Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Lampang

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Established to help improve Thailand's animal conservation efforts,Thai Elephant Conservation Center allows you to observe over 50 free-roaming Asian elephants in large enclosures. Activities offered by the center include watching the elephants bathe, meeting baby elephants, and even taking an elephant-back ride as part of the experience. Don't be put off if you haven't been on this type of adventure before, as the center provides an educational "dos and don'ts" designed for tourists. Add Thai Elephant Conservation Center to your Lampang travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lampang road trip planner .
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  • October 3, 2017
    I know the hospital at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center and I know their work. I had to go there to support an elephant and I have nothing to say about this part. But why the hell doing shows wit...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    You see how you care for the elephants when not feeling well and you see the wealthy where they live ...
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  • August 16, 2017
    We went here for an hour or so to check it out. 20 baht entry, so cheap. I don't like these places though. The elephants have chains around their feet, there are riding chairs strapped to their backs....  more »
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  • July 28, 2017
    Nice and relaxing place where to admire these extraordinary animals. The elephants are very looked after and happy to be there!
  • June 6, 2017
    I love elephants. These are not happy elephants as I was told. Stay away, it will made you sad.
  • September 6, 2017
    Go ride a elephant.. Amazing experience
  • February 21, 2017
    We love this animal " elephant " they are such a strong , smart and cute. To help save them please visit and support them here
  • November 4, 2016
    Not touristy but a great way to see and learn about asian elephants. A little far from Chiang Mai city but great to combine with other things to do on the way back to town.

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