HALF DAY PROGRAM

Spend a half day taking care of the amiable elephants through the traditional Karen way. Learn more about the culture of the hill tribes and how they connect with the elephant, through the history of both the Karen and the Asian elephants.

Enjoy an unforgettable experience with the animals close to their natural habitat and find out the importance of the Asian elephant and its preservation in Thailand.

At noon, a Karen lunch will be provided. If you require an adapted lunch (vegetarian, vegan of certain allergies), please inform your tour guide in advance.

What to bring:
Don’t forget to bring a mosquito repellent and sunscreen. We will be in the jungle where mosquitos will be happy to see you and the sun can be unpredictable.

Since we will be bathing together with the elephants, we recommend to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Sanitary facilities are available. Of course, if necessary, bring your personal medicine.

Schedule:
Note: hours of the schedule are not fixed. Please take a flexible schedule into account.

Morning program Afternoon program Activity
7:30am – 8:00am 12:00pm – 12:30pm Pick up off all visitors at their accommodation in Chiang Rai city and surroundings
    Arrival at the EPT park, time to adjust and discover the park freely
    Introduction to the park and its mission, brief information on the elephant, its history in Thailand and the link with the Karen tribe
    Spend time together with the elephants through the Karen way:
Feed the elephants and learn more about eating and drinking habits of the elephant
Discover the gentle nature and social of the elephants.
Take a look around in the local Karen museum and get more information by the tour guide. Visit as well the souvenir shop and behold the weaving techniques to make the typical Karen clothes
Take a bath with the elephants
    Enjoy a Karen lunch and take a rest. Free time to take a look around, visit the souvenir shop or get in touch with the staff
    Say goodbye to the elephants
13:00pm 17:30pm Drop off of all visitors back at their accommodations in Chiang Rai city and surroundings

 

Course Fees – Prices

  • Adult 1700 thb /person
  • Children 1500 thb /person
  • Under 3 years old Free!

Included in the price: lunch, water, transportation, food for the elephants, insurance and an English speaking guide.

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