Elephant Ride and Bamboo Rafting at Chiang Dao Tour

A great day tour to Chiang Dao Elephant Camp where you can enjoy an authentic elephant ride through the jungle to an ethnic hilltribe village and experience an exciting bamboo rafting.  At the camp, you will see the elephant bath and show.

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Tour Code: CNXOPT-24
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: Full Day
Meal: Lunch

Start from: 3,350 THB


Daily : 08.00 – 16.00

Head to the northern part of Chiang Mai.  Make the first stop at the Orchids & Butterflies Farm along the way. 

Continue driving another half an hour along a pleasant and scenic road to Chiang Dao Elephant camp, the first Elephant training camp of Chiang Mai established since 1969.

Watch an Elephant’s bathing in the river Ping, the main river of Chiang Mai but from a very beginning.

Next is the main part of the Elephant show which’s a demonstration of how these magnificent animals trained to work for timber industry by pushing, dragging and rolling logs by following the command of their mahouts.

After this is a time to excite the Elephant Ride for approximately one hour through the lush jungle to the Lisu Hill Tribe Village, the place where you can purchase some local crafts from Lisu tribe as souvenirs as well as to support the local economy, then another half an hour riding back to the camp (if it’s not during the rainy season, when river’s quite shallow the Elephants will walk through the river back).

Then, have a lovely delicious Thai food as Lunch at local restaurant

After lunch, enjoy an hour Bamboo Rafting trip along a beautiful and pleasant Mae Ping River.

Leave to Chiangmai on the way back to the city.



  • Transportation by A/C vehicle
  • Sightseeing as described
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Elephant ride to Lisu Village
  • Bamboo Rafting
  • All admission fees

Out of Route Area:

  • The following areas are out of route for pick up and drop off: Mae Rim Area, Sa Moeng Area, Hang Dong Area, San Kampang Area, Veranda High Resort and some others outside of the city center. We will suggest the hotel in the city center as a meeting point at the time of confirmation.
  • A request for pick up and drop off at the out of route area is possible at an extra charge of 700 Baht per transfer per way (not per person). For Hmong Lodge and Panviman Resort & Spa: extra charge 1,100 Baht per transfer per way. We will send separate payment link upon request.

General Terms and Conditions

  • The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

PRIVATE TOUR - Price per person in Thai Baht

Valid from 01 November 2017 to 31 October 2018
No. of PaxAdult PriceChild Price
1 Adults6,0004,800
2-3 Adults3,3502,680
4-5 Adults2,3501,880
6-8 Adults2,2001,760
  • No. of pax is based upon the number of PAYING ADULTS
  • Child: Age Between 4 and 11 years old
  • Group of 10 Adults or More, please contact us

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