FULL DAY MAHOUT BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM — TOUR CODE:F08
A FULL DAY MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE AT THE ELEPHANT’S HOME AND NATURE.
|Price||US$ 40 / PAX|
|Application period||3 months advance - Day before your trip 8:30 pm (Laos time UTC + 07:00)|
|Departure point||Your accommodation in Luang Prabang|
Your tour experience begins with a transportation service pick up from your accommodation between 8:15 am – 9:00 am then we head off our way and have a short stop at the popular Ban Xang Hai Village, also known as ‘the whiskey 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!
From there we are less than 2kms / 10 minute drive from the 110 hectares property and home to 20 elephants at Manifa Elephant Camp.
After a few important introductions and a brief orientation, you will get straight into interacting with the Manifa elephants and start “FULL DAY – MAHOUT BASIC PROGRAM“ – get used to being close to and comfortable with one of the 17 elephants.
We enjoy a beautiful buffet style lunch at the restaurant – overlooking the Mekong river.
At about 1 PM, we resume Mahout program until afternoon. In the end of program we take elephants to their resident bamboo forests and then go back to Luang Prabang at about 4:00 PM.
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.
Join in the elephant bath time. Ride on the neck of your elephant into the Mekong river and help elephant to scrub themselves clean and cool down from the heat of the day. You will have lots of fun and meaningful interaction with elephant.
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
By adding extra US$5, we offer the best budget cruise in town with two-hour sunset trips along the Mekong river with a comfortable long-tail slow boat. Not like other sunset tours cruising around city area, you can enjoy incredible sunset views in the countryside of Luang Prabang.
- 2 hours boat rides and sunset cruises from Ban Xang Hai to Pak Ou to Luang Prabnag (25km)
- A can of beer (or soft drink) & snacks on the boat for free
- Going back to Luang Prabang boat peer at
around sunset time. (6-7pm)