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Black Ivory Coffee Farm, Thailand

From series “Top 10 Extraordinary Farms”
The exclusive coffee sort 'Black Ivory' is known to many lovers of flavored drink. But not everyone knows where and how it is produced. The farm which produces coffee is located in Thailand. Apart from coffee trees on its territory you can see a lot of interesting. The main feature of the farm are elephants living on its territory. They actually play a key role in the production of expensive coffee, a price for 450 grams of which is close to 500 dollars.

Black Ivory Coffee Farm, Thailand The main secret of exclusive coffee is a method of its production. After the coffee beans are collected, they are not traditionally cleaned, but fed to the elephants. The immediate cleaning they pass directly in stomachs and intestines of the giant animals, and then safely leave bodies. Then the most interesting stage of production begins. Special stuff clean elephant dung and pick up the peeled coffee beans - valuable raw material for the production of 'Black Ivory'.

Currently, a unique coffee is the most expensive in the world and has a very peculiar flavor and aroma. Coffee is absolutely devoid of bitterness because of the interaction of coffee beans with the stomach acid of the elephants. Coffee production is a fairly time-consuming process. To obtain one kilogram of the selected coffee 'Black Ivory', an elephant must eat about 33 kg of coffee beans. Many connoisseurs of elite coffee claim that Black Ivory has a peculiar fruit and herbal fragrance. Its aroma is also linked to the method of processing – apart from coffee beans on the farm animals eat various fruits and herbs. Next - Swansea Biopharm Leech Farm

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'ATM SCB Bank' located in 0.12 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Nampetch Network Co.,Ltd.' is located in 0.57 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'จรัสเมืองบริการ' in 0.17 km
Supermarket: 'Gourmet Market' in 0.36 km
Parking: 'China Town Open Carpark' in 0.8 km
Apotheek: 'Chin Long Chiang Limited Partnership' in 0.13 km
Police station: 'แผนที่กรมสรรพาวุธ ทหารบก สพ.ทบ' in 0.57 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Duakaew Restaurant' in 0.09 km
Railway station: 'Hua Lamphong Railway Station' in 0.37 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Don Muang Airport DMK - in 21 km
 »  Suvarnabhumi Airport BKK - in 25 km
 »  U-Tapao International Airport UTP - in 129 km
 »  Hua Hin Airport HHQ - in 138 km
 »  Nakhon Ratchasima Airport NAK - in 235 km
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Best hotels near Black Ivory Coffee Farm

The Krungkasem Srikrung Hotel

Located in 0 km from Black Ivory Coffee Farm
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Rooms: 120
Hua Lamphong MRT Subway Station is within a 5-minute walk from The Krungkasem Srikrung Hotel. Bangkok's Chinatown and Wat Traimit are a 5-minute ride … More: photo, rates and booking
T.T. guesthouse

Located in 1 km from Black Ivory Coffee Farm
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Rooms: 30
Each homely-style room is equipped with air conditioning, fan and shared bathroom with shower facilities. Guests can sample a variety of Thai dishes … More: photo, rates and booking
Tonson Residence

Located in 2 km from Black Ivory Coffee Farm
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Rooms: 21
The residence is a 5-minute drive to American Embassy. It is a 10-minute drive to Lumpini Park and Siam Paragon. It is a 30-minute drive from … More: photo, rates and booking
Wild Orchid Villa

Located in 3 km from Black Ivory Coffee Farm
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Rooms: 80
The property is a 15-minute walk to Grand Palace. It is a 1-hr drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport. All rooms come with a cable TV. They … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

0 km - Khlong
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Siam Ocean World
1 km - Siam Ocean World
In Bangkok, one of the most popular shopping malls, Siam Paragon, houses Siam Ocean World aquarium. Its opening took place in 2005. It is the largest oceanarium in South-East Asia. There, you can see the huge aquarium with a screen, comparable in size with a cinema …
Sky Bar
2 km - Sky Bar
One more world known bar in Bangkok is situated on the roof of the 63-stored skyscraper "State Tower". From its terraces opens a marvellous view of the city. There you can relax in the open air, try exotic cocktails and original treats, listen to live music or to …
3 km - Bangkok
Bangkok is the most popular tourist city in the world. Unfortunately, it is also in a list of cities that are in danger from the flooding. The main reason of the sagging soils is an active use of the underground waters. For last decades the number of them has decreased …
Bang Na Expressway
18 km - Bang Na Expressway
In the capital of Thailand is the Bang Na Magistrale. This is a wonderful bridge construction, one of the longest bridges in the world. The construction of the main road started in 1995 and lasted for five years. Officially, the bridge was opened in February 2000. The …
Don Muang Airport
21 km - Don Muang Airport
In Bangkok is the unique Don Muang Airport, which recalls the huge golf course. This similarity is partly true; the history of airport construction is very interesting. The airport was built in 1914 for war purposes. Later, it was decided to open the golf center at the …

Top destination around Black Ivory Coffee Farm - Bangkok

Cruises on canals and rivers have become very popular with both locals and travellers. However, the Chao Phraya River, which has won dedication of many guests of the city, is not the only river in Bangkok that is worth exploring. A boat ride in Phra Khanong canal is no less interesting. During such a water ride travellers will be able to see interesting living quarters, watch ordinary life of residents and see numerous sights that are hidden from the majority of tourists.
Night in Bangkok is the best time for shopping. When the darkness falls in the city, several awesome flea markets open in Bangkok. One can find there interesting souvenirs, antiquities, jewelry in the traditional Thai style and many other unique items. Talad Ratchada and Talad Rod Fai are considered the most popular markets.

If exploration of the national culture is the main purpose of visiting Thailand, don’t forget to visit the island of Ko Kret , which is located on the Chao Phraya River. Unique atmosphere of the island never ceases to amaze its guests, who will be able to attend various culture venues, interesting craft shops, where it is possible to purchase unique items. As this island is not well-known to the majority of travellers, it is not crowded, which is also a big advantage.
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