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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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+66 53 818 932
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai...

Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand has been in operation since in the 1990's with a goal to provide a sanctuary and elephant rescue center. We have been involved in dozens of rescues and sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care

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The only place to visit elephants in Thailand

We did the 2 days and 1 night package which we booked online a few months in advance. This included pick up and drop off from our hotel in an air conditioned van. The drive to... read more

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the 2 days and 1 night package which we booked online a few months in advance. This included pick up and drop off from our hotel in an air conditioned van. The drive to the park was probably about 1 hour some of which is through some beautiful rural landscapes. The package includes 2 lunches, 1 dinner and... More 

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This park was one of the highlights of my trip to Thailand. The experience will stay with me forever. Our tourguide (Prom) was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining during our stay at the Elephant Nature Park. We did a one day tour to the park and got to meet, interact with, and bathe the elephants. We learned all about the elephant... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This one is a must in my books. I've been to chiang mai in 2012 and again now, in the last time I visited all of the tourist attractions and this is something else. If you've been to an elephant show you probably noticed that the elephants are abused. This farm takes thoae abused, tortured animals and provides them with... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent the night and had a house on the river. We had our own personal elephant browsing and swimming right off the veranda. I was able to chat with Lek - she is a wonderful person. The rehabilitation program is wholistic - healing humans as well as animals.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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An amazing tour to do in Chiang Mai. There are a lot of differents parks to see and to be in contact with the Elephants but the Elephant nature park is the one of best projects that I found there and they really help them. My guide there was Tim and he knows a lot about it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ultimately I came away from the day feeling conflicted and unsettled about both our experience and the need for the park to have hoardes of people visiting in order to generate money to sustain the work they do. We were very excited to book and attend the elephant nature park . Pick up from our accomodation was smooth and hassle... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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This was an experience of a lifetime! Before researching our trip to Thailand we always thought it would be great to ride an elephant. Once I began researching for our trip and learned about how harmful this is as well as the good work Elephant Nature Park does we were totally sold on spending the day caring for the elephants... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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I visited today and it is one of the best experiences I have ever had. Our tour guide, Prom made the whole day so interesting and enjoyable as well as amusing! He was full of humour and knowledge and so privileged to have him as our guide. The elephants were incredible. We felt so humbled to be in their presence... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was trully unforgettable experience and one of the highlights of our trip to Thailand. We chose shorter/half day visit as full day was already fully booked, but we were more than thrilled as everything was just perfect. I would advise you to book well in advance if you need to go there on a particular day. Tickets are quite... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the most incredible things I have ever done! First off, they rescue elephants from terrible conditions and help them live enjoyable lives. Taking a day to pamper four of these majestic animals is something my wife and I will remember forever! This place is worth far more than what they charge!

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