Trip Highlights:

  • You will get to spend time with elephants at the elephant homestay village where they have been keeping elephants for hundreds of years.  
  • You will experience spending a night camping deep in the Northern Thai jungle.
  • You will get to learn about elephants foraging, and learn about the cultural and traditional importance of elephants in Thailand.  
  • You will travel to one of the most famous villages in Thailand for weaving and enjoy an adventure activity day at the highest mountain in Thailand, Doi Inthanon.  
  • Of course, you will get to spend lots of time with elephants and learn about mahoutship from experienced mahouts.  
  • We will visit both an elephant hospital and nursery.  
  • For a detailed itinerary please see here: Hand2trunk program

For International School trips, we can tailor the itinerary to suit your educational goals and desired student experiences (e.g. a trip focussing on elephant-human relationships, or a trip that gives students the opportunity to learn about rural communities and culture).

What’s included:

  • Unforgettable elephants experience and educational program.
  • Accommodation for the entire program.
  • 3 meals per day during the program (all food can be adjusting to suit with vegetarian and vegan diets)
  • Clean Drinking Water
  • Transportation within Thailand*
  • English speaking guide/coordinator
  • Thai cultural activities (including a Thai cooking class)
  • Entrance fee to tourist attractions
Participants will get to enjoy a range of traditional cultural activities  (all included in the price).

What’s Required:

  • A Thai visa (minimum tourist visa, note: most nationalities are given a 30-day visa on arrival)
  • Participants should have a good general level of fitness (we will be hiking and Thailand is hot!)
  • Basic level of spoken English
  • Travel insurance

What to bring:

  • Rain coat or umbrella (Rainy season)
  • Change of clothes for 10 days (please also bring cultural appropriate clothes and light clothes for hiking)
  • Hiking shoes and comfortable footwear (Sandals/sports shoes)
  • Sunscreen,hat and insect repellent
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Camera (optional)
  • Torch
  • Personal Medicine

*Please note that any travel in the case of emergencies must be covered by your personal travel insurance.