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Extraordinary Elephant Day Trip

Bangkok, Thailand
(0) 81 810 8597
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Ranked #26 of 366 Activities in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Soooo much fun/ you will not regret this trip! Bo, our tour guide, took a million pictures of us on the elephants and was so sweet! Lunch was amazing. Floating market was great too- great local art! Best experience with elephants.

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Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I cannot put into words how amazing this experience was. The elphand ride was just ok, but playing with them in the water is something my family will never forget! Be prepared, this is a VERY long day - the floating market is fun for souvenirs, but negotiating and saying "no thank you" for an hour gets annoying. The tiger... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Always dubious about mounting such large animals but this was good fun and there was a nice feel around the village that seemed to show the elephants were well cared for. We were taken by a elder from the Karen tribe who was our escort and even he said the elephants were happy.

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Los Angeles
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is why I love TripAdvisor. I read a dozen or more reviews before booking this. The reviews were pretty much spot on! The floating market was ok. The bridge on the river Kwai was cool, especially when the train came across while we were still on the bridge, but this day trip leads beautifully up to the highlight, which... More

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London
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We booked the elephant day trip a couple of weeks before we went to Thailand as the reviews looked amazing and this trip lived up to our expectations. Our tour guide (Na) and our driver (Joe) were both fantastic. They picked us up from the hotel on time in our own private minibus which was so comfortable and kitted out... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Amazing experience one we will never forget. We got to ride an elephant into the water and play with them. A lot of very large elephant poos go by but the experience is so fantastic that you soon don't worry about it. After getting lifted up out of the water on their trunks you get to wash them and they... More

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Phetchabun Province, Thailand
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This exceeded all my expectations, We got picked up at the hotel ON TIME by Lim It was just me and my friend on the tour. He drove us to the floating market where we had loads of time to look around, then we went to the bridge over the river Kwai. We picked up our tour guide Kah who... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was by far the best day of our whole lives!!! We had a great day and Sally was a GREAT tour guide. They picked us up from our hotel and drove us to the floating market where we had a blast! Bring extra money, though, because this market is more expensive then most in Bangkok. We were able to... More

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Brighton, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had a great day out on the Elephant Experience with Bangkok Day Tours. The trip started with the floating market, then onto the Bridge on the River Kwai, both very interesting. The main event was the elephants though and we had great fun riding them into the river and then around a jungle track. Leaping off an elephants head... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My first time to ride an elephant with family, we enjoyed that much coz we love elephants so cool! After that we experienced also to ride the motor boat going to the floating market. It's a fun ride then you can see the residents selling different kind of goods everyday as their way of life. After that we stop to... More

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