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Magical Elephant Training

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fantastic day!

Me and my partner visited this elephant camp over others as it did not exploit the elephants by... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2011
mikenrach
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manchester
Highlight of our trip to Thailand!!!

My husband and I visited Bann Chang in May and would easily rate as the best day of our entire... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2011
maddys_mum
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Gosford, Australia
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16 Jun 2018
“Good experience.”
31 Mar 2018
“Went to Chiang Mai especially for this - and we weren't disappointed!”
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Exclusive to T.I.C travel is the Magical Elephant Training Camp. You will take care of your elephant for a full day, learning about the behavior, lifestyle and personality of elephants from our English speaking tourguide. You will learn how to...more
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147/1 Rachadamnoen Rd, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 89 635 5206
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Reviewed 5 June 2011

Me and my partner visited this elephant camp over others as it did not exploit the elephants by making them do tricks and this was half the price of other camps that are also against exploitation such as patara. The day included feeding the elephants,...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2011

My husband and I visited Bann Chang in May and would easily rate as the best day of our entire trip. On a previous trip we had done the usual ride on the seat strapped to an elephant but this far surpasses that. We got...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2011

Baan Chang is a reputable elephant sanctuary. They are very informative and provide a wonderful experience. Elephants are well cared for and not overworked. Your experience will be one to remember forever! We did the one day visit although multiple day experiences are available. My...More

2  Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 21 April 2011

We signed up for the one-day tour. Overall, the experience was great - however, there are a few things they can do to make it better. First of all, the vans they use to transport people were not very comfortable, with the a/c not working...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2011

fab experience, would highly recommend this to all, bare back elephant riding, be a mohoot for a day, great....

1  Thank andrew_archer62
Reviewed 3 April 2011

My wife and I did the two day experience...signed up for 3 days by United Airlines got us to Thailand 4 days late!! Baan Chang was to say the least' a unique experience. The first day there were thrills. First as I fed my first...More

1  Thank Peter_Plantec
Reviewed 23 March 2011

This park was a fine elephant retirement area. Really, to be an elephant here would be pure relaxation with basically nothing to do. (Aside from taking people out once a day for an hour plus ride.) Riding elephants bareback was an interesting experience, although I...More

1  Thank travelingandkids
Reviewed 18 March 2011

I did quite a bit of research before I booked this and it paid off. Its a really nice place and a good environment for the elephants. I dont imagine that elephants ever really want us to actually ride on them and so on!! however...More

3  Thank BrightonJo123
Reviewed 16 March 2011

I went there not sure if they could get me onto the elephant, ( due to my disability )but they did. They made sure I was safe with a mahout on either side of me just in case during the ride.I had my own elephant...More

2  Thank katieasap
Reviewed 1 March 2011

We booked a trip it Baan Chang elephant park based on the reviews and the price- it is affordable compared to some of the other elephant parks in the area. Overall, our group had fun but was bored at times and we all agreed that...More

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