Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, Chiang Rai

Traditional mahout village

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Located at the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort, this camp provides employment for around 25 former street elephants, mahouts and their families, who live together in a traditional mahout village. Activities for guests at the resort include a ‘mahout experience: learning about the daily care of the elephants, helping to bathe the elephants in the river, and ‘driving’ the elephants like a real mahout; ‘Walking with Giants’, a forest and riverside trek with elephants, accompanied by a resident veterinarian or biologist; and Elephant Learning Experience, joining the veterinarian to conduct a basic health checks.

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Anantara Golden Triangle, Rural Rd, Sob Ruak
Chiang Rai
(66) 53 784 084

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