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Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

There is a lot of controversy regarding visiting elephant and/or tiger sanctuaries in Thailand. The biggest arguments against them being that: The animals are drugged or given substances to tame them. The animals are mistreated in training and raising them. For this trip, Contiki partnered up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (#ContikiThai) to ensure our tour was properly guided, explained, and ethical. We were told that they don’t wish