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Elephant Nature Park

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Address: Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 818 932
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Elephant Nature Park, a unique conservation project set in Chiang Mai...

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 sustain a natural home for this endangered species. Mission: To protect and conserve elephants in a natural environment and to provide a healthy and fruitful life for all those creatures under our care

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1-Day Ethical Choice Tour to the Elephant Nature Park with Private...
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2-Day Ethical Choice Tour to the Elephant Nature Park

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This was one of the best experience in my life. Pick up in the hotel. Friendly guide (name Ice) who know a lot of the elephants. Excellent food in a very nice place near the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was one of the best experience in my life. Pick up in the hotel. Friendly guide (name Ice) who know a lot of the elephants. Excellent food in a very nice place near the nature. It's excellent! Of course you will not have comfortable day because you will walk, cross river, get wet, get sun, etc, specially because you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Made a visit there which lasted 6 hours and it was full of excitement. I was thrilled by the elephant ride which the animal climbed rugged terrain and you need to hold onto the gondola tight but still loved it. The elephant show was amazing which there were many tricks the elephants performed and you would never imagine. The bullock... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I chose Elephant Nature Park because they rescue elephants and don't mistreat them, this was a big deal for us. Our tour was only us and one other couple and we spent the day taking care of two elephants. The day was wonderful! Our tour guide's name was Korn and he was very funny, informative and professional.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a week as an elephant volunteer. By far the best holiday I've had. The work, at times, was hard but extremely rewarding. The food was delicious and the share cabins were basic but clean. you can feed the elephants but there is no riding them. (Riding is bad for them). I'm planning to go to one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Appears to be very "touristy" but it is a genuine. Lots of vans full of tourists but it is well organised in groups of 12. Our guide Khun O was interesting and knew all the elephants and their stories. It was wonderful to see the elephants being free to make their own friends, be in family groups, and treated with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent one week volunteering at ENP seven years ago and it was the best week of my life. I'm currently volunteering for a week at Elephant Jungle Paradise Park and this has changed my life and I've actually been able to make a small difference to the Ele's lives here whereas ENP always has so many tourists and volunteers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our guide Mike was sweet, knowledgeable and always willing to help. The staff works hard to protect the animals and the people coming to see them. We got up close to the elephants with the guides. This facility also provides shelter, medical assistance and rescue to a few hundred dogs and cats. Everyone is friendly. The friendly dogs and cats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the best and most ethical park to visit elephants. We had a great tour guide (Jan) who knew every answer and took good care of the safety of our group. Also there's a documentary they show during the ride to the park. Here you can see what the difference is between this park and the others.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place. Any one who loves elephants,dogs,cats wishing to hopefully make a difference ..DO IT . Place is so well ran, accommodation is primitive (compared to aust )but great, food is vegetarian but us meat eaters survived. Work is hard but not all day, you have plenty of free time to watch the ellies and reflect on how easy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The day we spent "Pampering a Pahyderm" was incredible and has us dreaming of volunteering for weeks. Really knowledgable guide, great (albeit sobering) information about the way that elephants are broken for tourism, entertainment, or logging. We loved the time with these profound and complex creatures, adored the time walking and feeding, totally loved the time in the river, and... More 

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