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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  • We came here from Lampang via taxi (the blue and yellow) cost 400 baht and was well worth it. The driver was smooth, didn't talk out heads off and we arrived safely. There were absolutely NO tourists ...  more »
  • There are beautiful places, the elephant show. Elephant bathing Elephant drawing into view and make merit, elephant hospital to care for sick elephants, and you don't want to give into the city with the most support.
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  • I really wanted to like this place because there are some philanthropic elements like the hospital, but don’t be fooled. I saw multiple instances of abuse while I was there, and I’m not just talking a...  more »
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  • Not too crowded on a Wednesday. The baby elephants are adorable with so much energy. 200 for tourist. 100 for Thai Nationals
  • Super natural location, I love the climate n peace here..amazing place ...
  • Beautiful and peaceful natural conservation center. Elephants appear happy.
  • Nice and relaxing place where to admire these extraordinary animals. The elephants are very looked after and happy to be there!
  • I did t put Elephant picture on here but I went there often from worked however recommend you to visit this place as least you will know more about Elephant not only from the tourist elephant.

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