TR1002: Full Day Mae Tang Trek with half day Elephant Care
Price From : 1,700 Baht
A great alternative trek to those who do not want to ride elephants! Do a one-day trek in the lush forest of the Mae Tang area and combine it with some quality time taking care and bathing of the elephants. Whitewater rafting and bamboo rafting are also included too.
On pick up from your Chiang Mai hotel, we will depart northwards to the Mae Tang area making a brief stop at the local market at Mae Malai. We will continue on to the small riverside elephant camp. The elephants spend a lot of their time here enjoying the company of the few trekkers who are brought here as well as having some space to roam to the river. At the elephant camp, you will be introduced to the elephants and shown how to care for these lovely animals, you will spend around 2 hours at the elephant camp with the company of elephants and the highlight being a trip to the river where you will get to help the elephants take their morning bath (bring a swimsuit!) Also at the camp, you will learn how to make traditional elephant medicine from natural ingredients, learn how to make a natural elephant scrubber from the forest vines too. Following the elephant camp, it will be time for lunch before embarking on the trek to the waterfall you will trek for the lush forest following a little stream to a jungle waterfall where you can take a shower under the cooling cascade of water. You will trek out of the jungle to the rafting camp where you will board the white water rafting boats for the 5km paddle down the Mae Tang River. In the wet season, there are some big rapids on this stretch of water! At the end of the white water rafting, you will transfer to the waiting transportation where you will be driven back to Chiang Mai and transferred to your Chiang Mai hotel.Ask a question about this tour >>
- 08:00 pick up at Chiang Mai hotel
- Drive to the elephant camp
- Elephant feeding
- Elephant care and spend time with the elephants
- Elephant bathing
- Trek to waterfall
- White water rafting
- 17:30 transfer back to Chiang Mai hotel
Deposit to secure booking
Balance to pay on the tour
|Adult (and child above 130cm)||1,700 Baht||500 Baht||1,200 Baht|
Child (below 130cm tall)
|1,700 Baht||500 Baht||1,200 Baht|
This tour includes
- English speaking trekking guide
- Transport by seated pick up truck
- All listed activities
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- Accident insurance
This tour excludes
- No exclusions
Guaranteed daily group departures - 2 personThis 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.
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Group Join in Tour
You will join a group of up to 13 persons.
Operated By Partner operator
This tour is operated by a specialist operator and not operated by Travel Hub
A Tourist Authority of Thailand licensed and English speaking trekking guide will be provided. We provide separate drivers and you guide will not be driving the vehicle.
Elephants feature on this tour please read the following information:
Lunch will be provided on the trek. Please inform us if you have any special dietary requirements. You are advised to carry a bottle of water with you on the trek.
Trekking in this part of Thailand is very safe and accidents are very rare but still safety is always a priority. A limited amount of accident insurance is provided to cover some medical bills in case of an injury but it is advised that you have your own comprehensive accident insurance. Before commencement of the white water rafting you will have a safety briefing..
Wear light clothes as trekking in this part of the world can be hot and sweaty work. Shorts, T shirt and a sun hat are ideal. Long trousers are OK as they will protect your lower legs more but will be hotter to wear. Although hiking boots aren’t a necessity at least a sturdy pair of running shoes should be worn. Some people trek with sandals but they do leave your feet open to be scratched by vegetation also flip flops (thongs) arena’t appropriate as they don't provide enough support. In the rainy season from April to October bring a rain coat. Please bring a dry change of clothes for after the rafting.
A small rucksack/day sack, shorts and T shirt for trekking (long trousers if you prefer), Walking shoes, socks, swimming suit, small towel/sarong, insect spray, sun cream, Raincoat (rainy season), some toilet paper, One bottle of water. Some money for drinks and hill tribe crafts if you want to buy.
This is a single day tour, no accommodation is included. Please contact us if you would like us to arrange pre or post tour accommodation or require any assistance with hotel bookings in Chiang Mai
We provide accident insurance for this tour to cover medical bills up to a maximum amount of 100,000 baht.
On this trip, you will be invited to bathe the elephants in the river. You are likely to get wet. Please either bring swimwear to change into or a change of clothes for the end of the wet activities.