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Elephant Discovery Chiang Mai - Day Tours

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 81 612 4172
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Highlight of My Thailand Trip

My day with the elephants at Elephant Discovery was the highlight of my month long trip. I had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stacy Daly A
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Beautifully Cared For Elephants

Fantastic day with family of two adults and two teens. We each got to look after and learn about an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucy B
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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“baby elephant” (50 reviews)
“mr tee” (4 reviews)
“elephants live” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 81 612 4172
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My day with the elephants at Elephant Discovery was the highlight of my month long trip. I had concerns going into the jungle with people I didn’t know as a woman traveling alone so I did a lot of research into which company would be...More

2  Thank Stacy Daly A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day with family of two adults and two teens. We each got to look after and learn about an elephant for the day. We were amazed just how much they eat, how much they love a bath and how much care they require. Bath...More

1  Thank Lucy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day with four elephants and their keepers (they have one each) together with Dominic and a guide. These elephants live a five star life. They are amazingly beautiful & we spent the day feeding, bathing, washing and watching them in their natural...More

2  Thank CSPASA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day. 4 of us on a private tour with 4 elephants and loads of elephant carers and English speaking guides. We fed them, washed them and rode bare back They were excellently looked after and happy lady elephants. Good lunch and timings...More

2  Thank gerrardscrossmum
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent time on the internet researching elephant sanctuaries to pick one for a visit. We first chose the "nature" one which seems to dominate on-line reviews. We put down a deposit for an activity and then decided we wanted to try a different activity....More

2  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start by saying this was an AMAZING experience! You must do this if you’re visiting Chiang Mai! This elephant sanctuary was recommended to me by a friend that had a great experience. I emailed the company to ask for a scheduled date and received...More

2  Thank Nilda Iris M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our day at Elephant Discover getting to know 4 different elephants was magical. We loved every minute! We had a bit of a snafu getting there...we were supposed to be picked up at 8:30am at our hotel, and when we arrived in the lobby we...More

1  Thank Stephanie W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent a day at Elephant Discovery while visiting Thailand for our one year wedding anniversary. We were skeptical about visiting animal "attractions" as we are animal lovers and didn't want to support any unethical business. We expressed this to our...More

1  Thank Caitlin L
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience. There are a few things that really stood out that made this an instant highlight of our trip. Most importantly, the EDCM team was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and experienced. As a first experience with elephants like this, I think this made...More

1  Thank Gabe D
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

My husband and I recently (on 21 June 2018) spent half-day at Discovery Elephant Keeper and were incredibly mesmerised by how well the team looked after the elephants, and how happy the elephants seemed. The information provided was also impressive, including on how to talk...More

1  Thank esthervillegas2018
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htc001
5 May 2018|
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Response from Azornator | Reviewed this property |
Hello htc001. I’m not allowed to post The official website But at the top of all the reviews you’ll see a link to there official web site. If you contact them and they have a “Mr Tee” ,,,,(and not the crime fighting African... More
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Carnoedo27
26 July 2017|
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We did camp 2 - shorter drive!!
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Carnoedo27
18 July 2017|
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Response from Jutamas M | Reviewed this property |
Yes , it's bumpy around 30 minutes before you get there and also a lot of turns. Would recommend to take some pill for car sickness.
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