Embrace Your Inner Mahout in Chiang Mai

For those contemplating a career change, Exotissimo now has a fantastic option. Guests can spend time learning how to be a professional mahout or elephant handler. Participants will learn about daily care for elephants and the secrets of Thailand’s “elephant whisperers.” The mahout training course includes information on elephant health and biology, as well as painting, bathing, riding and handling elephants directly. Through Exotissimo, prospective elephant handlers will receive a traditional mahout outfit, the course is conducted by professional mahout training staff.