Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour, Chiang Mai

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Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour allows you to spend time with some magnificent animals in their natural jungle habitat. Hang out with the caretakers, eat delicious local foods, and trek through the lush green jungle to observe elephants, which are free to roam the area unchained. Interact with the gentle giants, feed them bananas, and bathe with them in the river. Enjoy the mountain views as you ride to and from the camp, and don't forget to snap a few photos of your elephant experience. Make Elephant Caretaker Village - Day tour a part of your Chiang Mai vacation plans using our Chiang Mai day trip planning website .
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  • Our experience was not quite as we had expected. From reading the information on their website about how close you get to be the elephants for a whole day and have their own elephant to take care of so we were really tagged. Instead, we got to give elephants food, then hike after them a little bit in the Woods and finally throw water on them in the river. The arrangement felt a bit lax and unplanned for our taste. On the other hand, it was an amazing experience to see relatively free elephants so close!
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  • But was just visiting Chiang Mai's elephant conservation Center. From the adult elephant is an lot of elephant and until the baby elephant.
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  • Amazing place, stunning location in the middle of the jungle. Small centre (only 2 elephants) owned by a family. It was a group of 9 of us and it felt very authentic and natural to interact with the e...  more »
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