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I think the best part of the whole experience was the Elephant trekking.I was a bit skeptical when I saw them,as I am accustomed to seeing big creatures.However,the guide told me that the elephants here look relatively smaller than their African and Indian counterparts.Our elephant...More
You could book a bang Pae Safari half day tour from any of the agents around Phuket . Try bargaining as much as possible .
This package offers a hotel pickup . The driver was well before time for pickup . We were the only...More
While this excursion was arranged by our hotel and was a 40 minute ride away from our northern Phuket accomodations, I am not in agreement about previous negative reviews. Not once did our trainer touch the elephant with anything other than his legs. In addition,...More
You get on the elephant and the rider picks at the elephant's head with a sharp hook on a stick to get it to move. It was over 30 degrees and the afternoon. The elephant we went on looked exhausted and deeply sad.
Well including transfer is was only 4hrss, very rushed. Started with elephant trekking, apologies as the Buffalo cart wasn't operational on that day. Wanted 200 baht for photo with elephant, but our handler took many shots with out phone, good man. rubber tapping was just...More
Don't waste your money going on this "tour", which we booked from Bangkok through a government tour agent, who were very helpful and amazing.
BUT. This should not be promoted to any tourists!!! We went here last week on the second day we were in...More
It was actually a good elephant ride around the town but to my horror the guide used a sharp sickle to hook against the elephant's ear each time he wanted it to turn. It looked like the animal was in pain!
Left the place feeling...More
We were taken around to meet the elephants. We love the young cute elephant. We bought bananas there to feed them. Then we had elephant ride. It was quite a long ride and a bit scary at times but overall we enjoyed the ride. It...More
We did the 6 in 1 safari tour which was a half day 4 hour trip in November 2014.
The walk through the jungle to the waterfall was pretty slippy and dangerous. Once at the waterfall, which wasn't very impressive, some of the group went...More