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Half Day Elephant Experience

Short but not short on fun!  Enjoy the essentials on this, exciting tour.  Be a mahout, Lao long boat rides, the Tad Sae Waterfall and a delicious lunch buffet.  We’ll have you back to your hotel with plenty of time to enjoy your afternoon plans in Luang Prabang.

Elephant Village in Luang Prabang**Please note**  This tour does NOT include elephant bathing

8:00 am – 8:30 am:  Pick up by our English speaking guide from your hotel lobby within Luang Prabang, Laos
Arrival at the Elephant Village Camp: Welcome greeting by your guide and participate in a short briefing about elephants
Be a Mahout: Enjoy the impressive experience of being a Mahout, Lao style! 1 person per elephant
Boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall: Ride in a traditional Lao long boat to the Tad Sae Waterfall and relax or swim in the clear water (water levels vary with seasonal conditions)
Lunch: Dine at our Elephant Camp restaurant.  Buffet lunch served with coffee / tea and drinking water (vegetarian options are available)
Depart: Transfer back to your Hotel in Luang Prabang around 1:00pm
Your Tour Includes: Hotel pickup and drop off in our air conditioned van, English speaking guide, being a mahout, boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall, waterfall entrance fee, buffet lunch, drinking water

notes: schedules and itineraries are approximate and subject to change due to seasonal conditions in the jungle and at the camp.  Elephant Village reserves the right to break larger groups into smaller groups and/or operate tour activities in a different order than published above.

By booking our tours you are supportingLuang Prabang Elephant Tour
Our Elephants 


So that they can earn their own living in close harmony with nature & humans, cared for by professionals and away from abusive work logging work.

Our Community – especially in the rural areas 
We create jobs in many different sectors.  For example: elephant care takers and food suppliers, restaurant service, house keepers, maintenance staff, boat drivers, chauffeurs, tour guides, gardeners and farmers. This ensures a varied local economy that includes many different skill sets.

Our Tourism Industry in Laos
Because we offer unique and attractive activities as well as a very high level of customer satisfaction, especially outside the busy tourism areas; we help to create extended visits to Laos.  This benefits many individual service providers throughout Laos and creates a more sustainable tourism industry.

Our Natural Habitat
By trekking down our “Trail of Falls” trail, you contribute to our nature conservation project (wildlife habitat), which sets an example for the local community. They see that money can be earned and jobs can be created in a sustainable way, without destroying precious natural habitats. This also means that they can keep alive the skills they already have.



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