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Maetaman Elephant Camp

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535 Moo 1 | Rim Tai Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
+66 53 297 060
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Was On My Bucket List

Always wanted to go on an elephant ride but was unsure if it was a safe thing to do. I was... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Donna K
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Toronto, Canada
This is in This is Chiang Mai Thailand.

This is trip in This is Chiang Mai Thailand. You should go sightseeing, I guarantee you fun. Is a... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
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“ox cart ride” (26 reviews)
“bamboo rafting” (24 reviews)
“elephant camp” (31 reviews)
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535 Moo 1 | Rim Tai Subdistrict, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
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+66 53 297 060
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Always wanted to go on an elephant ride but was unsure if it was a safe thing to do. I was originally thinking more about me than the elephant. I was told that the Thai people respect the elephants. So I decided to take a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is trip in This is Chiang Mai Thailand. You should go sightseeing, I guarantee you fun. Is a tourist attraction.And There are also many attractions in Chiang Mai.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Experience happy, care for elephants in the wild. Chiang Mai has many elephants that are well looked after. This is a place in the world were elephants are thriving and growing in population. You can ride them, or simply sroke feed, bathe and play with...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

When you hear the story and understand that these elephants were born in captivity and the work rhey used to do no longer exists, you want to support the efforts to care for these majestic animals. There are activities, ride the elephant, oxcart riding, raft...More

1  Thank Lindie_Cee
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Have been to a few elephant reservations while in Chiang Mai. Wanted something that would combine visiting Hill Tribes (there are four), the orchid and butterfly farms, ox cart riding, and river raft. Maetaman Elephant Camp does it all. Nancy was an excellent guide who...More

2  Thank MontrealMaria52
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I ever write a review. I felt obligated to do this after visiting this camp of hell. We went here with a group. It was possibility the worst experience of my life. The animals are threated extremely badly. We saw...More

6  Thank Yannick T
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

To beware of some of the staffs riding the elephant. I got the impression that they were trying to touch the feet of girls by pretending they were putting fruits on the seat... Also, while riding the elephant, the staff without asking will quickly take...More

Thank NazEdoo
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A great experience. There are numerous elephant sanctuary here. Some with shows and rides while some are just merely experience them at their nature best.

1  Thank YongCK
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Located about 45 minutes from Chiangmai, this elephant camp is a must do on your bucket list if you are visiting Chiangmai. Elephants are well taken care of. In the morning, there is an elephant show that we were not able to see during this...More

Thank David N
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had been to some other elephant park but this is a better and more complete with bullock carts , elephants ride and elephants show.

Thank Al H
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