Away Suansawan Chiang Mai, a Centara Boutique
Collection resort, has launched a promotion that couples
accommodation with the opportunity to become a Mahout (elephant
keeper) and experience traditional Thai ways of life.
for a Day package is available until 31 October 2011 and starts at
THB 11,062 nett single for the three day/two night programme.
Guests are taken to the elephant camp site for a day,
where they will learn the basic communication and action commands
used to guide the 4-ton beasts through the scenic surroundings and
to have them perform games of skill, as well as help out at
The mahout package includes two
nightsí accommodation, daily buffet breakfast, one welcome dinner,
roundtrip transfer to the nearby elephant camp site, and the
Mahout for a Day experience with lunch provided.
Located in the beautiful Mae Rim Valley, Away Suansawan Chiang Mai
offers a full range of recreational activities and facilities
including two swimming pools, spa treatment and massage, fitness
centre with sauna, and a lakeside relaxation sala with library.
The resort features just 47 rooms and villas set
amongst gardens of more than 1000 trees and a lake.
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