Three day mahout training course (most popular) at Thai Elephant Conservation Center in Lampang

Price : 9,000 Time : 3 days 2 nights

Three day mahout training course (most popular)

This Mahout Training Course is the most popular activity at Thai Elephant Conservation Center. If you are the real elephant lover, this training program is very suitable for you. As this training course is always fully booked so please make reservation in advance.

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!

Day 1.

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 elephants and mahouts at the showground for introducing the name of mahout and elephant, then participants will be instructed how to ride the elephant by our skillfull mahout and professional staffs.
09:45 Am. Then our new mahouts are enjoyed bathing the elephants at the bathing pool with other elephants and mahouts.
10:00 Am. Enjoy watching the elephant show.
10:40 Am. then check in at the home stay accommodation and put every thing in the room.
12:00 Am. Lunch at the restaurant.
13:00 Pm. Meet the elephants for the bath and show
14:00 Pm. Training session in the afternoon
14:30 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)
15:30 Pm. Arrive at the forest 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 's use.
18:00 Pm. Resting time or the tourist can visit the baby elephant or walk around the camp
19:00: Pm. Enjoy dinner.

Day 2.

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. Keep learning to ride and control the elephant in the show ground and bath the elephant at 09:45 Am.
10:00 Am. Changing to normal suit and meet our staff in order to visit the elephant hospital. Our staff will provide all tourists the elephant knowledge and information of the sick and injured elephants at the hospital.
12:00 A.m. Lunch at the restaurant.
13:15 Pm. Enjoy bathing their owned elephant again at the pool..
13:30 Pm. Participate in the show with other mahouts and elephants for the regular tourists.
14:40 Pm. Enjoy riding the elephant into the forest.
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 Home stay accommodation and take shower or dry the mahout suit for tomorrow 's use.
18:00 Pm. Resting hours
19:00: Pm. Enjoy dinner.

Day 3
 
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 lesson since three day before joining the show with other mahouts and elephants.
09:45 Am. Enjoy bathing the elephants with other mahouts at pool.
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 and leave the camp.

Include:
* 2 night Accommodations, 6 Meals, Insurance, Free Training suit, English speaking Guide or staff Admission to Elephant Hospital, Souvenir and Certificate... and Drink water

Price per person: 9,000 Thai Baht (This price is not included the tip of the mahout and transfer, it can paid invidually to them when you finished the course in the end of the show)

Highly recommended..
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 please tip the Mahout at least 500 Baht as appreciation.

What to bring to join the program??
* Hiking Sandal or Flip-Flop.. Some Clothes Some money for solf drink..

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