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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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+66 53 818 932
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai...

Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand has been in operation since in the 1990's with a goal to provide a sanctuary and elephant rescue center. We have been involved in dozens of rescues and sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care

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2-Day Ethical Choice Tour to the Elephant Nature Park
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A life changing experience!!!

The Karen Elephant Experience with the Elephant Nature Park was truly one of the most remarkable experiences of my life! I cannot say enough good things about this organization... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Karen Elephant Experience with the Elephant Nature Park was truly one of the most remarkable experiences of my life! I cannot say enough good things about this organization and the people who work for them. Their mission was front and center from the start, as we watched an educational video about the horrors of elephant abuse (elephant riding, circus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would highly recommend doing a day tour; I did the Sunshine for Elephants and it was amazing. Instead of just touring the Nature Park we got to go on our own hike with the elephants and had a few opportunities to feed them. We then had lunch and jumped into the river with them for bath time. So much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place was one of a few ethical elephant rescue places it deserves our donations and sponsorship. We spent half of our time sitting around the table waiting for our guide. We had very little contact with the elephants. I wish I had known ahead of time. We went to the "clinic" which did not have any elephants but just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was an absolutely amazing experience. We did Pamper a Pachyderm special day tour. I would absolutely recommend spending the extra money!! We got very lucky with our group of 5. Usually it's up to 12 people. Pick up was on time and van ride comfy to park. The elephants on this experience are not actually a part of ENP.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We recommend it was perfect It's the elephants' paradise No elephant trekking No elephant show It's a respectful place for elephant

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Marvellous place to see and learn about elephants and their place in Thailand and to realise how intelligent they are and to be able to see them being cared for with such love and respect. Tremendous for young and old alike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I did the weeklong volunteer program. This review is relevant to that, shorter volunteering stays, or short tours. We loved everything about this place. While some animal "sanctuaries" claim to be ethical and sorry animals/local communities, this one actually does it better than most, in my opinion. Leadership and organization: staff, volunteer coordinators, elephant trainers (mahouts) were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend! Our time at Elephant Nature Park entertained and enlightened. Learning the history behind Thailand's domestication of elephants was saddening, but quickly resolved by this opportunity to experience elephants in their natural habitat. Simply delighting in walking alongside them, witnessing their exuberant eating straight from your hands, splashing in the river with them. This elephant sanctuary is such a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the reviews are correct, this place is amazing. Because I had read about cruelty to the elephants I made sure not to ride a single one, knowing I could see them here. I chose the Karon Experience, and it was so much fun. Its a long bumpy ride to get there, but it is located in a beautiful area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the best day here! It is an amazing day feeding, bathing and just walking around with the elephants. Nancy was our guide and she did a fantastic job. If you have the chance, absolutely go and visit!

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