08:00 – 08:30 – Pick up at the lobby of your hotel in city center only and drive along a pleasant and scenic road to the northern part of Chiang Mai.
10:00 – Arrive at the Elephant Camp situated on the bank of the Mae Tang River. See the Elephant Show of how these magnificent animals working in the timber industry by pushing, dragging and rolling logs in unison at the command of their mahouts. Also many activities are being performed to show their talent and intelligence for instances playing soccer, game, massage and even draw such a beautiful painting of abstract, trees, flowers or even picture of themselves.
11:00 – It’s now a time for an exciting Elephant ride about 45 min crossing the river and climbing hills into the lush jungle. You’ve got to “swing with the sway” as you rumble and thrash along…and hang on tight folks. (Elephants are very sure-footed animals).
12:00 – Then experience 15 minutes Ox-Cart riding back to the camp.
12:30 – A Buffet lunch is provided at the restaurant inside the camp.
13:00 – After lunch, enjoy about an hour Bamboo rafting (depending upon the water level) trip on the placid Mae Tang River. Usually glide along during a Summer time when the river is quite shallow. Relax & enjoy the scenery on both sides of the Tang River.
14:00 – Finish a rafting trip and Further to the Orchid Farm on route back to the city.
14:45 – Stop at an Orchid Nursery and Butterfly Farm filled with more than 50 different varieties of gorgeous orchid blooms in a dazzling array of colures. There is a superb collection of exotic butterflies to dazzle and bewitch you.
15:15 – Transfer back to Chiang Mai.
16:00 – Return to the hotel.
(Visit to Long-Neck Karen Hill Tribe is available in Package CNX-00361)
CNX-00360: Elephant Safari and Ox-cart Riding Maetang
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Chiang Mai City Area
- Sightseeing and visits as described
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Elephant Riding,
- Bamboo Rafting &
- Oxcart Riding
- Admission fees on sites aforementioned in the program.