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Elephant Riding at Elephant Village

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Molagoda,Kegalle, Molagoda, Sri Lanka
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Elephant ride... horror place.

Big and heavy chains, ridding elephants... this is more like horror movie than an attraction and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pawelpokrzywa
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Krakow, Poland
Terrible

Elephants are chained and trained like in circus , guy shout at the elephant all the time and It... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Andrej G
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7 Jul 2017
“Not recommended for solo”
2 days ago
“Elephant ride... horror place.”
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Molagoda,Kegalle, Molagoda, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Big and heavy chains, ridding elephants... this is more like horror movie than an attraction and thing to do, better not to do...

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Elephants are chained and trained like in circus , guy shout at the elephant all the time and It was 20min long theatre or better said tyrany of this beautiful animal. Never ever!! It was first and also last time that I supported something like...More

Thank Andrej G
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I was taken to this place in error! ... It was a heartbreaking sight. One that will haunt me forever. Shame on You! To treat such beautiful intelligent majestic creatures like this!  And shame on those who visit here, riding and bathing the elephants for...More

1  Thank Miss_K_Locke
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This visit left a really bad feeling. The elephants didn't seem happy and had all kinds of scars and wounds. They were held in chains. After this I will never support this kind of activity. I think the elephants belong in the wild and not...More

1  Thank Emil E
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We didn't like to see elephants like this. Waiting on a chaine for tourists. Then 'like a dog' they were commanded to walk, step in the river, to pee, to poo, to be washed, getting food from us as reward, all in very short time....More

1  Thank WendyDeVrede
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Payed 6000 LRK (40$) for two person, Elephant been so cute and awesome, with name is Monica, park give you bananas to feed Elephant. guys who leading elephant taking photo from your phone camera and they are trying to make nice pics, after asking for...More

Thank Tigran G
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Would not recommend this place at all. After paying quite a high price for a short ride on the elephant, both me and my girlfriend wished we'd never of done it. The elephant had a wound on its leg which the guy wasn't bothered about...More

2  Thank Nick A
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We paid a fairly high price to ride an elephant (3000/person for 20 minutes, 4000/person for 30 minutes or 5000/person for 40 minites). The elephant had heavy chains around his neck "so that he would not run (off)". When we took off we could feed...More

1  Thank Mira v
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Mmm .the journey it self was wonderful informative the tour guide was polite and nice one of them was completely the opposite and leaving it to that. In the middle of the way back am alone riding an elephant the watcher approached me saying are...More

Thank Wa1eed1989
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Not recommendes for solo traveler as the guys there are taking advantage you paid entrance fee and yet while on the way to the elephant 2 guys will approach you and asking to pay another ticlet for them.

Thank Voltaire T
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