Elephant Caretaker Courses > Learn to be a Mahout (Elephant caretaker) at Thai Elephant Home

Learn to be a Mahout (Elephant caretaker) at Thai Elephant Home

Tour Code: 083

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At Thai Elephant Home you will learn how to ride and command elephants, bathe and play in the mud with them. Swim with them in the river. Ride elephant bareback into the forest and up the hill.


Tour Detail:


Duration: 8.30-17.00

Itinerary
You will be picked up from hotel between 8.00- 8.30 am and driven about one hour to Thai Elephant Home. After arriving you will be given traditional mahout clothes to change and be introduced to your elephant. Then you will learn how to communicate with the elephants and how to ride them. After that, you will ride your elephant bareback into the forest and up the hill. Lunch will be served in the hill while the elephants are free to find some vegetation for lunch as well. After lunch we will go to the black mud bath where you can bathe elephants in the mud and have the mud fight with them. After that you will need to wash yourself off at a small clean water stream and ride the elephant back down to the river. You will spend your time playing, swimming with elephants in the river before returning to Thai Elephant Home. Then you will get changed, have time to relax, have some drinks and fruit before returning to Chiang Mai.

Tour Price

Tour type                         Private                      Join Group
 Price per person (Thai Baht)             Pls. contact us for rates                      Adult  4,900
                     Child  2,500

Tour includes:
- English speaking tour guide
- Air-con minibus
- Admission fee
- Lunch
- Travel insurance

Tour excludes:
- Drinks

Tour pick up and drop off
- At your hotel in Chiang Mai City

What to bring
- Extra clothes
- Sun cream

 

 

 


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