Welcome to Elephant Retirement Park with observation program, no riding, no bathing, a home of rescued elephants where elephants freely roam on the mountain. We are the first observe and learning elephant sanctuary at Mae Tang district, Chiang Mai. The learning program, you can witness the elephants enjoying their natural food in the jungle.
This is a great educational experience that you will get knowledge as you can observe the elephants behave naturally from the experience guide about the elephant to understand why they need to be protected.
At the Elephant Retirement Observation Sanctuary, Feed them sugarcane and bananas, and observe them enjoy their freedom, no riding and no bathing with the elephants let them bathing by themselves.
Elephant Observation Morning Program (Minimum 2 persons)
Pick up time 07.00 - 07.30 am. at your hotel
Drive to the north west of Chiang Mai to the Suthep-Pui National park, pass the Ping river, and the animal wildlife area. After 1 hr. you will be getting close to the Elephant Retirement Park.
8.50 am. After arriving at the park, take a break for a while about 10 mins and enjoy the coffee and tea.
9.00 am. Start to get the information from the experienced guide about the elephant retirement park and the history of the elephant that rescued by Elephant Retirement Park. After that learning about herb and food for a supplement when they get a fever. After learning the park provide the Karen local cloth for change before starting to make herbal medicine.
9.30 am. Now it's time to make herbal medicine and prepare healthy food for the elephant.
10.00 am. Next, trekking with a tour guide to the jungle to Meet the elephants who are eating some kind of herbal. When they are sick they know which ones to eat. You will be able to hand feed them as well. During this time, you will have a chance to observe the behavior of the elephant.
12.00 pm. Time for lunch, Enjoy a lunch of a traditional Thai buffet, which is suitable for vegetarians.
01.00 pm. Now its time to head back to the city and we will drop you off back at your hotel. (You will arrive at your hotel around 01.45 pm.)
For Child (3-9 year) price 1200
For Infant (1-3 year) price Free!
The program Include:
- Free Pick up / Drop off at your hotel by Minivan 6 persons, 10 persons, 13 persons, (If you want Private car for 2-13 persons - Reserve car 2,000THB)
- Experienced English speaking guide
- Vegetarian Lunch
- Drinking water
- Photography upload on facebook
- Food for elephant
- bananas, and cane for the elephants.
- Free Locker
***The Observation Morning Program On 1 May 2019 is fully booked*** Please check the date before booking
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.