Thai Elephant Conservation Center, elephant hospital, Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang

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Activity Level

43508


Categories

Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tours is friendly for kids all ages, however, to ride on the elephant back, recommend to be accompany by adult and this is parents responsibility

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 9

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced)

Visiting Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Elephant hospital and LannaThai Temple


Help to protect Asian Elephants. The Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC), founded in 1993 under Royal Patronage, cares for more than 50 Asian elephants in a beautiful forest conveniently located about one hour drive from Chiang Mai. Beyond being an exciting tourist experience, the TECC is also known for its pioneering work in conservation and science. The TECC also proudly houses six of HM King Bhumibol's ten white elephants in the Royal Elephant Stables.
Wat Phrthat Lampang Luang is one of the finest Lanna Thai architecture style, some of the building is date back to 16 century.

Itinerary

8:00 am we will depart to The Thai Elephant Conservation Center, the only government-owned elephant, is also known for its pioneering work in conservation and science.

Enjoy watching the elephant taking a bath, see how to train these intelligent creatures, possible to take an elephant ride into the forest.

Visit the onsite elephant hospital to treat the needy elephants. There are over hundreds of elephant had treated from this elephant hospital.

Then, we will drive to visit one of the oldest temples in Thailand Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang - a monument of fine and authentic Lanna art and architecture, the temple stands on a small hill, surrounded by a brick wall and remains on the original site more than 1, 000 years ago.

On the way back to Chiangmai will stop at the local farmer market, see several kinds of local vegetables, insects etc. that popular among the local.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Modern, clean and comfortable with air condition 9 seated Toyota Commuter. Seats can be reclined.

What’s Included

Other: Private transportation, Gasoline, Tour Guide, Lunch, Water, cool towel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 Thai baht - based on 1- 2 persons for elephant ride and souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: Elephant ride (one hour) 1,000 baht per elephant (2 people). Price subjected to change without notice.

A Recent Review of this tour

Suphote is an extremely experienced and knowledgeable guide that made our stay our Chiang Mai absolutely memorable. With his characteristic enthusiasm and candor he taught us to appreciate Thai culture and people. Many thanks again!
Lourdes Savitzky-Ruh

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  • Tour Number

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    Categories

    Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. This tours is friendly for kids all ages, however, to ride on the elephant back, recommend to be accompany by adult and this is parents responsibility

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 9

    Language(s)

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    English (advanced)

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