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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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Open Now: 07:00 - 23:45
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Greatest cure for a hangover

Fantastic experience from start to finish. Got picked up and dropped off in Central Chiang Mai, met... read more

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Rory B
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Hanoi, Vietnam
Best day ever

Amazing. It’s a little expensive but so worth it, we did the full day and had so much fun. It’s... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary - "Where elephants are loved and respected."
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 23:45
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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31 Moo 8, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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+66 99 243 9111
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Reviewed today

Fantastic experience from start to finish. Got picked up and dropped off in Central Chiang Mai, met the guide Tuck who was excellent, great guy who taught us about each of the elephant's life before coming to the sanctuary and how to behave around them....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing. It’s a little expensive but so worth it, we did the full day and had so much fun. It’s amazing and I would definitely recommend. Elephants are loved and treated well.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The day at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary was so much fun. We could feed them, take a bath with them and cuddle them. They also have a cute baby elephant.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent the half day afternoon first learning about the elephants and how they were rescued from riding camps and circuses, then we fed them, walked with them, gave them a mud bath and bathed with them! Amazing and our guide Dee was great! The...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really had a great time with elephants, It was magical plus it really helps them. Do It!!Emmeline & Adam

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have no words to describe how amazing was spend the day with this wonderful crew and cute elephants. Totally recommended and also the full day program 💙

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The experience was awesome, you’ll have so much fun there with those beautiful animals living in peace and nature. They’re able to walk around in the jungle, in the mud and in the water and do whatever they want. The staff is also very friendly...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended by my Hostel and they were spot on. Did the half day afternoon tour and had a blast. Price point was very economical compared to other places but they experience went above and beyond. Hanging out with the gentle giants was absolutely magical. Big...More

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Thank Vik G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this excursion during our travel in Thailand , we were my husband that can' t swim, my daugther of 1 years old and me. We would like to enjoy elephants in a correct way so we loved this experience. You feed the elphants,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary is a 50 minute ride from Chiang Mai. You are picked und by your guide at the hotel. When you get there, you immediately get in touch with the animals. Don't worry about your clothes, they provide you with blue worksuits (elephants...More

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Photograph77
2 September 2018|
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Response from Shelly G | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s not too far in the jungle. Gets very slippery & muddy towards the end. Near the end it’s a small little hill. Maybe suss our some others because they may not be as slippery & muddy. There are several at Chaing Mai... More
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BradBourbon
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Response from RichP339 | Reviewed this property |
also, ignore what elk675 is saying. he's clearly confused and talking about another sanctuary.
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rememiranda
24 February 2018|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this... i’m Not quite sure but you can do half day too!
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