We spent three days in Chiang Mai. One day we went on an elephant ride. A lot of fun and we highly recommend the place we used, listed below. We also visited the largest temple in Chiang Mai, climbing the 300 plus steps and gave alms to the monks. The night market is also worth visiting.
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We chose this place because they seem to treat the animals with more respect. No tricks, no shows. Just a ride and a bath. Oh, and lots of pictures.
He will drink. Hold on when he lowers his trunk to drink.
The saying 'you can bring the horse to water but can't make him drink'. Does not apply to elephants. The elephant will drink. A lot.
The first part of the tour is learning how to talk to the elephant.
We did not always remember what to say. Even when we did, they did not always listen.
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Take the steps up if you can. No one was here on an early morning rainy day.
Go in the early morning to give alms to the monks. There are vendors who will see you what you need to give them.
Early morning we went to give alms to the monks. When you do so, they bless you.
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A good option for vegetarians. Near the market. I recommend it but not strongly.
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We saw grasshoppers and silkworms for sale here. For eating. No, I did not try it.
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This place is really expensive. Stay if you can get a deal. Like a third night free. Still really expensive but really beautiful. A bit of a ride into town as well.
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