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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community

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Most beautiful experience

We had the most amazing time there. Staff was really caring and loving towards the elephants. You... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FNB93
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Santiago, Chile
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An unbelievable experience

We were greeted by Adam who took us through the days programme, what to expect from the day and an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sightseer08661532375
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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community is based in the beautiful Mae Wang district. Around 1 Hour South of Chiang Mai’s busy city. Maeklang offers a natural environment for our Elephants with fresh mountain river flowing through our land...more
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Mae Wang 50360, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a lot of research before book any tour to see elephants. We wanted to make sure our money wouldn’t go for a scam for tourists but to a place where the well fare of elephants is priority. No rides, no hooks, no chains...More

3  Thank VanessaD4646
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this place thinking I was to a proper conservation park, in part due to all of the positive reviews on here. It is not and I’m devastated at having paid to support this sham. I went on a solo trip for a whole...More

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MaeklangElephant, General Manager at Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello thanks for taking your time to write this, Our Elephants at Meaklang are all rescued from riding camps also logging camps from around northern Thailand, where in riding camps they are hit and beaten on a daily basis tied to trees with chains until...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the most amazing time there. Staff was really caring and loving towards the elephants. You could see they knew the well. You felt very safe around the animals, and could enjoy the time with them. Bathing with them was just so much fun!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were greeted by Adam who took us through the days programme, what to expect from the day and an insight into how these amazing creatures are mistreated around the world. The shocking truth of how they lived their lives previously before being rescued and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there with a friend and we had the best time ever. Adam was our guide, and you could tell he was so assionate for what he was doing. He introduced us to all the elephants, we got to feed them bananas and give...More

Thank KiraPearson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up at our hostel and drove for over an hour to get to the elephants. The sanctuary is small but the staff is really friendly and helpful. The experience with the elephants was simply amazing. You feed them, bathe, swim and care...More

1  Thank Bustillo96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great time at the sanctuary. It was very informative, and enjoyable. More importantly they authentically save abused elephants and give them new life. The fees are applied to sustain the place and and pay the staff that does amazing work healing those elephants....More

Thank Scheyal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome! An unforgettable trip for us. It’s a must visit in Chiang Mai!!! I can recommend it to everyone!!! Regards

Thank maringrgic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had this experience on our bucket list for quite some time, and when we came to Chiang Mai, there were an overwhelming amount of elephant camps you could attend. So please put in the research and find out which ones are...More

2  Thank lukestrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a lot of research before book any tour to see elephants. We wanted to make sure our money wouldn’t go for a scam for tourists but to a place where the well fare of elephants is priority. No rides, no hooks, no chains...More

3  Thank VanessaD4646
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day at the elephant sanctuary and highly recommend making a trip here. We were able to spend a lot of quality time with the elephants, who ranged from 1-30 years in age (including a mother with her two children). The elephants...More

1  Thank Jai Ram R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having been on the Full Day Trip on Thursday, I have to express how excellent the whole day was. We were picked up at 730am at Sunday Backpackers, our guide Adam from London, we then started our journey to Thanonthongchai mountain range which was...More

2  Thank cian j
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rememiranda
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Response from SarahJDW123 | Reviewed this property |
It’s quite a way out of Chiang Mai. It’s not really a tour, more of an experience. There may be places in Chiang Mai you can do this though.
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