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Return the Happiness and Dignity to the Elephants

Amphoe Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai

Elephant Nature Park offers a choice of a Single Day Visit Programme, an Overnight Visit Programme, and a Weekly Volunteer Programme, in which the volunteers can participate in the following activities.


Preparing Food and Feeding the Elephant

The friendly giants have a big appetite and the best way to befriend them is by feeding them with their favourite food, which comprises vegetables and fruits; such as, pumpkin, watermelon, banana, and corn. The Elephant Kitchen is where the elephant’s foo

Bathing the Elephant

The elephants love taking a bath as much as they love eating, and visitors can get up close and personal with them by bathing them and splashing them with water.

Improving the Elephant’s Living Condition

The charming creatures enjoy cooling down while applying a natural sunscreen in the mud pit, and volunteers help refine their playground by maintaining the water and mud levels. At night, the elephants sleep in the paddocks and volunteers go there in the

Jungle Walk

A great opportunity to spend quality time with the elephants is by going on a “Jungle Walk”. This activity allows the volunteers to observe the elephant’s behavior more closely by accompanying them and the mahout into the forest, where the elephants nibbl

Example of a Daily Schedule

  • 7.00 a.m.
  • Breakfast
  • 8.00 a.m.
  • Unload the fruit truck
  • 10.00 a.m.
  • Feed the elephant
  • 12.00 p.m.
  • Lunch
  • 1.30 p.m.
  • Maintain the mud pit
  • 4.00 p.m.
  • Bath the elephant
  • 6.00 p.m.
  • Dinner
  • Remark: The activities of the Weekly Volunteer Programme are rotated on a daily basis to ensure that volunteers get to participate in most or all of the activities during the one-week period. The above schedule is only an example of what is to be expected and is subject to change, depending on the circumstances.

Contact Information

  • Elephant Nature Park (City Office)
  • 1 Ratchamankha Road, Tambon Phra Sing, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai 50200
  • Tel. +66 5327 2855, +66 5320 8246-7