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Panda Tour & Trekking

127/5 Rajchapakinai Rd, T. Sripoom, A.Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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This one-day trekking to the Mae Taeng district one hour north of Chiang Mai was a treat. Our... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
lotus2b
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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horrendous place

they say they don't do rides and look after the elephants but they DO rides and they are horrible... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Cherry T
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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127/5 Rajchapakinai Rd, T. Sripoom, A.Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

This one-day trekking to the Mae Taeng district one hour north of Chiang Mai was a treat. Our English-speaking guide (Mr Wit) was helpful and kind, and he paid close attention to safety and individual trekker needs on this sometimes strenuous hike. Perfectly executed! Great...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

they say they don't do rides and look after the elephants but they DO rides and they are horrible to the elephants forcing them to go in a line and have people on they and stay still total fear in the elephants eyes!!!!! should be...More

Thank Cherry T
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Toon1978, ผู้จัดการ at Panda Tour & Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Sorry, client. We don’t offer riding. The one who can ride them are mahouts who look after them. Even if we ride them some, it’s not mean we hurt them.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Well took this trek thinking I was a pretty fit 64 and all started out well but around the half way mark, not sure how far maybe 10 klm I’m up and down mountainous terrain I began to wilt, though enjoying the views and information...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT GO HERE if you care about the elephants well being. The concept of this whole elephant rescue shelter is really nice. The sad thing is that they play on the tourists affection for the elephants and try to make you think you are...More

2  Thank Sunniva H
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We went to this elephant “sanctuary”, because we wanted to see elephants that have a better life now then before, and we’re they don’t practice any elephant riding or force them to do things. When we arrived we saw it wasn’t like that at all....More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We researched trips like this one thoroughly and were happy with our decision to go with Panda tours. The itinerary was very similar to other companies we found online and in shops. We started our first day with a group of 11 who we stayed...More

1  Thank Aud M
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We recently completed the 2 day 1 night trek which would not have been the same without our tour guide Mike. Mike spoke and understood English very well, he was educational throughout the experience and also had us laughing. We trekked for about 7 hours...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We have recently completed the 2 day, 1 night hike and we were so impressed with the performance of our tour guide, Mike, that we decided to write him a review on Tripadvisor. (We usually don't write reviews). Mike was the best tour guide I...More

Thank Jenya P
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Toon1978, ผู้จัดการ at Panda Tour & Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass this to him and I believe that it will encourage his good attitude for his work. We are please to do amazing job for you and all clients again. Thank you.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We have booked a three day jungle trekking tour and had an amazing guide called "Chai". He was young and adventurous, showed us how to slide down a waterfall, how to jump from cliffs, how to make "soap bubbles" from leaves. He told us a...More

Thank Christina M
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Toon1978, ผู้จัดการ at Panda Tour & Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you, thank you, thank you so much. This review gave us more power to work. Chai is a very good guide, he will proud to read the review too.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We joined a two-day hiking tour in the hills about 1 hour north of Chiang Mai at the end of August 2017 (booked with Buddy Tours but organized by Panda Tours). We started with a lunch close to a rice field and set out walking....More

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Yoyo H
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Response from Toon1978 | Property representative |
Dear client, so sorry if I didn't answer your email becuse I didn't receive them. For you glasses I let my guide check it again today. One of my colleague said you came here yesterday to check and she also asked a guide to... More
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