Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience

Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience
Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience
Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience
Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience
Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience
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See a different side of Chiang Mai by hanging out with the gentle giants of the ChangChill elephant experience. You'll learn how this organisation supports the protection, conservation and lifestyle of free-roaming elephants in the region. Observe the daily patterns of these jungle giants from a safe distance, seeing how they graze and socialise with each other. Wave goodbye to new friends and return to Chiang Mai to make offerings to monks, explore Kad Ton Payo flea market, enjoy a spot of meditation or taste regional specialties.

Highlights
  • Meet elephants in a responsible environment by hanging out with the gentle giants of the ChangChill elephant experience.
  • Take a songthaew to Kad Ton Payom flea market and purchase offerings to give to monks
  • Discover local flavours with a traditional breakfast
  • Talk with the abbot at the 600-year-old Wat Umong Temple and learn about Buddhism and Dharma
  • Mingle with the monks and get some basic meditation tips in Wat Suan Dok
Transport
  • Mini bus , Songthaew
Included Activities
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary day trip
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary Lunch
  • Chiang Mai - Kad Ton Payom Market visit
  • Chiang Mai - Monk chat & meditation
  • Chiang Mai - Wat U-mong & Wat Suan Dok
Accommodation
  • Hotel (2 nights)
Destinations
  • Thailand
  • South East Asia
Tour Types
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Small Group
  • Couples
  • Family-Kids
  • Youth
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Cultural
  • Religion-Spiritual
  • Wildlife

Location: Chiang Mai

Sa-wat dee! Welcome to Thailand. The most vibrant city in northern Thailand, Chiang Mai has many famous temples and an interesting old city area. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 7pm with your local guide. An airport arrival transfer is included please advise your flight details at time of booking. If you arrive early, head out to explore charming Chiang Mai. The friendliness of the people, the interesting old town bound by moats, and the many fascinating temples enthral travellers from around the world. After the welcome meeting you will have free time tonight. Make sure to sample some delicious traditional northern Thai food in the vibrant night markets – the signature dish is kao soy, yellow wheat noodles in a curry broth, traditionally served with chicken or beef. <br/><br/>Included Activities:<br/>-<description>Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer</description>

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: ChangChill, Chiang Mai

Today, you’ll have a pretty special time visiting the ChangChill elephant experience. Take a 1.5-hour drive out of Chiang Mai to ChangChill, where you’ll begin to learn how this organisation supports the protection, conservation and lifestyle of free-roaming elephants in the region. You’ll observe the daily patterns of these jungle giants from a safe distance, seeing how they graze and socialise with their other friends. The expert local guides will be able to give you a ‘live lecture’ on the elephants themselves, its sustainable tourism practices and conservation efforts in the area. Enjoy some refreshments nearby the elephant’s mud pit but be careful not to get a spray! Be treated to some lunch in a riverside sala (pavilion) alongside your giant friends, who will be enjoying a meal too. Return to Chiang Mai where the rest of the time is at leisure.<br/><br/>Included Activities:<br/>-<description>Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary day trip</description><br/>-<description>Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary Lunch</description>

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,

Location: Chiang Mai

It’s an early start today (pick up between 5.30 to 5.50am) as you set off by songthaew for a scenic drive to Kad Ton Payom flea market. Here you’ll collect your offerings from the market and then offer these alms to monks to ‘make merit’. This region is famous for its cuisine and you’ll enjoy a traditional breakfast of local specialities such as rice soup, fried rice, and grilled pork. The next stop is Wat U-mong, a 600 year-old temple famed for its large painted pagoda and underground tunnel. Soak up the peaceful atmosphere and take the opportunity to talk with the abbot about Buddhism and Dharma. Then it’s on to Wat Suan Dok, where you can mingle with monks to learn about their way of life, take some time to learn basic meditation, and also make an offering to the Sangkha (the Buddhist community). Your adventure concludes at approximately 12pm, and you are free to depart at any time. There is no accommodation included tonight. Perhaps stay in Chiang Mai and explore the city further.<br/><br/>Included Activities:<br/>-<description>Chiang Mai - Kad Ton Payom Market visit</description><br/>-<description>Chiang Mai - Monk chat &amp; meditation</description><br/>-<description>Chiang Mai - Wat U-mong &amp; Wat Suan Dok</description>

Accommodation: ,

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Included
  • Chiang Mai - Wat U-mong & Wat Suan Dok
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary Lunch
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Chiang Mai - ChangChill Elephant Sanctuary day trip
  • Chiang Mai - Kad Ton Payom Market visit
  • Chiang Mai - Monk chat & meditation
  • Meals
    -2 breakfasts, 1 lunches
  • Accommodation
    -Hotel (2 nights)
  • Transport
    -Mini Bus, Songthaew

Not Included
  • Tipping and Gratuities
    -
  • International Travel
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Start:Chiang Mai
Finish:Chiang Mai
Group size:1 - 12
Suitable for: 5-99 years
Accommodation:Hotel (2 nights)
Physical rating:Low
Meals:2 breakfasts, 1 lunches
Diets:Vegetarians
Tour operated in: English
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