The Tiger Temple Exclusive Breakfast with the Monks Program is limited to a small group of people and provides four uninterrupted hours with tigers of all ages from tiny cubs to full grown adult tigers.
After, you can ride an elephant through the jungle and give it a scrub in the River Kwai.
05:00 Pick up from your Hotel Please wait in the lobby of your hotel promptly at 5:00 am. Remember there's a dress code for entry to the Tiger Temple.More...
07:30 Breakfast with the Monks While they are preparing the breakfast for the monks you'll be able to feed the tigers cubs. Once the monks have finished eating you'll be invited to share a short devotion with them. Please take off your shoes and tuck your feet under you when you sit.More...
08:00 Training for Tiger Cubs After breakfast you'll be able to participate in the training of the tiger cubs. Getting them to respond to simple commands is a very rewarding experience.
08:30 Play in Waterfall with Young Tigers It's a short walk from the temple to the waterfall where the young tigers enjoy their morning frolic. You can get in with them but be warned, you'll get wet!
09:30 Wash & Shampoo Young Tigers From the waterfall you can give a tiger it's morning wash and shampoo. They love this part of the day and this is what makes the morning program so special.
10:00 Tiger Canyon with Adult Tigers In the afternoon program the tigers are chained to the ground as there are many people. In the morning they are not chained. They run free while you are in the safety cage. They love the pool here & this is as close as you'll ever get to adult tigers.
11:00 Photo Op with an Adult Tiger Once the tigers have worked off their pent-up energy they relax in the shade. This gives you a chance-in-a-lifetime to have your piccie taken right beside one of these magnificent animals.
11:30 Lunch at Thai Restaurant From the Tiger Temple we'll drive to a local Thai restaurant for lunch.
12:30 Elephant Ride Through Jungle Elephants are much loved in Thailand and riding one is a unique experience. You'll get the chance to be the mahout when he gets off & invites you to slide down on the elephant's neck! Don't panic. He can control the elephant from the ground just as well.More...
13:00 Bathe Elephants in River Kwai After the ride through the jungle you'll be able to carry on to the river where you can scrub the elephants. The water in the river here is beautifully clear. Be prepared to get wet.
14:00 Bridge over the River Kwai We'll stop at the Bridge over the River Kwai on the way back to Bangkok so you can walk across and take some photos. Please be careful here because the bridge has no sides or safety rails.
14:30 Depart for Bangkok All good things must come to an end, so it's time to head back to the city.
17:00 Arrive back at Hotel You can expect to be back at your hotel in Bangkok around 5:00 pm depending on the traffic.
Important Information As the Tiger Temple is a Buddhist monastery, women must dress appropriately. Tank tops, short skirts, shorts, shawls, scarves are not permitted. Tights cannot be worn as an outer garment. Also, bright colours like red, orange & pink are not allowed as these colours excite the tigers.
Please note that this is a morning program and does not allow for a return to the Tiger Temple in the afternoon.
Children must be 100cms to fully participate.
Whilst bathing elephants you will get wet! Come prepared.