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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Phone Number: +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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Do this instead of seeing an Elephant 'show'

My girlfriend and I visited the Elephant Nature Park yesterday and in three months of travelling around the world, this is the most incredible experience we've had. We were... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriend and I visited the Elephant Nature Park yesterday and in three months of travelling around the world, this is the most incredible experience we've had. We were picked up from our hotel in the Old City and driven about one hour North of Chiang Mai to the park. We were shown a very sad video shining a light... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the Elephant Nature Park on the 'Karen Elephant Experience - Single Day' trip. This was such a magical experience. We interacted with 3 elephants for the entire day. We feed, played in the mud, and bathed with them. The group was small, only 9 people and 5 guides which made this such an intimate experience. If you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So grateful to have found a beautiful and ethical sanctuary for elephants. Our tour guides Jan and Apple were wonderful. Apple knows these creatures so intimately. We decided to do the overnight trip, and I am so glad we did. The tour on the morning of the second day was much more relaxing with less people than the tours in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You really have to go there! The entry fee helps to pay for food (elephants eat an awful lot!). The mini bus takes about 1.5 hours to get there and you get to spend about 5.5 hours at the park. The included buffet lunch was plentiful and delicious. We loved spending time with these incredible creatures. Go, you won't be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Made a visit based on a friend's recommendation and happy to have done so. On the an ride to the Park we were shown 2 videos which answer many questions you might have about the Park. Examples of cruelty of organizations using elephants for entertainment or labor may be difficult for some to watch. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit! Knowledgeable guides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best things I have done in awhile. Spending a week taking care of abused and neglected elephants, seeing the ugliness of mankind and trying to make a difference. Take your children, teach them to care about animals. I can't say enough about our trip here. Absolutely life changing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great day out with Jan, our very knowledgeable, English-speaking guide! We were introduced to a variety of elephants which had been abused at some stage in their lives or managed to stand on a landmine! We fed them and bathed them! Had a great vegetarian lunch and I'm definitely a carnivore! We always felt safe in the hands of... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a wonderful day at the elephant nature park. The elephants were treated brilliantly! The free lunch was very good

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Being a part of the Elephant Nature Park was such an awesome experience, you see a whole unique side to elephants and elephant caring that you can never replicate on a safari or one day visit. We stayed for a week and the work you do is hard and hot!!! But the guides are great make it clear that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not seen elephants up close before so this was very enjoyable. We would have loved a bit more information on the animals. They seem to be treated well which was important to us. The guide has okayish English language. The ride from Chiang Mai is long but worthwhile. Mud bath and feeding is a highlight! You do not... More 

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