Elephant Care Blue Temple tour – Chiang Mai – With Bamboo Rafting and Long Neck Village and Ox Cart Ride – Chiang May excursions
Private full-day tour to amazing Chiang Mai Natural wonders with Elephants, Blue Temple from Chiang Mai. Highlights on this wonderful Elephant Care Blue Temple tour, we will discover fascinating Chiang Mai life combined with amazing views and nature immersion. Enjoy your time with the Elephants visiting Mae Taeng Elephant Camp, the Elephant care camp, and experience the Thai traditional Ox Cart riding and the Bamboo raft of the Mae Tang river. Visit at last the Wat Ban Den, the Blue Temple, and the Karen Long Neck Village.
NOTE: This unique experience will begin very early in the morning at about 8:00 A.M. and will end about 8 hours later at 4:30 P.M. Arriving at the elephant camp, you will change into traditional Mahout clothing provided by the camp.
Elephant Care Blue Temple Tour from Chiang Mai – Itinerary: Starts From 8:00 AM / 8:30 AM daily
Full-day private tour to Chiang Mai’s natural wonders and elephant experiences from Chiang Mai:
8:00 am – Pick up from your hotel in Chiang Mai. Meet your guide and driver and head north towards Mae Taeng.
9:30 am – Arrive at Mae Taeng Elephant Camp. Learn about these gentle giants and their history in Thailand. Feed and interact with the elephants. Take a 30-minute elephant ride through the jungle and bamboo forests.
11:00 am – Ox cart ride through rice paddies and rural villages. Experience a fun ride in a traditional Thai ox cart. See the agricultural side of Chiang Mai life.
12:30 pm – Traditional Khantoke Thai lunch at the elephant camp. Enjoy delicious local Northern Thai cuisine in a beautiful open-air setting.
1:30 pm – Bamboo rafting along the Mae Tang River. Float peacefully down the river on a bamboo raft, taking in lush jungle scenery. A relaxing and calming experience.
2:30 pm – Visit Wat Rong Khun, the stunning all-white Blue Temple. Admire the ornate and unique Buddhist temple adorned with intricate silver mirrors. Truly a one-of-a-kind temple.
3:30 pm – Stop at the Karen Long Neck village outside Chiang Mai. Meet and learn about the fascinating Karen tribe women who wear traditional brass rings around their necks.
Please note this itinerary may be slightly adjusted by your guide as needed based on weather, travel times, or other daily circumstances. Your guide will ensure you have the best possible experience even if small changes are required. We look forward to showing you the highlights of Chiang Mai and the surrounding area on this full-day adventure!
Elephant Care Blue Temple Tour from Chiang Mai – KEY DETAILS
- DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: Your Hotel.
- DEPARTURE TIME: Program Starts From 7:50 AM / 8:20 AM daily.
- RETURN TIME: Approximately at 4:30 PM.
- WEAR: Light T-shirt – short pants – Casual – swimming suit.
- Experienced local guides, Air-conditioned vehicles with an experienced driver.
- English-speaking guide.
- Includes soft drinks and refreshing drinks en route.
- All admission fees are mentioned in the program.
- Transfer from/to hotel.
- Accident insurance.
- Transportation in the minivan.
WHAT TO BRING
- Appropriate casual clothing to visit Temples.
- Towel, swimming suit, sunblock, sunglasses, camera.
The Elephant Care Blue Temple tour Chiang Mai itinerary and timing above are approximate and may be modified without notice to fit local weather conditions.
If the above tour does not meet your requirements and you wish to customize your own tour, please feel free to contact us and tell us your preference.
We will do our best to provide the best service we can.
Private Elephant Care Blue Temple Tour – Chiang Mai Tours – Chiang May excursions
Mae Taeng Elephant Camp is an elephant park and clinic located in the Maetaman Valley in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The park is situated on the banks of the Maetaeng River and is home to a number of well-cared-for elephants. Visitors can interact with the elephants by washing and feeding them, as well as watching elephant shows, and going on elephant treks. The park is located on the same route as Tha Phae Ban Mae Tamaan and is approximately 9 kilometers from the entrance. It is also opposite the Mae Tamaan temple.
- The camp opened in 1991 and is one of the most well-known elephant camps in northern Thailand. It covers over 100 acres of land.
- They currently care for around 92 elephants at the camp, most of which were rescued from illegal logging operations. The elephants receive excellent care from mahouts and veterinarians.
- The camp offers several programs for visitors to interact with the elephants. The most popular is bathing the elephants in the river. Visitors can help scrub and care for the elephants. There is also elephant shows and performances.
- Riding programs are available, but the camp focuses more on educational, ethical interactions. Treks range from 30 mins to overnight stays in hillside cabins with the elephants.
- Other amenities include a swimming pool, restaurant, souvenir shop and camp lodgings. The scenery surrounding the camp is beautiful countryside.
- The camp has earned numerous awards for sustainable tourism over the years. Revenue helps fund the on-site elephant hospital and conservation efforts.
- It’s located in the Mae Taeng valley, about 60km north of Chiang Mai city. The route is scenic but winding mountain roads. Wt.