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Phuchada Safari

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Was Okay with a down side

We didn't really have a nice time there ,beside seeing the baby elephant that was trained and so... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Basil M
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Gauteng, South Africa
Missed Opportunity

I agree with many earlier posts that first part of the elephant trek takes part in an area littered... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Albert B
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 Nov 2018
“Was Okay with a down side”
22 May 2018
“Missed Opportunity”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a day of activities through a reputable company and wasn't aware that we will visit this unethical place. This place gave us a bad taste throughout the day. The elephants are chained up and all appeared not happy. The baby elephant out the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ayelet1212
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We didn't really have a nice time there ,beside seeing the baby elephant that was trained and so cute, The place was a pretty average experience for us .for some reason we just didn't connect with the place. therefore we didn't spend much time there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Basil M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

we found the experience of going on a trek seated on elephants to be both a little scary and exciting at the same time.. friendly guides

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

6 of us went trekking 3 adults 3 children (aged 5-9) We rode 3 elephants sitting in a belted seat We set off going down a small hill which was a little scary then along a winding path. Half way we stopped for photos and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shayamoya1
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We booked through a reputable company and probably didn’t ask enough questions. My brother had booked already and as we had just arrived; we said we would join them. Worst decision. The elephants are chained up and all appeared not happy. The baby elephant out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank creagleton
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I agree with many earlier posts that first part of the elephant trek takes part in an area littered with trash. Disappointing . One or two days work and this could be cleaned up. We did fine the staff friendly and professional. We purchased photos...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Albert B
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Upon reading the reviews of this place being "very very sad" and "wicked", I found this place amazing! We had searched high and low for a place that didn't abuse their animals and that were friendly! This place was the place to go! The staff...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank shenayabee_
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went there since my father wanted to have the experience of riding an elephant... even when it was a new experience for all of us, I strongly recommend no to go! The location is terrible, poor infrastructure, no maintenance at all. Animals are in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Agustina M
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Phuchada as part of a half day trip, we were a bit skeptical about riding an elephant however it was a good experience, I will also note that while we were there we saw no cruelty to the elephants however we completely agree...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We were told this was a kind elephant safari- this was far from the truth! There was a baby elephant chained up in a small pen and the large elephant handlers all carried spike hooks. Whilst we didn't see them hitting the elephants, it was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank susanpC1894BJ
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