The Lampang Elephant Conservation Center is the first place in Thailand to train elephants for work. You will get to see the elephants pull logs, play tug-of-war with one another and demonstrate their various skills. This tour also includes watching elephants bathing, the elephant show and visiting the baby elephant. Elephant lovers can be assured that the Elephants in this camp are treated well.
08:00 Leave from Chiangmai by a private air-conditioned van via Lumphun heading to the Elephants Conservation Center in Lampang province which is in charge of the Forestry Department and the only the place in the world where there are both hospitals & a Recreation Center for the Elephants.
09:45 Enjoy the Elephant’s bathing in a natural pond as the 1st part of the performance.
10:00 See the Elephant’s demonstration such as responding to the commands of their mahouts, turning on-off the water tap to drink water by themselves, painting, pushing and dragging logs and etc
Please note: 1.) half or one-hour Elephant riding can be arranged by an optional tour on request after the show.
11:00 Transfer to Lampang city.
12:00 Lunch at Lampang Wieng Tong hotel. 2.) a short trip by a Horse drawn- carriage around the downtown of Lampang can also be organized by an optional tour before or after lunch.
13:00 Visit two significant temples in the city; Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao & Wat Sri Long Muang, a Myanmese style temple.
14:00 Continue to the most important temple of Lampang, used to be an old palace of Lampang’s Royalty, Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang.
15:30 Transfer to visit a Jungle Market where various kinds of vegetations and jungle food for instances insects, dried & live frogs, forest mushrooms are available
16:00 Transfer back to Chiangmai, on route stop to visit a small market of wild Orchids.
17:00 Arrive Chiang Mai and transfer to the hotel.
This experience is Suitable for everyone.
Dress according to the weather.