Maesa Elephant Camp is a popular attraction located up in the
Muang hills, about a half hour's drive north of Chiang Mai. The
camp is home to dozens of Asian elephants, and is dedicated to
conservation and breeding. Visitors to the camp will be privy to
shows which include elephants playing football and even painting!
There are also elephant rides available for the more adventurous.
Although this is not a natural environment for these great animals,
they are well cared for and very entertaining. The best time to
visit Maesa Elephant Camp is on March 13th, which is National Thai
Elephant Day and is celebrated by an enormous banquet for the
Address: 119/9 Tapae Road, Muang District Website: www.maesaelephantcamp.com Telephone: (0)5 320 6247 Opening Time: 8am-3pm Admission: THB 120 (entry and show), THB 1,200 (rides per
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