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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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Where to start? This place is incredible. The staff are amazing and so so so genuine. This has been the best experience of my life. The Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai has been... read more

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were enamored with the idea of visiting an elephant camp devoted to the health, safety and rehabilitation of the rescued elephants. We had an opportunity to learn the stories of some of the animals, feed them and bath them. It was a nice way to get close to the elephants. This is not the place to go if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Where to start? This place is incredible. The staff are amazing and so so so genuine. This has been the best experience of my life. The Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai has been running for 27 years, has 71 rescue elephants, hundreds of buffalo, cows, dogs and cats - all rescued from floods where people abandoned their pets. There's... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an amazing experience with Pei during our day with Elephant Nature Park. He was a fantastic guide, helping us get comfortable with the elephants and taking so many pictures. Even if you can only spend half of a day, it is absolutely worth it.

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Thank Katherine S
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Elephant Nature Park is definitely one of the only ethical options for the opportunity to get up close and personal with wild elephants. The staff are extremely knowledgable and take such good care of all the elephants, dogs, water buffalo, cats & other rescued cuties! I felt good that my money was being used for food, medication, staff wages and... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What people normally don't know is that elephant trekking is awful and hurts the elephants badly, some of them will carry sequels for their entire life. ENP rescues some of these elephants and use the proceeds of tourists visits to maintain the park and save other elephants. We stayed the overnight and the experience could not be better. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the highlights of our trip to Thailand was our day spent at ENP. Our tour guide "O" was excellent! We loved being able to ethically see elephants in Thailand. We got to feed an elephant and observed the baby elephants with their families. ENP is doing such amazing work, including educating the public regarding the harm that elephant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I chose to spend a full day at Elephant Nature Park. They picked us up right on time and had a wonderful welcome ride to the park. This is definitely something we were looking forward to during our trip and it really was wonderful and everything we had hoped for! Our tour guide was extremely informative (and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful day at the Elephant Nature Park! I would definitely visit ENP again and recomment it a MUST if visiting Chiang Mai! Our tour guide, Mike, was brilliant! He had excellent English, a great personality and a lot of knowledge. The day opened my eyes to how amazing these creatures actually are, I never actually understood how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By far the best experience in Thailand! I participated in the 1 day trip. Here you get to feed and bathe the elephants. You also get to see them roaming freely around in their own environment. There is no riding of the elephants here which was an important factor in why I chose this Park. Riding elephants is just cruel.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Please don't wash the elephants 😔 They don't do it to themselves in nature, nor do they at the park without being bribed. The only reason the park allows it is because when they wouldn't they lost 46% of their visitors who would go elsewhere just to do this. The park needs the revenue to help their more than 70... More 

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