Elephant owner for a day at Patara Elephant Farm
Code: PT-1
Duration: 08.00 am. – 05.00 pm.

Elephant owner for a day.. Makes unforgettable stay.
To know what’s an elephant owner would know.
To do what’s an elephant owner would do.
Elephant Owner for a day .. Makes unforgettable stay.

General knowledge and background :The differences in species of elephants in the world. Thai Elephant as sub-spicy of Asian Elephant. History background of Domestic Elephant in Thailand. Why elephant are so important for Thailand? Why elephant are still domesticated in Thailand? Elephant in Buddhism and the believes of the Thais relate to elephants. Situation of Domestic Elephant and Wild Elephant in Thailand and Asia. Patara Elephant Farm’s mission and conservation philosophy. Get to know our elephants individually.

Breeding program : Including heat detecting, mating management, pregnancy follow up and the delivery of baby elephants. Care taking for the new born and young elephant.

Breeding program: Including heat detecting, mating management, pregnancy follow up and the delivery of baby elephants. Care taking for the new born and young elephant.

Training includes : elephant farm management, elephant trainer’s tasks and responsibilities, tracking your elephant in the bush, how to approach and be near elephant, feeding and dietary of elephant, herbal medication for elephant, elephant anatomy, life cycle of elephant, daily activities for domestic elephant, daily health care, dunk inspection, age estimation for elephant, the differences between ordinary and special elephants. observation on elephant moods (important), Dos and don’ts for elephant, elephant’s body languages and communications, how a trainer create relationship and respectfulness with his elephant, Bathing and brushing elephant in the river, chain and unchain technique, spoken command for elephant, basic and advance riding skills, how to treat elephant to make them happy. A lot more of impressive elephant stories.

Fun activities : Elephant feeding, elephant bathing and brushing, water combat with your elephant, riding your own elephant, score hunting while riding on elephant by making your elephant to do things such as make you elephant spray water to your friend, pick up rubbish from trail or making sound to greet people. Elephant trip to waterfall, picnic lunch, swim with your elephant, riding on the same elephant with your lover on return trip, taking a lot of pictures with elephant.
Itinerary :
07.30 AM. – Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Patara Elephant Farm.
08.15 AM. – Arrive at the farm. Make registration. Get change to our training outfit. Prepare for training.
08.30 AM. – Training session includes, hiking to find the elephant in the bush. Learn about elephant farm management and our breeding program. Train to approach and be near elephant. Learn to observe elephant temperament. Introducing to every of our elephants. Morning feed. Daily health care for elephant. Pregnancy test for elephant and care taking for mother with small baby. Train to unchain and walk your elephant to the river. Learn about elephant skin care and bath your elephant in the river. Instructed training to get on the elephant neck with difference technique, sitting on the elephant, basic riding skill and spoken commands for elephant Practice on getting upon and coming down from the elephant.
10.00 AM. – Bare-back riding session. Practice on easy riding trip within the farm and a short trip to visit local temple. Learn about elephant the Buddhism and the believe of the Thais people relate to elephant.
11.00 AM. – setting of for a long up hill trip to visit waterfall for picnic lunch and refreshing in the water with your elephant.
14.00 PM. – Elephant riding trip back to the farm for evening feed.
15.00 PM. – Farewell and photo taking with your elephants.
16.00 PM. – Transfer back to your hotel.
What to bring:
T-shirt, long pants, extra clothes, swimming suit, sandals or slippers, sunblock lotion, insect spray
Tour Rate:  THB 5800 / person
  • You will own one of our elephants for a day.  Learn to care for and ride your elephant bare-back, to love and understand it.
  • Transportation
  • Traditional picnic lunch
  • DVD photo
  • VDO clips of your training
  • Equipment and training outfits


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