Elephant Sanctuary Retirement Park in Chiang Mai (Thailand)
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Elephant Sanctuary Retirement Park Chiang Mai (Thailand)

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About the park

A sanctuary for retired elephants, free to roam and graze on the surrounding vegetation. Walk, bathe and feed them. Strict no abuse policy. All welcome.

The best Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Elephant Retirement Park (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Our Story Elephant Retirement Park

Elephant retirement park is a grassroots initiative whose mission is to provide a nurturing space for elephant. Our aim is to provide a haven for abandoned elephant, and to simply love and respect all living beings. Also camping events for people to enjoy nature, learn about sustainable living and spend time with the elephants. Elephant Retirement Park is a home for retired working elephants, at the Baan Eieag village. Observe how elephants rehabilitate into forest life after decades of abuse, and imagine an environment with happy elephant roaming around the park, the weather is comfortable all year round for the visitor and elephant. Get information from our staff at chiangmai10@gmail.com

The camps founder, Adulwit khamya, better known as Noi, has created a sustainable habitat for the elephants to live in a safe and natural environment, free from profiteering and neglect. At the elephant park family units are never separated and herbal medicines are used to keep the animals healthy and enjoy a better quality of life.

The elephant retirement park is proud of its strict policy of its treatment of elephants. There is no riding, chaining for beating of any kind. The sole focus of the ERP is to promote the well being of retired elephants. Visitors and volunteers to the park can expect an enjoyable and rewarding experience working with the local Mahout people to care for these majestic symbols of strength and peace.

In 2018, Elephant Retirement Park was cooperation with other numerous elephant foundations. Even incorporated with animal hospitals in Thailand through donating money and supported equipment stuff for treating elephants and aid ailing elephants in every month.

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Half Day Elephant Care morning program (Chiang mai)

Price:
1700 ฿
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Half Day Elephant Care morning program (Chiang mai) - Elephant Retirement Park

Booking and pay full price on the website Before 15 Days Discount 10% from 1700 to 1530 Baht! Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to provide proper care for them. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants and feed them afterward. After that, you and the elephants will walk to play in the mud and sand spa. During this time, you will have a chance to observe their behavior. You can a...

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Elephant care program with Lanterns Festival Workshop (11-12 November 2019)

Price:
3500 ฿
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Elephant care program with Lanterns Festival Workshop (11-12 November 2019) - Elephant Retirement Park

Elephant care program with Lanterns Festival Workshop (Only 2 days between 11-12 November 2019) Schedule 08:30 a.m. - 09:00 a.m. : Pick you up from your hotel. One hour drive through Mae Tang agricultural countryside. When you arrived at the park, The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior, a story of our retired elephants that we rescued, and how to provide proper care for them. After that, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats (fresh fruit, sugar cane etc.) for the elephants and feed them afterward.   10.30 p.m. - 12.00 p.m. : Learning how to make a “Kratong” and Sky Lantern including t...

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ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + ATV BUSHWACKER program (HALF DAY)

Price:
3000 ฿
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ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + ATV BUSHWACKER program (HALF DAY) - Elephant Retirement Park

Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to provide proper care for them. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants and feed them afterward.   After that, you and the elephants will walk to play in the mud and sand spa. During this time, you will have a chance to observe their behavior. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery as well. After your time with the elephants, change your clothe...

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ROMANTIC ELEPHANT CARE PROGRAM

Price:
5000 ฿
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ROMANTIC ELEPHANT CARE PROGRAM - Elephant Retirement Park

* Exclusively Private experience with the elephant care program with your loved one * Feeding, Bathing, and Mud playing with the friendly elephant * Learn how to cook local Thai food and enjoy it afterward * Receive a private car roundtrip hotel transfer from your place in Chiang Mai * Enjoy the best local wine with your partner with wonderful scenery of nature that will surround you. 08.30 am. - 09.00 am. : Private pick up from your hotel. One hour drive through Mae Tang agricultural countryside. When you arrived at the park, the guide will give information about the Elephant Retirement Park and story of our retired elephant. After that, Learn & prepare about heal...

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Half Day Elephant Care Afternoon Program (Chiang mai)

Price:
1700 ฿
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Half Day Elephant Care Afternoon Program (Chiang mai) - Elephant Retirement Park

Pick up time at 12.00 am. - 12.30 am. Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. 1.30 pm. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior, elephant history, and how to provide proper care for them. 2.00 pm. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants. Next, you will feed the elephants. While they enjoy their baskets of bananas, you can photograph (Please close the flash at your camera). You can touch and interact with the elephants at your leisure while you learn about...

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PRIVATE VIP ELEPHANT CARE CHIANG MAI (GROUPS OF 2-10)

Price:
5000 ฿
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PRIVATE VIP ELEPHANT CARE CHIANG MAI (GROUPS OF 2-10) - Elephant Retirement Park

Best program of 2019!! Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to provide proper care for them. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants and feed them in the jungle afterward. Then enjoy a delicious traditional Thai buffet lunch, which is suitable for vegetarians. And welcome your group to learning how to cook Thai food in the kitchen. After that, you and the elephants wi...

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FAMILY & CHILDREN - ELEPHANT CARE PROGRAM

Price:
15000 ฿
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FAMILY & CHILDREN - ELEPHANT CARE PROGRAM - Elephant Retirement Park

FAMILY & CHILDREN - ELEPHANT CARE PROGRAM - 15,000 ฿/Group (MOM - DAD - Maximum 3 Children) * Exclusively Private experience with the elephant care program with your children * Feeding, Bathing, and Mud playing with the friendly elephant * Learn how to cook local Thai food and enjoy it afterward * Receive a private car roundtrip hotel transfer from your place in Chiang Mai - pick up only your family and you can manage time for pick up * Enjoy the best funny Class to learning how to make paper from elephant poo 08.30 am. - 09.00 am. : Private pick up from your hotel. One hour drive through Mae Tang agricultural countryside. When you arrived at the park...

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ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + ATV BUSHWACKER program + White Water Rafting

Price:
4000 ฿
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ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + ATV BUSHWACKER program + White Water Rafting - Elephant Retirement Park

Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to provide proper care for them. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants and feed them afterward. After that, you and the elephants will walk to play in the mud and sand spa. During this time, you will have a chance to observe their behavior. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery as well. After your time with the elephants, change your clothes, ...

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ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + White Water Rafting (HALF DAY)

Price:
3000 ฿
Tour Packages

ELEPHANT CARE (HALF DAY) + White Water Rafting (HALF DAY) - Elephant Retirement Park

Start your journey in the morning with a hotel pick-up from Chiang Mai city center. Take the 1-hour ride to the countryside of Mae Tang district. Get changed into the local clothes and be ready for fun activities. The experienced guide will provide information about the elephants' behavior and how to provide proper care for them. Then, you will get to prepare food and healthy treats for the elephants and feed them afterward.   After that, you and the elephants will walk to play in the mud and sand spa. During this time, you will have a chance to observe their behavior. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery as well. After your time with the elephants, change your clothe...

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Elephant Observation Morning Program (Minimum 2 persons) - (2,000 ฿/PERSON.)

Price:
2000 ฿
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Elephant Observation Morning Program (Minimum 2 persons) - (2,000 ฿/PERSON.) - Elephant Retirement Park

Welcome to Elephant Retirement Park with observation program, no riding, no bathing, a home of rescued elephants where elephants freely roam on the mountain. We are the first observe and learning elephant sanctuary at Mae Tang district, Chiang Mai. The learning program, you can witness the elephants enjoying their natural food in the jungle. This is a great educational experience that you will get knowledge as you can observe the elephants behave naturally from the experience guide about the elephant to understand why they need to be protected. At the Elephant Retirement Observation Sanctuary, Feed them sugarcane and bananas, and observe them enjoy their freedom, no riding and no bat...

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One day elephant care program

Price:
2600 ฿
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One day elephant care program - Elephant Retirement Park

Booking & pay full price on the website Before 15 Days Discount 10% from 2600 to 2340 Baht !!! Get Free Vest on August 2019 Begin the journey with pick up by the van at your hotel to the park, The guide will give the information about the Elephant Retirement Park and the story of the rescued elephants. After that, learn, prepare healthy treats and meal then feeding the elephants by fresh fruit, sugar cane and etc. Take your sumptuous lunch of traditional Thai food.Note that the meal is also a vegetarian-friendly. After lunch, you will have time to give a bath to the elephant by showering the elephants and scrub mud in order to protect the elephant skin from the insects. Yo...

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Check-Ups the elephants on August 2019

(7/8/2019) The doctors come to the park for Check-Ups and treat the elephant and suggests how to Check-Ups her by evidence from the detector for check the healthy. Why are Check-Ups Important? Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. The doctor also can help find problems early, when the elephant chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting t...

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JAO YING (The princess of the park)

Jao Ying is the oldest elephant in our camp. Now she is 37 years old. She is the largest elephant in the Elephant Retirement Park. She has a perfect shape and her looking very elegant, that is the reason why she was named Jao Ying. “Jao Ying” in the Thai language means “princess”. She is an elegant princess.   In the past, Jao Ying used to be an elephant...

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Big Cleaning Day for the good health of elephants.

Big Cleaning Day of the elephant retirement park, Chiang Mai. The mahout and staff help to adjust the landscape to be clean and orderly to prepare for the good health of elephants. Try to be the volunteer at the park: chiangmai10@gmail.com Call: +66816719110

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Welcome buffaloes to Elephant Retirement Park

We are really pleased to tell you that our foundation just rescued three babies’ buffaloes before they will get slaughter at the slaughterhouse. ESAF Foundation is not only focused on the conservation of Thai elephants; nevertheless, we are still rescued and being sheltered for a total of animals. Regardless of dogs, cats, cows, buffaloes,  elephants and so on and so forth These ...

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13th March, Thai National Elephant Day+ Free T-Shirt

"13th March, Thai National Elephant Day" The month of Thai elephant. National Thai Elephant Day was established by the Thai government in 1998. It’s annually celebrated on March 13, the anniversary, when the white elephant was added to the old version of the Thai flag. Elephants have always been a part of the history of Thailand. Despite elephants are protected in Thailand, thei...

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e-Mail Address

: chiangmai10@gmail.com

Telephone Number

+6653270732, +66816719110

Office Address

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FAQs

How different between half day and one day program?

The one day program include learning about herbal medicine for elephant, special food, spend time with elephant longer than half day, unlimit take photo with elephant, jungle to the forest for watching the elephant(Depend on elephant).


Do I need to pay a deposit?

Yes. After you send us a booking request, we will inform you of the deposit amount required for your visit, and payment methods. Your remaining balance must to pay before the day of your visit. Please note that your deposit is non-refundable.


Is a visit to Elephant Retirement Park suitable for children/infants?

Yes. All ages are welcome. We offer discounted rates for children and infants.

How many Elephant Retirement Park locations are there?

Elephant Retirement Park currently has 1 location in Chiang Mai, and 3 location in Phuket.

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