Elephant Trek, Rafting and Hilltribe Village Tour from Chiang Mai

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  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3685CNX20C

Approximately 60 Kilometers north of Chiang Mai, situated on the banks of the Ping River is Chiang Dao Elephant Camp. In an unspoiled setting, marvel at these colossal beasts of burden performing amazing feats of strength and skill, at the command of their "mahouts".


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  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Then follow an exhilarating elephant trek through the neighboring jungle, past bamboo trees and hanging creepers, upwards towards a remote Lisu hilltribe village. The Lisu hilltribe people originated in Tibet and their villages are usually located in the mountains around 1000 metres. Local lunch is provided.

Then comes the time for your relaxing bamboo raft trip along the Ping River. After visit some unspoiled hilltribe villages in Chiang Dao, such as, Karen, and Palaung Hilltribe Villages. If time permits, you may visit some other nearby hilltribe villages like, Akha, Lahu, and Lisu. On return to Chiang Mai, the journey continues by road to an Orchid Farm at Mae Sa.

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Tour departs from Chiang Mai Town Area hotels and Four Seasons Hotel
Departure Time:
  • 8:30am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

9 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
  • Returns to original departure point

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Chiang Mai Town Departure
Code: CMTD

Elephant Trek, Rafting & Hilltribe tour including pick up & drop off from Chiang Mai town hotels

USD $90.11
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Four Seasons Hotel Departure
Code: FSD

Elepant Trek, Rafting & Hilltribe tour including pick up & drop off from the Four Seasons Hotel

USD $140.16
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Elephant Trek, Rafting and Hilltribe Village Tour from Chiang Mai

Elephant Trek, Rafting and Hilltribe Village Tour from Chiang Mai

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
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  • A minimum of 2 passengers are required for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Cindy T Le, November 2013

love the tour, will recommend to friends and family.

Reviewed by: Corey, USA, August 2013

My tour guide was great! It ended up being a private tour. Just myself, the driver and the guide. She was fantastic though! We even stopped at the Tiger Kingdom, place that makes silver, and a place that makes Thai silk! So worth it!

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Tour code: 3685CNX20C