Sitting on an elephant's neck and learning to give commands from the mahouts was probably one of the most memorable bits of my trip to Thailand.
Katie, Original Traveller
Learn the skills of a mahout before going elephant trekking through the beautiful terrain of jungles, rivers and mountains.
Flight from London
GMT +7 hrs
Alternatively, go on a guided trek which brings you into contact with the traditional way of life of the hill tribes, not to mention some breathtaking scenery.