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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community- MOVED

Chom Thong 50160, Thailand
+66 62 956 9941
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A "Must Go" place in Chiang Mai

This is an unforgettable day to feed and bath the elephants. Everyone visiting Chiang Mai should go... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Charmy K
via mobile
Great experience

It was an amazing experience to feed and bath the elephants! I would definitely recommend it, it's... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Tanja M
via mobile
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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community is a new project in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Our simple aim is to provide safe home for rescued elephants in a way that involves the local community and to promote pesticide free farming.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Chom Thong 50160, Thailand
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+66 62 956 9941
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is an unforgettable day to feed and bath the elephants. Everyone visiting Chiang Mai should go to Maeklang and support elephants conservation.

Thank Charmy K
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing experience to feed and bath the elephants! I would definitely recommend it, it's amazing to see them in this nice environment

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a great place if you want to "experience" elephants. The animals are treated with respect, so there is no riding them nor do they perform tricks. The smaller animals roam the site freely and there is a lot of interaction between the elephants...More

Thank Dyon V
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Before booking we did a lot of research to make sure it was not a tourist scam that only wanted to make money, so this one seemed to us the best place to visit. It is 1h30 min from Chiang Mai. The surroundings are beautiful...More

Thank Claire200017
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this sanctuary on my travels in chaing mai. The elephants are well cared for and it was an unforgettable experience. We washed the elephants and they were playing in tne stream, it was magical to see. I'm very happy this sanctuary has taken in...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Today was a wonderful day....we spent the entire day with elephants...and learnt everything about them....with respect!

Thank GPodio
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience visiting this conversation community. They took very good care of their elephants as did their guests. They support a good cause as should you. I Highly recommended booking a tour with these guys!

Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A must do. The experience is definitely sensational and all the guides are friendly and fluent in English.

Thank Miggs S
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Being of Thai/Cambodian heritage and not knowing my culture, they spent a lot of time with the background of elephants and their treatment. I couldn't help but to see the suffering in their eyes and what some of them have been through. I recommend checking...More

Thank Brandon I
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

An outstanding whirlwind experience. I did the full day tour and would highly recommend! Very hands on experience with elephants. Prepare to get dirty!

Thank Brody G
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