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Elephant Junction - Day Tours

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Address: Alady Rd, Thekkady 685535, India
Phone Number: 04869 224142

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A must do in Thekkady

The elephant junction arranges for unique activities with elephants. There are half an hour long elephant rides through a small spice plantation. One of the activities include... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ipshita R
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Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to do the elephant ride. peoples are friendly manners and they help to take photos and explanation the plantation. enjoyed the ride,

Thank ramadass1989
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The elephant junction arranges for unique activities with elephants. There are half an hour long elephant rides through a small spice plantation. One of the activities include showering with the elephants where you sit on the elephant's back and the elephant shower you with water with their trunks. This is an interesting activity but you must carry extra clothes for... More 

Thank Ipshita R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went there for elephant ride. it is like 3 km from dosa de thekkady. i went there after having explored a lot about elephant rides there at different places in thekkady. found it to be the best and reasonable one. got the ride for 400 bucks there and loved it

Thank Rachna S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really good morning with the elephants. The weather wasn't great, but that added to our amusement of being showered by Meela the elephant in the rain! I believe the animals are kept well and didn't personally feel like they were being unfairly treated when we were there. (Though obviously any captive animal isn't ideal!) You will be... More 

Thank Fran2702
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was sad to see the elephants looking tired with a heavy chain on their foot. I would never get on top of these poorly treated magnificent animals?

Thank Dawne F
Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

elephant ride is very nice one.each trip around 20 minutes and above.every elephant well trained.when going thekkady don't miss it.children really will enjoy.

Thank rameshcri2001
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beware the elephant shower is VERY wet. Bring a change of clothes. The ride though the jungle is spectacular. Well worth a trip and the money.

Thank pistebashers84
Rajapalayam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The elephant ride around the estate is a must visit for kids in thekkady. They will definitely enjoy the ride.Trust me

Thank AK_Rjpm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an evening,We entered in to this area after a little struggle with Google maps. One should avoid google map n call them for direction. We have been offered with package list n price. We did a small customization n chose the ride first. It was a nice ride with a jumbo. It was close to half an hour.... More 

Thank shankar4mblr
Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried a elephant ride for the 1st time and it was worth it. It's and 20-25 min ride around the spice garden . The elephants are very well trained. And the trainers were actually speaking to the elephants in Malayalam and they were responding to it perfectly. Loved the bond. Plus there is a photo op with the elephants at... More 

Thank rohanthekkethil

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