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BPT3003 3 Day Elephants and Highlights Tour

TOUR OVERVIEW
Price From : 3,250 Baht

This three day package will combine the highlights of both Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai as well as allowing a good half day interacting with some happy elephants.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Day 1 - Wat Umong and Doi Suthep Temple at Night

Day one of this three day package will be an evening tour will start with pick up from your Chiang Mai hotel. We then will proceed towards Doi Pui mountain where we will make our first stop at Wat Umong. Wat Umong is a 700 year old temples nestled in the forest at the foot of Doi Pui mountain. The temple here is famous for its underground tunnels and large chedi, there is also a field containing broken Buddha statues, the twilight hours is definitely the best time to visit this atmospheric temple. Following Wat Umong the tour will proceed to Chiang Mai's most famous temple and without a doubt the evening time is definitely one of the best times to visit as the tourists crowds which do visit this temple will have mostly departed for the day. You will enjoy the very unique views of Chiang Mai at Night and will see the city lit up below you!

Day 2  - Karen Long Neck, Chiang Rai and The Golden Triangle

On day two we will visit Chiang Rai Province and The Golden Triangle, meeting point of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. After pick up at your Chiang Mai hotel, your first stop will be Maekhajan hot springs a good spot to take a morning cup of coffee before heading up towards the stunning Wat Rong Khun often named 'The White Temple' due do its dazzling white colour inlaid with mirrored glass. A short drive from Chiang Saen will bring us to the Golden Triangle where you will have the option of a boat trip across the Mekong River to the Laos island of Don Xao The tour will proceed to Mae Sai the Thai border town with Myanmar where we can spend some time at the bustling border market. You will also get a glimpse of Myanmar itself with it only being situated a mere ten meters away across the river. On the return leg to Chiang Mai we will stop to see The Karen Long Neck hill tribe as well as Akha/Yao tribal groups.

Day 3 - Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

On day three you will partake in the half day programme at The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. This half day elephant programme will get you out of the city into the hills of the Mae Wang area where you will spend a few hours of elephant interaction with some happy elephants. For the morning session get ready for an early pick up! There will be a one and half hour drive to the Mae Wang area. On arrival your guide will give you an introduction to the Asian elephant and some back ground information to the elephants which reside there. Next it will be time to meet the elephants! The elephant meeting session at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is very informal and you can feed, mingle and get up close to all the elephants and this is a great time to take some photos. You will then accompany the elephants to their favorite mud pit where they like to wallow in the muddy water. Feel free to take part in their muddy experience. The last activity of the morning will be to walk the elephants to the small river for a bath and scrub down. At the end on the activities for the morning programme you will be provided with a traditional Thai lunch before departure back to Chiang Mai and transfer back to your Chiang Mai accommodation

Note: You will be required to show your original passport if you want to take the boat ride on the Mekong to the Laos side. Please bring this with you if you want to take this option.

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ITINERARY

Day 1- Wat Umong and Doi Suthep Temple at Nigh
  • Pickup from your hotel in Chiang Mai. 17:30
  • Visit Wat Umong. 
  • Visit Doi Suthep Temple.
  • Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai. 21:00
Overnight
  •  Chiang Mai
Day 2 - Karen Long Neck, Chiang Rai and The Golden Triangle
  •  Pick up from hotel in Chiang Mai 07:30
  •  Visit Maekhajan hot springs Visit Wat Rong Khun
  •  Visit Golden Triangle
  •  On tour option - Boat trip on Mekong, cross to Laos*
  •  Have lunch
  •  Visit border market at Mae Sai
  •  Visit Karen Long Neck village
  •  Visit Akha and Yao hill tribal groups
  •  Back to hotel about 21:00
Overnight
  • Chiang Mai
Day 3 - Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
  •  06:30-07:00 Pick up from your hotel 
  •  Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai
  •  Walk through and learn about the elephants
  •  Change into traditional Karen clothing and make medicine for the elephants.
  •  Meet the elephants. Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants
  •  Mud Spa with the elephants
  •  Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
  •  Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants. 
  • 13:30 Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.

*On tour option - the guide will give you the option on the tour

PRICES

 

Price

Deposit to secure booking

Balance to pay on the tour

Adult (and child above 130cm) 3,250 Baht 700 Baht 2,550 Baht

Child (below 130cm tall)

2,400 Baht 475 Baht 1,925 Baht
This tour includes:
  •  Licensed English speaking tour guide
  •  Day 1 and 2 transport by air conditioned minibus
  •  Day 3 transport by seated and covered pick up 
  •  All listed activities
  •  All entrance fees
  •  2 lunch (see quick facts below)
  •  Pick up and drop off at your hotel
This tour excludes:
  •  On tour option - Boat trip on Mekong (300 Baht/person)
  •  Hotel accommodation (see below for options)
  •  Airport transfers on request (300-500 Baht/group)

HOTELS

Package prices quoted above exclude hotel accommodation. For this tour package you are free to make your own hotel arrangements. However we would be happy to provide you with a quote with one of our partner hotels. If you require a no obligation quote please let us know on the booking form. If you need the hotel before and after the package dates please let us know in the quearies box on the booking form.
Guaranteed daily group departures
Guaranteed daily group departures
This tour is guaranteed to depart daily if there is a minimum of two persons booked. If you are a solo traveller then please feel free to make a booking. In the rare event no others are booked on this tour then we will notify you two days before the tour offering you a full refund or alternative programme.
Travel Hub is a Chiang Mai Tour Operator
Travel Hub is a Chiang Mai Tour Operator

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Group Join in Tour
Group Join in Tour

You will join a group of up to 13 persons. For privately escorted day itineraries please click here

Operated By Partner operator
Operated By Partner operator

This tour is operated by a specialist operator and not operated by Travel Hub

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QUICK FACTS

You will join a group of up to 13 other persons. Please also note that you will not be joining the same group of persons each day as we do have people joining on a day by day basis as well. This is a package of join in day tours and you may have different guides for each day of the tours.

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