BEES Elephant Sanctuary

Welcome to BEES Elephant Sanctuary. We are located in a stunning area of rural Thailand, South-West Chiang Mai in the district of Maechaem. We believe you have found us as you are a responsible traveler looking for an ethical experience with elephants in Thailand. BEES – Burm and Emily’s Elephant Sanctuary is at the forefront for elephant welfare in a constantly changing and evolving world. We feel it is our responsibility to lead by example and encourage the highest welfare standards possible.

Check out our Visitor Program and read all about our work here at BEES.

Let Elephants Just BE Elephants

The Ele Girs

Last Blog post of 2015 – Happy New Year Friends of BEES

Happy New Year from The BEES Team! As 2015 comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to look back on what a year it has been here at BEES! We started off the year ready for whatever 2015 may hold, we are always ready to work...


A note from Emily – New Rescues, New staff, Elephant Blessings

New Rescues, New staff, Elephant Blessings and a chance to permanently retire one of our very special ele’s at BEES – We need your help…. BEES biggest fundraiser to date!  Hello BEES Friends, It has been a massive few months here at BEES, we have been out on research journeys...

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A Note From Emily – As always we have been keeping busy!

Hello BEES Friends, As always we have been keeping busy and A LOT has happened since our last blog back in October 2014. Wow, we have had a whirl wind of a start to our New Year! We have been working away further building the elephant medical shelter, in November we...

GMFER celebrated at BEES

A note from Emily – We have been promising a blog update!

Hello BEES Friends, We have been promising a blog update for a while now and apologize for the delay and lack of updates. Most of you would be aware that I (Emily) fell ill last month and I am still in recovery. It really knocked me about, as well as...

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