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Waited years to ride an elephant, tried to research a really good park.

It was not exactly what I read in the Yogi Mahout web page. We had to change into our Mahout... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
Waxhaw, North Carolina
Fun day out.

I'm going to review yogi mahout on the quality of the tour rather than on the ethics of elephant... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2015
Galway, Ireland
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18 Jan 2016
“I participated in great tour !”
26 Dec 2015
“Yogi Mahout”
The word Yoga in the original Sanskrit language means “to control, yoke, or unite”.The word Mahout means "Elephant Trainer. We chose the term “YOGI MAHOUT” because our aim is to unite you, the others, your elephant and Nature.
127/6 Rachapakinai Rd. T.Sriphum A.Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 326 534
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

It was slightly scared to ride an elephant, but staff tell me carefully brightly. in the morning, i give banana and study how to communicate with elephant, later we practiced how to riding on elepahnt. The elephant is so big and so much suprised! but...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank yuko11223344
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Don't go to this place if you have any respect for elephants. The people that run this place are cruel to the elephants. They hit them and poke them. We were supposed to wash and play with a baby elephant. What it amounted to was...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank dinomcg61
Reviewed 12 November 2015

It was not exactly what I read in the Yogi Mahout web page. We had to change into our Mahout clothes in a dank, dirty out house in some village. According to my booking, I was suppose to make a salad, get mahout training before...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I'm going to review yogi mahout on the quality of the tour rather than on the ethics of elephant riding. We were picked up on time from our hostel. We arrived at the office where we waited in an air con lounge and were given...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank kayganandamy
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I love elephants! Not worth it. Abuse and poor conditions. Ended up in tears to start off because the mahout was jabbing and kicking at the elephant for no apparent reason. I decided to not ride the elephant after seeing the mistreatment. With my decision...More

Date of experience: April 2015
10  Thank Tina R
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

After looking through many reviews, mixed messages were arising from this elephant trek. After a long hard think, me and my boyfriend decided to just go for it! We visited a river to begin with, bamboo rafting down a peaceful river. Lunch provided and spent...More

6  Thank Jemmap44
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Looking to book a elephant trip last minute in Chiang Mai last minute seemed impossible until I came across these people online. One email and it was all booked in! Super!! I wanted to surprise my girlfriend by proposing so emailed and the reply was...More

5  Thank steve_critchley
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Our family of 5 (62, 40, 38, 11, 8) all had an excellent time. I was a little hesitant in booking this as we are all animal lovers and did not want our animal excursion to be a negative/traumatizing experience for the kids. It definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2014
6  Thank Jasonandfam
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

I was reading all the reviews before my visit to the elephants and I was so confused. I love animals and I wouldnt like to participate in something that could possibly harm them. I agree that animals are better on the wild. But in Thailand,...More

11  Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 7 November 2014

This company never showed up to pick us up for the tour. When we called they claimed they had written down the wrong date and would not allow us to go. Booking with this company is a risk no one should take.

Date of experience: November 2014
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