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Ultimate Elephant Trekking and Mahout Experience

Pick up from Luang Prabang

Tour Code: LPQ-02 Duration: Approx 8 Hours

Learn the ways of becoming a Mahout by visiting the Elephant Village Camp that is located a stone’s throw away from the ancient city of Luang Prabang!


  • Traverse to the Exciting Elephant Village Camp that is Located a Stone’s Throw Away from Luang Prabang
  • Participate in Various Activities Involving the Friendly Mammal, Which Includes the Feeding Session, Bareback Riding and Elephant Bathing
  • Swim and Relax in the Cooling Tae Sad Waterfall that is Located near the Elephant Village Camp

Tour Description:

Explore the wonders of the ancient city of Luang Prabang, which is also known as the “city of the Golden Buddha Phra Bang”, that is located at the northern part of Laos. In 1995, the Luang Prabang was given the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the city is filled with stunning grand palaces and an abundance of more than 30 glistening Wats (‘temples’) that are found all around the city. Traverse through to the Elephant Village Camp that is a stone’s throw away from the Luang Prabang, where you will have a chance to experience firsthand meeting and interacting with the friendly giants that roam in the camp. The Elephant Village Camp was first established in 2001 as an elephant sanctuary to provide aid to the elephants in need from responsible tourism.

Upon arrival to the elephant camp, you will be greeted by the local guide and then you will be given a short briefing regarding the elephants in the camp. Fill the reusable aluminium water bottles as a way to save the environment by reducing the usage of plastic bottles. Interact with the friendly giants in the camp during the elephant feeding session where you will have a chance to give treats to the elephants and watch them wrap the treats around their trunks and devour the food.

Then, you will set foot to the Elephant Village Camp and learn about the elephants by visiting the local museum and photo gallery, where you will gain some insight on elephants in Laos and admire the stunning pictures of the elephants. Encounter the elephant hospital where you will have a chance to visit the place where elephants get treatment for any ailments or injuries they may be experiencing. Then, you will have the opportunity to learn the art of papermaking from elephant dung from the local experts in the area.

Become a newbie Mahout by learning how to ride and control an elephant, which will be taught by the local expert Mahout in the camp! Then, you will have a chance to explore the stunning nature that surrounds the camp as you ride bareback atop the docile elephants along a one kilometer long river. Upon reaching the end of the river, you will stumble upon two adorable baby elephants that roam around their home in the jungle.

After such an exciting adventure through the jungle, you will be provided with a scrumptious meal that will surely arouse your taste buds that is served buffet-style with tea or coffee and a refreshing drinking water. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to bathe the friendly elephants in the Nam Khan River river that flows through Luang Prabang. Traverse to the stunning Tad Sae Waterfall on a traditional Laos longboat, where you will have the opportunity to relax in nature and swim along the crystal clear water that constantly flows. After an exhausting day, you will make your way back with a desire for more adventures and memories that will last for a lifetime.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation within 2 days prior to the tour date or earlier: 50% of total package payment incurred.

Cancellation within 1 day prior to the tour date or no show: No refunds are allowed.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am

What's Included:

  • English-speaking Guide
  • Return Transfers
  • Reusable Aluminium Water Bottles
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
  • Bathing the Elephants

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Gratuities

Additional Information:

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 pax to be confirmed. Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour if minimum pax is not met
  • For solo or group travellers, please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

Pick-Up Location(s)

Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Luang Prabang. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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