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Ran-Tong (Save and Rescue Elephant Centre)

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Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 272 023
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Best elephant experience

Visiting an elephant sanctuary is a must when in Chiang Mai, but there are quite a few of them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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BEST experience

This was the most unforgettable, unique and magical experience in our travel! In this place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“sugar cane” (63 reviews)
“half day tour” (51 reviews)
Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 272 023

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting an elephant sanctuary is a must when in Chiang Mai, but there are quite a few of them here. After some research, Elephant Nature Park cane first but was fully booked (tip: book early!). Ran-Thong was recommended by our resort (Four Seasons) and we...More

1  Thank BernardLiow
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most unforgettable, unique and magical experience in our travel! In this place, different from others, there is no riding and the elephants look happy and healthy! Big thank you to our guide ADAM, your love for the elephants is beautiful!!

1  Thank Gabriela Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a blast playing, feeding and bathing the elephants. Our girl was so sweet and gentle. Elephants are such beautiful and magical creatures, it was like living in a dream. I am so grateful for the experience and would definitely go...More

1  Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Ran thong - save and rescue elephant centre with some friends and what an interesting and educational day it was . The bus picked me up at the guesthouse and we made over way over to the site. As we reached...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing experience. The elephants are so beautiful, funny and charming. We are able to chopped up sugar cane and feed them with the miniature bananas. We watched them take a mud bath and helped washed them off afterwards They hugged and kissed you...More

1  Thank purplejr
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We came to the center via an old bus with a large crack in the windshield. I stay at the hostel in relation to the sanctuary. I was dropped off with a large tour group who was only here in Chiang Mai for a week...More

2  Thank Keith Y
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed by Rantong. The elephants seemed to be in an extremely caring environment , which was emphasized by the fact that every day they spent time free in the jungle . The guide was extremely pleasant and well informed . The whole...More

Thank amy c
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I had read some reviews on the many different options for elephant riding. This seemed a fair and affordable option. Only half day booked for 4 of us, this turned out perfectly acceptable and more than sufficient time at the small park. Only 6 if...More

2  Thank Belfast1965
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Ran Tong is a Elephant camp focus on rescue and take care of elephants, no show but help prepare food, feed them and bring them for mud Bath and show in the river. They also have elephant ride program but no chair, half hour more...More

1  Thank mengtao
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I've always wanted to do this journey and it was more than I expected! Our guide, F was amazing! Great service. She picked us up at our hotel, explained us everything perfectly and gave us the best experience! They provide clothes so yours don't get...More

1  Thank RaqLaniado
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6 February 2017|
Response from frogfish99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Lova is there, she was our guide. Unfortunately she is going back to Sweden next week. We don't have her e-mail address. Try to contact Ran Tong, maybe through booking office... Sorry i could not help you.
Tony H
3 February 2017|
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Response from Nick191290 | Reviewed this property |
We attended the hostel in town that has the info desk for this place. We paid for everything via card machine, there the day before we went.
28 January 2017|
Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
They would be on the elephant by themselves. You'd have to pay for 2 person/1 elephant and then 1 person/1 elephant