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Elephant Camp & Hill Tribe Teaching - 2 weeks

What will you be doing, who will you meet and where will you stay?

Get up close and personal with Thailand.

The Elephant Camp and Hill Tribe Teaching is an excellent project where you get to spend time with some amazing elephants as well as teach English to the local kindergarten and to the Mahouts, who look after the elephants.

This project is excellent if you want to combine working with elephants and teaching English. The size of the groups taking this project are small, which will give you an intimate experience of the project.

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Price £732$1099 includes Free TEFL and Mindfulness Courses

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Highlights of the project

By the end of this project you will have had the opportunity to work with elephants and teach local children and adults at the elephant camp.

Details

Accommodation You will be staying at the Elephant Camp for the duration of the project. The room you will be staying in is a private room with private bathroom and shower.
Group Size Small groups, which allows for a really personal touch.
Location Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Start day We normally start the project on a Monday. However, if you think you will be arriving earlier or later then please contact us and we can give you some advice and information.
Airport Pick up and Drop Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) . You will be met at the airport by one of our in country partners.
Your Day The normal working day starts at 8am until 4pm. There is a lunch break at 12pm for 1 Hour.
Transport Transport to the project: isnt a problem because you will be staying at the project.

What’s included?

All food Breakfast, lunch and dinner is provided at the elephant camp except on a Saturday and Sunday, when only breakfast is provided.
Accommodation Accommodation is included at the elephant camp.
Airport pick up and drop off Airport pick up and drop off.
Training Training is included as well as an orientation by the Elephant Camp
Support 24 hour support from our on site local partners

What’s not included?

Flights, Travel, Insurance, Drinks

What to budget for?

  • Plan to spend about $50 per week while you are staying at the Elephant Camp
  • Travel insurance
  • Police Check
  • Visa Costs
  • Flights to Thailand (The Airport in Bangkok is called Survanabhumi and the code is BKK. The code for Chiang Mai is CNX)

Itinerary

Week 1

Activities

  • Teaching at the Kindergarten in the Hill Tribe Village
  • Teaching the Mahout at the Elephant Camp
  • Cleaning the elephant residences
  • Preparing food for the elephants
  • Exercising with elephants
  • Learning how to cook sticky rice and herbs for the elephants
  • Mud Spa and Dry with the elephants
  • Bathing with elephants
  • Trekking into the jungle to find herbs for the elephants
  • Visit to the Hill Tribe Village
  • Visit another elephant camp to understand what the elephants did before retirement.
  • Feeding the elephants.
  • Farming at the elephant camp

Day 1

Pick up from Chiang Mai Airport (Airport Code CNX) or pick from hotel in Chiang Mai by one of our partners.

Arrive at the Elephant Camp. Warm welcome and check into home stay.

Change into Elephant Camp Uniform and listen to Elephant Camp Orientation. Learn about retired elephants.

Spend the rest of the day with the Elephants.

Day 2

Elephant Camp activities and Teaching at the Kindergarten

Day 3

Elephant Camp activities and Teaching Mahouts at elephant camp

Day 4

Elephant Camp activities and Teaching at the Kindergarten.

Visiting the Hill Tribe Village

Day 5

Elephant Camp activities and Teaching Mahouts at elephant camp

Farming at the elephant camp

Day 6-7

Saturday and Sunday are your days off. Breakfast will be served and the elephant camp offers you a return journey to Chiang Mai where you can spend the day having a look around.

Week 2

Activities

  • Cleaning the elephant residences
  • Preparing food for the elephants
  • Exercising with elephants
  • Learning how to cook sticky rice and herbs for the elephants
  • Mud Spa and Dry with the elephants
  • Bathing with elephants
  • Trekking into the jungle to find herbs for the elephants
  • Harvesting plants for elephants
  • Learn how to make paper from elephant poo.
  • Thai cooking class

Day 8

Elephant Activities

Day 9

Elephant Activities and teaching at Kindergarten

Day 10

Elephant Camp activities and Teaching Mahouts at elephant camp

Day 11

Visit local market in the morning and Thai Cooking Class and Elephant Camp Activities

Day 12

Elephant Camp activities and final exam for Kindergarten and Mahouts

Farewell party

Day 13 -14

Saturday and Sunday are your days off. Breakfast will be served and the elephant camp offers you a return journey to Chiang Mai where you can spend the day having a look around.

Day 15

10am Return to Chiang Mai Town or Chiang Mai airport.

Sound good?

Price £732$1099 includes Free TEFL and Mindfulness Courses

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