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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 818 932
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai...

Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand has been in operation since in the 1990's with a goal to provide a sanctuary and elephant rescue center. We have been involved in dozens of rescues and sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care

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1-Day Ethical Choice Tour to the Elephant Nature Park with Private...
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2-Day Ethical Choice Tour to the Elephant Nature Park

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Wonderful day at an elephant sanctuary

We spent a fantastic day with the elephants & menagerie of other rescued animals. The tour guide 'Hit' was great so was the vegetarian lunch. A unique experience with a feel good... read more

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It was the most expensive activity for our group of 9. However, it was worth every baht for the unique and unforgettable experience of learning more about these amazing animals. Quite a number of elephants we saw were maimed by landmines, blind, etc. It was sobering to learn of how cruel humans can be towards them in order to exploit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We spent a fantastic day with the elephants & menagerie of other rescued animals. The tour guide 'Hit' was great so was the vegetarian lunch. A unique experience with a feel good factor knowing your money goes towards rescuing these amazing creatures.

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Didn't want to visit. So many exploitation issues that are difficult to evaluate so preferred to stay away.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Elephant Nature Park is a shinning star radiating hope for preserving elephants from extinction. Our guide, Bee Bee, was effevescent as out she shared amazing facts know about elephants; e.g, 16 sets of teeth until approx 65 years of age, incredible memory, family and relationship oriented, mourn their dead, stront bond with "mahout" (trainer). Elephants cared for here were... More 

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Cooma, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

All the half day trips were booked out, so I booked a full day trip called "elephant freedom". It was a fantastic day. Pick up at the hotel was within the time frame quoted, and had to pick up a few more people after me. A total of 8 people were in our group.like everyone else we watched a video... More 

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Did not like the elephants being chained and was not too happy with the show as I'm an animal lover. However the other activity - bamboo river raft was absolutely lovely and scenery was lovely too if you're a mountain lover. One slight issue was that the guys who were controlling the raft asked for a tip at the end... More 

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Thank Jagruti G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the best experience in my life. Pick up in the hotel. Friendly guide (name Ice) who know a lot of the elephants. Excellent food in a very nice place near the nature. It's excellent! Of course you will not have comfortable day because you will walk, cross river, get wet, get sun, etc, specially because you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Made a visit there which lasted 6 hours and it was full of excitement. I was thrilled by the elephant ride which the animal climbed rugged terrain and you need to hold onto the gondola tight but still loved it. The elephant show was amazing which there were many tricks the elephants performed and you would never imagine. The bullock... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose Elephant Nature Park because they rescue elephants and don't mistreat them, this was a big deal for us. Our tour was only us and one other couple and we spent the day taking care of two elephants. The day was wonderful! Our tour guide's name was Korn and he was very funny, informative and professional.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a week as an elephant volunteer. By far the best holiday I've had. The work, at times, was hard but extremely rewarding. The food was delicious and the share cabins were basic but clean. you can feed the elephants but there is no riding them. (Riding is bad for them). I'm planning to go to one... More 

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