193.56 US - 201.30 US (Currency-Converter)
Adults, Adventure traveler, Teens, Youth
An activity which is most popular in Chiang Mai and which foreigners should not miss is care taking of big animals like elephants at Patara Farm for elephants. Patara farm gives you a chance to be a mahout. Mahout training course at Patara farm gives you an opportunity to own an elephant for a day. You will learn about the daily activity of elephants, about breeding, hiking, tracking and approaching your elephant in the bush.
07:30 AM. - Pick up from your hotel (city hotels) and transfer toPatara Elephant Farm.
08:15 AM. - Arrive at the farm. Make registration. Get change to our training costume. Prepare for training.
08.30 AM. - Mahout Training session includes, hiking to find the elephant in the bush. Learn about elephant farm management and our breeding program. Train to approach and be near elephant. Learn to observe elephant temperament. Introducing to every of our elephants. Morning feed. Daily health care for elephant. Pregnancy test for elephant and care taking for mother with small baby. Train to unchain and walk your elephant to the river. Learn about elephant skin care and bath your elephant in the river. Instructed training to get on the elephant neck with difference technique, sitting on the elephant, basic riding skill and spoken commands for elephant Practice on getting upon and coming down from the elephant.
10:00 AM. - Bare-back riding session. Practice on easy riding trip within the farm and a short trip to visit local temple. Learn about elephant the Buddhism and the believe of the Thais people relate to elephant.
11:00 AM. - Setting of for a long up hill trip to visit waterfall for picnic lunch and refreshing in the water with your elephant.
14:00 PM. - Elephant riding trip back to the farm for evening feed.
15:00 PM. - Farewell and photo taking with your elephants.FinishMahout Training Course
16:00 PM. - Transfer back to your hotel.
• Round trip transportation
• Picnic Lunch
• Drinking water
• MahoutTraining outfit
• Photos &Video clips
• A 40% cancellation fee will be applied if the cancellation is less than 7 days prior to the appointed time.
Remark : Adult and children is the same rate.
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