Elephant Trekking & Padong Long-Necked Village


Discover the Mae Sa Elephant Camp, a traditional Padong long-necked village, and the beautiful Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden on this full-day tour. Ride on an elephant with an experienced mahout, learn about the Padong's cultural heritage, and marvel at exotic flowers and butterflies.

Depart from your centrally located Chiang Mai hotel and travel to the Mae Sa Elephant Camp—a safe haven for elephants. Enjoy an entertaining elephant show in which these remarkable creatures move logs and demonstrate their many skills.

After the display, take a thrilling elephant ride into the rural jungle. Hop on the back of an elephant and follow your experienced mahout guide along hilly trails, bamboo trees, and hanging creeper vegetation.

Next, head over to the unique Padong long-necked village. Discover the daily lives of these villagers as you learn about their mesmerizing customs and heritage of wearing coils on their neck, arms, and legs.

Break for a delicious Thai lunch at a local restaurant before stopping by the beautiful Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden. Breathe in the fresh air, see tropical flowers, and look out for the many fluttering butterflies. This scenic setting is perfect for a stroll before you journey back to your hotel.

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