Elephant care camp and mahout training

One Day Elephant Care Camp & Mahout Training

Pick up by 8.00 - 8.30a.m. from the hotel. We proceed to the elephant camp at “Tung La Korn” village to meet our staff. Then drive to the elephant camp for feeding the elephants,. The trainer will give you “the mahout set” to change clothes into the mahout clothes. After that you will familiarize with the elephant by feeding them some fruits. Next, the trainer will give information all about elephants. After that we will start the introduction of mahout training course. In the course you will learn how to speak to the elephant in basic mahout language, how to control and ride, and you will be trained to ride on its neck by using many different techniques. The trainer will let you practice how to control and ride until you are accustomed to the elephant. After that will be time for have lunch and relaxation. After lunch the trainer will let you control your elephant by yourself to the river (1 elephant for 2 people). Where you will bathe and brush your elephant. There will be an adventure ride following the river by scenic walk with open views of the surrounding hills as well as the fields of local people. And then take the elephant to the mud pool, where you can enjoy a mud bath with elephant if you wish. After at the mud pool you will also learn to re- plant food for the elephants to ensure a sustainable food supply for the elephants. After a rest will be a picture session to give good memories and say goodbye to Mahouts and all lovely elephants. After that we drive back to Chiang Mai, arriving around 5.30 p.m.

Tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Comprehensive medical and accident insurance