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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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Address: 299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 286 321
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The elephant owner for a day experience is really worth it's money. And you support a good thing with your fee. They really care for the elephants and don't force them to do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The elephant owner for a day experience is really worth it's money. And you support a good thing with your fee. They really care for the elephants and don't force them to do stupid tricks or carry tourists all day long. We received a very good instruction and learnt a lot about elephants and how they live and behave. After... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

got to play with the baby elephant all alone, no rush in a nice place in the mountains, laughed to see my wife atop an elephant on its side in the water while she did a balancing act to scrub it down; get the one on one elephant experience; then a nice 1 hr trail along the river..its expensive for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had an amazing time and experience at Patara - it is worth the expense, even for a family of 4. I was forewarned about what to wear and was so glad that I was prepared because some people were uncomfortable. You will get wet! I would advise wearing your swimsuit, board shorts, KEENS or other type water sandal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I spent a week at Patara Elephant Farm doing work experience for my Veterinary degree and couldn't have asked for a better experience. The staff were wonderful and the care of the elephants was outstanding. Each day Pat and his team provided an invaluable learning experience which I will never forget! I would highly recommend that anyone who visits Chiang... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Riding the Elephants was so fun. You walked to the where the Elephants were and you were taught how to take care of your Elephant, how to communicate with them, and how to know if your Elephant is happy and healthy. The guides were so nice and helpful and they helped you to bond with your Elephant. The Elephant Farm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

There's very little to say that hasn't been covered by other reviewers, but I still feel the need to express what a fantastic day we had at Patara. My husband and I did the full day elephant owner program and it was wonderfully run. Though other elephant experiences may be less expensive, there's no question that Patara provides the most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Went to a similar elephant farm in Bangkok but this one was even better. Guests could see elephants bathing in the river followed by various performances like elephants dancing, playing soccer, basket balls and pulling logs etc. Most amazing were their painting skills which were more superior than the elephants in the Bangkok farm. The paintings were really artistic and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is the most amazing experience its hard to out in to words. From easy bookings of hotel pick up the day starts as it means to go on. Afterward a 90min journey through the jungle you reach the farm to be greeted by the mummy and baby elephants. The guide is helpful and full of knowledge and clearly has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a brilliant day for the teenage family. Four months later we are still raving about it. These people give you a full on experience. Make sure you book for the full day. Great staff who seem to care for the animals and their welfare definitely not a 'circus'. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I love elephants and this experience was amazing and beautiful. The creatures were majestic and the baby ones were so cute!! For sure must go back to location if I ever return to Thailand.

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