Elephant Sanctuary + Karen Homestay + Waterfall Trek + Chai Lai Bungalow

Experience Jungle Magic

Deluxe Chiang mai jungle adventure

3 days, 2 nights

Escape into the wilderness and refresh your spirit. On this jungle trek, your guides will teach you to return to indigenous roots and enjoy the simple pleasures of jungle life. This trip includes the trek past guests have voted it as the authentic experience in Northern Thailand and combined it with a stay in a Private bungalow at Chai lai Orchid. In addition to playing with and learning to care for beautiful elephants, you will experience traditional jungle life the Karen way! Miles away from the bustling city and tourist traps, you’ll trek to Karen Hill Tribe village, swim at jungle waterfalls, enjoy traditional food cooked over the fire, bamboo raft down a river, and sleep in a Karen-style bungalow.

You will get to meet and interact with each of the elephants one on one. Learn about each elephant’s distinct personality and some words to communicate with them. Follow elephants as they roam free through the jungle. At the river you can play with the elephants and scrub them. It’s pure bliss to see them enjoying their natural environment.

 

12,800 2 person (6400 each)

Day 1 Itinerary

Get picked-up from you hotel in Chiang Mai (between 8-9AM) drive through the beautiful  countryside of Northern Thailand approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes 

Help care for a family of  elephants at the Chai Lai Elephant Rescue in Mae Wang.  During the day you will get to meet and interact with each of the elephants one on one. Learn about each elephant’s distinct personality and some words to communicate with them. Discover the story of each elephant and how they came to live here. Follow elephants as they roam free through the jungle. After hiking around the mountains with your new pachyderm friends there is no better reward than plunging into the cool refreshing river. At the river you can play with the elephants and scrub them. It’s pure bliss to see them enjoying their natural environment.

 

This tour offers an unforgettable waterfall picnic lunch. Your guide will pack a traditional Thai meal and fresh seasonal fruits, and you can enjoy your lunch next to a gorgeous jungle waterfall. Depending on the weather and season you can bbq over a fire. Please let us know  in advance if you have any dietary restrictions so we can accommodate.  We can offer vegetarian,  halal,  gluten free, nut free or vegan lunch. 

Relax beside the fire in the evening as you enjoy the company of your guide who will prepare you a traditional Karen meal. Enjoy your meal and the stillness of life away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Our Karen homestays offer open-air showers and eco-friendly solar-powered facilities. Fall asleep to the sounds of the jungle in a beautiful traditional bamboo bungalow in a Karen Hill village surrounded by picturesque river and jungle.

Itinerary- Day 2

Wake up under the jungle canopy and enjoy a traditional breakfast of and locally-sourced seasonal fruits. 

Hike through beautiful jungle that spills out onto sun-drenched rice paddies and Northern Thailand landscapes. 

Bask in golden the afternoon light and enjoy elephant happy hour at Chai Lai Orchid before retiring to your private bungalow for dinner. 

Check in to your cozy private bungalow and relax

ITINERARY- DAY 3

Breakfast is better with Elephants 

Float down the Mae Wang River on a traditional bamboo raft

Included
Not Included
Packing List
  • Comfortable Athletic Clothing
  • 1 Towel
  • Swimwear
  • Trekking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellant
  • Sun block
  • Change of clothes

This trip is well organized but relaxed. In order to give you the best experience and maximum time doing your preferred activities, there’s no set schedule. It’s Thai time! 

Book Your Elephant Homestay Waterfall Trek

12,800 2 person (6400 each)

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