Mahout Training Programm

MAHOUT TRAINING PROGRAM AT MAE SA ELEPHANT CAMP IN CHIANG MAI


A fantastic chance to get to know the real professional mahouts - find out what they do everyday for their elephants and learn the secrets of becoming a mahout. The mahout training course begins with an introduction on elephant health and biology as well as elephant body language before starting the “Hands On Practice”. During a memorable farewell ceremony, all participants will receive a certificate of achievement to take home and cherish. Group photos with your elephants will complete your day.

ONE DAY MAHOUT TRAINING PROGRAM


Day 1: (L)
07.00 Transfer from Hotel in Chiang Mai to Maesa Elephant Camp
08.00 Arrival at Maesa Elephant Camp Greeted by the Mahout Instructor. Led to the Maesa Nursery Area for Outfit Changing. Start the introduction of the Mahout Training Course briefing of information on Maesa Elephant Camp, meet with Camp’s Veterinarian and the Instructor Team.
09:40 Enjoy our daily Elephant Show *Practice Elephant Bathing
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Learning of Basic Commands for Elephants (Lesson 1) *Painting with Elephant Artist
16:00 Certificate Ceremony and Farewell Reception
Return transfer from Maesa Elephant Camp to Hotel in Chiang Mai or Chiang Mai airport.

2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT MAHOUT TRAINING PROGRAM

Day 1: (L/D)
07.00 Transfer from Hotel in Chiang Mai to Maesa Elephant Camp
08.00 Arrival at Maesa Elephant Camp Greeted by the Mahout Instructor Led to the Maesa Nursery Area for Outfit Changing and checking in at Mahout Lodges. Start the introduction of the Mahout Training Course briefing of information on Maesa Elephant Camp, meet with Camp’s Veterinarian and the Instructor Team. Learning the basic commands for elephants (Lesson 1)
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Learning of Basic Commands for Elephants (Lesson 2)
16.00 At Leisure
18.00 Thai food cooking class at the camp
19.30 Enjoy your own cooked Thai Foods and evening at leisure. Accommodation at the camp

Day 2: (B/L)
08.00 More practice on the learned commands (Lesson 3) * Giving bath to elephants (Lesson 4). Riding the elephants back to the rest area
12.00 Lunch
13.00 *Take part in the actual Elephant show at the Elephant Show Ground *Painting with Elephant artist
16.00 Certificate Ceremony and Farewell Reception. Check out from Mahout Lodge
Return transfer from Maesa Elephant Camp to Hotel in Chiang Mai or Chiang Mai airport.

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS MAHOUT TRAINING PROGRAM

Day 1: (L/D)
07.00 Transfer from Hotel in Chiang Mai to Maesa Elephant Camp
08.00 Arrival at Maesa Elephant Camp Greeted by the Mahout Instructor Led to the Maesa Nursery Area for Outfit Changing and checking in at Mahout Lodges. Start the introduction of the Mahout Training Course briefing of information on Maesa Elephant Camp, meet with Camp’s Veterinarian and the Instructor Team. Learning the basic commands for elephants (Lesson 1)
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Learning of Basic Commands for Elephants (Lesson 2)
16.00 At Leisure
18.00 Thai food cooking class at the camp
19.30 Enjoy your own cooked Thai Foods and evening at leisure. Accommodation at the camp

Day 2: (B/L/D)
08.00 Breakfast. More lessons on commands for elephant (Lesson 3) * Giving bath to elephants Riding the elephants back to the rest area
12.00 Lunch
13:00 Learning about more progressive commands for elephants (Lesson 4) *Riding the elephant, routing outside of the camp *Bringing the elephant to the resting area outside of the camp
18:00 Advance Thai Food Cooking Class
18:30 Enjoy your own fancy Thai Foods / evening at leisure. Accommodation at the camp

Day 3: (B/L)
08:00 Breakfast. Review of lesson 1 to 4 More practice on all Lessons given though out the program *Practice elephant riding outside the camp
12:00 Lunch
13.00 *Take part in the actual Elephant show at the Elephant Show Ground *Painting with Elephant artist *Visit the Gallery Maesa *Visit the Souvenir Shop
16.00 Certificate Ceremony and Farewell Reception. Check out from Mahout Lodge
Return transfer from Maesa Elephant Camp to Hotel in Chiang Mai or Chiang Mai airport.

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