4 days, 3 nights
Experience inspirational and unforgettable encounters with elephants at the award-winning elephant camp at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort. Located in a scenic area in northern Thailand overlooking the border with Myanmar and Laos, this luxury resort also offers stunning views, a beautiful outdoor pool and excellent facilities. The exceptional four-day adventure gives you the opportunity to bond with elephants in their natural habitat. Meet their caretakers, known as mahouts, and understand how elephants spend their days, what they eat and how they are looked after to ensure they are healthy and happy.
In the morning, on arrival at Chiang Rai International Airport, the driver will be waiting to transfer you to Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort. Perched on a ridge in northern Thailand overlooking the border with Myanmar and Laos, Anantara Golden Triangle immerses you in once-in-a-lifetime jungle adventures and experiences. It also gives you the opportunity to bond with elephants, as the resort is home to an award-winning elephant camp, which sets a benchmark for elephant welfare in Thailand. After lunch, prepare for an exhilarating ride in a Royal Enfield Classic 500 sidecar. Climb into the comfy sidecar and allow your private driver to open up the engine and whisk you off on a fun and unforgettable journey. Cruise past elephant pastures with views of three countries, glide around the Golden Triangle in retro style and discover the charm and cultural heritage of small roads and rustic villages. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the passing scenery — camera to hand! Overnight at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort.
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort
You will get the unique and long-awaited opportunity to meet the elephants and observe and connect with them in their natural environment. The resort’s elephant camp is home to rescued, orphaned and abandoned elephants and the mahouts who take care of them. The camp has been designed along the lines of the traditional mahouts’ villages found in the hills of Northern Thailand in the days when logging employed the majority of Thailand’s elephants. Together with the elephants and their mahouts set off on an exploration into the jungle on their daily walk. Admire these gentle giants as they splash in the river or play in the mud, snack on leaves from nearby branches and socialise with the herd. Throughout the nature walk, the mahouts will offer insights into elephant biology, behaviour and conservation. After lunch, the afternoon is at leisure. You could spend some time swimming in the stunning infinity pool; join in the activities organised by the resort; or just relax and enjoy the view of the convergence of two rivers and three countries — Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Overnight at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort.
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort
After a leisurely breakfast, the rest of the morning is at your own leisure. You could explore the jungle surroundings and the resort’s gardens or just chill by the pool. After lunch, relax with an indulgent spa experience of your choice in the resort’s luxurious spa. The spa menu draws on centuries of northern wellness traditions, as well as indigenous and medicinal ingredients. There are a variety of different massages including traditional Thai, stress-release and bamboo massage. Combine any 30-minute body treatment with a 60-minute massage or facial treatment to create your own personalised spa experience. A three-storey open-air pavilion and the scent of lemongrass will greet you on arrival at the spa. Then ascend to your teak wood suite overlooking three countries and immerse yourself in 90-minutes of luxuriant pampering. Emerge feeling rejuvenated and refreshed — ready for anything! Overnight at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort.
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort
Wake up to another beautiful morning and the sounds of the surrounding lush green jungle. After a delicious breakfast, visit the Hall of Opium Museum which is located just opposite the resort. A combination of multimedia and exhibition, the modern museum aims to educate people about opium in a fun and interesting environment. The eye-opening institution portrays every angle of the mysterious world of opium, including the history of the Golden Triangle, the origin of opium, the opium war, opium warlords, drug smugglers, opium effects, the battle against opium and poppy growing. The Hall of Opium Museum also explores the impact that opium seed has had on the Golden Triangle and the people who live in this former worldwide drug trading zone. Sadly, it is then time to return and say goodbye to the friendly staff at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort. After checking out, the driver will transfer you back to Chiang Rai International Airport
4 days, 3 nights
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Bank Name: Bank of China Beijing JianGuoMen Wai Sub-Branch
开 户 行：中国银行北京建国门外支行
Account Name：ATC TRAVEL SERVICES (BEIJING) LTD.
账 户 名：北京道成国际旅行社有限公司
Account No.：3259 6908 9747
账 号：3259 6908 9747
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账 户 名：北京千乘假期国际旅行社有限公司
Account No.：3211 6010 0100 1577 67
账号：3211 6010 0100 1577 67
Bank Name: Industrial Bank Co., Ltd Sanyuanqiao Sub-Branch
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