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Magical Elephant Training

Address: 147/1 Rachadamnoen Rd, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: 66-89-6355206
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Ranked #101 of 326 Activities in Chiang Mai
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Exclusive to T.I.C travel is the Magical Elephant Training Camp. You will take care of your elephant for a full day, learning about the behavior, lifestyle and personality of elephants from our English speaking tourguide. You will learn how to control, bath and play with your elephant as though you were a mahout, whilst riding bareback through the hills and jungle for the whole day. Duration - 8 hours.
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Berks County, PA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was book as a day trip through our group tour with Thomson Family Adventure. Our Thomson guide called this one the best one. He's done other camps with other tour groups and said this one was the most fun. We rode the elephants bareback. Other camps sit on little benches or huts on top of the elephant. We bathed... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We booked the trip with this company the day before we went, having already been conned by the Elephant Nature Park (who took our deposit and then never picked us up and never issued a refund) we didnt get to really look into how it treated the elephants. The guides picked us up right on time and we were pleasently... More

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

got picked up in the morning from hotel, made some stops to pick up a few others along the way. in about 1 hour out of the city we arrived! super fun day learning about the elephants, feeding them. riding them, bathing them, great lunch. all said, it was a great experience that we will never forget. we were unsure... More

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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

short and sweet...an incredible day, one that I will remember for the rest of my life as being one of the greatest day! You can't miss this if you are in Chiang Mai! Amazing staff, you can tell they really care for the elephants, all of whom are just stunning, magnificent creatures!

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Baan Chang Elephant Park is well worth a visit if you are in Chiang Mai. There are lots of other places offering elephant rides but don't do them! Most of the time the elephants are not looked after or treated properly where as with Baan Chang Elephant Park you can be assured they are being treated properly and being given... More

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Paris, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My Husband and I went to the Baan Chang Elephant Park last august 2013. Its a WONDERFUL experiencie, MUST DO if youre going to be in Chang Mai area for a couple of days. Our guide Tom explained us the operation and managment of the park, also how the treat the elephants. He take his time to explain also the... More

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Newark, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I had an incredible experience at the Baan Chang elephant park! Our guide for the day was named Pusa, and he was terrific! He did a great job of providing us with a good deal of background on where the elephants came from, how they are cared for, and the overall mission of the park. I came away from the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We had a truly amazing day at Baan Chang Elephant Park. Our guide, Woody, was helpful and friendly and during the morning the commands were clearly explained. We opted for one elephant per person which was great fun but if you opt for two people per elephant each person gets a shot of being at the front. Attention to detail... More

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Townsville, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This was a fantastic tour. We booked a full day tour for two people, one elephant between us. We were picked up at the agreed time from our hotel and transported in a clean and modern van with air-conditioning. Our guide gave us a quick briefing about the timeline of events on our way to the elephant park (a drive... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The Elephant training was brilliant! Firstly they give you the appropriate clothing to change into before u go to feed all the elephants. After that they train u to get on the elephant before going on a jungle trek and then you get to go into the water and wash the Elephants. Our guide for the day was Puzza who... More

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