Elephant Sanctuary Thailand
Location: Chiang Mai
If you are looking to experience elephants like never before, then you need to visit the Elephant Retirement Park! Friendly and caring elephants, highly-trained and experienced trainers, what more could be better?!
The Elephant Retirement Park was established to create a haven for retired elephants so that they could live out the rest of their lives relaxing and enjoying life. The founder of the sanctuary, Adulwit Khamya (Noi), has created a sustainable habitat for the elephants to live in a safe and natural environment. At the Elephant Retirement Park, they believe that family should always stay together, family units of elephants are never separated. The staff and managers utilize herbal medicines which are used to keep the animals healthy and enjoy a better quality of life.
At the Elephant Retirement Park, there is no riding or beating of any kind. The managers have created a haven for elephants, a place where retired elephants and family units are treated with love and respect.
ONE DAY TOUR:
During your day at the Elephant Retirement Park, take your time to know them, how they feed, how they live. Enjoy your day while bathing them, and go to the Mud Spa. All of these activities take place in their Natural Habitat !
Activities: Feeding - Mud Bath- Learning - Swimming and Washing
8.30 AM - 9.00 AM: Pick Up at Hotels or Meeting Points.
9.00 AM - 12.00 AM: Meet your new friend, and get to know them while feeding them Fruits or Sugar Cane
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM: Lunch: Thai Buffet. (Vegetarians are welcome !)
1.00PM - 5.00PM: Spend the afternoon Washing and Brushing the Elephants. Then go to our Mud Pool !
5.00PM: Back to Chiang Mai
What to Bring:
Change of clothing / Sandals or flip-flops / Hat / Sunglasses / Bug repellent / Personal medicine / Rain coat (from April to October) / Sweater (from November to March)
English speaking guide / First Aid Insurance / Drinking water, Tea & coffee / Fresh cut fruits for visitors Fruits for elephants / Shampoo & soap / Towels / Change of clothes (t-shirt and short pants) / Free photos with elephants / Lunch
Adult 2600.00 THB
Child 1300.00 THB
Ethic: Quality of service: Global Experience:
The elephant retirement park is such a special place.
It's a great elephant park. The staff are very friendly and informative. They take good care of the elephants.
There were no signs of abuse. The activities are good.