We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chiang Mai : Half Day Elephant Observation at Kanta Elephant Sanctuary

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$ 50.43
Date
2 travellers
Options
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Itinerary

    Morning Program: Pick up from Hotel in Chiangmai city 06.30 am - 07.00 am.

    Afternoon Program : Pick up from Hotel in Chiangmai city 13.00 - 13.30 pm.

    Welcome to Kanta Elephant Sanctuary where "Elephants are loved and respected" Learn about Elephants behaviours in natural surroundings. See these lovely animals in a safe and sustainable environment. NO RIDING

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Chiangmai city and will drive for approximately 50 Mins through scenic agricultural areas North of Chiangmai before arriving at the Sanctuary. Learn a little about the elephants, before changing into our uniform. Walk and Observe our beautiful rescued elephants as they roam and socialize throughout our sanctuary, Observing Elephants in a Natural way.

    OUR MISSION is to provide as many elephants as possible with the good health, freedom, and happiness they truly deserve. This Ethical animal experience lets you observe the elephants in an environment free from abuse,

    Morning Program will drop of around 12.00-12.30 pm

    Afternoon Program will drop of around 18.00-18.30 pm.

    Stop At:

    • Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, 74/1 Moo 9 Khilek, Chiang Mai 50150 Thailand
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    This morning tour start with hotel pick up around 06.30-07.00 am. Please be at your hotel lobby on time or contact us for actual departure time.
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Breakfast
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Lunch
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (53)
    Filter reviews
    45 results
    Traveller rating
    41
    2
    2
    0
    0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    More languages
    Traveller rating
    41
    2
    2
    0
    0
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews sugar cane no pressure to buy elephant sanctuary change of clothes bathing suits great photos magical experience these gentle giants medicine balls chiang mai fruit woody shower elephants uniform trainers tom
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 45 reviews
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This was a great experience for those who want to get close and interact with elephants. Personally though I felt a bit uneasy due to the way in which the elephants seemed very used to interacting with humans and the way they responded to commands...More

    Thank dansB161XT
    KantaElephantS, Manager at Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Dan Thanks for your review, We are Thai Elephant Sanctuary for our domesticated Elephants not Wild Elephant. All elephants was born and growing with human. They stayed together. We not force them to do anything but if they walk further to our neighbor ,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We got to touch, feed and play with the elephants in the river. Incredible to be that close to such a beautiful creature. Wonderful way to enjoy the elephants in a positive space.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Angela T
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked it as part of the flight of the gibbon zip line and elephant sanctuary full day package. Excellent experience from the time we arrived to the time left. They seem to genuinely care for the animals and we were a part of it...More

    1  Thank adp1987
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is an amazing sanctuary. There were about 15 elephants at this sanctuary when we visited today. We got to interact with about seven of them. It was an amazing experience to feed, bathe and then feed some more....they eat a lot !! It’s a...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank devika2017
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    When we arrived we were asked to change to clothes that they provide and, if one is not wearing waterproof shoes, to purchase some for a very modest price. The caretakers say that they medically check the elephants' bodily fluids on a daily and weekly...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank 1travelnottourism
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    Simone P
    21 August 2019|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from suzie050 | Reviewed this property |
    We were picked up from our hotel as we're all the other group members. You would have to contact either the tour providers, we used trip advisor or the sanctuary itself. If you're considering your own transport to the... More
    0
    Votes
    Amanda M
    18 June 2019|
    Answer
    Response from bobbiejolincoln | Reviewed this property |
    I’m so sorry for the late reply! WiFi is rubbish & im still travelling Yes it is ☺️
    0
    Votes
    Key Details
    • Kanta Elephant Sanctuary
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: 000-0800-100-6999
    Travellers Also Viewed
    Chiang Mai : Full Day Elephant...
    9 Reviews
    from US$ 84.05*
    Half-Day Ethical Lanna Kingdom...
    621 Reviews
    from US$ 84.05*
    Half-day: Elephant Experience at...
    4 Reviews
    from US$ 47.07*
    Doi inthanon hiking + Maeklang...
    56 Reviews
    from US$ 63.88*
    Frequently bought together
    Amazing Sunrise tour+ Stunning city...
    67 Reviews
    from US$ 64.00*
    Chiang Mai Street Food Tours
    370 Reviews
    from US$ 31.60*
    Doi Inthanon Day Trip from Chiang Mai...
    10 Reviews
    from US$ 62.17*
    Chiang Mai City Tour including Wat...
    2 Reviews
    from US$ 36.92*