Meet the elephants of Lampang Conservation Center in the rainforests of Chiang Mai on an 8.5-hour tour of the Lanna kingdom. Watch an elephant demonstration, enjoy a short ride by horse carriage, and visit the temples of the ancient city of Lampang.
What to Expect
Spend the day in the tropical hills surrounding Chiang Mai on this full-day sightseeing tour, and explore some of the present-day gems of the historic Kingdom of Lanna in northern Thailand.
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Chiang Mai, drive along a mountainous highway to the Lampang Elephant Conservation Center. Here, you will watch a thrilling elephant demonstration and visit a nearby elephant hospital to learn about the pioneering conservation work.
After a local lunch, take a sightseeing trip around the city of Lampang by horse carriage and discover one of the 3 most important towns of the Lanna kingdom. Known as “Mueang Rot Ma (“Horse Carriage City”) in Thai, Lampang is popular for its period buildings and atmosphere.
Continue to Wat Pra Kaew Don Tao (Monastery of the Emerald Buddha) and the ancient fortress of Wat Phra Dhat Lampang Luang to explore the 2 most important historical temples of the city. En route back to Chiang Mai, you will stop at Lampoon to see several ancient and revered temples, such as Wat Prathad Hariphunchai. The final leg of your trip includes a beautiful drive along the old Lampoon-Chiang Mai Road.
- English-speaking guide (guides in other languages such as German, French, and Russian are available on request and subject to a surcharge)
- Entrance fees
- Meals as specified
What's Not Included
- Tips ena personal expenses
- Services not mentioned in "what's included"