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Elephant Nature Park

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 818 932
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was definitely the highlight of my holiday. An informative video in the mini bus made me cry at the treatment of some elephants in Thailand. A safety talk on arrival at the sanctuary and help with preparation of the bananas and sugar cane ....More

Thank Camper40089987472
Reviewed yesterday

After a lot of research into the various elephant experiences offered in Thailand, my boyfriend and I booked the short park visit. Many of the other so-called “sanctuaries” still have their animals doing parlor tricks for the guests. This park is a true sanctuary for...More

Thank Luv2Travel_CA
Reviewed 2 days ago

This review is for the Elephant Trails experience. This visit alone made our trip to Thailand worth it. Six of us started the day out with an approximately 90 minute drive out of Chiang Mai to where the Elephant Project is. Our guide for the...More

Thank Dylan_Beh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did Journey to Freedom, an epic 7 day stay in the jungle/the nature park itself, learning about elephants and why they need to be saved, as well as helping local Karen villagers with work/teaching English and all around having a good time. What a pleasure.

Thank 581ryleighw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Meaningful experience. To know about elephants and the situation of elephant in Thai. Helping feeding and washing elephants. Also preparing food. Not too tired and very enjoyable. Recommended to everyone who like animals!

Thank Voyage66931393576
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

e had a truly special day yesterday with these gentle giants. We did the sunshine for elephants tour.The trip was well organized with a delicious vegetarian lunch and refreshments. Book early to avoid disappointment as this tour is well worth it. It really is a...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There’s a lot of places in tailand to see elephants, but not one of them its a complete proyect as this one. They care for the animals as if they were children.. each of the elephants has a caretaker who follows him/her arround all day...More

Thank María Trinidad A
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I could not get into the Elephant Nature Park because it was booked out I chose to do one of the day trips they offer called Elephant Trails. Pickup from our hotel was fine and it was about 90 mins drive to where the...More

1  Thank Thommo58
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had such a great time at Care for elephants. The ethical treatment of the elephants was important to us. No riding. To be able to walk with them and bathe them was an experience of a life time. This is definitely a must do...More

Thank Johnnyboy757
Reviewed 3 days ago

I researched quite a few elephant sanctuaries to visit whilst in Chang Mai and this one ticked all the boxes. No riding, no washing, just feeding and observing and the opportunity to touch a select few. Watching the video on the trip to the sanctuary...More

Thank Mary U
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Cristina K
8 November 2018|
Response from EmmaPorter13 | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely bring a camera. My boyfriend bought his camera with a couple of lenses. You don't go in the water and if you do it would only be up to your knees
5 November 2018|
Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
We went for a full day and it was a great option. It takes about an hour and a half to travel there so you would not have much time if you did the half day. We fed the elephants on arrival, then had a coffee break, then... More
1 November 2018|
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Response from A B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did Visit Name: Elephant Freedom - Single Day Date of Visit: Tuesday, 06 March 2018 Number of guests: Adult @ 2,500 per day x 2, Grand total: 5,000.00฿ Location: Chiang Mai province (Mae Wang Area - South-West of the... More