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Mahawangchang Elephant Camp, Kanchanaburi

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Ride, feed, and swim with elephants at Mahawangchang Elephant Camp. This family-friendly activity allows you to get up close and personal with these majestic creatures. Take a bareback ride into the River Kwai and cool down while swimming and washing the gentle giants. A visit to Mahawangchang Elephant Camp represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kanchanaburi trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Upon arriving to the camp, we were immediately brought to the loading deck to ride the elephant. There were about 15 elephants, chained and in small cages. The mahouts were not friendly, and continuou...  more »
  • Dont do this! Its Animal Cruelty at its best! Unfortunately it was only a few of our travel group which joined us and did not do this. In the 60 minutes waiting time the Gangnam style was played 8 tim...  more »
  • At first I thought elephant trekking / riding was OK. Like so many others, i just didnt know. But then I learned how they break / train the elephants to give people rides. It's terrible. But please, d...  more »