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Chiang Mai Elephant Care - Day Tours

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71/1 Kampangdin Rd. | Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 89 952 2896
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I spent a morning here recently with the elephants, we visited with them, helped to make their food... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
Great visit and tour guide

Was recommended to go here by our fantastic tour guide Moon Magic. It was one of the highlights of... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Damien H
Dublin, Ireland
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71/1 Kampangdin Rd. | Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 89 952 2896

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a morning here recently with the elephants, we visited with them, helped to make their food and finally had the chance to bath an elephant. I think it was the highlight of my time in Thailand, given it's size the elephants have a...More

Thank Honey4Tea
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to go here by our fantastic tour guide Moon Magic. It was one of the highlights of our visit to Chiang Mai. Moon Magic was a lovely guide, funny and recommended some great places.

1  Thank Damien H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I had a great day here - virtually alone with the staff and elephants as it was the last day of Songkran. There are only 10 or 12 elephants here, all over 50 and retired from camps or working in agriculture for families in the...More

2  Thank Jess B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this as part of a day trip. Was good to interact with the elephants and see them getting care but still feel they are wild animals in captivity. They tell you that they are all either born in captivity or come to them from...More

Thank wayne h
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is an offshoot of the Maesa elephant camp. The older elephants are sent here to still work with tourists to help us feel better about not riding the elephants. Elephants are still chained and perform on demand at the command of the mahoots. We...More

Thank ZhangWenBao
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We booked through Trailfinders before we came to Thailand. The people who picked us up were lovely and the staff and the care centre were great! Elephants seemed well looked after and the activities involving the elephants were very much led by how they were...More

Thank Mydos1
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did the full day program. We had small group of 5 people. I had asked for a place with no elephant riding but where we could interact with the elephants and was more than pleased with what we experienced. We got...More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is for old and rescued elephants. Do not expect to ride them here. This is a far superior camp than that. Interact with them. Make their food including grinded grass, herb balls and sticky rice and feed them. The eldest elephant when we visited...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 20 December 2016

No hooks, no chains and no riding. If you want to see an elephant in its natural habitat then this tour is an experience you will never forget. Eddy devotes his life to the well being of "Tomatoe" a thirty year old majestic lady. We...More

Thank keithcrewe
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I think the terrible reviews on this site must be for a different camp as we specifically chose a centre where you didn't ride the elephants and unless we were totally gullible and were completely taken in, this place was perfect for us. Only older...More

Thank brickershols
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Fred A | Reviewed this property |
If you mean Thai Elephant Care Centre then about 30 minutes.
10 October 2016|
Response from HJWood | Reviewed this property |
If you look on the Elephant Nature Park website the prices are shown on there. or alternatively if you can't find it, you can email them for more information. I can't remember exactly what I paid but I know I thought it was... More
26 June 2016|
Response from Matthew D | Reviewed this property |
There is a fair amount of walking with and if you were planning to do the one day care for elephants, there is a little bit where you have to climb in order to reach the cabin for lunch. Having said that, if your parents are... More