Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai

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#2 of 39 in Parks in Chiang Mai
See the variety of animals living at Chiang Mai Zoo, including the beloved panda bears. The first zoo of its kind in northern Thailand, the institution houses over 400 species, offering plenty to see and do--especially for younger visitors. Among the many mammals, birds, and reptiles kept here, the main attractions are undoubtedly the giant pandas. Tourists flock in great numbers to see these magnificent creatures, which remain a rare sight outside of China. Put Chiang Mai Zoo into our Chiang Mai holiday builder app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chiang Mai.
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  • My partner and I decided we would check out what else Chiang-Mai has to offer, stumbled across the zoo. Where to start... the enterance looks welcoming and starts off great; it goes downhill very fast...  more »
  • I just went. A hint, to flee! Already large Zoo to be made by car mainly as big roads. Of course you will have to pay for the trip. You pay to go see the full Zoo and they will pay you inside 100 Baht more per person to see the pandas. A shame! The welfare of the animals has been forgotten I think. The ostriches lost all their feathers, the macaws locked in a tiny cage with the Toucan. The felines (Tigers-Lions-pantheres) have a poor little enclosure to live they just turn around in circles. His heart cracked me sincerely. The Safari side don't even talk about it.. two poor Zebra in a dismal state two poor Gazelle and a giraffe. The only cool thing is a big Aviary or we think to be in the tropical jungle with the birds and again to have 1 Peacock two egrets trap to tourist friends of the animals flee
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  • Quite sure good zoo complex, well laid out and takes a good day to get around. Most of the attractions were well kept. There is a monorail that you can ride and the kids enjoyed being able to feed elephants and ride ponies. They have a good range of animals and the enclosures are set out for reasonably good viewing. There is a food hall for lunch and plenty of other snacks available.
  • Awesome zoo. Different style comparing to modern European zoos but definitely worth visiting. Animals are in more natural environment. I wish I had more time there. My kids were amazed too. Pandas (Chiang Mai Zoo is one of 16 zoos outside the China that have pandas), koalas, and much more.
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