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Most unique travel experience we’ve ever had

My wife and I did the 3 day stay and enjoyed ourselves. We learned a great deal about Asian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A Unique Experience

Jan 2020 was my second week long stay with Yitor at Elephantstay. The first was 4 years ago with my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Elephantstay is an elephantastic unique program where you get to live, work and play with elephants, staying in the heart of the Royal Elephant Kraal village in Ayutthaya. Elephantstay is a not for profit program under the Phra Kochabaan Foundation.
Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
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74/1 Moo 3 | Tumbol Suanpik, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
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+66 80 668 7727
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My wife and I did the 3 day stay and enjoyed ourselves. We learned a great deal about Asian elephants and how to care for them. We also came to understand their domesticated role in the culture of Thailand. Six people during our stay; 2 sisters there for a week; and an Aussie
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Jan 2020 was my second week long stay with Yitor at Elephantstay. The first was 4 years ago with my 16 yr old grandson and this time I shared it with my 12 yr old grandson who looked after Rasamee. The experience is totally unique and so rewarding. I really admire the dedication
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Response from Belynda Z, Social Media Manager at Elephantstay
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Bev Jumbo thank you for your support! We and our elephants appreciate you returning with another grandson to do our program and helping to create a sustainable future for Thai elephants. It's elephant enthusiasts like you that really make a difference to lives of Asian elephants. Thank you also for taking the time to write a review and sharing your experience with others. We look forward to seeing you for a third visit. Have an elephantastic day, every day The Elephantstay Team
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“Hang on – she’s going under”! I tried to grip tighter with my knees and leaned back to keep from being thrown off, as Rosukan completely submerged her body and head so that I was up to my neck in the Pa Sak river. The warm muddy water swirled around us as Rosukan sprayed water
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Response from Belynda Z, Social Media Manager at Elephantstay
Responded 2 weeks ago
Jumbo thank you for taking the time to write your fun review and sharing your experience with others. We and our elephants, especially Rosukon and Jumpee, appreciate you and Jazz coming to do our program and helping to create a sustainable future for Thai elephants. It's elephant enthusiasts like you that really make a difference. We look forward to the day you return. Have an elephantastic day, every day The Elephantstay Team
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I have just spent 4 days at Elephantstay and it has been the most amazing experience of my life. I have researched and planned this trip for 6 years and I have seen nothing but ABSOLUTE LOVE from all of the staff, the Mahouts and the locals. If you can’t stay overnight you can
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Response from Belynda Z, Social Media Manager at Elephantstay
Responded 2 weeks ago
Jumbo thank you for your support! We and our elephants appreciate you coming to do our program and helping to create a sustainable future for Thai elephants. It's elephant enthusiasts like you that really make a difference. Thank you also for taking the time to write a review and sharing your experience with others. We ABSOLUTELY LOVE your review. We look forward to the day you return. Have an elephantastic day, every day The Elephantstay Team
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This is my second visit to Elephantstay at the Royal Elephant Kraal, my partner has now been four times. We absolutely love this place. It’s the best you will find in Thailand in regards to interactions with elephants, looking after elephants and also learning about the purpose
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Response from Belynda Z, Social Media Manager at Elephantstay
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Gabby, JUMBO thank you for your support! We and our elephants appreciate you coming to do our program again for the second time. It's elephant enthusiasts like you that really make a difference to the lives of Thai elephants. Thank you also for taking the time to write a review and sharing your experience with others. We look forward to the day you return for your third visit. Have an elephantastic day, every day The Elephantstay Team
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