Day 1 : 9:30 a.m. : Pick-up from hotel or guest-house by pick-up truck.
We will leave Chiang Mai on highway 108 past the airport to Sanphathong, an about 40 min. drive. We will make a stop at a local market. The guide will buy the food for the trek and you have time to buy some things you might need on the trek.
After an about 30 min. drive to the Mae Wang waterfall at the Doi Inthanon National Park. Here we will make the mid-day break and and have lunch for about 1 hour. You can swim there if you like.
After the break we will start trekking. For about 3 hours the guide will lead you through a wonderful evergreen jungle landscape, through bamboo forests, lianas, rhododendrons and lots of other vegetation. Also there are lots of beautiful birds.
The trek will lead us to a Meo hilltribe village with a nearby waterfall, where we will stay over night.
Day 2 : The next morning, visit Mae Mud village, a village of the Shan tribe (Tai Yai). There we will have lunch. After lunch we will go bamboo rafting on the Mae Wang Stream for about 1 hour. The rafts are made of bamboo stems fit together with ropes. Then, come and experience a fantastic day, helping us take care of these amazing creatures. Spend the day feeding, bathing and learning interesting facts about Asian elephants in their natural environment.
After the elephant feeding and bathing we will drive back to Chiang Mai where we will arrive at about 17:00.