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Panda Tour & Trekking

127/5 Rajchapakinai Rd, T. Sripoom, A.Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 62 645 9391
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2 day trek

Did the 2 day 1 night trek and loved it for the most part. The trek was challenging (don’t think... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William S
via mobile
2 day trekking (non touristic)

The trekking part of my tour was amazing, however be warned that a lot of it is brutally uphill and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
spartacutor
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Detroit, Michigan
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“bat cave” (29 reviews)
“bring enough” (4 reviews)
“chai” (16 reviews)
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127/5 Rajchapakinai Rd, T. Sripoom, A.Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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+66 62 645 9391
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the 2 day 1 night trek and loved it for the most part. The trek was challenging (don’t think I’ve ever sweated more in my life) but that’s what you sign up for. Bamboo rafting was decent. Wasn’t too bothered about the elephant sanctuary...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trekking part of my tour was amazing, however be warned that a lot of it is brutally uphill and you should therefore have a certain level of physical fitness, also make sure you bring plenty of water. However, the tough hike is rewarded by...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Loved the hike! It was really tough though so you do need to be fit ! A lot is uphill and in sun and you hike with all your stuff for the overnight stay. Our guide chai was great and really informative and helpful! It...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This one-day trekking to the Mae Taeng district one hour north of Chiang Mai was a treat. Our English-speaking guide (Mr Wit) was helpful and kind, and he paid close attention to safety and individual trekker needs on this sometimes strenuous hike. Perfectly executed! Great...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

they say they don't do rides and look after the elephants but they DO rides and they are horrible to the elephants forcing them to go in a line and have people on they and stay still total fear in the elephants eyes!!!!! should be...More

1  Thank Cherry T
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Toon1978, ผู้จัดการ at Panda Tour & Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Sorry, client. We don’t offer riding. The one who can ride them are mahouts who look after them. Even if we ride them some, it’s not mean we hurt them.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Well took this trek thinking I was a pretty fit 64 and all started out well but around the half way mark, not sure how far maybe 10 klm I’m up and down mountainous terrain I began to wilt, though enjoying the views and information...More

1  Thank Gimli53
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

DO NOT GO HERE if you care about the elephants well being. The concept of this whole elephant rescue shelter is really nice. The sad thing is that they play on the tourists affection for the elephants and try to make you think you are...More

4  Thank Sunniva H
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this elephant “sanctuary”, because we wanted to see elephants that have a better life now then before, and we’re they don’t practice any elephant riding or force them to do things. When we arrived we saw it wasn’t like that at all....More

1  Thank moritzstuewe
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We researched trips like this one thoroughly and were happy with our decision to go with Panda tours. The itinerary was very similar to other companies we found online and in shops. We started our first day with a group of 11 who we stayed...More

1  Thank Aud M
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We recently completed the 2 day 1 night trek which would not have been the same without our tour guide Mike. Mike spoke and understood English very well, he was educational throughout the experience and also had us laughing. We trekked for about 7 hours...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Yoyo H
17 July 2017|
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Response from Toon1978 | Property representative |
Dear client, so sorry if I didn't answer your email becuse I didn't receive them. For you glasses I let my guide check it again today. One of my colleague said you came here yesterday to check and she also asked a guide to... More
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