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Elephant Junction

Farm Tourism, Murukkady PO, Thekkady, India
04869 224142
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Thekkady
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

we bathed with an elephant, cleaned her, fed her, and felt like we were one with nature, the mahouts were their to give their help, such a majestic creature as an elephant is a wonderful sight when we are so used to city life and the hustle and bustle of traffic,

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AHMEDABAD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

It was a new experience. But you can have a photo shoot on specific days with the elephant. The ride is OK and very small for the price they charge. Need to get tickets early due to rush in vacation

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Elephant ride are good.... But condition of elephants seem quite poor here.... Not well looked after.... Elephants seemed to be in poor health....

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Toronto
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you love elephants and want to spend time up close with these majestic animals, this is the place to do so. We arranged a pick up at our hotel and during the drive discussed extensively with the owner where the elephants were acquired and overall care. Although in captivity, the elephants appeared to be loved and we saw no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

it was a great experience for my 4 year kid, for whom elephant is the most favorite animal. He watched elephant for the first time so close while riding on top of it. A good artificial jungle created for family fun , especially for kids. For adults, it is one time experience, but for family with kids, a must one... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

How do you think a big, majestic animal like the elephant gets to the point where it allows people to ride it and boss it around? Well, they are taken from their families as babies and beaten for years until they basically forget how to behave elephants. Elephants are incredibly smart animals with complex social behaviour, the whole family babysits... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

they charge you Rs350/ per head for a half hour ride which lasts less than 15 min. you could take this only for the children, stench of elephant dung all over

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Loved my experience at Elephant Junction. The elephant is probably my favorite animal so getting spend several hours in their company was pure joy. Riding Mira was lovely (although I have to admit that after 30 min my body was aching). The bathing and interaction part was THE BEST. Getting to spend up close and personal time with these beautiful... More

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India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The elephant ride was good fun and my daughter really enjoyed it. The mahuts were nice and told us a lot about the elephants.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This Elephant junction is very near to Spice village resort. Elephants are really good. Ride was really good. There is a elephant named INDRA. Took photos also. Lovely i would say!!!

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