Patara elephant farm half day Join us for a unique “elephant owner and trainer for a half day” This program will give you great experience to know all about domestic Thai elephant. You will learn how to hike, track and approach your elephants in the bush unchain the elephant, walk, feed it, bathe and brush your elephant in the river.
13.00pm pick up from your hotel and transfer to Patara Elephant farm
13.45pm Arrival at the farm. Make registration. Get Change to our training outfit. Prepare for training
14.00am 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. Afternoon 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.
15.30pm Half Hour 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.
16.00pm setting of for a long uphill trip to visit waterfall for picnic lunch and refresh in the waterfall with your elephant
16.30pm Elephant riding trip back to the farm for evening feed.
17.00pm Farewell and photo taking with your elephants
18.00pm Transfer back to your hotel
Please come with long loose pants, t-shirt, swimming suite, extra clothes for change, thongs or sandals, sun -block lotion, insect spray, camera and your belonging
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58/23 mo 2 T.Nongphaung A.Sarapi Chiang Mai Thailand 50140
English speaking assistant.
Thailand Call 081 960 1340
Oversea Call +6681 960 1340