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A Day at Tong Bai Elephant Foundation

Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, Thailand

Spend the day at Tong Bai Foundation elephant camp in Mae Win where you can get to know the elephants, learn about the foundation, walk and bathe with them.

Your day will begin with you being picked up from your hotel and transferred to Mae Win, passing through some stunning scenery en route. Once at the Tong Bai camp, you will spend most of the day with the elephants of the Tong Bai foundation learning about their behaviour.

Spend the morning learning from the guides about the foundation and about the Asian elephants' current situation as they are on the red list of threatened species. After this, you will get to meet the elephants. Following this introduction, enjoy a delicious lunch of Thai cuisine.

After lunch, you will take a walk with the elephants through the forest to the river where you can bathe with them. After splashing about with these playful animals, walk back with the elephants to the main camp where you will say your goodbyes.

Please note that this a group tour and there will be other guests enjoying the experience with you.

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