
  • You can cancel your reservation up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

฿3,495

฿3,000 Adults - ฿1,895 Kids

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Elephant Freedom Project: Elephant Feeding Experience Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Elephant Freedom Project:
Elephant Feeding Experience
Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Highlights
  • Imagine hand-feeding these majestic creatures. Get ready to spend quality time with our family of elephants. Have a one-on-one interaction with the elephants. This is a must-do bucket item. 
  • We start by preparing the elephant’s feast. Get ready to chop up some sugar cane and prepare the bananas. We will teach you how to do this the same way the Mahouts do it.
  • Let the fun begin as you take the food you prepared and start feeding the elephants. If you say Bon-Bon to the elephants watch them open wide for their treats.
  • While you’re preparing the food or feeding the elephants our guides will give you the background of our rescued elephants. Our guide will assist in taking photos and videos.
Inclusions
    • Elephant Feeding Experience
    • English-speaking guide
    • Elephant food
    • Prepare the elephant’s feast.
    • Drinking water, snacks, and coffee
Itinerary
  • 8 AM – 11 AM: The feeding experience is available between these hours.
  • 12 PM: Authentic Local Thai Lunch (option, small surcharge)
  • 3 PM – 4 PM: Feeding experience is available between these hours.
  • The feeding experience duration is one hour.
  • Difficulty level is easy.
  • This experience is wheelchair accessible.  
  • Roundtrip Transportation from Chian Mai available (small surcharge)
Need to Know
  • Tip: Be patient with the elephants, respect their space, and follow your guide’s instructions while interacting for the best experience.
  • Guests who are pregnant, wheelchair users, or individuals with any other medical conditions are required to inform Elephant Freedom Project prior to their visit and may be required to sign a waiver form.
  • This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Cancellation Policy
  • You can cancel your reservation up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

฿1,495

฿1,225 Adults - ฿875 Kids

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Behind the Scenes: Caring for Elephants at our Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Certain things in life become a passion. Caring for the elephants is one such passion that started many years ago. When you have time to spend with these majestic creatures, you begin to understand what a travesty it has been that these beautiful creatures were so often subject to abuse. It is enough to break our hearts.

Our elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai has only one mission: to rescue and save elephants and provide them with the love they desperately need. Visit our elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai and have the opportunity to bond and interact with one of the most incredible creatures on earth. It is the chance of a lifetime and should be on everyone’s bucket list.

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