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Elephant Breeding Centre

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Address: Baadreni Road, Sauraha 32909, Nepal
Phone Number:
580154

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I respect local cultures and understand elephant labor has been utilized in this region for decades. I try not to impose my standards on others but alas, this place made me sad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise D
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Orange, California
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germany
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were able to see how the elephants are raised and treated. We were allowed to visit the center at anytime, feed the elephants and accompany them to the river for a nice cool bath!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are going around with iron sticks and beat up the elephants when they don't follow it's despicable to see this beautiful animals in captivity just for the sake of tourism

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Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I respect local cultures and understand elephant labor has been utilized in this region for decades. I try not to impose my standards on others but alas, this place made me sad. Sans the young babies, the elephants were chained up. They scratched and pulled at their ankle chains. One elephant had BOTH front feet tethered tightly to each other... More 

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Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gets good press so I can't be sure if our day is truly representative. The elephants demonstrated repetitive behaviour as seen in distressed caged animals. The electric fences had been broken some weeks earlier and not fixed so the animals were chained.

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Thank gautam f
Canberra
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centre has an interesting small museum as an introduction and a well keep area for the elephants. The range of ages and sizes makes for interesting comparisons and the ability to hand fed babies.

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Thank FFadden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

******** Nice to those baby elephant. When I visited 10 years ago I felt the elephants were under fed and slim but not anymore now. They looks healthy and strong. It is getting better. My little boy Gagan and I enjoyed with the baby elephant.

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Geelong, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed to see the baby elephants chained up. When we last came here the babies weren't chained up. Some of the elephants were visiblly stressed. Would not recommend people visit here. There must be a better way to support the protection of the elepants

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DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to take a canoe ride via the Rapthi river and get off near the elephant breeding centre. We walked a bit through the park and then reached the elephant breeding centre. There were many baby elephant off course with their mothers in a fenced area. Elephants are very protective over their young. There is also a little stream... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

"Very Excellent hotel " Hello I am amit currently from Doha.I want to give some review about Green Mansions jungle resort which is located Near by Chitwan National park.This hotel is very attractive and have a cottage style room and also have modern building which is very rarer to found in Sauraha and completely Nature oriented room,you can see the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got the chance to understand a little bit about the elephants in Chitwan. How they are cared for and why the centre exists.

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