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


A note from BEES – It’s been a little while since we wrote our last Blog

Hello BEES Friends, It’s been a little while since we wrote our last Blog…. Lots of  things happening here at BEES with the new elephants joining the program, World Elephant Day, Mae Jumpee’s two years at BEES. The BEARS project has also been very busy with new animal rescues, little...


A note from BEES – Thank you all so much for your patience!

BEES Friends, Thank you all so much for your patience, it’s been a very busy time here…. When are we ever NOT busy BEES?? ….. The rain is bringing back all the gorgeous lush greenery for the elephants to enjoy, as well as lots of glorious mud! The perfect time...


A note from Emily – WOW we have had an incredible month

Dear BEES Friends, WOW we have had an incredible month of highs and lows here at BEES!   Mae Kam looking pretty!       In the last Blog you heard a little bit about the Australian film crew being here at BEES for 3 magical days of filming the...

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