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FULL DAY SHORT TREK . ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS . KUAN SI WATERFALL . LOCAL VILLAGES — TOUR CODE:F01

FULL DAY SHORT TREK . ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS . KUAN SI WATERFALL . LOCAL VILLAGES — TOUR CODE:F01
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FULL DAY SHORT TREK . ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS . KUAN SI WATERFALL . LOCAL VILLAGES
TOUR CODE:F01

EXPLORE THE ELEPHANTS FORESTS OF THE ANCIENT LAOS KING

OVERVIEW

PriceUS$ 43-46 / PAX
Application period3 months advance - Day before your trip 8:30 pm (Laos time UTC + 07:00)
Departure pointYour accommodation in Luang Prabang
Departure dateEveryday
DurationFull Day
Please see this page for the details of booking process.

Pick up from your accommodation at around 8:15 – 09:00 AM. 30 min drive take us to the starting point of trekking Ban Xang Hai, is also known as Whisky Village. Here you can see the process of making lao lao, the country’s beloved rice whiskey and for some maybe even an early morning sample!

After a short stop at the village, we start trekking in the elephants forests of ancient Laos King. We go though rice fields, river, forests and valleys of mountain. You will be amazed at how green and lush it is on the way. Passing the bamboo forests where elephants live, we reach our destination Manifa Elephant Camp and end our one and half hour trek.

At around 11 AM, we start “MEANINGFUL ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS PROGRAM“ in Manifa Elephant Camp.

  • 1 HOUR ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE
  • CRUELTY FREE RIDING (OPTIONAL BARE-NECK OR CORRECTLY WEIGHTED HOWDAH)
  • WE PROVIDE AN ABUNDANCE OF BANANAS AND SUGAR CANE STICKS (OUR ELEPHANTS FAVORITE SNACK FOOD) FOR YOU TO FEED HELP US FEED OUR 17 ELEPHANTS
  • SLASH AROUND IN THE WATER AND HELP IN BATHING ALL OUR ELEPHANTS

We enjoy a beautiful buffet style lunch at the restaurant – overlooking the Mekong river.

At about 1 PM, We start driving to Kuang Si Waterfall. We stay 2 hours there. You can take a dip in the turquoise waterfall with a backdrop of white limestone cliffs and also visit Bear Rescue Center. We leave for Luang Prabang in the late afternoon. We make a short visit at Ban Na Uan Hmong village on the way. Then we return to the city between 5:30-6:00 PM which is the ideal time to visit Phousi Mountain to see sunset.

Recommended to join in this tour with two or more people. We have to double the price for a single participant because the reference price starts from 2 participants .

Manifa Elephant Camp is managed by people certified by EU Switch Asia Luang Prabang Handle with Care Project. Working with them, we will improve the animal welfare standard in Laos. For further information, please refer to our “Elephant FAQ“

INCLUDED SERVICES

MEANINGFUL ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS PROGRAM (1H)

ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE

TRANSPORTATION

From and to your accommodation (or Luang Prabang city center)

STUNNING JUNGLE TREKKING (1.5H)

KUANG SI WATERFALL (2H)

BUFFET STYLE LUNCH

ENTRANCES FEE

OPTION

UPGRADE TO PRIVATE TOUR

YOUR OWN TOUR GUIDE (EN, FR,DE,JP,CH,IT,SP,RU), PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

BABIES 0 – 3 YEARS

FREE OF CHARGE – PARENTAL CARE REQUIRED

AGES 4 -11 YEARS

DISCOUNTED 30% OFF FULL RATE OF TOUR PACKAGE – MANDATORY PARENTAL OR GUARDIAN SUPERVISION REQUIRED THROUGHOUT

THERE IS NO MAXIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION

Be able to comfortably walk on uneven terrain

STAYING IN LUANG PRABANG

This tour can starts only from your hotel / guest house in Luang Prabang city. If you have not yet decided your accommodation when booking the tour, please contact us before the tour day.

Be in good health and prepared to physically participate in the tour

CASE SPECIFIC SITUATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

EXPERIENCES

A unique little village on the banks of the Mekong River. Ban Xang Hai is famous for their handicraft products like distilling and selling whisky, hand woven fabric and jewelry.

Ban Xang Hai forests were a venerable area known as the forests for the King’s elephants in the ancient era

Explore the mysterious beauty of the Lao jungle with elephant. Manifa mahout team have a tremendous bond with their elephant. They will support you to ride elephant with no cruelty.

Manifa Elephant Camp provides pleanty of snack food (banana & sugarcane stick, pineapple) for you to feed elephants. No additional charge for elephant snacks

Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river. Savour the traditional laos flavours and delight in the western international style dishes. Made with love and fresh local ingredients | Vegetarian options available

The Kuang Si Falls, sometimes spelled Kuang Xi or known as Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls, is a three levelled waterfall about 29 kilometres (18 mi) south of Luang Prabang. These waterfalls are a favourite side trip for tourists in Luang Prabang. The falls begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside. These lead to the main fall with a 60 metres (200 ft) drop.

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