At Hug Elephant Sanctuary we are committed to sharing love with everyone involved, including the elephants & their caretakers, the community, the environment, and you, our guests, and we’re proud to be your trusted source for ethical elephant tourism ? ? Our love for elephants is matched only by our dedication to ethical operations and we’re passionate about providing unforgettable experiences that connect you with these gentle giants in their natural home. Our family-owned and operated sanctuary is located just 90 minutes outside the city centre of Chiang Mai – if you visit us we provide door-to-door service and will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation.

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Looking for a unique and life-changing experience?

Discover the amazing joy and satisfaction of spending time with our gentle giants in their natural home, and create unforgettable memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

From learning about the history and behaviour of elephants to splashing with them for a mud bath, there’s so much to discover at Hug Elephant Sanctuary.

Our commitment to providing a safe and sustainable environment for our elephants makes us the best choice for anyone who wants to connect with these magnificent creatures in a meaningful way.

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