You are hereElephant Experience at the Centara Chiang Mai

Elephant Experience at the Centara Chiang Mai

This special deal has expired

Check current special deals on Travel in Thailand

mahout experienceTry your hand at being a mahout – a traditional elephant trainer – with the “Mahout for a Day” package offered by the Centara Away Suansawan Hotel in Chiang Mai. This 3 day / 2 night package includes accommodations, most meals, roundtrip transport to the elephant camp, and a day working with the elephants. Rates start from THB9,560 (USD318) per person and are valid until October 31, 2011.

As part of the “Mahout for a Day” experience participants will learn to give basic commands, ride, feed, and bathe the elephants. The package also includes accommodations in a Thai-style Superior Room, daily breakfast, one welcome dinner, and one lunch. The quoted price of THB9,560 (USD318) per person includes 10% service charge and 7% local taxes. Participants can upgrade to a higher room class foran additional charge.

The Centara Away Suansawan Hotel is a four-star resort set in the lush Mae Rim Valley outside of Chiang Mai. The 47 rooms and villas are scattered about spacious grounds with a lake, fishponds, and tropical gardens. The rooms pair traditional Northern Thai style with modern amenities like internet access, international TV channels, and a fully-stocked mini bar. Facilities include two swimming pools, a fitness centre, spa, and restaurants.

For more information about the “Mahout for a Day” program or the resort, visit the official website at