Elephant Trekking

There are Many Places to Force Elephants to Give You a Ride in Krabi. We Don’t Recommend that you Go to Any of Them.

Over the years, many videos have surfaced about elephants being mistreated in Thailand and all over the world. Personally, I have seen an elephant beaten wildly by a crazed mahout (elephant trainer) here in Krabi, when the elephant would simply not stand perfectly still for a shower of water and a scrubbing. The bamboo stick was 2 inches in thickness and a meter long and the man swung it very hard, cracking the elephant on the legs with it.

In order to break elephants of their natural instinct to avoid humans and avoid people riding on their backs, an intensive period of torture and cruelty is needed. Here is a video about how it’s done:

Ringling Brothers Circus Methods for Breaking Elephants

Too tame for you? How about this video?

DO YOU REALLY NEED TO RIDE AN ELEPHANT THAT BADLY THAT YOU SUPPORT THIS MADNESS?

Have a heart… stop elephant cruelty.

Do you know how many tourists and mahouts have been killed in Thailand by elephants over the last ten years? We don’t either, but we see the headlines often! Elephants are beaten into submission from DAY 1. It is no joke that “Elephants don’t forget.” They really seem not to forget. They also seem to have a level of tolerance that, once reached, they explode and trample and gore any human in their way.

Here are some Elephants in the News. These are just links to media resources outside Thailand because they shouldn’t expire, or be removed.

Elephant Attack

Thai Elephant Kills Keeper and Runs Off with 3 Chinese Tourists

Elephant Kills Tourist on Koh Samui – Thailand

Tourists in Thailand May Be Riding Killer Elephants

Here’s Why You Should Never Ride an Elephant

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2 thoughts on “Elephant Trekking”

  1. Good for you for letting the world know!
    Is there anything similar to the elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai near Krabi?
    Thank you

    1. For elephants? Not yet. There is supposed to be some development like that coming. I haven’t seen any more about it. If anyone has info – send to me please.

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