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We mission is to bring these animals back to their natural habitat and provide them food, shelter and special care in a secure place. At the Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary, we not make our elephants work or perform. There is no riding or beating...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 89 434 8348
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They helped us arranging some activities, and the most unforgettable and recommendable one is "Elephant Sanctuary." I had experience to ride on elephant in Thailand several times before, however, this is quite different. It is the place for elephants, not for travelers' entertainment. We can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Very helpful and nice personal. They helped us make our own Loy Krathong on the festival days. Thank you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luciej487
U5919HG_, Owner at Authentic Thai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Welcome to Chiang mai and Loy Krathong festival. Next time welcome to Authentic Thai Tours again.

Reviewed 24 November 2018

Ethical treatment of elephants, no riding, just great interaction! I've been to several other elephant adventures, this one beat all the others. It is in the mountains near Chiang Mai and very rural. Everyone was very nice, during a time when many other elephant adventures...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brianinvineyard
U5919HG_, Owner at Authentic Thai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you very much my friend next time hope to see you and service to you again. Welcome to Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Had a nice visit to the elephant sanctuary. Even got to see a.baby elephant. Very personal and fun! Recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
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นิคม แ, Owner at Authentic Thai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you very much my friend next time hope to see you and service to you again. Welcome to Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Would thoroughly recommend this elephant sanctuary! Elephants are well looked after. You get to prepare food and then feed it to them. Have a mud bath and then go into the river with them. The keepers speak good English, very friendly and answered all my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nikhom, Owner at Authentic Thai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you very much my friend next time hope to see you and service to you again. Welcome to Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary.

Reviewed 9 May 2018

I am someone who generally dislikes tours but on a 10 day trip across Chiang Mai, Bangkok and Hong Kong, my tour to Doi Suthep with Nikhom was my favorite part of the trip!!! He picked us up from the hotel right on time and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

My family had a great half-day guided tour to the temple in Doi Suthep. For us, the half day (morning) was the best fit in our schedule and for the amount of time it took. The temple is beautiful, and our guide, Nikhom, was very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Am sorry for the Authentic tours for this rate, because the program/ guide were good. But the driver made the experience horrible ! I understand that people in thailand drive differently, but this one was extrem !! Very dangerous !! We’ve asked him many times...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank iyad i
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We did the 3 day trek with Authentic Thai Tours up to the Lahu Hillside village and to the jungle elephant camp. What an incredible experience! Our guide Nikhom was an outstanding guide with lots of local knowledge and very good English. He did everything...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Lambert325
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went on a day tour outside of Chiang Mai arranged by Authentic Thai tours. We have four small children and both guides were very caring and gentle towards them. They were very flexible with our schedule around our children's needs (early lunch, potty breaks)...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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