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Thai Elephant Home

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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
+66 89 434 2047
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Awesome bucket list experience

Here are the basics: arrive, feed an elephant a basket of bananas, climb on the elephant, freak out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt P
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Enjoy stunning scenery and awe-inspiring elephants

My husband and I did the "two hour elephant nursery" and would highly recommend this experience to... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Amanda H
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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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102 Moo 2 | Kuet Chang, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here are the basics: arrive, feed an elephant a basket of bananas, climb on the elephant, freak out because you’re now 15 feet on an elephant, spend the next hour riding the elephant while continuing to Freak out that you’re on an elephant! Turn to...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My husband and I did the "two hour elephant nursery" and would highly recommend this experience to any visitors to the Chiang Mai area. We enjoyed being able to interact with the elephants while they went about their usual routine; nothing about this experience felt...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We booked a whole day trip, we were told about the elephant lives, how to give the instructions to the elephant and how to ride them without chair so they don't get hurt. We rode directly on their Head, and went to a Walt to...More

Thank ainhoa s
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The activity at this place is definitely the highlight of our trip in Chiang Mai. It's different from other elephant homes that we have been to as the elephants here were rescued from unhealthy working conditions and well-taken care of. We got to learn how...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This was absolutely the best experience of our two weeks in Thailand. Just incredible and highly recommended. We were up close and personal w four “baby” elephants ranging in age from 3 to 7 years. We fed them, petted them, walked w them and even...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

On our recent visit to Thailand we visited Thai Elephant Home. I had done a lot of research at to which Elephant sanctuary to visit and following a recommendation we plumped for this one, we were not to be disappointed. We were picked up at...More

1  Thank RobPearce
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I loved this place so much. The staff is very professional, the elephant ride into the jungle and across two rivers is amazing and there is a great lunch in the jungle too. The elephant I rode was so precious that I cried when I...More

3  Thank SuZAnnemariposa
Joethaielephanthome, Manager at Thai Elephant Home, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your visit. I am very happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Please come back again. The Elephants miss you!

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

There were two parts to our day, the elephant nursery in the morning and then riding in the afternoon. We arrived to the nursery to find only one other family there. After getting changed into local clothing we set about feeding the elephants. Sunday the...More

1  Thank Luke A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We did the morning tour, where we fed the elephants and rode them down to the water and played with them there. It was the perfect experience and chance to see them up close and personal for the first time. The elephants seemed very well...More

3  Thank Kendall D
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Unforgettable experience ! I did it in Chiang Mai with one of my friends. We were left amazed with those beautiful animals. We had a chance to feed them, had a ride on them and at the end it was a fun bath time! Must...More

Thank Agata D
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poppydog66
15 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry it's taken me this long to respond to your question. The Thai Elephant Home is wonderful; the elephants are treated well, fed regularly, and are never 'beaten' to do anything. They are mostly rescue animals... More
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rtatejane
8 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
My son and I did this trip through Discover Corps. It was a volunteer opportunity that really turned out to be a Thai immersion opportunity. The Thai Elephant Home was included in our trip and we stayed for four days... More
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