Day 1: Luang Prabang – 01 Day Mahout Experience with Bathing
This tour includes all of our most wanted activities packed into a single day trip. Learn how to be a Mahout and then get ready to get wet as you plunge into the Nam Khan river and give your personal elephant a refreshing bath!
8:30 am – 9:00 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
Mahout Training: Receive your basic mahout training on how to move with your elephant just like a mahout!
Lunch: Dine at our Elephant Camp restaurant. Buffet lunch served with coffee/tea and drinking water (vegetarian options available)
Bathe Your Elephant: Take your own elephant down to the Nam Khan river for an exhilarating and once in a lifetime bathing experience!
Boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall: Take a traditional Lao longboat to the Tad Sae Waterfall and relax, dip your feet or take a swim in the clear, cool water (water levels vary with seasonal conditions)
Depart: Transfer back to your Hotel in Luang Prabang between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm
Your Tour Includes: Round trip transfer, English speaking guide, be a mahout, boat ride to the Tad Sae waterfall, waterfall entrance fee, basic mahout training, bathing your elephant, buffet lunch
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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