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FULL DAY MAHOUT INTRODUCTION TRAINING PROGRAM . KAYAK TO TAD SAE WATERFALL — TOUR CODE:F20

FULL DAY MAHOUT INTRODUCTION TRAINING PROGRAM . KAYAK TO TAD SAE WATERFALL — TOUR CODE:F20

THIS FULL DAY ADVENTURE TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES OUR SPECIAL MAHOUT INTRODUCTION TRAINING PROGRAM AND A RIVER KAYAK TRIP TO TAD SAE WATERFALL

OVERVIEW

Your tour experience begins with a transportation service pick up from your accommodation between 8:30 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 hectare 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 the mahout training program – get used to being close to and comfortable with one of the 20 elephants – share in the experience of cruelty free riding (optional bareneck or howdah) – join in the snacktime feeding and have the option of splashing around in the water with the elephants during one of their many daily bath time sessions

Enjoy a beautiful buffet style lunch @ the restaurant – overlooking the mekong river.

From manifa elephant camp, we drive to Ban Suan Luang Village, where we start Kayaking. This adventure destination package will take you into the water as you paddle your kayak on the Nam Khan River

Enjoy the many views from the water, witness typical scenes of rural laos villages, fishermen, children and everyday lives along the way. Take in the surrounding karst landscapes as you approach the beautiful cascades of the Tad Sae Waterfall. Each rainy season these falls erupt with life as the extra water from the mountains plunge over the flat rocks.

The natural pools at the base of the waterfall are a must for a swim

From here it is time to make our way back into Luang Prabang town center.  Typically this is between 5:30pm -6:00pm drop off location is at the post office on the main street, near the night market or at your accommodation by prior arrangement or on request

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

TAD SAE WATERFALL (2H)

KAYAK (2 H)

ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE

TRANSPORTATION

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

MAHOUT INTRODUCTION PROGRAM

MAHOUT CERTIFICATION

Mahout certification is being issued upon your request.

BUFFET STYLE LUNCH

ENTRANCES FEE

OPTION

UPGRADE TO PRIVATE TOUR

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

AGE REQUIREMENTS

BABIES 0 – 3 YEARS

FREE OF CHARGE – PARENTAL CARE REQUIRED

THERE IS NO MAXIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION

AGES 4 -11 YEARS

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

CASE SPECIFIC SITUATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

EXPERIENCES

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.

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

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.

Tat Sae Waterfalls, also referred to as the Tad Sae Waterfalls are waterfalls located along a tributary of the Nam Khan River in Luang Prabang Province, Laos. They are located about 18 kilometres southeast of Luang Prabang  The best season from August to December

A soft river kayaking with some rapid. Recommended for beginners.

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