Wangpo Elephant Camp, Kanchanaburi

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Get a close look at the jungle's gentle giants by paying a visit to Wangpo Elephant Camp. Ride these majestic creatures through the bush and down into the River Kwai, where you can swim, feed, and wash an elephant. Bond with a wild yet friendly animal by climbing on its back and letting it playfully throw you into the water. A visit to Wangpo Elephant Camp represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kanchanaburi online route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • As part of a day trip to the erawan waterfalls we went also along this camp. Once in this camp, we were equal on an elephant. Our feeling was equal bad. The driver had a stick with a hook to the elephant with it to save/poking, the elephant had to walk up and down stairs, and at the end of the 30 minute ride pulled the driver still just not a tip from our pockets. Then we went 30 minutes bambooraften. That was nice, on the River, but rafting was not. You were with a motor boat against the current drawn and then bobbed with the flow back. That elephants were sitting on the camp itself to a chain of less than a meter long. Downright pathetic!
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  • This time I took part in the tour. First go down to the River, across the River on a bamboo raft (going upstream to pull in the boat! ), We experience the River from there. And, after the elephant rides! And in a nutshell it was fun, I was entertained enough. Took quite a lot of pictures. It is a significant amount. Because of that? And even though first started riding, ending at the end ^ ^; And joined the River only a little in the Middle, usually see through the steep sloping landscapes also enjoyed while feeling the breath of different views. Mahout staff is appreciated. (Chip gave him solid. ) Thailand, elephants and are inseparable. Rooted in life, and is rooted in the faith of the town. Technology and development in such elephant in elephant population declines across Asia, as well, and so far have been trained in forestry, etc. so are capitalizing on-also. If you have a chance take a look at once is recommended.
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  • Elephants are very unhappy, they have an iron frame that looks to weigh very heavy, and we shooting them ears and we give them shots of sticks! Swimming with the elephant is not better, they are treated like circus animals! Very disappointed!
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