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Elephant Breeding Centre

#4 of 8 things to do in Sauraha Features Animals
Baadreni Road, Sauraha 32909, Nepal
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Too hot to enjoy

There were about 6 elephants with babies of various ages. The wearher was too hot for us to stay... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruston, LA
via mobile
Wasn't impressed

All the elephants are chained and appear to be distressed and bored. It upset me and I didn't find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Baadreni Road, Sauraha 32909, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were about 6 elephants with babies of various ages. The wearher was too hot for us to stay as long as ee would have liked.

Thank Serene-Yogini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the elephants are chained and appear to be distressed and bored. It upset me and I didn't find the visit enjoyable. I wouldn't return back here again or recommend the experience to anyone I know.

Thank Adelaidian2014
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was heartbroken to see the vast majority of the elephants chained to a post that kept them stuck under a small roof. While they suggested they are freed at points, nothing suggested it was without cost.

Thank Munzo101
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Wanted to show elephants up close to my little daughters. We could not only see but touch and feed water to little baby elephants. My daughters absolutely loved the experience. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Milind-Kawade
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A great opportunity to see these amazing animas and get a ride in the forest!! You can also have the chance to share a bath in the river with the elephants. You can enjoy beautiful sunset and explore the village. I will go again first...More

Thank Margaritaki12
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is truly an awesome place, you really need to visit! Wanna give water to baby elephants? If you are lucky, this could happen here. Especially for kids, but also for grown ups, very special experience to get that close to these amazing animals!

Thank TravelFriend1987
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Love baby elephant going here and there mother elephant taking care and baby every time come to human to show love This is good way to save elephant at nepal

Thank saroj B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Found this centre distressing The elephants were chained and obviously bored. This experience was so different from Sri Lanka 's elephant centre where they roamed free

1  Thank Julian H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We found this to be interesting, with our guide sharing info about the elephants, their required source of food.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I firstly went to visit the museum section to learn about the centre itself and the elephants they keep there. I was quite disappointed to find out that this was actually a centre for breeding and training elephants for domesticated use, not a sanctuary for...More

1  Thank Shenali K
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