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Elephant Nature Park

#1 of 207 Outdoor Activities in Chiang Mai Features Animals
Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 818 932
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If you are in Chang Mai, or can get here, just do this. It is a life experience.

Myself, my wife, our son and his girlfriend did the Elephant Freedom - Single Day visit. It was... read more

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Scarisbrick, United Kingdom
Best day ever!

This was absolutely the highlight of my trip to Thailand. We did the elephant trails tour, which... read more

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Micheal W
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand has been in operation since in the 1990's with a goal to provide a sanctuary and elephant rescue center. We have been involved in dozens of rescues and sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 818 932

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Reviewed yesterday

Myself, my wife, our son and his girlfriend did the Elephant Freedom - Single Day visit. It was fantastic - what an experience. From feeding the elephants (3 adults and a baby), walking through the jungle with them, and then walking to the river and...More

Thank steve_e_red
Reviewed yesterday

This was absolutely the highlight of my trip to Thailand. We did the elephant trails tour, which consisted of hanging with 5 elephants including a 2 year old! We start the trip watching an interesting video of how the elephants and other animals (buffaloes, dogs...More

Thank Micheal W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic day out. Brilliant staff and well looked after elephants. Would highly recommend! Pick up from the hotel included in he price, food and drop off too!

Thank PF1988
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The park and staff provide a great experience allowing you to observe and interact with the elephants in an ethical and non-exploitive manner. They provide a map upon booking to see if your hotel falls within their pick up zone. The morning of, they will...More

Thank Maty S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the second time I've been there It was hot day but I like the park I love elephants ride But I dislike the food

Thank Saqr A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the day at the Elephant Nature Park for my 30th birthday, and it was definitely one of the most special and memorable ones to date. White was a fabulous guide - I'm a guide myself at a zoo, and he really impressed me!...More

Thank KateandJay20910
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I never get tired of this place and always recommend to family and friends. It is like no other 'elephant camp'. Food is fantastic but the best thing by far is the commitment to providing a real sanctuary for these animals.

Thank ed-on-a-trip
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't recommend it enough, do yourself a favor and book the Care for Elephants experience! A group of 12 of us spent the day walking, feeding, and bathing three elephants; two older females and a four your old name Lucky. Deng was our guide...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here during our honeymoon to Thailand. Amazing day with the most beautiful creatures on earth. Our guide Ya was able to show us all around the sanctuary and made it such a fun experience. We were able to get so close to such powerful...More

Thank Marshall W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to Chiang Mai for the main purpose of the Elephant Nature Park. When we were booking to see the day trip, the park itself was full and the only option was the Elephant Trails day trip. At first I wasn't as excited but...More

Thank Kendall M
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Ania F
Hi, what was the name of the 'programme'/project you went on? Was it full day?
22 June 2017|
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Response from Linda J | Reviewed this property |
it was a full day trip that we booked from the Elephant Nature park office in Chiang Mai. they have half day, full day and up to 3 days for tourist. you can also arrange to volunteer for a week or more.
June H
Hi was originally hoping to do the two day/ one night stopover tour or at least the single visit park tour but both full when we're there so was thinking of doing the Elephant Highlands tour and was wondering if anyone that had done it had any info/ recommendations? It's over twice the price of the single day visit so was just checking that the experience justifies the difference in price?! What is the visitor to elephant ratio? Is it worth waiting til we get to Chiangmai to book or should we book before we leave, the website gets very busy but do they allow for 'walk-ins' ?? Any info would be much appreciated. Thanks
19 June 2017|
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Response from JoseValDivia | Reviewed this property |
Hi June! We've done the Elephants Trial, which is TBH 2,500 for a day. Totally worth it and more than 100% recommended. I don't know how the one you talk about works, but the one I went to was amazing. We were around 10... More
Steven D
Hello,   We are planning a visit next year in Januari. I narrowed the tour selection down to: Elephant Highlands, Care for Elephants or Sunshine for Elephant.   I do bring alot of camera gear. Any of these tours more suited to take pictures?   Thanks.
8 June 2017|
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Response from Atttia | Reviewed this property |
We did the one-day tour (can't remember the name) and when it was time to go in the water, my boyfriend just stayed on the shore. He had a nice camera and took nice pictures :)