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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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So, we took a whole bunch of time finding a decent elephant tour. Most elephant tours in the are around Chiang Mai are either scams, fountains of animal cruelty or both. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

So, we took a whole bunch of time finding a decent elephant tour. Most elephant tours in the are around Chiang Mai are either scams, fountains of animal cruelty or both. This one though, even if it was considerably more pricy than all other options, had several things going for it: - pickup from the hotel - dude taking pictures... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Wow - what an amazing experience. We got to feed, clean, bath, ride and give a health check to our own elephant. There were NO chains or bull hooks, and the guides really care about the elephants, unlike other tours which aren't concerned about welfare. I did the half day tour to Patara, and was the best decision I made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best places to go and visit. The elephants are treated with love and respect. The handlers explain how and why they do to look after these magnificent animals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

After doing much research as I didn't want to visit a place where animals were mistreated for my pleasure and getting a recommendation from a friend I badgered my other half into allowing us to spend a day of our trip to Thailand here and he thanked me for it afterwards. It's a long day, with an early start but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

What an amazing experience! The Patara elephant farm was one of the highlights during our trip to Thailand. The day started with a prompt pickup from our hotel, a few quick tops to get other guests, then off to the farm. When we got there were were blown away by the 3 baby elephants that ran right up to us.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

A while back we visited the elephants and were impressed on how intelligent they wre and each one as well has its own personally as well the lil ones are funny and very playful they rembered us from the ladt time w visited them as they offer you there trunk ( if you gently blow ir across it they will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was the most amazing experience of our lives. The elephants are taken care of with the love of the Mauets and listen not by being poked at or stabbed but by commands. It's truly great to see and experience when your elephant listens to what you are saying. The walk through the jungle on top your own elephant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I know there are many positive reviews here that describe how amazing this experience is. I agree that it truly was a memorable day and would highly recommend. We were able to go to Patara with four kids, ages 9 to 1. The staff were friendly and helpful. Even the baby got to rise in the elephant with me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We did a ton of research to find an elephant sanctuary that treats these amazing creatures with kindness and respect. Patera lived up to my expectations and more! The love that they have for the elephants is amazing- and totally mutual. They teach the visitors about how to check vitals, to ensure that they are eating and drinking enough and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Patara is an ethical elephant farm that treats its elephants with care, respect and attention. No leg chains here nor bull hooks - only Thai commands. We booked the 1/2 day experience and a 45 minute journey to the farm later we arrived. Our first encounter with the elephants soon followed when 2 mothers and their 2 month old calves... More 

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Address: 299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 286 321
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai

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