Surin Elephant Village located in Ban Ta Klang. These villagers are descendants of the Suay or Kuay Ethnic group, who have a long history elephant husbandry.
Unlike northern Thailand where elephant is kept for labour, Ta Klang people consider elephant as their friends who can share the same house.
Surin Elephant Village is located at Ban Ta Klang on Highway No. 214 (Surin – Roi Et). It can be reached by turning left at Km. 36 before Amphoe Tha Tum for 22 kilometers.