Are you ready for the best elephant adventure in Thailand!
You ever ride on an elephant?
On a bamboo raft?
In an oxcart?
(Don’t worry. The elephant isn’t in the raft or the oxcart with you!
Have you ever cruised down a jungle river on a bamboo raft?
Or watched an elephant paint a picture with their mahout?
Or heard an elephant play the harmonica?
Ever seen an elephant give a massage to a human?
Or get a refreshing shower from an elephant wading through a river?
Experiences you’ll never forget
Delicious Buffet Lunch
Fantastic elephant encounter! We all LOVED it! We fed the elephants, bathed them, cuddled them, and rode through the forest on the elephants. Even the food was great! —Elizabeth K.
Such a happy day I cried in amazement at this place! Out of this world surroundings, so beautiful, the trainers and staff so helpful.The elephants looked in good spirits and well looked after. —Riuzzu, Glasgow, United Kingdom
I absolutely loved my tour at Maetaman’s Elephant Adventure in Thailand! The elephant show was super entertaining and the trek through the river and up through the jungle was a lifetime memory. —Allen, Indianapolis, USA
Mmmm… Movie star Mario Meets Maetaman’s
Elephant Adventure in Thailand!
Looks like Mario loved his time at Maetaman Elephant adventure in Thailand. So will you! The Tourism Authority of Thailand chose Mario Maurer as their celebrity ambassador to promote Thailand. Watch 30 seconds of his trip to Chiang Mai to experience the local culture.
Walk with elephants
at Elephant EcoValley
the neweco-travel wilderness adventure and elephant culture museum
You’ll meet your newbuddies up-close andpersonal. Learn about their daily care, herbal treatments, feeding, heritage, andthe long relationshipbetween elephantsand people.
A happy herd ofhungry elephants will greet you when you arrive at Elephant EcoValley.Feed them sugar cane, bananas, and the nutritional herb ’n’ fruit vitamin balls that they love.
Watch elephants frolic in the mud the mud bath or get in with them and and get dirty. Then hang out with them for a water bath under the waterfall. Don’t worry. A shower and towel are waiting for you.)
hike with 'em
Feeling adventurous? Hike with the elephants! You can hike from Lower to Upper EcoValley with your own personal elephants on the Elephant Trail program. Harvest snacks along the wayfor your huge friends.
tour the museum
Some folks never want to leave the Elephant Culture Museum! Learn about the elephant’s evolution, anatomy, cultural history, and all those things you’ve wanted to know but never knew an elephant to ask.
After you’ve met the elephants, fed ’em, hiked with ’em, toured the museum, make paper out of elephant poo, learned about herbal medicine for elephants, sit down for a delicious gourmet brunch!
Here the Kayan families live in peace, safe from the tyranny they left behind in Myanmar, free to carry on their traditional customs of farming, weaving, and making crafts.
Huay Pa Rai is home to thirty-some Kayan (or Karen) families from three different ethnic groups: Paduang (“long-neck”), Kayaw (“big-ear”) and Palong. Their names may vary depending on their tribe and their location.