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The Elephant Retirement Park is located an hours drive outside of Chiang Mai city. The main focus of the park is to provide a safe and comfortable environment for elephants to live. Established at the beginning of 2013, visitors can enjoy a unique...more
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They are new on tripadvisor, but we give them 10 from 10 on quality. We loved our guide Woody. He speaks English well and gives a lot of information.There was enough time for everything , it was no rush , we fed them , take...More
The van arrived in time and the trip to the Elephant Retirement Park went fine. The time with the elephants was great and it seems like they are well cared upon. The structure provided to the visitors was not very good, though. The showers are...More
I chose this visit on the basis of elephant care i.e. not riding tricks etc. Had old clothes provided and then had a couple of hours with the elephant. Excellent guides and caring support team. Fed the elephants what felt like a tonne of banal....More
This was one of the best tours we did in Thailand. It was just amazing with the great elephants and the very friendly guides! FYI: it’s not about elephant riding because some people wonder about this. There are very politely rangers and very care about...More
We went for the day, not just a morning. That meant we got to spend more time with the elephants. The Park has a number of elephants, including 3 babies. We prepared food and fed them, went for a walk, gave them a mud bath...More
I did the half day trip, where we got to feed the elephants, give them a mud bath, and swim with them. I think half day was a perfect amount of time, and would thoroughly recommend. The guide was very informative and friendly, as were...More
We had a great day hanging out with all the elephants! We got to feed them in the morning, and go swimming with them later in the day. There were 6 elephants there (including two babies!), and each one very clearly had its own personality....More
We booked this trip with get your guide which is a company I would recommend they organise trips all over the world, we were picked up from our hotel in Chiang Mai by Pong from the elephant retirement home he was great very informative speaking...More
This is a wonderful small and personal place in which you get a great sense that the elephants are really cared for. Being amongst them, stroking them, swimming with them, feeding them and learning more about how they came there, was an amazing experience. Our...More
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Response from Marjan-Fah | Property representative |
The main difference is that it is shorter. So if you don't have a lot of time, you can choose the half day. We know from our customers that the more time you are with the beautiful creatures the more you will... More
The main difference is that it is shorter. So if you don't have a lot of time, you can choose the half day. We know from our customers that the more time you are with the beautiful creatures the more you will love them and feel comfortable with them. It's just what you want. If you are there for a half day, you can see and feed them, wash and bath them to. If you stay longer you have more time to cuddle the baby elephant and get to know these animals better. We always recommend the two day experience because it's so great to wake up in the jungle and see the elephants when you wake up. You have some private time with them and just enjoy being in nature with them. We hope we've answerd your question with this. Feel free to contact us always if you want more information. We hope to see you soon.
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Representative of ERP