Two day mahout training course at Thai Elephant Conservation Center in Lampang
Two day mahout training course
Just over the local mountain is ‘The Elephant Conservation Centre’, where you can watch elephants with their Mahouts work together, as they have for time immemorial. If you wish, you can take a course to become a Mahout. Certainly – you will have the opportunity to ride an elephant, even have a look at the Elephant hospital. It is awesome to see such a magnificent creature so close at hand!
We offer the same things like three day mahout training course for those tourists who think about to stay with elephants just only two day is enough for them, this two day mahout training course is for you...
08.30 AM. Check in at the camp, all the tourists are provided the mahout suit and sheet of elephant command.
09:00 am. All tourists will meet their elephant and mahout at the showground for introducing the name of mahout and elephant, then the mahout will instruct the new mahout how to ride the elephant by our skillfull mahout. Keep training how to ride the elephants.
09:45 Am. And then enjoy bathing the elephants at the bathing pool with other elephants and mahouts.
10:00 Am. Take your owned elephant to perform the elephant show with other mahouts.
10:40 Am. Check in at the home stay accommodation.
12:00 Am. Lunch at the restaurant.
13:00 Pm. Meet the elephants and mahouts for the last elephant bath and show.
13:30 Pm. Take the elephant for the show
14:00 Pm. Practice the mahout training session in the afternoon
14:40 Pm. Enjoy riding the elephant into the forest and bath their owned elephant on the way back to the forest. This is regarded as the highlight of our mahout training course, because all elephants at Thai Elephant Conservation Center will stay in the forest every day so the elephants are very happy to be there.
15:30 Pm. Arrive at the place where the mahout usually leave their elephants and walk back to the camp with our staff and mahouts.
16:00 Pm. Arrive at the accommodation and take shower or dry the mahout suit for tomorrow.
18:00 Pm. Dinner
19:00 Pm. Enjoy talking and go to bed.
06.30 Am. Walk through the forest to get your elephant back to the TECC and help the mahout to bath and watch their elephant in the pool.
08:00 Am. Breakfast.
09:00 Am. Review all the training lessons since two day before joining the show with other mahouts and elephants.
09:45 Am. Take the elephant for bathing with the mahout.
10:00 Am. Participate in the elephantshow for regular tourists, all the new mahout (tourist) will show the regular tourists all lesson since three day ago.
11:00 Am. Saying good bye to mahout and elephants.
11:30 Am. Visit the Elephant Hospital
-. 1 night Accommodations
-. 3 Meals
-. Free Training suit
-. English speaking Guide or staff
-. Admission to Elephant Hospital
-. Souvenir and Certificate...
Price: 6,300 Thai Baht (This price is net, it does not include the tip for the mahout and transfer)
-.The chance to ride the majestic elephants is a huge privilege. We recommend a small gift of thanks to the mahout in recognition of this privilege. As a guide we recommend to tip the Mahout 400 - 500 Baht
What to bring to join the program??
-. Hiking Sandal or Flip-Flop..
-. Some Clothes
-. Some money for solf drink..
What we provide for you???
-. Training Suit ( mahout Suit)
-. Two nights of Accommodation
-. Free drinking water during training and stay..
-. Mosquito net
-. Drinking Water