Joining this tour to get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet Thailand’s national animal with feeding and bathing sessions, as well as spectacular daily performances. During this journey, admire the exotic and colorful blooms in the orchid farm. This tour will definitely offer you a fascinating experience at there
ChangChill Elephant Observation Half day
Itinerary Expand all
7:30 - 8:00 AM: The driver will pick up directly at your hotel and transfer about half hour to ChangChill
9:30 AM: Arrival and a short brief about ChangChill’s history and the program’s schedule.
10:30 AM: follow tour guide into the forest, the customer will start to observe the elephants grazing, socializing, while observing from a safe distance. Visitors will learn about ChangChill’s six resident elephants, learn some new facts about Asian Elephants, and meet the mahouts.
11:30 AM: Take a short rest for traditional Thai refreshments - The rest station is above a mud pit, where on a hot day, the elephants love to bathe and play together. Visitors enjoy their refreshments and watch from above, trying to avoid getting sprayed with bits of mud being thrown around from down below.
12:00 PM: Visitors move down to the riverside sala where they learn a bit about enrichment, and help fill feeding tubes with corn, sugar cane, grass, bananas and any other supplementary food on hand. During and after lunch, visitors will be able to enjoy the view of the elephants eating through the treats that were stashed in the fencing from the elephant observation deck.
12:15 PM: Enjoy Thai vegetarian food for lunch. Visitors will learn about the community’s history and the traditional method of weaving clothing and bags at the Karen Cultural Centre. Visitors can try this method of weaving with the guidance of local community members and purchase items that were made by hand in the village.
The day ends with a short discourse about what the guests know about elephants in this trip and how they continue to help elephants even after leaving Thailand.
- PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
Price & Inclusion
- 1 Lunch
- English speaking guide
- Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan.
- Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
- Personal expenses
- Tipping/ Gratuities
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
- Cancellation by Customer
- More than 7 days prior: 30% of total rates.
- From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
- Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
- No-Show: 100% of total rates.
- Itinerary 9
- Food/Drink 8
- Tour guide 7
- Enter/act 9
- Accomodations 8
My wife and I selected ChangChill for our elephant experience after through some options and BestPrice took care of out request. Luna (our amazing guide for the day) and the rest of the employees here prioritize the elephants' wellbeing, which is symbolized by ChangChill's activities focus toward on… More My wife and I selected ChangChill for our elephant experience after through some options and BestPrice took care of out request. Luna (our amazing guide for the day) and the rest of the employees here prioritize the elephants' wellbeing, which is symbolized by ChangChill's activities focus toward on observation. Trekking through the forest was worth the effort to see these gorgeous animals being themselves, and we would suggest ChangChill as well as BestPrice Travel to anybody wanting for a once-in-a-lifetime elephant adventure. Less