Thai Elephant Conservation Center
1-day Visit to Elephant Special Reserve
Our short eco tour to the Thai elephant conservation center in Lampang is a great day out for elephant lovers. Experience these majestic creatures close-up in a natural environment.
Enjoy interaction with baby elephants in the elephant enclosure and an adult elephant ride into the jungle. Small groups, usually between 2-8 people. The full range of activities is detailed below.
Noted: an elephant ride as optional please pay directly at the conservation centre before the ride.
9:45 am: See Elephants bathing in the lake, followed by the Elephant training show.
We then visit the Elephant dung paper mini-factory where you can see how paper is made and participate in the process if you wish.
Lastly, before lunch, we enjoy an Elephant ride through the forest for 30-45 minutes.
Break one hour for lunch, with the view of the elephants relaxing in the distance..
1:00 pm: Following lunch, we drive through the local forest for 10 minutes to see the Elephant museum, Elephant cemetery, and the Young Elephant School where Elephants are trained in a humanitarian, old-fashioned way.
Then back to the car and drive to visit the Elephant hospital(for the elephants who have suffered from hard work through tourism, stepping on a land mine while hauling timbers or ivory infected from being cut, etc) and the Elephant nursery
3:30 pm: On the way back to Chiang Mai we stop to explore a local exotic market.
Arrive back in Chiang Mai at approx. 5:00 pm.
What to Bring:
- A positive attitude!
- Daypack / Small backpack
- Change of clothes
- Sneakers / Trainers or sandals
- A raincoat (June, July & August)
- Small personal toiletries, including toilet paper
- Allergy medication
What We Provide:
- English-speaking guide
- Admission fee
- Elephant ride fee
Prices : 1 Day
Price depends on the group size
2 people costs 2,530B per person
3 people costs 2,280B per person
4-5 people costs 2,030B per person
6-8 people costs 1,580B per person
( Prices updated on November 15 2018 )