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Chiang Mai Elephant Care - Day Tours

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71/1 Kampangdin Rd. | Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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My last visit to Thailand had this as my number one priority. Being a big animal lover and visiting... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Carey E
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Taking care elephants

Elephants sanctuary, beautiful experience taking care elephants. Feeding, bathing, playing with the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
ESTHER V
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71/1 Kampangdin Rd. | Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

My last visit to Thailand had this as my number one priority. Being a big animal lover and visiting a place where you don’t ride elephants and your entry fee goes toward making sure these Gentle Giants live out their lives in peace and comfort....More

Thank Carey E
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Elephants sanctuary, beautiful experience taking care elephants. Feeding, bathing, playing with the elephants, awesome time. Esther and Jeffrey

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

We have just come back from an amazing day out at the Elephant care centre in Chiang Mai. Reading reviews of various places we came across this one and loved the idea of seeing the elephants in their natural habitat. The day did not disappoint!...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I went with my daughter who has dreamed of working with elephants for years. This care centre provided everything it promised and more. Loads of time spent with elephants- feeding, bathing, walking etc. We took hundreds of photos. We weren’t hurried in any activities. The...More

1  Thank heboulton31
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

We did the half day experience at Elephant Sanctuary Care Park. It was just our family of four, and it was amazing. Eddy and his team run a small business, and it was exactly what we were looking for. We didn’t want a big commercial...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

I had the chance to participate to this experience and it was the real highlight of the week: you can work to help this wonderful elephants and not only use them as many others in Thailand do. We did their meal, helped bathing them, prepared...More

Thank chicsatin
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I spent a morning here recently with the elephants, we visited with them, helped to make their food and finally had the chance to bath an elephant. I think it was the highlight of my time in Thailand, given it's size the elephants have a...More

Thank Honey4Tea
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to go here by our fantastic tour guide Moon Magic. It was one of the highlights of our visit to Chiang Mai. Moon Magic was a lovely guide, funny and recommended some great places.

2  Thank Damien H
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Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I had a great day here - virtually alone with the staff and elephants as it was the last day of Songkran. There are only 10 or 12 elephants here, all over 50 and retired from camps or working in agriculture for families in the...More

2  Thank Jess B
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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited this as part of a day trip. Was good to interact with the elephants and see them getting care but still feel they are wild animals in captivity. They tell you that they are all either born in captivity or come to them from...More

Thank wayne h
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karris21
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Fred A | Reviewed this property |
If you mean Thai Elephant Care Centre then about 30 minutes.
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VytautasMalk
October 10, 2016|
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Response from HJWood | Reviewed this property |
If you look on the Elephant Nature Park website the prices are shown on there. or alternatively if you can't find it, you can email them for more information. I can't remember exactly what I paid but I know I thought it was... More
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csouter
June 26, 2016|
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Response from Matthew D | Reviewed this property |
There is a fair amount of walking with and if you were planning to do the one day care for elephants, there is a little bit where you have to climb in order to reach the cabin for lunch. Having said that, if your parents are... More
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