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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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Address: 299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 53 286 321
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$245*
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Full-Day Patara Elephant Farm Experience from Chiang Mai
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$162*
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Half-Day Patara Elephant Farm Experience from Chiang Mai

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Our 30th wedding anniversary Holliday trip of a life time

Had a personal private tour cost 2000 bar each Worth every penny We fed the elephants Prepared the food Saw the coffee bean farm And rice fields Came back to the... read more

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a personal private tour cost 2000 bar each Worth every penny We fed the elephants Prepared the food Saw the coffee bean farm And rice fields Came back to the elephants Petted and got to know them Then walked down to the river and bathed her all under suppervision A perfect unforgettable morning

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can't imagine any better experience with elephants. This day ("elephant owner for the day") was so well organized and an unbelievable experience. Patara rescues and cares for elephants - when choosing an elephant farm a humane experience was very important to us. The people at Patara were very knowledgeable and cared a great deal for the elephants, each elephant... More 

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NYC, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a full day of elephant experience up close and personal. We had an exceptional time and there's not much else to say other than what's already been said by hundreds of other TA reviewers. I'll try to add some notes that might be helpful: Don't worry about bringing a camera or handling your cell phone for pics. The trainers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably don't need to say more than we spent a day romping around with elephants. It was an unimaginable experience (even though it quite expensive) to be face to face with these amazing creatures. My daughters had great mahouts who helped thoroughout the day and were lively and happy which certainly adds to the fun. They provide a traditional top... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything was perfect, from the time of pick up to elephant education to meeting, feeding, brushing, bathing, riding and loving the elephants. I had a Mother and 6 month old. My husband had an "older male" elephant with huge tusks. We swayed along comfortably on top of the elephants during the 40minute walk in the jungle - moving, unforgettable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an incredible experience, one not to miss if you are in Chiang Mai. You have the elephant for the day. You learn about their health, feed it, give it a bath and ride it. The most awesome experience ever. The elephants are so gentle, BIG, but gentle and you just feel like you bond with it. They are well... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful half day, spent so much time really close with the elephants. The elephants are very calm and very trusting of their mahouts and also trust you too, even though you are with them for a short time. i was a very nervous rider and my elephant held onto me tightly with her ears whenever she felt me wobbling.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All the reviews are true. This is an incredible experience. I built our whole trip around the available dates for a day at Patera and it is well worth it. The day started with an on time pick-up by Jack. We liked him from the start which was good since we had a long drive (about 90 to 120 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible experience, what a wonderful day. We bonded with the elephants we "adopted" for one day in ways we would have never imagined possible and we learned so much about this clever, affectionate, majestic creatures. Thanks to all the trainers for their patience and dedication to these noble animals, and most of all thanks to our elephant friends,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking is easy with a mail or telephone. The price is quite high but patara is located more than one hour drive from Chiang Mai and you have to consider pic up costs from your location. Feeding and washing elephants is good experience. They do professional photographers and video for you. 2 CD roms are waiting at the end of... More 

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