A brilliant and eye opening experience and a must see as a Westerner who wants to come to Asia to experience the true culture and lifestyle behind elephants. Our guide picked us up from our hostel in his car, spoke good English, was very informative...More
Elephant Home - Day Tours
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We saw these animals being ridden up and down the hills carrying multiple people in the heat. If you love elephants, this isn't the place for you.
Ok so like most people I had a huge issue "riding elephants" in the chair. Aside from serious health reasons, the mahout (elephant trainer) that trains elephants to keep the chair on their back is for the most part inhumane. This was a huge compromise...More
Away from the paining elephants, which we really wanted to avoid, Khiri Travel recommended Elephant Home because of the way they treat their elephants. The day spent with Elephant Home was simply like a dream. We rode our elephants for 1h to a mud place...More
I fell over twice on the way round the paddy fields to get to the elephants, so make sure you wear suitable clothes, although a change of trousers and top is offered on arrival at sanctuary.
This is the best place to go to experience elephants, as well as being the best place for the actual elephants themselves. I was unfortunate enough to experience elephant riding elsewhere which involved metal chairs, limited connection with the elephant and general bad treatment. The...More
We have all read harrowing reports about the mistreatment of elephants so I was a little sceptical when originally booking this part of the holiday. However from the way the elephants were treated and cared for, I need not have been concerned. The elephant home...More
This elephant tour is different from the others, it is much focus focus on the respect between the elephant and participants. I can feel that the elephant really enjoy the time with us. The elephant is free after playing with us. They can stay in...More
My family and I were in the Jungle for three days and two nights. We are all of ages between 18-47 and all loved our experience. Our tour guides Stumpy and Tam made us feel welcome immediately and did not hesitate to make sure we...More
i don't know how other organizations are, but with this one you can pass an amazing day in the forest with elephants....this is not a turistic attraction, you will ride an elephant by yourself.. AMAZING!!!