Half Day Itinerary
6:30-7:00 hrs./ Afternoon 11:30 – 12:00 hrs.
Pick up from your hotel or accommodation in Chiang mai city.
Morning 7:00 hrs./ Afternoon 12:00 hrs.
Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas
Morning 8:30 hrs./ Afternoon 13:30 hrs.
Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Learn about the elephants and change into traditional Karen clothing.
Morning 9:00 hrs./ Afternoon 14:00 hrs.
Meet the elephants. Feed, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants
Morning 9:45 hrs./ Afternoon 14:45 hrs.
Mud Spa with the elephants
Morning 10:30 hrs./ Afternoon 15:30 hrs.
Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
Morning 11:30 hrs./ Afternoon 16:30 hrs.
Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants.
Morning 12:00 hrs./ Afternoon 17:00 hrs.
Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.
Morning 13:30 hrs./ Afternoon 18:30 hrs.
Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.
One Day Walk Itinerary.
6:30-7:00 hrs. Pick up from your hotel or accommodation in Chiang Mai city.
7:00 hrs. Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas
8:30 hrs. Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Walk through and learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing and make medicine for the elephants.
9:00 hrs. Meet the elephants. Feed, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.
9:45 hrs. Mud Spa with the elephants
10:30 hrs. Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
11:30 hrs. Eat a traditional meal
12:00 hrs. Walk with the Elephants in the Jungle for approximately 1.5 hours
13:45 hrs. Relax and trek to see 1 or 2 Elephant Jungle Sanctuary camp including local area at the beautiful countryside
15:30 hrs. Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.
17:00 hrs. Drop off at your hotel or accommodation.
Elephant Jungle Sanctuary will provide free round trip transfer from hotel in Chiang Mai city.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to arrange your own transportation to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary due to the camp is far from the city and the route is utilise unmarked or unpaved roads
Head Office 119 10 Thapae Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100
Q: Will I see a baby elephant?
A: While they currently care for infant elephants, they can not guarantee that you will get the opportunity to interact with one.
Q: What fitness level is needed to visit Elephant Jungle Sanctuary? Can I visit if I have mobility issues?
A: All fitness levels are welcomed at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, however some of locations require moderate hiking ability. If you have mobility issues, please inform us of this prior to your visit, and we will ensure that you visit location suites to your needs. You will never be forced to do anything you feel uncomfortable doing. Please note that unfortunately, none of locations are currently wheelchair accessible.
Q: Is a visit to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary suitable for children/infants?
A: Yes. All ages are welcome at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Please note that, to ensure the safety of young children and infants, close parental supervision is essential during any interaction with elephant.
Q: Is it safe to touching and playing with elephants?
A: Normally, you should avoid getting close to wild elephants. However, all elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary were born from the zoo or tourist attraction which make them familiar with people. But be aware that getting close to elephant for a long time can make them feel nervous and tried. Staff at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary will always be aware and ensure that both elephants and visitors can enjoy together happily.