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LEAF Cambodia Mondulkiri Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary

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The Mondulkiri Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary is a nonprofit conservation & eco tourism project, developed by LEAF Cambodia, in cooperation with the local Bunong tribal communities in Mondulkiri. Available visits include elephant sanctuary day visit...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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# 76 Road, Sen Monorom 11202, Cambodia
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+855(0)97 6591101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day. Started with trek. Was great to get info regarding the history of the project. A wonderful sight to see the 3 elephants in the natural habitat. Time to relax and chat with others. We had 8 in our group. Perfect. Washing elephants...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendy A
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I’ve really enjoyed a day visit to this sanctuary. Started with a walk through the jungle followed by meeting the elephants. We were given sugar canes and bananas and were given quite a lot of time to take pictures. We also had the chance to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AndreaGambadoro
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I wish I had done a little more homework before spending 8 hours traveling via car from Phnom Pehn. As 2 60 year olds we really struggled coming back from the jungle as it was very steep and rocky. As such we couldn't do the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tasmainia
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We were picked up at our guesthouse. It was a little disappointing because the website said that there was going to be only 12 people and in the end we were like 20. We drove to a Bunong village and we were free to walk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charles D
Tear C, Owner at LEAF Cambodia Mondulkiri Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Dear! Charles, Thank you very much for the review! And It is good to hear that you had a great experience with elephants at our project. Of course! There is no much explanation and interactions for the 10 minutes visit and walk around the village...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I have conflicting thoughts about this trip. On one hand I absolutely loved it and on another I felt there was some real safety concerns that need to be addressed. I booked for the 2 day trek and ended up pulling the pin at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank cosmona2015
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Short Review: The elephants are beautiful and you do get to feed and pet them. However, our guide was actually bad and borderline offensive at times. Additionally, you get the sense the elephants are effectively "rented" to be enjoyed by tourists and not much of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
8  Thank Maddieb92
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We'd heard varied reports about this tour and company, and initially thought that the 2 day trekking tour was expensive, but we chanced upon an exceptional experience! Our guide for the first day's trek (along with 4 others, a total of eight people) was very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Gen S
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We started out very excited since we went to cambodia especially for the elephant sanctuaries but ended up severely disappointed. We tried to contact the other sanctuaries but none of them replied so we went with this one. We inquired the night prior regarding the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank mcgurl2018
Reviewed April 16, 2018

After weeks travelling asia we wanted to visit a sound, ethical elephant project. And from what we witnessed, that what we saw. The elephants had plenty of space, food, shade and water accessible to them. And they seemed very free to roam. Only 1 of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The first day we made a 22K trek in the jungle , unfortunately our guide did not speak any English. so no info about Fauna & Flora. after a good night rest in a traditional hut we went to meet the elephants . in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jantjevdp1
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