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Why choose Happy Elephant home? Our day has been designed to give you a wonderful experience without riding, hurting or exploiting these beautiful animals. Come and experience a fantastic day ,helping us take care of these amazing creatures. Spend...more
74 M.1 | Kuet Chang Subdistrict, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
+66 87 577 8885
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit: morning half day visit on the 13th Feb We loved our visit to the happy elephant home - sanctuary for elephants who had previously been used for riding/working. Transport picked us up from our hotel on time and drove us to the location where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nv179
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The happy elephant home is an amazing place. The animals are well taken care of and the staff is super friendly and speaks and understands English well. This is the tour to take if you want to get hands on with the elephants. Feeding them,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 907akfamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a truly beautiful experience. You start out getting a brief little lesson how smart elephants are. Then the awesome and fun guides take you to where the sugar cane and bananas are. Next you get to chop up the sugar cane + bananas...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A perfect day starting with hotel pick up by car then we arrived and a beautiful elephant welcome us ! All day long was just about hapiness peaceful spirit and elephant kindness. Special thanks to Big and his crew for those beautiful memories. I recommand...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MaxLR-FR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Treat yourself to this amazing experience of feeding, playing with and bathing in a river with these amazing elephants. They are very loving and warm and it is clear that they are being treated with care, respect and devotion. You will get a chance to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kani I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly tour guide who gave a lot of information. We could swim, feed and walk with them. Great experience

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ThomasV3630
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what a happy fulfilling experience this was, we learnt about the elephants, fed them, with the little baby’s nose cheekily checking out my basket looking for more sugar cane, before walking with them to the river. They are gentle and gorgeous. There is no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sally R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Happy Elephant Home experience was a low key way to interact with the elephants, which is what we were seeking. The people working and volunteering here all care deeply about the rescued elephants and it shows in there instruction and care of them. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BoardingPass399254
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our day at the Happy Elephant Home was amazing! Omo, a dedicated, charming young lady welcomed us in the morning to see the full day tour. When feeding the elephants, they seemed very happy and comfortable. The 4 elephants and 6 people in our group...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoadsUp
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely family trip to meet and feed the elephants. Having a 7 and 4 year old we wanted some interaction but not full on mud spas etc. It was about 1 hour in the van from Chiang Mai, nice little place and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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September 25, 2018|
Response from Banic65 | Reviewed this property |
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September 25, 2018|
Response from 645martynm | Reviewed this property |
We booked our trip through our hotel - the day beforehand. If you don’t get a response to your email I would suggest asking your hotel to confirm the reservation.
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October 20, 2017|
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Response from Maria Paula C | Reviewed this property |
We booked the night before and it worked out.
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Northwich, United Kingdom
Anyone heard of Happy Elephant Home (0 Replies)
We are considering booking this tour for a full day and as we are looking for a smaller place than the Elephant NP. Has anyone ward of Happy Elephant Home in Mae Taeng?
January 17, 2017|