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Gajah Liar Valley

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A tranquil, open-air museum with free-roaming wildlife

Wild Elephant Valley (aka Gajah Liar Valley, and the Chinese name of Ye Xiang Gu) is a 747 to 1055... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2017
Yekaterinburg, Russia
nice walk through the forest

traveled to this area one afternoon with out young daughter (14 months). there are a number step... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
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Mengyang Town, Jinghong 666100, China
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful and beautiful and inexpensive to get in ! However you will be hounded to take a photo with elephants , snakes , birds , butterflies , then hounded again to buy food to feed them and then hounded to buy food and drinks and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Its a nice place with the potential, cable car ride is pleasant and the rain forest is beautiful. I spotted the family of elephants unfortunately Chinese ppl are very cruel to animals. I saw them biting elephant with the stick thicker then my leg. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Great place to go to see some rainforest and some elephants if you are lucky. The valley features a cable car and an elevated walkway allowing you to get a good view of the rainforest. It was easy to get here by bus from the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Yet another Xishuangbanna "natural" attraction that is hard to enjoy. Saw not 1 elephant (probably were scared away by the loud locals), but saw 2 spiders, lots of ants, and 2 "wild" monkeys that happened to station themselves near rest areas where food and trinkets...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Worlds_of_Wonder
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Wild Elephant Valley (aka Gajah Liar Valley, and the Chinese name of Ye Xiang Gu) is a 747 to 1055 metres above sea level, rolling terrain, wildlife reserve. This 369-hectare tourism area includes dense forests, subtropical forests, tropical rainforests, subtropical evergreen broad-leafed forests, and over...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed April 5, 2017

See elephants (if you're lucky) almost in their natural habitat. It's extremely well done, enviromentally conscious and blends in well with the surroundings. They really are elephants living in their natural habitat but with thousands of people coming to see them every day. Not knocking...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank hilltribeimport
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

traveled to this area one afternoon with out young daughter (14 months). there are a number step and with a pram, can a bit of challenge. But overall the walk is gently flat. We saw a number of wild elephants on the walk. also make...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kiwiawayMelbourne
Reviewed March 7, 2017

At present the Wild Elephant Valley is home for about 10 family clans of wild Asian Elephants, in total about 80 animals indigenous to the protection zone. Gajah Liar (better known in Chinese as Yexiang Gu野象谷) is a scenic area within the large Sanchahe Natural...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank horst_8877
Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is a poor and uncivilized way of seeing or riding an elephant. Definitely not worth the 2 hour trip. This attraction is made to rip you off from your valuable and hard working money. Really disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank BrotherYo
Reviewed January 19, 2014

The procedures for training wild elephants to perform tricks involves several months of cruel breaking of the wild elephant's spirit. At an early age the elephants have to be separated from their mother. Then they have to be cruelly beaten for several months until they...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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