Doi Inthanon, Elephant Sanctuary, Trekking Trail - Best Chiang Mai Tour! | $52.85 - Book Best Price Tour |

Doi Inthanon, Elephant Sanctuary, Trekking Trail - Best Chiang Mai Tour!

1890 THB

Top 3 Chiang Mai experiences in a single day tour.
Embark on a journey to Living Green Foundation, a renowned Ethical Elephant Sanctuary with a remarkable 5-star rating on TripAdvisor. Encounter adorable elephants that are exceptionally well cared for, with a commitment to a strict no-riding, no-use-of-hooks policy.
Explore Doi Inthanon, Thailand's highest point, to marvel at the magnificent King and Queen pagodas.
Conclude your day with a trekking along the beautiful Pha Dok Siew trail, then visit a Karen Hill Tribe Coffee Plantation. Creating lasting memories while supporting ethical elephant conservation and the local community.

Tour Itinerary

(estimated time, can be changed without prior notice)

07:00 - 07:45


Pick up from hotel in and around Chiang Mai City

07:45 - 09:15  

Embark on a picturesque 90-minute journey through the rural landscapes of Chiang Mai. Revel in the beauty of mountains, rivers, paddy fields, and diverse farms and plantations that unfold along the way.

09:15 - 10:00  

Upon reaching Elephant Green Elephant Sanctuary, receive an orientation about the sanctuary. Following this, you'll have the opportunity to change into traditional northern clothing.

10:00 - 11:15  

Meet the charming elephants and engage with these delightful creatures in their natural habitat. Offer them food and enjoy interactive moments with them.

11:15 - 12:00  

Accompany the elephants to the river and observe them closely as they enjoy themselves. However, if any elephant exhibit any reluctance, such as in response to cold water, we prioritize their comfort and won't force them to enter.

12:00 - 12:45  

Enjoy a delicious local meal and say goodbye to your big friends.

12:45 - 13:15  

Approximately 30 min travel to Doi Inthanon National Park and explore the highest mountain in Thailand.

13:15 - 14:00  

Enjoy the cool breeze and mist of the highest peak of Thailand.

14:00 - 15:00  

Visit the iconic Twin Pagodas (King and Queen Pagodas) and the famous botanic garden showcasing a diverse array of flowers. 

15:00 - 17:30  

Embark on a trek along the acclaimed Pha Dok Siew Nature Trail, where rare wildlife and lush rice terraces await. Pause for a refreshing moment at Pha Dok Siew waterfall before exploring an organic coffee farm run by the Karen Hill tribe.

17:30 - 19:00  

Depart from Doi Inthanot, travel approximately 90 min to Chiang Mai City.

For safety reasons during rainfall,  the tour may change the trekking route to Ang Ka Nature Trail.

Tour Includes

  • Round trip pick up from your hotel (in pick up area)
  • National park fee
  • Tour guide
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Your photo of the tour on the elephant sanctuary's Facebook

What to bring

  • Extra clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty
  • Suitable shoes for trekking
  • A pair of sandals 
  • Towel
  • Raincoat (during the rainy season)
  • Jacket (colder weather than in the city is expected)
  • Insect spray

For visiting the Chedi's of the King & Queen, You must honor the place by dressing in a casual dress code (or better). No flipper shoes (sneakers, sports shoes or cut shoes are OK), No tank top (T-shirt is OK), No short pants (long pair of jeans is OK).

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