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Kanta Elephant Sanctuary

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74/1 Moo 9 | Khilek, Chiang Mai 50150, Thailand
+66 93 132 9288
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A great start to the day as I was picked up at the hotel with an air conditioned van, everybody... read more

Reviewed yesterday
nkharari
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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The most ethical and beautiful sanctuary in Ching Mai!

We booked our visit to Kanta by looking through several information leaflets in our hotel; we then... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DaveM86
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, The Ultimate Elephant Sanctuary. A new dimension of seeing, feeling and touching the elephants in the wild open space, happily. As they are parts of our family there is no need to control them in the harm way. No Training Hook No Ankle Chain and absolutely No Riding. Our elephant were take care of by our Carer with love and respect.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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74/1 Moo 9 | Khilek, Chiang Mai 50150, Thailand
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+66 93 132 9288
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great start to the day as I was picked up at the hotel with an air conditioned van, everybody else going on these trips were picked up in open back tenders and it can get pretty humid and hot in August so I was...More

2  Thank nkharari
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked our visit to Kanta by looking through several information leaflets in our hotel; we then looked at each of the Companies on Trip Advisor before making a decision - we definitely made the correct decision in picking Kanta! We completed the full day,...More

3  Thank DaveM86
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Kanta Elephant S, Manager at Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit and support us, if you can help us to help to change our address to our office is 200 Rachapakinai rd., Muang Chiangmai 50000. Thanks, Kloy Kanta Elephant Sanctuary

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my friends visited the sanctuary as part of a package which also included jungle trekking and white water rafting. The sanctuary was amazing, the elephants were so looked after and even though we only did the half day visit we still got plenty...More

1  Thank aoifekennelly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the mantra of the sanctuary and our short stay thee did nothing to make me believe otherwise. The elephants we met and fed appeared to be in excellent health (one young female was pregnant). We spent time with them and bathed them in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've spent the most memorable day in my vacations, with a kind and passionate guide whom speaks perfect English. I've did so many activities with elephants (and NO riding or any other harmful things) or for them (preparing their foods, wich I truly enjoyed), and...More

Thank yeripellyo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience. Elephants can be so gentle and sweet to be around. They liked to be fed and touched and they love getting a bath and you get to help them with pales and hand brushes. They love it and you will...More

1  Thank Redhat7
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feed and bathe with the elephants! This place really cares about how the elephants are treated and do not do any elephant rides. I was really happy with the experience. Amazing animals!

1  Thank bridgetdowd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional excursion and one that was thoroughly enjoyed especially to be up and close to the several elephants. The guide was very knowledgeable in elephants and their behavior, etc. Uniforms were provided together with snacks for the feeding time. The bathing and washing of the...More

2  Thank Tina G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly wonderful day, such an incredible experience feeding and bathing these amazing animals. The guide Puza was very informative and kind, the entire day was very well organised from start to finish. Thankyou for giving us a day to remember!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great facility, nice people and happy elephants👌👍 we also get coffee, tee and fresh fruits. You can shower ther after you wash the elephants in the mud.

1  Thank Valentin W
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