The best half day adventure in Phuket. Discover the mountain forest of Phuket with a Elephant trekking, real Thai rural life & culture explained.
Cruise and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on a traditional wooden Burmese Djonk around Chalong bay and see the surrounding islands.
Pick up by local English speaking guide and transfer to Chalong. Travel by four wheel drive Land Rover into Chalong highland. Arrive at the 'Safari Camp' on the top of the mountain. 'Meet the elephants'; learn about them and the mahouts who take care of them. Have a look into the 'Thai elephant conservation' and how everybody can support them. See how young elephants are trained, touch and feed them with bananas. Trek on elephant back around the Chalong highlands. Enjoy the amazing view over Chalong bay and out to Phi Phi Island along the way. This is Phuket's best 'elephant trek' and best cared for elephants. The only elephant camp in southern Thailand to have attained the Thai government standard award.
Visit a local farmyard to see how buffalo plough the rice fields, learn how to harvest and de-husk rice and about the different varieties available. Try a ride on a wooden cart pulled by buffalo before sampling local coffee and experiencing the smells of our herb garden. Learn how Thai jungle curry is made. See how rubber trees are "tapped" to produce natural rubber latex. Learn how coconuts are processed to make coconut milk and oil.
Cruise on a traditional wooden' junk' around Chalong bay, explore 'Lone island' and end the tour with a delicious buffet lunch on our boat, a selection of Thai dishes cooked not to spicy.
Return transfer to hotels after having an educational and rewarding adventure during this unique and full packed adventure.
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Joy-in transfer in air-conditioned van from hotel in Phuket ( Patong, Karon and Kata) - Camp - hotel
English local speaking guide (Other languages on request)
snacks, fruits, coffee, tea, and drinking water
1 set lunch - Thai food - on board of Junk
All mentioned activities as: Elephant Trekking, Meet our young elephants, Thai Cooking, Buffalo cart riding, Visit local farmyard, Explore Chalong bay with our classical wooden Burmes Djonk
National Park Fees an other additional fees involved with the excursion
Local Taxes, Insurance (Thai standard)
Package not Includes:
snacks & meals outside the mentioned program
Tips to bellboy and guide
* Children Policy: Children under 12 yrs: discounted price as mentioned below
01 Nov 2011
31 Oct 2012
Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice