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Elephant Breeding Centre

#4 of 7 things to do in Sauraha Features Animals
Baadreni Road, Sauraha 32909, Nepal
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Elephant centre

Found this centre distressing The elephants were chained and obviously bored. This experience was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julian H
via mobile
Elephant Breeding Centre

We found this to be interesting, with our guide sharing info about the elephants, their required... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jen G
Brisbane, Australia
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5 days ago
“Elephant centre”
2 weeks ago
“You get to see lots of elephants...but very disheartening”
Baadreni Road, Sauraha 32909, Nepal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this centre distressing The elephants were chained and obviously bored. This experience was so different from Sri Lanka 's elephant centre where they roamed free

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this to be interesting, with our guide sharing info about the elephants, their required source of food.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I firstly went to visit the museum section to learn about the centre itself and the elephants they keep there. I was quite disappointed to find out that this was actually a centre for breeding and training elephants for domesticated use, not a sanctuary for...More

Thank Shenali K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The elephants here go into the jungle between 10 and 4 so avoid between those times as you won't see anything! We got there for before 4 so we could see the elephants emerging from the jungle which was beautiful. The adult female elephants were...More

1  Thank Sally E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to see how the elephants are raised and treated. We were allowed to visit the center at anytime, feed the elephants and accompany them to the river for a nice cool bath!

Thank bind2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are going around with iron sticks and beat up the elephants when they don't follow it's despicable to see this beautiful animals in captivity just for the sake of tourism

1  Thank aCke88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I respect local cultures and understand elephant labor has been utilized in this region for decades. I try not to impose my standards on others but alas, this place made me sad. Sans the young babies, the elephants were chained up. They scratched and pulled...More

1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gets good press so I can't be sure if our day is truly representative. The elephants demonstrated repetitive behaviour as seen in distressed caged animals. The electric fences had been broken some weeks earlier and not fixed so the animals were chained.

1  Thank gautam f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The centre has an interesting small museum as an introduction and a well keep area for the elephants. The range of ages and sizes makes for interesting comparisons and the ability to hand fed babies.

Thank FFadden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

******** Nice to those baby elephant. When I visited 10 years ago I felt the elephants were under fed and slim but not anymore now. They looks healthy and strong. It is getting better. My little boy Gagan and I enjoyed with the baby elephant.

1  Thank Surya T
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Help i am very confused! Hoping someone can help :) We are flying from Perth WA and would like to know the best way to get in and out Huay xai for the gibbon experience. We have booked for 28sept. Thanks liz
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