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Written by Siddhi on June 17, 2020 Share on

Chiang Mai Night Safari: A Guide To Thailand’s Animal Paradise

Chiangmai Night Safari is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chiang Mai and its beautiful appearance and natural surroundings help visitors spend some stress-relaxing time with their loved ones. Inspired by the Singapore Night Safari, the Chiang Mai Night Safari, Thailand is also a nocturnal zoo, with the same concept. So, while having a rendezvous with wild animals, prepare yourself for an exceptionally thrilling encounter. And, take the opportunity to discover another version of yourself while feeding and petting the wilder ones. It spreads over 300 acres, and is considered one of the world’s largest nocturnal zoos. Offering a range of really exciting activities, this park allows you to enjoy some night out in the midst of the wilderness.

It is a good place for family members to meet each other and celebrate friendship, love couples to celebrate special occasions, children can learn about the outside world, schools bring students for educational trips. Once the safari vehicle enters the place, you will start spotting animals around the entrance like the deers walking freely and white tigers sleeping in the cage. There are many other interesting and joyful activities waiting for all the visitors which will make you forget all your stress and anxiety.

Chiang Mai Night Safari
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What Is Unique About Chiang Mai Night Safari

The main highlight of the place is “The Night Safari Tour” and never afford to miss this! There are three zones around the lake in the Chiang Mai Night Safari. Predator Prowl and Savanna Safari are accessible by tram, while you can enjoy the Jungle Jaguar Trail at your own speed as you walk through the park. Book a tour of the third nocturnal zoo in the world, and experience more than 400 rare wildlife species in their natural habitat. With a bevvy of wild habitats, including white-striped tigers, jaguars, flamingos, clouded leopards and more, this landscape trail introduces you to the panoramic views of Swan Lake.

Along with the guide in a tram, visitors go for sightseeing the area for around one and a half hours. This night tour consists of two zones. It starts from Savanna Safari which is the first zone. You can closely watch and touch some animals like zebras and giraffes. The second zone is the Predator Prowl, and is the zone of dangerous animals like tigers and lions. Therefore during the tour of this zone, you visitors have to be extra careful. You can catch the tram every 30 minutes. The rounds are available in both Thai and English.

Besides this, there are also exciting shows here, for instance, ‘Hunters of Night’, which performs the lifestyles of some wild animals, or ‘Safari Dancing’, which is performed by cabaret groups every day, four times per day. ‘Feeding the Arapaima’ is a new activity that will be coming soon. This place not just has these but a lot more that will fulfil your joyfulness for one whole day.

Activities in Chiang Mai Night Safari

Activities in Chiang Mai Night Safari
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There’s ‘The Digital Zoo’,(the special zone) that was built especially for learning procedures for new-age people. In another way, this is one of the biggest learning places in Thailand and don’t miss out on checking this out! The Digital Zoo consists of many fun activities, which are all based on digital media, for instance, The Piano Stairs, Saving Animals With Digital Gun, Transforming Yourself Into Animals.

Next, don’t ever forget to see ‘The Music Fountain’. This is the largest one in Thailand, based on amazing German technology. It is more-than-12-m high and 20-metres wide. Visitors can see the show every day, at 8:00 pm and Also, keep looking forward to ‘The Baby Animals Photo Room’, which will be coming soon.

Here tourists can take photographs with those lovely newborn cubs, for instance, white tiger cubs or lion cubs. Same as ‘Feeding the Sun Conure’, it should be available soon. And how cool does a ‘Segway’ sound? This is the smart innovation of vehicles for the future that visitors can take between 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  For those who love tigers, don’t miss the ‘Tiger Show’ here. The show is available every day except for Wednesday, at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

How to Reach Chiang Mai Night Safari

Rhinos in  Chiang Mai Night Safari
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The Chiang Mai Night Safari is approximately 10 km from the city centre. You can reach the place by renting a car or taking a minibus. In case you are looking to travel with your family with children then a car would be advisable for a better experience.

Best Time to Visit Chiang Mai Night Safari

Best Time to Visit Chiang Mai Night Safari
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The peak season to travel to Chiang Mai is between April and October. The night safari has numerous shows which are hosted at different timings :

  1. Elephant Show: Except Tuesdays, available everyday between 06:10 pm and 06:20 pm
  2. Night Safari Activities Parades: Available everyday between 06:00 pm to 06:15 pm
  3. Horseman Show: Available everyday between 07:15 pm and 07:25 pm
  4. Jaguar Trail Zone: Available everyday between 11:00 am and 09:30 pm
  5. Children World: Available everyday between 11:00 am and 7:30 pm
  6. Giraffe Bar & Restaurant: Available everyday between 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  7. Day Safari: Available everyday between 03:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Entry Fees for Chiang Mai Night Safari

The Chiang Mai Night Safari Zoo charges INR 1755 for adults and INR 900 for children for a day safari or a night safari.

Chiang Mai Night Safari will give you the experience of living in an animal paradise. It is a must-visit attraction in Thailand, consisting of such a bevvy of experiences that are full of thrill, adventure and fun. Don’t let your Chiang Mai travel package miss out this famous attraction of Thailand! Start customising your itinerary with the top highlights of Chiang Mai and enjoy a happy Thailand vacation with your loved ones! We at Pickyourtrail make sure we ship happiness to our customers and deliver the best-customised itinerary for their vacation! Unwrap your itinerary and Happy Travelling!

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