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Happy Elephant Home

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74 M.1 | Kuet Chang Subdistrict, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Unorganized and overpriced for what we experienced

We arrived late to our tour because one passenger threw up in the van ten minutes into our transit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lirpasloof
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Renton, Washington
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Pro: great experience with the Elefants which definitely enjoy the bath. Solo: The guide... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mango L
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Why choose Happy Elephant home? Our day has been designed to give you a wonderful experience without riding, hurting or exploiting these beautiful animals. Come and experience a fantastic day ,helping us take care of these amazing creatures. Spend the day feeding, bathing and learning interesting facts about Asian Elephants in their natural environment.
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74 M.1 | Kuet Chang Subdistrict, Mae Taeng 50150, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived late to our tour because one passenger threw up in the van ten minutes into our transit. There was no communication with the driver. I had to buy cleaning products to clean up rest of vomit in car so that the rest of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Pro: great experience with the Elefants which definitely enjoy the bath. Solo: The guide was a katoi so if u r not open for that book somewhere else. Contra Not cheap. Not to much information from the guide. When lunch is included it's redicolus u...More

Thank Mango L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Happy Elephant Home was an beautiful experience with these amazing animals. Seeing them being taken care of as one human/animal family was so touching and memorable. We loved our tour guide, Homo, who was so loving and caring of the 4 elephants, especially the baby...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited the Happy Elephant Home in april and had an amazing day. It was so great to be with the elephants and it was amazing to see that the elephants were happy. The guide was great too and it was fun making your own...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the coolest experiences of my life. Great to spend the day with elephants who are well cared for. If you do one thing in Chiang Mai, it should be Happy Elephant Home.

Thank Jack C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had some experiences with horses in other places so, the whole giant animal thing makes me uneasy. I felt nervous when these 4 big softies came lumbering up. After a bag of bananas we took a walk to a bathing spot with some stops...More

Thank Ed J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They treat the elephants so good. We even gave them food. They were so happy. We took them to shower as well. Lunch was great! Can definitely recommend.

Thank Tobias I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a half day visit and it was incredible! They keep the groups very small (12ish people) so we got a LOT of time with the elephants. Highly recommend this place!! 💯

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and three of my friends really wanted to go to an elephant sanctuary whilst in Chang mai, but we only wanted to go to one where the elephants were treated well and cruelty free. We researched a lot and decided on happy elephant home....More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This was one of the best days of my life to date! We arrived and had something to eat and were given some traditional clothes to wear so that the Elephants would recognise us like they do the people who work there; I ended up...More

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Sophie O
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Response from Maria Paula C | Reviewed this property |
We booked the night before and it worked out.
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Sanam A
11 August 2017|
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Response from Miki S | Reviewed this property |
I think around 1:30-2:30. Depends on how many customers on the bus. Because the driver has to drop everyone off their hotel.
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Jaymiexox
13 June 2017|
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Response from Danael10 | Reviewed this property |
Hey.. I'm not sure about one day trip or not. But you can book it while you are there. Call them or ask for the hotel assistance and let them book the place for you.
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