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Address: Farm Tourism, Murukkady PO, Thekkady, India
Phone Number: 04869 224142
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elephant ride

it is a fun ride with my child , There is fee of Rs 350 per person , and ride will be a 15 minutes with guide.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A wonderful experience..Sooo close to nature...with a small pond with fishes...good surrounding with cardomom, pepper, jackfruit plantations

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

it is a fun ride with my child , There is fee of Rs 350 per person , and ride will be a 15 minutes with guide.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The elephant rides are a unique experience. A Little scary at the beginning but once you get into the groove - the elephant ensures you have a joyous ride... recommended for kids

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It was a good experience with family.The elephants were quite well behaved and my son really had a great time in taking this ride and we also got lot of pictures clicked

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Elephant ride was very good, but do not like the elephant care takers who always scolding these animals and we always see tears from their eyes. Can't imagine their pain.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great experience, we paid extra to bath the beasts and feed them, still, £15 each seemed a little steep by Indian standards. This aside, I had no worries on the quality of care that the elephants received. They all looked fit and healthy, happy to be doing a lighter job than lugging logs around a jungle. Animal rides are not... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We (me, wife and 2 kids) went for about 60 minute package, featuring a 45 minute ride, bathing / shower session. We enjoyed a lot but it was very very expensive. I felt that staff was somewhat rude and even not let you go near the elephants or take pictures unless you book rides. I would not recommend to anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

nice 30 mins ride,not that expensive but have to bargai. attendees with co operative and friendly ..........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The ride was shorter than expected 30 mins- only a short route into the hills, but our group also fed fruit to the 2 elephants, watched them haul large logs around, and shared a shower with them!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Having seen a mother and baby at the Periyar National Park - where every effort’s made to protect these majestic creatures from cruel poachers - I think I should have reconsidered visiting this attraction. I’d feel far more at peace about this attraction if we were provided with a government or charity guarantee that the well-being of the animals is... More 

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