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Elephant Ride in Bangkok

This is another dream come true. After the Floating Market in Damnoen Sudak, the taxi driver brought us to the elephant ride just 5 minutes from the market. It is called the “Elephant Village”. In there you can see a lot of elephants lined-up waiting for customers. You’ll pay 2000 baht ($63-65) per elephant. You can also buy bananas worth a dollar for the elephant if u want to experience feeding them. A little expensive but really worth it. It’s a 30-minute ride in their man made forest and elephants will even walk through the rivers… And after the trip the elephant-driver will sell his carved-ivory. And we bought two necklace carved-elephant pendants worth 250 baht ($7-8). It’s all up to you if you’ll gonna buy one, but we opt to, for a souvenir. : )

If you’ll visit bangkok never miss this one of a kind experience.

  1. June 16, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    What fun! I took an elephant ride in a circus with my children once. It was an incredible experience! But to be on one in Thailand in natural surrounding looks even more fantastic. I heard they take very good care of these majestic animals because of what they can do for the community. Thanks for sharing!

    • June 16, 2012 at 9:23 pm

      really fun..ya they do took care of the elephants really well, because they also serve as a source of income for them to raise their families…

      • June 17, 2012 at 12:36 am

        Yep! 🙂 I cannot wait to visit the country.

  2. June 16, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    Reblogged this on EMPOWERED RESULTS ~ Creating A Difference In Our Communities… and commented:
    Thailand, this is one of my wishlist countries of travel. Why? Well, one of my favorite restaurants serves authentic Thai food (which will be featured in a future post in another blog coming soon!). So, I want there and enjoy the cuisines first hand with family and friends.

  3. June 16, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    love the food also…pad thai is one of my favorites….hehehe

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