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Elephant Nature Park

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Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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"dogs and cats"
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"vegetarian buffet"
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"water buffalo"
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"street begging"
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"rescued elephants"
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"day trip"
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"ride elephants"
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"these beautiful creatures"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We chose the half day trip, which resulted in enough time spent with the elepgants, first you feed them, then you bath them and the you walk with them in the open field. The experience is awesome, the guide was great.

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Reviewed today

We absolutely loved the Elephant Nature Park! It was a very eye-opening experience learning about the abuse and mistreatment of elephants and we were happy to give our money to this organization that not only rescues these amazing creatures from around Southeast Asia, but also...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed today

This was by far the best day of my life!!! We started out washing bananas for the elephants and feeding them while they were behind a fence so they cold get familiar with us. Then we went on a very short hike with them(each party...More

1  Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went here for a week to volunteer with the elephants. This is our second time volunteering and we are already planning our next trip! I love this place and I love Lek (the founder) and her vision for the park. It is a life...More

Thank Becsandcaz
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the 1 day highlands project and it was fabulous! It’s a long drive but so worth it. There was 10 people in the group in total and 4 elephants. We got to prepare their food, feed them, walk through the...More

1  Thank kirstenmac12
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a day excursion through the office in Chiang Rai for 4 of us. Super easy and simple to book and the people in the office gave us great advice on which tour to do based on what we wanted and the time we...More

2  Thank charlottehillary90
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful place, doing truly fantastic work. Our guide was excellent, spoke fantastic English and answered lots of questions. They give you lots of time to explore the park. Lunch provided is very good too.

1  Thank Panton89
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was told that this was the best organization to see elephants so I decided to pay a bit more to come here after comparing the other elephant sanctuaries in Chiang Mai. I had a good time, no doubt, but I felt like it was...More

2  Thank kwanstersss
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic. Changed my understanding, and views, of how man uses animals for their own entertainment, and as workhorses. Food was excellent, work duties morning and afternoon no more than 1.5 hours. Great experiences, new friends, all ages. Well worth the experience. Take lots of DEET,...More

1  Thank jame1957
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My experience here was better than my ability to describe. All of the elephants, cats, and dogs here are rescued and living their best lives. Don't ride an elephant. Feed them bananas instead! Important fact: the accommodations and meals are top-notch. I'm not a vegetarian...More

1  Thank Dorothy O
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Jenn O
23 May 2018|
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Response from Isaac G | Reviewed this property |
It’s remote, it does have little side street stores but the bus I was in didn’t stop in any of them. The lunch they provide is more than enough and they have a little market inside that sells snacks. Cigarettes, you should... More
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Lizette M
11 May 2018|
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Response from Lorraine W | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any children there so I’m not sure to be honest
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Anna T
24 April 2018|
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Response from Love_Live_Eat_Travel | Reviewed this property |
These guys seem to book up well ahead of time. You can try online to see if there is space. We booked in Feb for April. Hope you get in.
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