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We are proudly to present Elephant Life Experience (E.L.E). This exclusive place is surrounded by fantastic scenery at Maetaman Valley, located 70 kilometers from Chiang Mai next to Maetaman Elephant Camp. Our elephants live naturally among a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Moo 2, Kued Chang subdistrict | Maetamann Valley, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
The 'ELE' was truly a life changing experience.
I don't want to give the experience away. Just know the care takers love these elephants. And we had the best experience with the staff and elephants.
I highly recommend Elephant Life Experience!
Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jane K
Ying N, Manager at Elephant Life Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018
We were a group of 10 so obviously this was an expensive affair but we didn't regret this for a moment. If you want to experience elephants in this part of Thailand then this program is just a must. You are treated like royalty, given...More
Life-changing experience... but I didn't like some of the things I saw. First was the chains around some of the elephants - it's clear that they use chains at night, or something. Why not take them off when they see guests, at a minimum? I...More
The most amazing day ever bare back riding elephants washing them in the river and a four seasons lunch all in private with showers after a soaking with the elephants in the river! Finished with a raft ride in luxury back to your transfer. Highly...More
This is a private experience with a small group of about 7 domesticated elephants. The staff is friendly and accommodating and the elephants are simply incredible. However, I was upset about the treatment of the elephants. I had done research before the trip and noted...More
We selected ELE based on a friend's recommendation. We arranged the trip through a local event/adventure guide due to not being able to contact ELE directly. At the time, we were told they do not book directly with tourists. I am not sure if this...More
This camp exceeded all expectations. We should up and were a bit nervous because we're both (i think) very sensitive to animal abuse. We had the camp to ourselves (just two of us) for the whole afternoon. Any animal that they exercise in the morning...More
I have lived In Mae Taeng some 20 years and have visited Mae Ta Man over the years. great setting an river. the elephant ride about 800 baht is a bit dear, but they do take you across the river and into the jungle. there...More
From start to finish this experience was amazing. We were met by two elephants which we fed. Then changed into mahout costumes and learned more about the elephants. We were not planning to ride them as many of the elephants are treated cruelly in these...More
I wasn't sure what to expect from the Elephant tour but knew we were in for a great day as soon as we got there and were greeted by a wonderful attentive staff and 2 beautiful 4 and 6 year old elephants. The day was...More