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Full Day Elephant Care at Blue Tao ( Picnic lunch & fun elephant bathe in The S Frame Waterfall ).

Tour Code: Full day visit Blue Tao ele - 01.

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Enjoy Thailand Best Elephant Jungle & Waterfall Trail for a day at Blue Tao Elephant Village. To spend more personal time and pampering these giant pachyderms, cooking healthy treats, feeding, walking ( No riding ) through the real beautiful lush forest, fun elephant bathe in The S Frame Waterfall, observe elephants throwing dirt, foraging foods and scratching on trees. Delicious Thai homemade picnic lunch at the waterfall. ( Starts 08:00 am, Ends 05:00 pm # Small-group # Tour Costs: 3,000 Baht / person ).

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BLUE TAO ELEPHANT VILLAGE
This unique place is located among the terraced White Karen Hill Tribe rice paddy fields, natural streams, waterfalls, large beautiful pine woods and lush forest of the backside of Doi Inthanon Mountain, Southwest of Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.

Where are they from ? ( These intelligent creatures ).
They are the important treasure from the White Karen hill tribe ancestors since 400 years ago, from generations to generations until nowadays. The original village of these elephants is a small village called " Baan Sob Mae Satop", which is located in the middle of the mountain of Mae Chaem District, further Southwest of Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. In the past they were the important vehicles of hill tribe people to carry rice, salt, tobacco among Mae Chaem - Samoeng - Chiang Mai - Mae Hongson.

How do we become Blue Tao Elephant Village ?
They used to work really hard in timber industry in Northern Thailand for some British timber companies, later they had entered into tourism by carried tourists with the howdah chair on top of their back at some elephant trekking camps in the North of Chiang Mai. Recently, the elephant owners decided to dump the trekking howdah chair and regrouped into a sustainable Eco tourism & ethical elephant experiences with us, and it becomes " Blue Tao Elephant Village " till nowadays.

Community Support ?
Our project is not only to improve the living conditions of the elephants, but also supporting the hill tribe people who live in villages near our base camp. We buy some agricultural products from them to use for elephant's foods such as Napier grasses, corn stumps, rice grains, tamarinds, sugar canes and bananas. We also sponsor some village' activities for instance Children' s Day.

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Itinerary 08:00 am - 05:00 pm ( No Riding )

  .     08:00 - 08:30 AM. Pick up from hotel in Chiang Mai city and transfer to Blue Tao Elephant Village.
      Drive about 1 and a half hours along the picturesque country road towards Southwest of Chiang Mai.
  .     We arrive at the elephant village, get change into the elephant keeper outfit.

  .     Learn about Asian Elephant and cooking healthy treats from local cultural products for elephants.
  .     Learn how to approach the elephants, feeding bananas and healthy treats, taking pictures with them.
 
  .     Walking with elephants ( No Riding ) for 1 hour through the most beautiful Chiang Mai lush forest until you reach
        The S Frame Waterfall, the 100 meters' high beautiful waterfall in the hidden jungle, along the way you will see wild
        bananas, local Thai orchids, bamboo forest, pine woods, stunning mountain sceneries, lots of wild squirrels and birds.

  .     Enjoy delicious picnic lunch at our small bamboo hut near the waterfall. After that time is yours, fun bathing, swimming,
        and giving body scrub to these intelligent creatures in the waterfall, as well as nice photo shooting with them.

  .     Set off and start hiking back to our elephant village by following the elephants' slow pace. Feeding some more foods
        to the elephants and saying thank you & goodbye to these giant pachyderms. Take your time for a cool shower and
        changing back into your own cloth.

  .     Enjoy delicious snacks at our hill top restaurant with great views. Then transfer you back to Chiang Mai city.
      05:00 PM. We arrive back at your hotel and end of our unique jungle elephant day tour.


Tour Costs:  3,000 Baht / person 

Child Rate
2,500 Baht / person ( 3 -10 yrs ). * Child under 3 yrs is free of charge.


Tour Includes

  -     Round trip transfer by air conditioned minibus or suv car for comfortable and safety reason.
  -     All activities as mentioned in our tour itinerary above.
  -     Picnic lunch and fresh fruits at The S Frame Waterfall.
  -     Bottled drinking water service free for entire trip.
  -     Food for feeding elephants.
  -     Local 1st class travel accident insurance.
  -     English speaking tour guide. ( He /she will take photos for you, please bring your own camera ).
 
-     Complimentary a loaf of elephant dung soap per person.

Pick up & Drop off

  -     It's free of charge for pick up & drop off at any hotels, hostels, resorts located in Chiang Mai city area only.
  -     But, additional charges will apply for any hotels, hostels, resorts located off Chiang Mai city area.

Attention Please !
        In case that your pick up & drop off place is a House rental or Condominium booking through Airbnb website, then we
        need to know some information from you as following below.

        1.  The building or property's name ?
        2.  The owner or host's name with phone number ?
        3.  The exact location or address ? 
        4.  A reachable Google map ?

        Why we need to know these 4 items ? Since Chiang Mai is a large city nowadays and traffic jam is not funny in the rush hours.
        Therefore, we will not accept your booking, if you don't provide us enough information of pick up & drop off spot.

What to bring

  -     T-shirt & long pants, tennis shoes, water shoes and flip-flops, swimming gear, towel, a change of cloth and underwear.
  -     Sunscreen, insect repellent, and camera.

What's do we provide for you

 -      The elephant keeper outfits, rubber rain boots, Thai hobo shoulder bags, and bamboo hats.
 -      Nice shower rooms, western toilets, metal lockers at Blue Tao Elephant Village.

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in Chiang Mai city. Therefore, if you really want to part taking in any of our tours, please kindly book
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