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Thailand Elephant Safari with White Water Rafting

This tour offers the best in culture and nature Thailand has to offer combined with a wonderful soft adventure. Only 8 persons will be on each adventure so you enjoy the best experienced possible and not damage the fragile environment. The area is so remote it takes 2 days trekking and elephant riding to return to the road from our raft take out point. 2 nights camping, 1 night Karen hill tribe village home stay.
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  • Cliffs and waterfalls during rafting first day Cliffs and waterfalls during rafting first day
  • Loading the raft at the resort Loading the raft at the resort
  • One of the rapids One of the rapids
  • Washing our Elephants Washing our Elephants
  • Baby elephant joins mom on our trek Baby elephant joins mom on our trek
  • Relaxing with Mahout and guide at campsite Relaxing with Mahout and guide at campsite
  • Dinner cooked and served in bamboo at the campsite Dinner cooked and served in bamboo at the campsite
  • Karen hill tribe home seen during our trek Karen hill tribe home seen during our trek
  • waterfall during rafting waterfall during rafting
  • Cliffs with caves seen during our rafting Cliffs with caves seen during our rafting
  • Karen hill tribe children playing in the stream Karen hill tribe children playing in the stream
  • Our group with mahouts and guides at cave Our group with mahouts and guides at cave

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NOTICE: Elephants must be used to carry the raft, camping equipment and supplies as the closet road is 2 days from the rafting take out point. Elephants are ridden only for crossing streams, marshes and areas not possible to hike through.

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Day 1,
Tonight at 9 Pm your guide will meet you at your hotel in Bangkok or Chiang Mai and transfer to the bus station for the air conditioned VIP overnight bus to Mae Sot.

Day 2,
This morning you will be met at the bus station Option: flight via Nok Air from Bangkok, breakfast then transfer by vehicle to Umphang passing a refugee camp of around 40,000 Hill Tribe refugees from Burma. You will have lunch and settle into your bungalows. Your local guide will brief you on the terrain and obstacles you will be facing during your trek. This will also include safety briefing, do’s and don’ts and a white water rafting lesson. Overnight here (B,L,D)


Day 3,
This morning enjoy breakfast served on the banks of the Umphang River with it's beautiful morning mist and surrounding mountains. We then board the raft for a leisurely 3 hour journey through canyons with high limestone cliffs and many waterfalls. You should see many families of monkeys climbing the cliffs n the mountain canyons. We will stop and have lunch then raft again to a Karen hill tribe village for the evening. You will have an excellent all you can eat family style Thai dinner prepared for you including fresh fish caught in the very clean river. Your accommodations are traditional bamboo bungalows. Toilets and showers are available here. (B,L,D)

Video of Day 3

Join us rafting through mountain canyons and jungle on one of the most beautiful rivers in Thailand. Lots of waterfalls, small rapids, colorful birds and monkeys on this 4 day journey. We stop for 1 night in a hill tribe village.

white water rqafting white water rafting waterfall

Day 4,
This morning after breakfast we go for an exciting 2 and ½ hours of white water rafting to our camp site along the river bank. After lunch we raft and hike to another waterfall and return to the camp for dinner and the evening. (B,L,D).

Video 1 of Day 4

Here in part 3 we finish the tour of the village, do some white water rafting, see monkeys and beautiful Tee Lau Lay waterfall.


Video 2 of Day 4

Today we ride the rapids to our camp site and beautiful Tee Lau Lay waterfalls.Make our camp site and meet up with the elephants for tomorrows elephant riding.

our elephants elephant riding

Day 5
Today we must use elephants to carry supplies and porter us across streams and marshes. This area is so remote it takes almost 2 days to get to the nearest road. There are no trails so your guides will cut their way through the jungle in some areas. To cross over a mountain range you can ride the elephants if you wish as the trail is almost straight up and down. The elephant need to use their elbows and knees in some places to get up the mountain. Lunch will be on the trail. Tonight will be camping again along a stream where everyone can clean up and swim. Dinner will be cooked for you here. You guides will have picked many vegetables and herbs from the jungle and other interesting food such as insects, fish and reptiles for you to try. (B,L,D)

Video of Day 5

This morning we load up the elephant and leave our camp site and travel over mountains and streams by elephant through the jungle. We have a baby elephant with us that is very cute. We heard Gibbon in the distance but did not see them.


swimming at camp site washing elephants

Day 6,
This morning we join the guides in washing the elephants in the stream and breakfast before hiking for about 2 hours to our pick up point then return to Umphang to shower and lunch then on to Mae Sot for the evening bus back to Bangkok or Chiang Mai. (B,L,D)

Video of Day 6

In this final part we finish our adventure by camping near waterfalls and swim in the beautiful stream. Our guide show how to make a small animal trap and other interesting things out of bamboo. We then ride elephants to our pick up point.

End Tour, this is a private tour

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Here is what our previous clients had to say about the Safari with us.

Kylie and I would just like to express our amazement of how great our Elephant and White Water Rafting adventure holiday was with your tour group. The scenery, the guides, the food, the elephants!!… they were all beyond our expectations and it made our holiday so fun and memorable. You have done a fantastic job of finding the most beautiful locations that feel so secluded and removed from the rest of civilisation that it made for such an adventurous holiday. We can't wait to do another holiday through your company!
Braden and Kylie Sue Meiklejohn,
Melbourne Australia

What you need for trekking

  • Bio-degradible soap, shampoo,toothbrush,toothpaste
  • Towel
  • Tissues
  • T-shirts
  • Jacket
  • Sunglass,a cap
  • Pants or trousers
  • Sneaker / Sport shoes / hiking shoes ( rainy season )
  • A pair of slippers
  • Short pants
  • Swimming suit
  • Flashlight.
  • Zip lock bags
  • Ear plugs

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