Washing Elephants in Tangkahan, Medan

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  • August 3, 2017
    We were not sure whether we would enjoy this experience having read some reviews, but I am so glad we did. Perhaps the negative reviews come from people who were desperate to find something wrong with...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    We travelled from bukit lawang to spend a few hours in Tangkahan. The 50km drive took 2.5 hrs and the roads really are atrocious. It was a gruelling trip. However, our time with eles made up for it an...  more »
  • July 18, 2017
    Without thinking this at our trip booked. Actually upon arrival right though regret because I found it to be very pathetic. Ropes around their necks and damage on their legs of the chains. Then if trained monkeys in procession to the river where they could be washed. This was in itself is okay (I think). Then if you feed them (that was okay). They were drawn to the ears if they did not do something and had to do their tricks. All in all a pathetic display. I would never do this personally so also.
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