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Patara Elephant Farm - Private Tours

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299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 286 321
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Everything I️ dreamed of and more!

There are not enough words to express how much of an amazing experience we had at Patara Elephant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melissa A
via mobile
Best experience in Thailand!

We spent 15 days in Thailand and this was our favorite day! I would tell anyone going to Thailand... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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299/22 | Mae Hea, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 286 321

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are not enough words to express how much of an amazing experience we had at Patara Elephant Farm. From the initial pick up in a comfortable van, arriving and playing with baby elephants/their parents (much bigger very sweet elephants), to brushing/washing and feeding them-...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent 15 days in Thailand and this was our favorite day! I would tell anyone going to Thailand to not miss this. If you feel intimidated with riding, you can enjoy feeding, cleaning and chilling with the elephants. Chances are once you are comfortable,...More

Thank Pumpiron1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's not a touristic show, it's a real and amazing experience!!! 45min away from Chiang Mai in the middle of the jungle

Thank Íñigo P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Elephant Owner for a Day program and it was totally worth every penny. I had my own elephant (in the small group and supervised) to care for the entire day. I got to feed them, bathe them, walk them, ride them... by...More

Thank Long T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and 3 adult family members shared 2 elephants for our Elephant Owner For A Day trip. We learned quite a bit about their friendly, well-treated elephants and got to spend some quality time with them.I would recommend this elephant farm to anyone looking to...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend finished this trip and said "this was the best thing I have ever done" the elephants were amazing, you got to know them and built relationships. They were comfortable and out in the wild where they felt at home. It really is a...More

Thank Paige G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience was by far the best one. Learning how to take care of the elephants was amazing. They are so smart and seem to love their living situation. The trainers are great with them and the bond they've developed is very apparent. I became...More

Thank mariac0213
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most memorable experiences I've had in my life, worth every cent. The guide was caring and spoke relatively good English (that is not my mother language too, but Portuguese). The elephants seemed to be happy and confortable with our presence....More

Thank drarossana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a 15 mins walk to this place from Belle Villa resort. There were a couple of elephants when we arrived, more came in until there are 12, this include a massive bull with two huge tusks and baby elephants. We get to take...More

Thank TekTeh
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had so much fun at Patara. We did the afternoon Adopt an Elephant session because the full day one was already full. We absolutely loved it and wish we had had more time with the elephants. They even provided us with...More

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Matthew L
3 November 2017|
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Response from Matthew L |
Unfortunately we don’t have the option to do a full day, they are booked. We were gunna book a morning half of babysitting and an afternoon half of 1 on 1 but not sure if it will pretty much be the same thing
Matthew L
30 October 2017|
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Response from xrage4200 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response, looks like they change the half day tour around. I would contact them and ask. We got exactly what we paid for but it does look like it cheaper now