Mae Sa Elephants & City Temples: Private Day Tour
If you would like to visit Mae Sa Elephant Camp, this private day tour combines a morning at the elephant camp and an afternoon exploring Chiang Mai Old City. The city tour includes the two most popular temples: Wat Chedi Luang, and Wat Phra SIngh.
There is additional time in both morning and afternoon for other activities (see options below), and lunch is included.
Because of the number of attractions near Mae Sa Elephant Camp and the compact layout of the city, this is our most flexible day tour program.
Mae Sa Elephant Camp & City Temples Private Tour
2 pax = ฿2,900 per person = ฿5,800 total
3 pax = ฿2,200 per person = ฿6,600 total
4 pax = ฿2,000 per person = ฿8,000 total
5+ pax = ฿1,800 per person
7+ pax = ฿1,500 per person
Includes transport, licensed English-speaking tour guide, lunch, and attraction tickets as listed
additional costs for premium sightseeing options – see below
- Mae Sa Elephant Camp
- Elephant Show 9:40am
- Elephant Rides: wooden basket seats. (optional – not included – purchase tickets on site)
- Choose 1 other activity in Mae Rim district:
- Baan Tong Luang – Hilltribe Demonstration Village +฿500 per person
- Tiger Kingdom
- Cobra Show
- Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm
- Buffet Lunch (included)
- City Temples
- Choose 1 other activity:
- Warorot Market and samlor ride (tricycle rickshaw) to old city
- Wat Chiang Man temple
- Royal Park Rajapruek (hop on / off tram or bicycle hire) +฿200 per person
- San Kamphaeng handicraft shopping
- Wiang Kum Kam Lost City (horse-drawn carriage) +฿300 per carriage (seats 2)
The morning show at Mae Sa Elephant Camp starts at 9:40 am.
There is opportunity to walk around the grounds, and see the elephants up close. Sugar cane and bananas are sold on site so you can feed the elephants.
If you would like to ride the elephants, you can buy tickets for wooden-basket style rides at the elephant camp.
It will be late morning by the time you are finished at Mae Sa Elephant camp.
You can choose from several activities in the Mae Rim district including Baan Tong Luang (demonstration hill tribe village), Tiger Kingdom, and Cobra Show.
Visit the Bai Orchid & Butterfly Farm. The main attractions are the rows of hanging orchids, and a walk-in butterfly enclosure.
Take a break for lunch. A set-menu or buffet meal is included in the tour package. Let your guide know if you would prefer to use the lunch budget towards an a-la-carte restaurant of your choosing.
Visit Wat Phra Singh, one of the morst beautiful temples in the city.
Visit Wat Chedi Luang, a diverse temple compound dominated by the large central chedi.
After that there is time to see more of the old city or visit some attractions in the city suburbs.