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Elephant Home - Day Tours

12/3 Soi 8, Chareonmuang Rd., Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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Just another elephant tourist exploitation. Not. Sanctuary at all.

We saw these animals being ridden up and down the hills carrying multiple people in the heat. If... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
LJM283
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Amazing experience and the most humane way of trekking with the elephants

Ok so like most people I had a huge issue "riding elephants" in the chair. Aside from serious... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
JeniferToby
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Los Angeles, California
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You can join us the Eco-Tourism Elephants Conservation Project for new experience of being with elephant like a mahout. Feed elephant, Bathe Elephant, Ride Elephant on bare back and observation Elephant closely in their own environment.
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4 Jul 2016
“Just another elephant tourist exploitation. Not. Sanctuary at all.”
6 Jan 2016
“Amazing experience and the most humane way of trekking with the elephants”
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12/3 Soi 8, Chareonmuang Rd., Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We saw these animals being ridden up and down the hills carrying multiple people in the heat. If you love elephants, this isn't the place for you.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Ok so like most people I had a huge issue "riding elephants" in the chair. Aside from serious health reasons, the mahout (elephant trainer) that trains elephants to keep the chair on their back is for the most part inhumane. This was a huge compromise...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2015

Away from the paining elephants, which we really wanted to avoid, Khiri Travel recommended Elephant Home because of the way they treat their elephants. The day spent with Elephant Home was simply like a dream. We rode our elephants for 1h to a mud place...More

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

I fell over twice on the way round the paddy fields to get to the elephants, so make sure you wear suitable clothes, although a change of trousers and top is offered on arrival at sanctuary.

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is the best place to go to experience elephants, as well as being the best place for the actual elephants themselves. I was unfortunate enough to experience elephant riding elsewhere which involved metal chairs, limited connection with the elephant and general bad treatment. The...More

Thank CalumDiLieto
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We have all read harrowing reports about the mistreatment of elephants so I was a little sceptical when originally booking this part of the holiday. However from the way the elephants were treated and cared for, I need not have been concerned. The elephant home...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

This elephant tour is different from the others, it is much focus focus on the respect between the elephant and participants. I can feel that the elephant really enjoy the time with us. The elephant is free after playing with us. They can stay in...More

Thank SandyCheung1130
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

My family and I were in the Jungle for three days and two nights. We are all of ages between 18-47 and all loved our experience. Our tour guides Stumpy and Tam made us feel welcome immediately and did not hesitate to make sure we...More

Thank Kayaahh
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

i don't know how other organizations are, but with this one you can pass an amazing day in the forest with elephants....this is not a turistic attraction, you will ride an elephant by yourself.. AMAZING!!!

1  Thank Cartyman
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

This was a majestic experience. One that will never be forgotten. Tour guide went the extra mile to accommodate our needs and spoke great English. Door to door pick up made it stress free. The jungle was spectacular in nature, the elephants graceful and the...More

Thank Slavagoloubov
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