Thong Elephant Sanctuary

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Visit our elephant sanctuary: Thong Elephant Sanctuary

 full-day  See also: half-day

5 elephants, sanctuary deep in the jungle, max 24 people per day

Time: 08.15 - 08.45 => 16.30 - 17.00

Our elephant Camp is a small family camp in the region of Mae Wang, close to Chiang Mai. As we are people from the White Karen hill-tribe, we used to live for thousand of years with elephants in our villages.
But nowadays, villagers don't use anymore elephants to help them in the jungle and for agriculture, and we have less and less animals in the forest. At Thong Elephant Sanctuary we want to save them and offer them a nice place to live freely.
Find more about elephants in Thailand here Our camp is an eco-tourism and sustainable project

Special price 2480 2400 THB

Small & non touristy elephant sanctuary

Why don't we let people ride our elephants? The spines of elephants are not the same as horses. They cannot support any weight from above, so riding causes long term harm. And because we do love our elephants, they are a part of our family, we do not want that people to ride them. Discovering and sharing are fun too!

We only accept small groups, about 20 people per day.
We are a small family camp, really different of all the big elephants camps you will find along the way in Chiang Mai, with buses of tourists everyday.

No chains, no hook, no riding, but so much fun and feelings :)

Program Thong Elephant Sanctuary ::

  • 8:15 - 8:45 AM: Pick-up at your hotel or meeting point
  • Journey through the countryside of Chiang Mai, across rural hills, forests, and local agricultural areas
  • Introduction to the habits and history of Asian elephants
  • Meet the elephants and take your time to play and feed them!
  • Head to the river with the elephants for a bath and swim with them
  • Mud bath!
  • Lunch: Traditional Thai dishes
  • Visit to a waterfall
  • Bamboo rafting
  • 4:30 PM: Return to Chiang Mai.

This sanctuary has been certified by Ploy for it's ethical side, the respect of elephants and the respect of the visitors during their visit.

Adult :: ฿ 2480 ฿ 2400
Child :: ฿1500
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* Child between 4 and 10 years old

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