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Eddy Elephant Chiang Mai, Mae Taeng

(3.4/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Admire and interact with nature’s gentle giants at Eddy Elephant Chiang Mai , a fun and educational experience for all ages. You will be picked up in the morning and transported to the jungle location, where you will be able to feed elephants and learn some phrases that they respond to. A lunch is provided, as are extra clothes, so you don’t have to worry about ruining your own. After lunch you can ride your own elephant through the jungle leading to a river, where you can swim with the elephants and help wash them. Don’t forget to bring a swimsuit. Put Eddy Elephant Chiang Mai into our Mae Taeng vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Its a great place to enjoy meeting with elephanys and the elephants are respected. You get to ride them bere back and wash them in the water. Tge elephants a re treated well and there is a baby that y...  more »
  • Actually the day runs as explained on the previous comments: purchases of bananas (1 kg for 80Bath) then long drive to the centre(1h30), small debrif on elephants, mini first ride on elephants, long meals (then NAP for staff lol) and finally walk of 25-30 min on the elephants with a swim in the river. So overall it did on great day, as close contact with the elephant is simply beautiful. After we look closer, and you realize that it's still the tourist trade. Between the purchase of bananas and the DVD memory in 200Bath is to be purely money. It was noted on the site 1 elephant per person but in reality we were 2 by elephant. More our hotel was too far for them so we had to come to the centre of chiang mai by our own means and the DVD photo was actually a mail so they won't have to move. So opinion rather mixed experience truly exceptional, yet paying attention to the tourist trap.
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  • Everything came together so we spent a great day... We found of authentic, professional, and adorable mahouts not mass tourism, to the string... No abuse, elephants well fed, treated... Quite suitable for children... The highlight of the ride: the bath with his elephant in the river.
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