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Jungle Trekking in Chiang Mai Posted by on Jul 13, 2016

There’s much more to traveling in Thailand than relaxing on sandy beaches. Thrill seekers will be excited to find out that there are countless opportunities for adventure in the Kingdom of Smiles. From scuba diving at epic sites like Sail Rock, to tackling the 1,864 curves of the Mae Hong Son loop on a motorbike, there’s enough…

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Chiang Mai Elephant Training Camp Video Posted by on Mar 10, 2015

In Chiang Mai, you can join a day-long elephant training camp to learn how to be a mahout. Check out some highlights in this short video.

How to Choose an Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

Elephants (ช้าง – cháang) are an important part of Thai culture, and they’re also a huge part of the tourism industry. Take a walk in Chiang Mai, and you’re sure to pass countless travel agencies offering a variety of elephant-related experiences. From a simple ride on Dumbo to week-long mahout training camps, to long-term volunteer…

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Jungle Trek Video (Days Two and Three) Posted by on Sep 15, 2011

For the remainder of our time in the Thai jungle, we visited a Karen hill tribe village, hiked across makeshift bridges, rode elephants, and jumped off a small cliff near a waterfall.