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Gachorgwa Elephant Camp

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About Gachorgwa Elephant Camp
The truly fair Business to all. The Gachorgwa Elephant Camp is proud to be able to offer activities enabling our visitor to acquire the knowledge of the Karen on the care of elephants. The knowledge provided by this camp is accurate and conforms to theories regarding the health of elephants and mahouts and the environment they require.
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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

My gf and I had a wonderful day out at this elephant camp. This is ideal for those who want to get away from the more crowded/ commercial camps. This came specialises in small groups. We had the camp to ourselves on the day. This...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Kasper-Bengie
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This facility was truly amazing! It was a very personalized experience with an excellent guide. He obviously loves and cares well for the elephants and it shows. We had the experience of a lifetime riding, bathing, and caring for the elephants. It is a must!!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lteller
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Art, the keepers, and two very personable elephants gave 2 seniors close personal attention. The elephants were content, seemed playful and affectionate toward one another, and appeared genuinely happy to see us . We rode a bit through the jungle, watched them frolic in the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

We had a great experience at Gachorgwa. Art, the 2 elephant keepers, as well as the photographer all do a wonderful job. We enjoyed the learning experience, feeding the elephants, the lunch and especially the ride and river bath! Completely recommend!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Carla M
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic day! We were picked up from our hotel and driven directly to the camp. Spent all day with two very friendly elephants. A delicious lunch was included and plenty of water. Very clean restroom facilities too. All in all highly recommended!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Pioneer312186
Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is a small camp established by people who clearly care deeply about their elephants, which were clearly very healthy, well cared for and safe in a wonderful mountain environment. My family of four ( youngest 7 years old), while at the beginning were a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Noel J
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful experience we had at Gachorgwa Elephant Camp. The camp located in the middle of a jungle with perfect natural stream which could be quite far from Chiangmai town but it was truly worth to visit. The elephants are well look after...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank OraNatty
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We booked this day camp with Art and could not have been more satisfied. We were a family of 6 (Grandparents, Parents and 2 kids). Everyone had a great time. We learned a lot and Art and his elephant trainers certainly are passionate about these...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Went to stay here as part of a trekking experience and was horrified to see two elephants chained to trees on the families land. The elephants had approximately 1-2 metres of chain and could hardly walk. The elephants were very clearly unhappy, making distress calls...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank JC1425D
GachorgwaCamp, ผู้จัดการ at Gachorgwa Elephant Camp, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2016

Dear Tripadvisor User: GL2016 First of all to make it clear, Gachorgwa Elephant Camp "don't have" over night program at all. We do provide only Day trip. The reason that you can stay there was because your tour guide would like to decrease his budget...More

Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous day with the crew. They had a personal shuttle ride to the hotel and from the hotel. Our host spoke strong English and is very good at making you feel comfortable. The drive to the elephants is about 90mins but could not be...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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