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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

MM7V+529, Mae Win, Mae Wang District, Chiang Mai 50360, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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4.50/5 - (2 Votes)
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"When visiting Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai, don't forget to bring a change of clothes as you'll have the opportunity to interact and bathe with the elephants in the river. Also, make sure to bring some bananas as the elephants absolutely love them and it's a great way to bond with these gentle giants."

What is Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai?

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai is a unique and ethical elephant sanctuary located in the beautiful city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is a place where visitors can have an unforgettable experience interacting with rescued elephants in a safe and natural environment. This sanctuary is committed to promoting the well-being and conservation of elephants, as well as educating visitors about these majestic creatures.

History of Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai

The history of Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai revolves around the rescue and rehabilitation of elephants from the tourism and logging industries. These elephants have been subjected to harsh conditions and mistreatment, and the sanctuary aims to provide them with a peaceful and comfortable home. Founded in 2014, the sanctuary has since become a leading advocate for the ethical treatment of elephants in Thailand.

When planning your tours in Chiang Mai don't forget to visit Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai.

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Why is Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai Important?

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai plays a vital role in promoting responsible tourism and raising awareness about the plight of elephants in Thailand. By visiting this sanctuary, visitors actively contribute to the well-being and conservation of these gentle giants. The sanctuary also serves as an educational platform, sharing information about elephant behavior, their importance to the environment, and the efforts being made to protect them.

Things to do & see at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai

There are several incredible activities and experiences to enjoy at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai:

  • Elephant Interaction: Visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with elephants, learning about their behavior, feeding them, and even bathing them in the river.

  • Guided Jungle Walks: Explore the lush jungle surroundings while accompanied by knowledgeable guides who share fascinating insights about the local flora and fauna.

  • Mud Spa & Bathing: Join the elephants in a mud spa session, where you can apply cooling mud to their skin and then rinse them off in the river.

  • Traditional Thai Lunch: Enjoy a delicious and authentic Thai meal prepared with fresh local ingredients.

In addition to these activities, Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai also offers photography sessions, where visitors can capture incredible memories with these magnificent animals.

Plan Your Visit to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai

When visiting Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai, it is recommended to book in advance to ensure availability. The sanctuary provides transportation to and from Chiang Mai city, making it convenient for visitors. It is important to note that the sanctuary operates with a strict no-riding policy, as the focus is on providing a cruelty-free and respectful environment for the elephants.

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai is an extraordinary place to experience the beauty and majesty of elephants while promoting their well-being and conservation. 

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With its ethical practices, knowledgeable guides, and unforgettable interactions, a visit to this sanctuary is an enriching and unforgettable experience.

Frequently asked questions

What is Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai?

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai is an ethical elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where visitors can interact with and learn about elephants in a responsible and sustainable manner.

What activities can I do at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai?

At Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai, you can feed, bathe, and interact with elephants in their natural environment. You can also learn about elephant conservation efforts and the importance of ethical elephant tourism.

How can I book a visit to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai?

To book a visit to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai, you can visit their official website or contact their customer service. They offer various tour options and packages to choose from.

Is it safe to interact with elephants at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai?

Yes, it is safe to interact with elephants at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai. The sanctuary follows strict safety guidelines to ensure the well-being of both visitors and elephants. Knowledgeable guides are always present to assist and educate visitors.

What makes Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai different from other elephant attractions?

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Chiang Mai stands out from other elephant attractions because of its commitment to ethical practices. They prioritize the well-being and conservation of elephants, providing a sanctuary where elephants can live freely and visitors can have a responsible and educational experience.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

MM7V+529, Mae Win, Mae Wang District, Chiang Mai 50360, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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