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Chiang Mai Elephants Tours

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

This family-run business provides a loving environment for its 7 or 8 elephants. It is located... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
DaveYarb
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Great Day Trip

During a brief stay in Chiangmai spent the day at Maesa Elephant farm and had a fantastic time. One... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
fladventure777
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Chiang Mai Elephants specializes in custom tours and trekking. We offer basic Elephant Rides, Elephant Care Giving or "Mahout for a day" programs, as well as extended Jungle Trekking tours. When you book with Chiang Mai Elephants you will get a person experience second to none. We treat you as part of our family, not just a customer. Chiang Mai Elephants is a family run business. We are a non-violence Elephant camp. We do not believe in harming our Elephants to train them to do things. WE SPECIALIZE IN PRIVATE TOURS. We can handle large groups up to 8 people as well. WE ONLY OFFER 100% PRIVATE TOURS. You will have your own guide, Driver, and Elephant for each member of your family. Our elephants are our family and we treat them like it. We have a deep knowledge of Thai elephants and are glad to share. Ask us anything. We speak Thai and English, minimal Chinese and Korean.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

This family-run business provides a loving environment for its 7 or 8 elephants. It is located about one hour from downtown Chiang Mai and offers a free shuttle. I elected to take the 2-day, 1-night excursion and had a great time. Shuttle picked me up...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

During a brief stay in Chiangmai spent the day at Maesa Elephant farm and had a fantastic time. One of my favorite experiences was riding an elephant through a nature trail. Everything about this day trip was exceptional.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Sumalee is warm hearted and very welcoming who speaks good English and has grown up with the Elephants. You are welcomed in by her family and are made to feel special with lots of time with the elephants which allowed my 7 year old to...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2017

I researched the heck out of elephant experiences to find the "right" one in Chiang Mai and took too long to book with the big ones/companies with many reviews and we stumbled across CM Elephant Tours. We had a fantastic day - Sumalee speaks great...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

My wife and I went to Thailand for our honeymoon and weren't sure which Elephant Camp to book with. We waited too long and most of the ones recommended in tour books were already full. We found this one via Trip Advisor and were so...More

3  Thank JustinGraz
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Sumalee and her family were so kind from beginning to end. You will get picked up from your hotel and driven to the family's elephant farm where you will spend the day feeding them, riding them and even giving them a bath. Their newest edition,...More

5  Thank Tom W
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

My husband and I did a lot of research in to finding the most ethical place to see elephants whilst in Thailand as we did not want to see elephants being made to perform tricks and being hit with bull hooks. We found the perfect...More

4  Thank Nicky W
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Reviewed February 26, 2016

My wife and I were the only 2 elephant trainers that day so we had the exclusive attention of Sumalee and others. She picked us up from our hotel and returned us at the end. She was very attentive throughout the time. Each aspect of...More

5  Thank Blake C
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Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice tour. Sumalee is an excellent guide and very friendly. She picked us up from our hotel and drove us for an hour to her father's elephant farm where we met the elephants they care for. Her father has cared for them for 30...More

3  Thank THarland
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Reviewed February 21, 2016

My friend and I came to visit Chiang Mai from California. We wanted to find a unique elephant experience. Most websites advertise that you get to ride the elephants in carriages, and we wanted the REAL experience. Chiang Mai Elephant Tours was exactly what we...More

3  Thank Branden C
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GarbeTravel
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Nicky W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I am not sure why you are unable to access the site but I have Sumalee Panyamoon's email address whose farm it is. She will be your contact throughout anyway so she will be more than happy to get an email from you... More
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Sara C
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Dillon H | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Simply go to our the tours page on our website and select the tour you would like to attend. Drop down the paypal box and select how many people are in your group. Select order. Once you are in the PayPal... More
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Devashrii D
December 27, 2014|
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Response from Dillon H | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We have all of our prices listed on the tours page on our website. I cannot put a website url in here so use the link in our Trip Advisor page. The basic trip starts at 4500 baht per person.
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