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Address: 47/3 moo 5, 50360, Thailand
Phone Number: 0066(0)86 1930377
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Feeling good with the elephants

Before this three-day trip, I had had little to do with horses, let alone elephants. Thanks to Roger and his team of mahouts, I rapidly got used to being around these impressive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Before this three-day trip, I had had little to do with horses, let alone elephants. Thanks to Roger and his team of mahouts, I rapidly got used to being around these impressive animals and enjoyed riding "my own" Elephant, Mae Goeg I, for this period. My boys (4 and 6) also quickly overcome their reluctance and rode themselves (each one... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My 3 day elephant education trip with the “Elephant Special Tours” was without question the best unforgivable experience of my life. When I look back to these three days … it gives me creeps and a big bright smile in my face. I don´t like to tell you what I’ve done in this three days … but all in one... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The camp and the people are just great. The accommodation is perfect, food and service too. They way the elephants get treated with great respect is wonderful. I learned so much about elephants and riding and swimming with them was an experience I will never forget. I had a outstanding time and would really like to go back.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I am guessing the longer you stay, the better it gets. These animals are simply very special! The camp is great, the groups are small and we got to have a long chat with Bodo in which he explained his camp's approach in how to sustainably help the elephants. We wish him the best of luck!

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Hamburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Best time I had in all of Thailand. A very knowledgeable and funny tourguide called Hans speaks fluent english, so no problems for not german speaking people. Everything is well organised: pick up on time, very nice and clean guesthouse with friendly staff and you are taken care of 24/7. Not only is the elefant riding an experience of a... More 

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Cham, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This was an experience that our family will never forget! We learned a lot about the elephants and their habitat. Our kids were all able to ride their own elephant and their favourite experience of the tour was bathing with the elephants! If you want to do something with the family that you won't ever forget then I would recommend... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

really you need go at the one day tour, the best tour include kwai bridge, cementery and elephant tour day, with river. nice ! enjoy the day !!

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Rogue River, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We signed up for a 6 day mahout course on the strong recommendation of previous guests whom we met. We were picked up at our lodging in Chiang Mai and taken to the attractive lodge in the countryside about an hour away. Our trainer, Diti, explained that we would go to the camp after lunch and meet the elephants, then... More 

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