Chiang Dao Elephant Training Centre, located at 108/1 Moo 9, T. Inthakhin, in Chiang Mai, in Thailand, was founded in 1969 and the first elephant arrived in 1969.
At Chiang Dao Elephant Training Centre lives 31 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
The Elephant Training Center is located at Ta Yaak Village, Chiang Dao District, about 56kms (35 miles) north of Chiang Mai City, on the road to Fang and Tha Ton. It is on the banks of the Mae Ping River (where the elphants bathe before and after their lessons) , and is surrounded by rocky hills. It has a quite beautiful, near idyllic location.
Founded 1969 as one of the first elephant camps in Chiang Mai, by Manas Yaviraj, who started by renting three elephants from neighboring Karen hill tribes.