Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai: Ethical Elephant Observation Nature Park Visit

1. Chiang Mai: Ethical Elephant Observation Nature Park Visit

Visit Elephant Nature Park, a natural rescue center for elephants, dogs, cats, buffaloes and many other animals that need care. Volunteers and visitors contribute to the animals' healing while learning about their lives. Choose from a half-day or full-day tour. After pickup from your hotel in central Chiang Mai, admire the views as you drive through picturesque countryside to the nature park. Learn the stories of the rescued orphaned elephants and spend time with the different herds. Enjoy a vegetarian buffet lunch at the park, and get dropped off back in Chiang Mai at the end of your tour. With the full-day experience, have the chance to see and learn the elephants' eating behavior from a viewing platform. After lunch, walk down to a river that skirts the park and watch these gentle giants as they splash around while you stay dry on the riverbank.

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What people are saying about Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Recommended because beautiful. After the hotel pickup, we went to a first part of the park where there was a small group of 10 elephants. We spent most of the morning watching them eat, wash and interact with each other. Meanwhile, the guide told us the story of each of them and the park in general. Afterwards we also saw their huge colony of cats and we concluded the first part with a rich buffet lunch. In the afternoon we moved a few kilometers to another part of the park where most of the elephants live. The guide introduced us to their diet, what and when they eat ect. She always accompanied us throughout the park to show us the various families and the history of the individual specimens. The elephants are very quiet and used to having visitors around (they only think about actually eating) so that you can get very close and take many beautiful photos. Before returning, also visit their kennel

Sao was a great guide, who really knew each or almost every animal (from elephants to dogs) by name and personally, who conveyed a lot of experience and background. The Nature Park is absolutely worth seeing and supporting

Perfect in all respects. Both support, guide, accommodation and activities on site. The sanctuary is heavenly. They save several species of animals and have their well-being at heart. A must not to be missed!

Flame was an excellent guide. His knowledge concerning the elephants and the park in general was vast and he used his knowledge with unmistakable humor making the event even more enjoyable!

A must do if you are concerned about animal welfare.