Elephant Sanctuary Retirement Park Chiang Mai (Thailand)
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.
Elephant Retirement Park (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
Our Story Elephant Retirement Park
The elephant retirement park has been established to create a haven for retired elephants. Formally working in building yards, it is illegal to use elephants for labor. This has drastically altered there function in society .
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.View Detail
Join our cause! Make a donation to help us care for our elephants. Our aim is to dopt elephants, build a clinic, develop the Village's agriculture. Be part of it. Detailed information on our website. www.elephantretirementpark.com
Half Day Elephant Care MorningPrice:
Half Day Elephant Care Morning - Elephant Retirement Park
Promotion Booking Advance Half Day Tour Included Dorm Room. Dorm room per night stay in the evening go to the park and check out in the morning. The Elephant Retirement Park offers a rare opportunity to spend a half day with these majestic elephant. You will witness their behavior in the elephant natural habitat a long with having an up close and personal experience. 07.00 am. - 07.30 am.: We will pick up you at your hotel. Drive about one hour through countryside of Mae Tang district. After arrived at the Elephant retirement park around 08.30 Am., learn about elephant behavior, how to care, and get information about our retirement elephant from the ...
One Day TourPrice:
One Day Tour - Elephant Retirement Park
Promotion Booking Advance One Day Tour Included Dorm Room. Dorm room per night stay in the evening go to the park and check out in the morning. 08.30 am. - 09.00 am. : Pick up from your hotel. Drive for one hour through Mae Tang agricultural countryside. When you arrive at park, we will give an introduction about our park and the elephants. After the introduction, we meet and treat the elephants. Feed them fresh fruit and sugar cane and relax in their company. 12.00 pm. - 13.00 pm. : Time for lunch, a traditional thai buffet, which is suitable for vegagetarians. After lunch we supply you with shorts and t-shirts for mud spa and show...
Two day one nightPrice:
Two day one night - Elephant Retirement Park
Promotion Booking Two Day Tour Free Learning Thai Cuisine Day 1 08.30 am. - 09.00 am.: We will pick up you at your hotel. Take time about one hour through Mae Tang village farm. After we will arrive at the park around 10.00 Am., the guide will give the information about Elephant Retirement Park and story of our elephant. After that, prepare the food for feeding the elephants (fresh fruit, sugar cane etc.) and enjoy to feeding with the elephants. 12.00 pm. - 13.00 pm.: Time for lunch, our lunch is traditional Thai buffet, which is suitable for vegetarians. And take a rest one hour. After take a rest, the guide will provide the local clothes for change ...
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Volunteering and Home stay - Elephant Retirement Park
We are offering a life enhancing opportunity of direct on conservation work in a unique program to help protect elephant species. Most volunteers leave with a sense of accomplishment and a deep satisfying feeling of having something really done. Volunteer at Elephant Retirement Park and help to improve make a real contribution to conservation in Northern Thailand. The park provides sanctuary for orphaned elephants that have often been abused as working animals.You will actively help improve their Volunteering at the park offers visitors the opportunity to engage with elephants with no riding and, for many, it is an enriching and life-changing experienc...
Half Day Elephant Care AfternoonPrice:
Half Day Elephant Care Afternoon - Elephant Retirement Park
12.00 - 12.30 p.m. We will pick up you at your hotel. Drive about one hour through countryside of Mae Tang district. After arrive at the Elephant retirement park around 01.30 p.m. We will provide the cloth for you, change your cloth to the local clothes, get information about elephant behavior, how to care, and our retirement elephant from the experienced guide. After that, prepare the food for feeding the elephants (fresh fruit, sugar cane etc.) and enjoy feeding with the elephants after finished feeding elephant we will walk together with elephant to the jungle. Observe elephant herd when they get freedom , find foods by themself. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and walk back ...
TREKKING PROGRAM - Elephant Retirement Park
TREKKING PROGRAM Day 1 08.30-09.00 A.M.: We will pick up you at your hotel. After 45 minutes, drive to the market we will stop there for fresh supplies. Then we take time one hour to Huay Som Sook village. Where we will have lunch, relax, learn about community and start trekking from there. We will trek about two hours. During trekking we will enjoy with beautiful scenery and learn about plants, insects, tree and forest. We will arrive at the waterfall camp about 04.00-5.00 P.M. And we will overnight there. Day 2 Start at 08.00 A.M. We will have breakfast. Then pack our belongings and be ready to leave from the camp. We will trek about...
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Promotion!! Thai National Elephant Day (13 March 2018 )
Promotion!! Chang Thai Day or Thai National Elephant Day (13 March 2018 ) Get Free!! Elephant Retirement Park T-Shirt. When you booking to visit our park on 13 March 2018 We have Fruit buffet for elephant, come to feeding them. Read more at wwww.elephantretirementrark.com Booking the program at https://www.elephantretirementpark.com/el...
Thai National Elephant Day
On 26 May 1998, the Thai government declared the 13th of March to annually be the Thai National Elephant Day or Chang Thai Day.The observance was suggested by the Asian Elephant Foundation of Thailand and submitted to the Coordinating Subcommittee for the Conservation of Thai Elephants. The date was chosen because the Royal Forest Department designated the white elephant as the national animal ...
"TOM", THE MAN BEHIND THE ELEPHANT
Tom manorat, the elephant keeper or mahout of elephant retirement park, we call him “Tom”. At first, he lived in the downtown of Chiang Mai before moving to Maetang district for work as a mahout. He has been working since 2012 at the elephant retirement park. Before he became a mahout, he was a guide for 3 years. The mission of Tom at the park, In the morning, he bring...
Thank you our volunteers
Thank you our volunteers, for find some food and make the herbal medicines to treat the elephant from the insect also clean the house of elephant. We can confirm that you will become a true Mahout elephant carer. Thank you again for your help. Contact us at https://www.elephantretirementpark.com/ Donate at https://www.faceb...
Benjamas, the begging elephant on the street and circus's elephant from the central region. Her leg is broken and torn Ligament in the left front leg from the showing at circus, and causes trouble with standing. We have trying to find a doctor from abroad such as England and United States to treat Benjamas, but cannot to treat because the symptoms are too heavy. Now we jus...
Where elephants can be elephants
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