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Thai Elephant Home

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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
+66 89 434 2047
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This was my favorite experience of our entire trip to Thailand!

We participated in the elephant experience on October 26. It was well worth the price paid and I... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2012
Kelley T
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Denver, Colorado
A truly magical day with the elephants!

I wanted to do an elephant experience while in Chiang Mai so I researched all the available ones... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2012
Leonek
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Gold Coast, Australia
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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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+66 89 434 2047
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Reviewed 10 November 2012

We participated in the elephant experience on October 26. It was well worth the price paid and I can't say enough good things about it. Everything was well planned out and went very smoothly. The guides were friendly and made sure that we had a...More

3  Thank Kelley T
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Reviewed 10 November 2012

I wanted to do an elephant experience while in Chiang Mai so I researched all the available ones. Thai Elephant Home seemed to tick all the boxes, you got to interact with an elephant one on one, you have one mahout who stays with you...More

2  Thank Leonek
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

We have recently returned from Thailand and one of our greatest memories was the Thai Elephant Home!! Money cannot buy memories like you experience there for the day.... trust the reviews on Trip Advisor, you won't find a company that look after and treasure the...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2012

Just back from the elephant resort! We had an amazing, breath-taking, never to forget, once in a lifetime experience! The animals are treated with the utmost respect and affection! The jungle treck was one not to forget soon! Breath taking views and the mosquitos wern't...More

2  Thank Niels en Lonnek... R
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

The Thai Elephant Home has a great website, nice reviews but when I went to make a reservation, it does not allow you to reserve a specific date but does require and send you a payment request from PayPal. I did not complete the transaction....More

7  Thank Mtnclimbers
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

After being collected and dropped off at the Thai Elephant Farm, we were given a welcome drink and talk before paying our respects to Ghanesh. Then we were introduced to our elephants and set off on one of the most memorable experiences I'll ever have....More

Thank 487M_K
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

The Elephant home was professionally run with clothes, food, showers and drink provided. Riding the elephants and playing in the river with them was magical, and a once in a lifetime experience. Would thoroughly recommend them.

Thank Riste E
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

My daughter (36yrs) and I (57yrs) had the best elephant experience this past August (2012). I did a lot of research before hand and this attraction exceeded our expectations. This is not an elephant "show". The staff went above and beyond to make our day...More

1  Thank Loren E
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

We went out last week on a trek with the Thai Elephant Home and had a great time. You ride an elephant bareback which is a fantastic experience and trek out into the hills for a few hours, on the return you get to bathe...More

1  Thank Hugob23
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Have played a visit to the Thai Elephant Home recently. It was a very great and rare experience - fun, but a little bit tiring. If you are worried about the smell the elephants may have, no worries, they do not have bad smell! Itinerary:...More

2  Thank thewildthingroar
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Allis G
14 July 2017|
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Response from Leslie T | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The baby elephants grow up around people so little by little as they get bigger, the become accustomed to having the mahout put weight on them. As time goes by they get use to the ride. Positive reinforcement using pieces of... More
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poppydog66
16 April 2017|
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Response from KRANDCO | Reviewed this property |
If that is true, we saw none of it nor, was their any evidence that the elephants had ever been injured. We work as volunteers at the San Diego Zoo and some of our elephants were rescued from private owners who did mistreat... More
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rtatejane
8 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
My son and I did this trip through Discover Corps. It was a volunteer opportunity that really turned out to be a Thai immersion opportunity. The Thai Elephant Home was included in our trip and we stayed for four days... More
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