Our Chiang Mai base offers the incredible opportunity to observe elephants in their natural habitat. You will contribute to vital conservation efforts that are aimed at promoting ethical elephant tourism and establishing a viable, sustainable ecotourism program in the local community.
Surrounded by breathtaking mountainous scenery in northern Thailand, volunteers will quickly ease into a very peaceful way of life here. Project work itself takes place in Mae Chaem District, a 5-hour journey into the mountains, where the famous Karen elephant-keeping communities reside and who have shared a unique and sacred relationship with elephants for hundreds of years.
Come to Thailand and play an important part in our critical wildlife conservation efforts. Have a look at this interesting blog post related to our Chiang Mai Elephant project: 4 Reasons Why The Environment Needs Elephants.
Learn traditional Karen cooking
Connect with the Karen people's culture
Forage for forest medicine with a village elder
Visit Thailand's highest peak
Explore Thailand's elegant and mysterious waterfalls
See amazing biodiversity on a night trek
Take a sunrise hike up Two Tree Hill
Sleep under the stars alongside Asian elephants