Elephants and the Amazing Thailand Adventure

by Rustic Pathways

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Work with elephants under the guidance and supervision of professional handlers, skilled Rustic Pathways leaders, and trained mahouts at a world-renowned facility. Learn to feed, red, bathe, and care for elephants and return home with a certificate attesting to your experience and achievements. Explore Thailand from the bustling metropolis of Bangkok to chilled-out Chiang Mai and the northern Hill Tribe regions. Head home having seen the fascinating diversity of Thailand.

Program Highlights

Explore the ancient and graceful capital of Chiang Mai, a fascinating mishmash of Northern Thai style, hill tribe cultures, and a vibrant community of non-profit workers.

Master the basic mahout commands and learn how to interpret and communicate with the elephants.

Development a relationship with your elephant, learning its personality. You’ll soon be bathing your elephant and riding it into the jungle.

Load your elephant up and then ride about an hour to where you will spend the night at an unforgettable jungle camp.

Take in the stunning views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and practice your bargaining skills at the Night Bazaar of Chiang Mai.

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Program Details

  • Age Requirement Varies
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  • Thailand: Chiang Mai

  • Adventure Types

    Eco Tours

    Heritage Tourism

    Student Tours



    Focus Areas

    Community Service & Volunteering

    Experiential Learning





  • Program Duration

    2-4 Weeks

    Year(s) Offered


  • Age Requirement Varies

  • American


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  • Experience Required


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