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Elephant Nature Park

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Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 818 932
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The Most Amazing Place

I spent a week here as a volunteer & honestly have to say it was one of the most amazing places... read more

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Hawki45
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Unforgettable experience

I’m so happy to finally have the privilege to come to the elephant nature park and meet these... read more

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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 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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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+66 53 818 932

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I spent a week here as a volunteer & honestly have to say it was one of the most amazing places I've been to. The love and care they give to the elephants plus the numerous cats & dogs & to know that the abused/injured...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m so happy to finally have the privilege to come to the elephant nature park and meet these beautiful elephants, dogs, cats and water buffalo. The staff are so passionate about the animals they show them so much love and care. My husband and I...More

Thank xlaurenrodrigues
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot put into words how fantastic, incredible, heart-warming, and unforgettable my experience at Elephant Nature Park was. To have the chance to see these beautiful, intelligent, and majestic animals finally find peace together in their tranquil surroundings, after enduring such suffering by the hands...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Pamper a Pachyderm day, which was a morning in a small group walking with 3 elephants, feeding them and washing them in the river, and then part of the afternoon was at the elephant nature park itself. The guide who stayed with...More

Thank evieakiens
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once arrived we realized it was more then elephants. They also help a variety of cats, dogs and water buffaloes. My wife would have liked to stay and spend much more time and probably adopt as many as she could carry home.... The first encounter...More

Thank Hungry T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent people doing very good work and making the experience a good blend of tourism and activism. Much fun to be had! Safe, good transportation, good lunch, well organized. Highly recommend.

Thank RANDALL D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must do for all the animale lovers! You are helping the park with your visit, you can come close to the elephants and see how they are treated well. No riding or anything else bad to the elephants!

Thank Marco d
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I live in northern Thailand and do a lot of hiking in the hills around some of the elephant attractions in this area. From above where no one can see me, with my binoculars, I can see just how the elephants are treated and how...More

Thank Russell G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I purchased tickets to the Elephant Nature Park. Although expensive, we both felt it was worth the experience. The treatment of elephants in Thailand unfortunately frequently unethical and disturbing. The Elephant Nature Park seek to rehabilitate elephants that have been mistreated or...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the short day trip and had an amazing time. You got to feed the elephants and then get up close to a whole number. Some are placid enough to stroke on the shoulder and others you watch from a respectful distance. You...More

Thank Kate D
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Amber B
16 February 2018|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amber, We did not visit the actual ENP, but went directly to the saddle off project in the north of Chiang Mai. The package was called: „Elephant Trails- Single day“. We really loved it and I can highly recommend it... More
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galaxygalsf
31 January 2018|
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Response from gayleen p | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, but I think you could say you weren’t comfortable and they would be fine with it!
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Lisa R
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Response from Matthijs K | Reviewed this property |
It is about an hour drive, but longer if the traffic in Chiang Mai is bad.
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