Maetaman Elephant Camp, Mae Rim

2.3
#3 of 6 in Wildlife in Mae Rim
Get to know the gentle, intelligent creatures at Maetaman Elephant Camp. This camp lets visitors interact with the elephants while also enjoying a variety of activities. Watch the elephants paint pictures, and once the paint is dry, you can purchase some of the artwork as a souvenir. Learn how paper is made from the fibers in elephant dung, and chat with the caretakers about the animals. Also enjoy ox cart rides and bamboo rafting on site. Put Maetaman Elephant Camp at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mae Rim trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very cool. Do not stop in the five hours that we were there. Very fun and varied. Elephants, oxen, canoe of Cañas, live show... very well done.
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  • August 16, 2017
    everyone will have an opinion on the usefulness of this type of elephant camp, in this area where there is bcp, it is neither worse nor better than others, but the walk in the river and the jungle is friendly, the bath and the show fun. We liked also the promenade on a raft in the middle of the jungle very exotic. Attention all is right out of the baths: Tip, memories, photos, food of elephants. We have not shunned our pleasure, but I can understand that some people are shocked.
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  • July 23, 2017
    I was part of a volunteer project that was supposed to have been set up to help at an elephant sanctuary like Elephant Nature Park. Immediately upon entering I notice the small chains and the excessiv...  more »

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