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Elephant Junction - Day Tours

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Address: Alady Rd, Thekkady 685535, India
Phone Number: +91 4869 224 142
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Fun ride but expensive

It was a fun ride we felt it was a bit expensive but we felt happy thinking that we contributed in some way for animals caretaking. The trainers are very co operative they capture... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a fun ride we felt it was a bit expensive but we felt happy thinking that we contributed in some way for animals caretaking. The trainers are very co operative they capture your photos all along the way and the elephants also cooperate by posing the ride last for about 15 minutes approximately.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Elephant ride cost between rs 400-2000 per person... We have combo of elephant ride and Elephant bath which cost around rs 1000 per person... Elpephant ride is for 30 min and is worth it... Best part of this place is Elephant bath and should not be missed at all... Overall enjoyed alot and must visit if you are in thekkedy...

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Varkala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a half day at elephant junction. It was one of the best experience of our trip. We rode an elephant for two hours with a birds eye view of beautiful scenery. Dressed in traditional clothes for a photo shoot and ended with a shower elephant style.

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We purchased a one hour ride on the elephant, but we were already back at the starting point after 40 minutes!! They were really cheating us!!! During the ride, there is nothing to see in the landscape but so many other elephants which are walking close by one after another. This is a mass tourist attraction! After about twenty minutes,... More 

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Ghaziabad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a must visit if you are planning to go to Thekkady. In the starting I was a bit reluctant to spend 1250/- bucks per head for elephant ride and bath but after having the experience I think is worth the money you spend. Elephant ride is a thing that you can get anywhere but the bath thing... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did a 30 min ride without the extras which was plenty as it was not the most comfortable experience! The elephants are treated well and seemed happy but they are obviously tame and trained to follow their guides instructions so we felt safe. Worth a visit

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Thank shroffy75
Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is another elephant ride in thekkady but do not be fooled with this one. This one is far better as they take you through actual forest and the photography skills of the riders is surprisingly good

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highlights of Thekkady is Mainly Elephant ride, A tour Without elephant ride is not a complete tour.

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Hisar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew that elephant ride is beautiful experience. We went to this place expecting to have a good elephant ride. Another tip of the iceberg was the elephant shower bath. after elephant ride, they took us to a pond where we sat on the elephant and the elephant put lot of freshwater through his trunk on us. Mind blowing experience.... More 

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malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The elephants are obviously happy and well kept. Ours was very wide which made for serious leg stretching but no aches the next day. During the half hour ride the elephant tender took our camera and took a multitude of pictures. It's probably getting more difficult to ride elephants so it was a great experience.

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