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Baanchanghai Elephant Lovers

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A great intimate experience

I was quite torn about doing activities with elephants as their is apparently a lot of poor abused... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Matty
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Beautiful

Amazing experience. I have always wanted to experience something like this - I love elephants - was... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
boudinec1
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28 Jun 2018
“Very sad elephants, not what we expected”
17 Mar 2018
“Elephant trecking”
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

There are chains and they do go on trecks which are very damaging to elephants. Their backs are not built to have humans weight. Too sad for the elephants to be held by the ear to make them do what they want them to. Read...More

3  Thank Scout1018
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We expected what we have seen in the photos ... a tropical forest 3/4H tour on the back of an elephant, to see/hear some monkey or birds to get some information about elephants, forest and other animals. What we get on top of the elephant...More

2  Thank SorinDobre
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

First and foremost the website says they do not offer animal trekking, however upon arrival they did offer trekking, even their brochure says they offer it. The elephants were chained, they had a small monkey on the property that was also chained in a box....More

5  Thank Mackenzie M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We chose option 2 and we loved it. We were promptly picked up and taken there. It was about 30mins away from Karin. The elephants had no chains or no hooks were used. They pretty much followed commands and were also fed as encouragement. We...More

2  Thank RenS1975
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I was quite torn about doing activities with elephants as their is apparently a lot of poor abused elephants that are beaten to perform for tourists. We found this place at a tourist attraction hut in Patong and it looked the most ethical. We were...More

2  Thank Matty
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience. I have always wanted to experience something like this - I love elephants - was always worried about animal abuse etc but with Baanchanghai that was far from the case. They were not chained and looked well after. We got to feed them,...More

1  Thank boudinec1
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It is situated in Kamala (top of a hill with terrific view) and they send pick up (and drop off) tuk tuk type of transport from hotel. The elephants are not chained and are gathered in a place (snacking). We took the 30min ride -...More

2  Thank Bubugala
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