Elephant Sanctuary Retirement Park in Chiang Mai (Thailand)
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Volunteering and Home stay

Volunteering and Home stay

Elephant Retirement Park (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Volunteering and Home stay

We are offering a life enhancing opportunity of direct  on conservation work  in a unique program to help protect elephant species. Most volunteers leave with a sense of accomplishment and a deep satisfying feeling of having something really done.

Volunteer at Elephant Retirement Park and help to improve make a real contribution to conservation in Northern Thailand. The park provides sanctuary for orphaned elephants that have often been abused as working animals.You will actively help improve their 


Volunteering at the park offers visitors the opportunity to engage with elephants with no riding and, for many, it is an enriching and life-changing experience. Volunteers can feed and bathe the elephants regularly, as well as learn more about their care. During free time, there are many activities to enjoy such as cultural lessons and walks. Your volunteer experience includes in shared rooms and three meals a day.


08.30 am. - 09.00 am. : Pick up from your hotel. Drive for one hour through Mae Tang agricultural countryside. When you arrive at park, we will give an introduction about

our park and the elephants.

After the introduction, we meet and treat the elephants. Feed them fresh fruit and sugar cane and relax in their company.

12.00 pm. - 13.00 pm. : Time for lunch, a traditional thai buffet, which is suitable for vegagetarians.

After lunch we supply you with shorts and t-shirts for mud spa and shower with the elehants After we finish the mud spa and shower, it's your turn to shower and we supply

you with towels and soap to get youself clean.

After you have taken a shower, there is some time to relax with a cold beverage and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

16.30 pm. - 17.00 pm. : Back to the homestay at the area of park.

Day 2   (Trekking day)

08.30-09.00 A.M.:

Start trekking from there. We will trekking about two hours. During trekking we will enjoy with beautiful scenery and learn about plants, insects, tree and forest until arrive at

the waterfall and relax there.

04.00-5.00 P.M. We will back to the home stay.

Day 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Start at 08.00 A.M.

Learn how to make herbal for them and cure them with herbs. Take a break for lunch and relax. Then we will prepare food for feeding the elephants.

After that we will take them to shower, observe them This is rare opportunity to live and work closely with elehants.

Your will be able to build a relationship and get a better insight into their long term upkeep.

You will stay in the elephants home in their natural jungle habitat, an hours drive from Chiang Mai square.

The Elephant Retirement Park involves it's volunteers in all aspects of elephant care including, practical instruction in how to harves grass, bamboo, and corn, how to feed the elephants, make and use herbal medicine and help maintain upkeep of the camp.

You will also learn ho to become a true Mahout elephant carer.


 - Accommodation
 - Mosquito net
 - Meals and hot drinks
 - Transport (includeing the opportunity to go to Chiang Mai City)
 - Mahout traning
 - Hand wash laundry facilities
 - Insurance
 - Power point and drinking water.

*** Please bring : Swimming Suit, Flip-Flops, Sun Protection and personal Medicine ***


 - 3 Days: 7,500 ฿/PERSON.
 - 4 Days: 9,500 ฿/PERSON.
 - 5 Days: 11,000 ฿/PERSON.
 - 6 Days: 12,500 ฿/PERSON.
 - 7 Days: 14,000 ฿/PERSON.

Guest payment terms:
1. All transactions must be settled day before guest program date (eg: heavy rain, sickness etc).
2. No cancellation refunds.
3. If you would like to change the date, please inform us with in 1 week.

Elephant Retirement Park

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Volunteering and Home stay



Volunteering and Home stay