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Chiang Mai

Elephant Pride Sanctuary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
About Elephant Pride Sanctuary
Sanctuary in inthanon national park area 1.30 hr. From Chiang Mai ,Thailand We are Save Keep Caring elephants are retire-rescue ,for us it is not just about the conservation of elephants our family's live side by side with them at here no more some one will riding on them Elephants have an average life of 60-80 years which is very similar to people,so we wish to provide them a comfortable place to live in nature.Our goal is to allow people to experience the amazing elephants while maintaining the honor and pride of these incredible animals. Our pride consists of keep our big family's in jungle keep them far from road side. Trip visit care total time around 5hr. spending time with elephants Picked up in the morning 8.15-8.30am. from hotel in Chiang Mai city and driven to the sanctuary in doi inthanon national park with air condition car. At the end of the day all customers will be returned to hotels at 5.00 pm.
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Get up close and personal with the world’s largest land mammal on a visit to the family-owned Elephant Pride Sanctuary. The elephants here once worked on logging crews to cut down the protected forest, but today they live at leisure. This small-group adventure, limited to just nine travelers, includes a Thai lunch, water, skip-the-line access to the sanctuary, and round-trip transfers from Chiang Mai hotels.
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All reviews chai mud bath baby elephant amazing experience beautiful waterfall nearby river well taken care week old baby comfortable car highest mountain small group his passion thai lunch heart warming spent the entire their natural habitat own pace
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited 2 other elephant places in Thailand. This one was simply the best I’ve been to. Pick up was on time, this is a family run place and Chan Chai and Koko are amazing. All the family and people working were so friendly...More

Thank blondeadventurer1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent an amazing day at Doi Inthanon National Park with great views and the beautiful elephants. We got to feed them, walk with them in the jungle, play in the mud and swim in the river. We were able to see that the elephants...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Leonie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pride Sanctuary is one of this places that worths not only the activity but the trip and the experience. Since we contacted Chanchai we felt we had found the right place to see happy elephants in its own environment. This family owned sanctuary is one...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Olimpia_CB
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very special experience spending time with the elephants. Everything went smoothly from pickup to dropoff and my hotel, the lunch was tasty, and meeting some of the human family members was great -- they were so gracious. This sancturary is family-run and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank acaroa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chan Chai was our guide for the day and him and his family truly treat the elephants like family members. We fed the elephants small amounts of bananas and pumpkin, trekked through the jungle with them, took mud baths with them and bathed them in...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best experience ever! Elephants can just be elephants here and are an honored part of Chanchai‘s family! Chanchai comes from a family in which elephant caring is a long tradition and knows how to take good care of them! He knows how to keep the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Medialuna22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing day. Koko and his family are doing an amazing job. It is so encouraging to see Thai people putting the welfare of the elephant before trying to please tourists and making money. This trip is all about the elephants, you will...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank jeremie l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Chanchai and his family. For those who don’t want to read a longer review, there is one sentence which pretty much summed up how the elephants are treated. To our question to how many tours per day they make...More

1  Thank dominikp818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place there’s hundreds of elephant paces but we want by recommendations and loved our experience. There were only 8 people so we had lots of time with the elephants they are loved and well taken care of . It’s a family run...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank queenhelene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I visited the family & their sanctuary in November and it is something we’ll always remember. This is the real deal in terms of elephant love , care and treatment. Chang picked us up at our hotel & drove us to his...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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November 20, 2019|
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Response from Bdawg-Ddawg | Reviewed this property |
They never take more than groups of 9 and they have 4 elephants
Natalia T
October 20, 2019|
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Response from elephantpride01 | Property representative |
Dears. Natalia We have 3way to booking. 1. TripAdvisor (one day care pride elephants) 2.WhatsApp 3. E-mail ""trip we pick up 8.15 am-8:30 am. drive 1:30hr.to sanctuary first we will feed elephants by hand at jungle we... More
Kristin K
December 24, 2018|
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Response from Travel352980 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah you will get to see the waterfall and do the bamboo raughing aswell 👌
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