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Adventure plus Elephant Haven 5d / 4n

Kanchanaburi - Special with elephant


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This tour is designed for adventure seekers who want to share the life of elephants. You will visit splendid sites, impressive viewpoints near the Burmese border, and you will experience an exceptional contact with the pachyderms! It’s no longer for elephants to take you on their backs, it’s up to you to walk around with them, to take care of them. Thanks to you that we will preserve and protect the species.

Route

Day 1

Sai Yok

Sai Yok discovery

Meals

Start from your hotel in Kanchanaburi city .
Optional transfer from Bangkok.

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The Erawan Waterfall or Erawan Waterfall is located in Erawan National Park, Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. The Erawan waterfall is one of the jewels of Thailand. His name is a reference to the mythological Elephant Erawan. One of its names means 'one who weaves or binds the clouds', because the myth says that these elephants are capable of producing clouds.

Walk and swim in the 7 levels of Erawan waterfalls.

Lunch.

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Hellfire Pass is a section of the famous Death Railway where the Japanese prisoners cut a long and deep trench into a huge rock mass to allow the passage of the railway. This passage dug in the rock extends on 500 meters, on a height of 26 meters. This place was named Hellfire Pass by the prisoners, because at night, the lighting was provided by torches, which gave it an infernal and ghostly appearance. The Hellfire Pass museum displays photos, maps, models, and illustrations from the time. Information is provided about the railway and what happened in this area. The museum has a small screening room, where a short video shows some stages of the construction and where we can also hear the dialogues of several Australian prisoners of war.

Hellfire Pass. Walk on the death railway and visit the museum.

Option 'Funny buggy' or Mountain bike, on demand.
Optional thai massage. On demand.

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The restaurant is on a floating raft on the Kwai Noi River. It is surrounded by waterfalls on one side: Sai Yok Lek, on the other: Sai Yok Yai.

Dinner on a floating raft in Saiyok Yai national park.
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What makes the charm of these floating pavilions, equipped with western bedding and fan, is that they are at the foot of the waterfall Khao Chon (Sai Yok Yai). An authentic and unforgettable experience that worth all the air conditioning and swimming pools of the world!

Night on a floating raft on the Kwai Noi river.

Day 2

Thong Pha Phum, Sangkhlaburi

Thong Pha Phum, Sangkhlaburi and the Môn bridge

Meals

Breakfast.

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The local market of Thong Pha Phum allows you to enjoy all the colors, the smiles of Thailand and to discover all the particularity of the typical Thai cooking and also, in this area close to the border which counts many refugees, all the flavors of Burmese cuisine.

Visit of the traditional market of Thong Pha Phum.
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Wat Tha Khanun belongs to Maha Nikaya Buddhism , one of the two main branches of Thai Buddhism. It is the largest Theravada order in Thailand. This temple occupies a space of about fifteen hectares in the district of Thong Pha Phum.

Discover Thong Pha Phum temple on the hill.

Beautiful sceneries on the way to Sangklaburi, all along the lake.
Coffee break at Kroeng Krawia waterfalls.
Lunch at the Three Pagodas Pass.
The three pagodas pass and the local market discovery.
Walk on the wooden môn bridge.
Longtail boat on Khao Laem lake to discover the engulfed temple.

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Lake Khao Laem, the reservoir lake of the Vachiralonkorn Dam, is surrounded by mountains in the Tenasserim range. Depending on its level we can see remains of the past as the immersed temple.

Dinner by Khao Laem side.
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Hotel : P. Guesthouse
Hot water - A/C

Overnight at P. Guesthouse or equivalent.

Day 3

Kanchanaburi, Sangkhlaburi, Sai Yok

Easy trek, Sai Yok and hot springs

Meals

Breakfast.
Easy trek around 1 hour in Sangkhlaburi jungle.
Bamboo rafting and swimming on the river.
Lunch.

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Hin Dad Hot Springs also known as Kui Mang Hot Springs are natural sources of hot water at around 45 - 55 ° C. They were reported to have been discovered near a freshwater stream by Japanese troops during the Second World War. However, there are references to this source for over 150 years.

Swimming and relaxation at Hindat hot springs.

Back to Sai Yok.
Optional thai massage. On demand.
Dinner in a typical restaurant.
Night in a typical Thai hotel.

Day 4

Kanchanaburi

Elephants day, traditions day

Meals

Breakfast.

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The former traditional ''Pang Chang Saiyok'' camp has given birth to two distinct entities that respect the ethical principles of Elephant Nature Park: '' Elephant Haven '' and '' Saiyok Elephant Park'' . '' Safarine uses the (identical) services of one or the other indifferently.

A day with elephants from 9am to 3pm. In the greatest respect of the animal.

Meal preparation for the elephants.
Learn how to feed them, how to know them, how to interact with them.
Lunch.
Jungle walk with the elephants. Elephant riding is not practiced during the walk.
Take pleasure in seeing these animals free and happy.
Swimming, bathing and playing with elephants.

Optional thai massage. On demand.
Dinner in a typical restaurant.
Night in a typical Thai hotel.

Day 5

Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok

Mountain bike adventure, caves and kayaking

Meals

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Simple and nice cave filled with little bats.

Discovery of the Lawa cave.

Mountain bike trip in the jungle of Sai Yok Noi.
Or optional Funny Buggy 1 h ou 2 h.
Lunch.

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This small cave temple beautifully adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, has long been known as a place of retreat and meditation.
The cave, the main element of the site, is formed by the collapse of the vault of a karst cavity due to the dissolution of the limestone layers by rainwater. Stalagmites and stalactites are still evolving.
The opening caused by the collapse of part of the vault provided a soft and pleasant lighting. A small artificial waterfall decorates the main hall. Wat Tham Phu Wa recently underwent a major {makeover} with the completion of a neo-Khmer-style facade and elevation of a giant Buddha statue.

Visit of the Wat Tham Phu Wa temple.
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A quiet going down the water, along temples and lush gardens, ending under the famous Kwai River Bridge.

Kayak on Kwai Yai river.

Optional long-tail boat trip.

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Safarine ensures the transfer to the city of your choice in Thailand, either at the end of the tour or the day of your choice. Safarine offers a wide choice of direct or staged transfers. For any information do not hesitate to contact us.

Go back to your hotel or transfer.

Prices and terms

Price by person, minimum of 2 adults

Per person 20 650 THB

Special prices for children under 1,20 m 10 550 THB

For more than 4 persons On demand

What\s includes in the price :

-  Services of an English speaking guide.
-  Entrances to the activities mentioned in the program.
-  Transport during the tour.
-  Meals.
-  Water during the tour. Water, coffee and tea during meals.
-  Accommodation.
-  Insurance.
-  Booking and payment fees by Paypal

Le tarif n’inclut pas :

-  French speaking translator and accompanist .
-  Optional activities.
-  Tips and gratuities.
-  And as a rule everything that is not mentioned in the previous paragraph.

Options

Options are only possible upon reservation and subject to availability.
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French interpreter translator 2 000 THB per day


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Transfer Bangkok - Kanchanburi-city : 3 200 THB. One way.
Round trip 6 000 THB. Airport supp. 300 THB.


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Transfer to other destinations : On demand.

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