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Jumbo Elephant Camp Day Tour

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Worst Excursion Ever!

Booked the 1 Day Trekking excursion with Jumbo Trekker which is advertised heavily in Chiang Mai... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Mark M
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Burlington, Canada
Experience was amazing but tribal village huge let down

We done the 3 day 2 night trek. Myself and my girlfriend done this trek recently. It started out... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Michael H
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21 Feb 2018
“Worst Excursion Ever!”
11 Jan 2018
“Such a great day!!”
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39 Moo 3 | Amphoe Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai 50170, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Booked the 1 Day Trekking excursion with Jumbo Trekker which is advertised heavily in Chiang Mai. I originally wanted to book with another company but the tour agency swayed me towards this company. Yes, I know its my own fault. Anyhow, the excursion was a...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We booked this super last minute as one of the cheaper tour companies (1000bht), significantly lower than the rest. We had pretty low expectations considering all these (over the top) reviews. We did the 1 day trek which included orchids/butterfly farm, elephant camp, hiking to...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We booked the "1 day Mahout & Trek" tour by mail one day in advance. Our booking was confirmed by the agency "jumbo trekker" by mail (text below). In the morning we were waiting for them but nobody appeared to pick us up. The receptionist...More

1  Thank klaubertjens
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We booked 2x1200 Baht "1 day walking only". Tour guide speaked very little English, and was very rude. At one point he left us in the jungle and rushed ahead. He stank of alcohol and old sweat, clearly not taking shower regularly. He kept rushing...More

1  Thank Piotr D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

totally ripoff from start. pickup car was like animal tranceport.very durty and smell like animals urine. food is just pad thai it was disappointed. give us a luch in out side on rain with lotof ants and mosquitoes right next to elephant poo.in this companys...More

1  Thank Mukesh V
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I don't recomend this place for anyone. The animals are not treated well. I could observed the scars on their heads and trunks. They are forced to stay all day chained to the tree or beeing ride by tourists. Elephants are really tired and unhappy...More

1  Thank Dominika G
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I must admit that I am dismayed by the variety of reviews. From great to terrible. Seems that the terrible ones involved the tour or rafting and a full package. Mine was great as I simply wanted to get near and touch an elephant. I...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Firstly, we were scammed in Thailand into paying for this trip when we asked to do a NO RIDING, ETHICAL elephant rescue care sanctuary. This did not become apparent to us until much later as the two trips are very similar....... Besides the lack of...More

2  Thank Lydia P
Reviewed 15 January 2016

After reading the mixed reviews on TripAdvisor about the elephants being treated badly I started to regret booking this tour. But it was honestly such a fun, action packed and rewarding day. We started the day with a short walk with the elephants. Our tour...More

Thank Robyn3455
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We done the 3 day 2 night trek. Myself and my girlfriend done this trek recently. It started out well our guide was great and we started out hiking to a waterfall which was basically a slide, this was really cool. We then went on...More

Thank Michael H
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Response from Mukesh V | Reviewed this property |
i agree with you lindsey. me my wife and my mother in low. we went it wasn't good experience. the reson i put my post because there is lotof peoples save their money since long time for a good experience and they get ripoff... More
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