Come live at a royally-affiliated project dedicated to the preservation of Thai elephants and earn up to 28 service hours as well as a certificate in elephant handling! Learn to ride, guide, bathe, and feed elephants as you help to ensure a bright future for these magnificent animals. The program includes formal classes, practical training, local accommodations, an overnight camping adventure deep in the jungle, an excursion to an elephant hospital, social time with the mahouts (caretakers), and plenty of quality contact with these peaceful pachyderms.
You’ll live at Thailand’s most prestigious elephant conservation centre, set on thousands of acres of forest about one hour from Chiang Mai. This facility is a professional training school for mahouts as well as scores of playful pachyderms of all ages. The conservation centre is also home to an amazing team of trainers who have dedicated their lives to elephants, and they will make your experience here truly memorable. This is one of the finest elephant care, study, and management facilities in the world.
You’ll train with elephants in an outdoor classroom and spend one night deep in the jungle, where you will camp with your elephants on the royal reserve. You will also have the chance to help at the largest elephant hospital in Thailand. Whether you are an elephant lover or simply wish to get acquainted with these amazing creatures, you should consider this legendary program.
Rustic Pathways Travel Pty Ltd
ACN 145 984 452 ABN 82 145 984 452
Vic Travel Agent's License No. TA-0032954-C
1800 321 435 (within Australia)
+61 3 5972 0862 (outside Australia)
+61 3 8738 1553 (fax)
PO Box 3453
Mornington VIC 3931, Australia