immerse yourself in nature + support human rights + help rescue elephants

 the only Airbnb in thailand where you can live with elephants

Choose From Overnight or 1-Day Adventures

treks and tours starting at $45  

Private boutique trips allow you to escape the crowds and giant group tours and experience Thailand in an authentic way.  Ready for an adventure? You can reserve a day trip or a multi-day tour. Hidden forest temples, idyllic waterfalls and remote off the beaten path homestays are our specialty.  Check out our most popular packages available here.

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Sleep at the Chai Lai Orchid or Jungle Nature Retreat


Chai lai orchid bungalows

Enjoy the luxuries of nature, then melt the stresses away in your private bungalow. Each bungalow comes with a fan or A/C, so you can cool off even on the warmest of days. The common area is well-stocked with food, drinks, and WiFi - so you can spend the day playing with elephants and enjoying the wonders of the jungle, before sharing your experiences with friends back home.

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Chai lai Jungle retreat

Unwind in a bungalow over the waterfalls after hiking though beautiful mountain landscapes and lush rice paddies. Absorb the simple pleasure of a hammock in the mountain sun. Unplug from the virtual world (no electricity or WiFi at this retreat!) and reconnect with nature. Cool off in hidden jungle waterfalls, secluded streams and enjoy happy hour while bamboo rafting down a river. 2-3 days

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hilltribe village

TOURISM in INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES and how Eco tours can help

 Wherever we go, we leave something behind: our economic impact, our environmental footprint, our words, our attitudes, our ideas....

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Travel and do good

The Chai Lai Orchid is much more than and eco lodge. We are social business that empowers young women to end trafficking in their communities.

Our Mission