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Thai Elephant Home

102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Mae Taeng
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Park City, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Super fun day! My sister and I almost didn't go to this elephant home, and I'm so glad we decided to last minute. The staff was very nice and the elephants were well treated. We attended the full day elephant riding and it was the perfect amount of time. I had worried it would be too long, but it wasn't.... More

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Ang Thong City, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Free ride to the place with a person that spoke near perfect English. He offered to pull over if we wanted any food which I thought was nice. When we got there they gave us clothes and water. Elephants were awesome and riding bareback is the way to go. So we get to the mud pit and everything is going... More

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Trondheim, Norway
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

the highlight of my almost 20 days in Thailand! Best experience in my trip! Every cent spent here is worth it. They treat the elephants with so much care. I was afraid to go to any of those tourist places, since I have read a lot about how elephants (and other animals) are treated and kept in order to satisfy... More

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Chiang Mai
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This was by far the best experience of our trip! These animals are treated with great care and love by their trainers. These are very happy elephants and it is a pleasure to spend a day with them! An absolute must, even if you do nothing else, do this!!!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We arrived in the area willing to meet elephants, but the first venues along the road are way too tourist business oriented with crowded tourists buses, to avoid! On the road, hidden, we discovered this marvelous place with a fantastic level of service. The "eco" side of the organization makes business being respectful of the animals, this is how things... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After researching other similar elephant camps, we decided to visit this one as we felt that it offered the best hands on experience, and treated the elephants the best. Transport is included in the price and we got picked up in an air conditioned jeep with an English speaking member of the camp who not only explained the day but... More

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San Diego, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We did the 1 day with the elephants. We had a great time bathing the elephants as well as riding on their backs. Our favorite part was riding down to the river with the elephants.The staff were all kind with the elephants, and none were mistreated during our time at Thai Elephant Home. We also got a T-shirt at the... More

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We did the 2 hour tour (which isn't available at most other elephant farms). You get to ride the elephants bare back. There is a Mahout for each elephant in case so you're well taken care of. There's also someone per 3-4 people that will take your camera and help you take loads of pictures during your 2 hours. You... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We did a two hour tour for 2,225 each. This included travelling there and back. We left at 7am and were back in our hotel for 11:20. Our hotel gave us sandwiches to eat as we had no breakfast. The elephant trek was amazing, the elephants are so gentle and friendly. The staff seemed to treat the elephants well and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had an amazing day at the Thai Elephant Home riding the elephants bare back. We spent a long time trekking in relatively steep up and downhill areas and eventually you start to feel pretty stable on the elephant. Many of the elephants in our group enjoyed stopping every few feet for a grassy snack which was pretty funny. Swimming... More

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