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White Elephant Adventures is a team of Laotians, British and Canadians enthusiastic about organizing adventurous and educational hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking tours in the UNESCO World Heritage site Luang Prabang. We'll take you trekking...more
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44/3 Sisavangvong Road | Ban Xieng Mouane,, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 30 57 89 120
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended. White Elephant Adventures take sustainability seriously. Nothing is left behind in nature, aside from the banana leafs which serve as plates for your lunch. Even the takeaway breakfast comes in a special string bag! The pre-briefing in the office the night before the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chthsin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hello, With White Elephant Adventures we booked tour option P4: 1 Day Trek to Villages and Tad-Se Waterfall and we had a wonderful time. Thanks to the experienced local guides we saw unique authentic places in Laos that we otherwise would have never had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Alex was amazing at responding to emails prior to our trip (and I had a lot of questions). Everyone we met at the office were very helpful. First day overnight village was a delight and I would highly recommend the 2 day / 1 night...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theway02
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear theway02, Thank you for the feedback. I'm pleased you found the staff and I to be helpful, and found the the overnight on day one to be a delight. I also love to get up a bit early in the morning and watch the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the two day one night trek to the remote villages, as it provided an opportunity to understand more about cultures in Laos. The walk itself was challenging, not from altitude but from terrain along the path. The first day required crossing a couple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hnoftall
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Hnoftall, Thank you for writing a review here. Its great to hear you enjoyed your overnight trek with us recently and that King Kong was very informative and took good care of you. Most people find the trek to be challenging enough to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour. The guides (moah, Charlie, and King Kong) were great. Villages were interesting and homestays were nice and clean. Was also very lucky to meet some great people in our trekking group. Would do it again in a heartbeat.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael B
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm pleased you had a great trek with us recently and that all 3 guides were awesome. Indeed, all our home stays while basic, are clean and comfortable. I hope you do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on an incredible 3 day trek with this company. The guides are fantastic and informative and the trek was challenging while remaining manageable and well thought-through. If you get Year as a guide you will be particularly blessed as he is the most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard W
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Richard W, Thank you for writing a review. Its great to see you had an amazing trek with us recently and found the guides to be fantastic. We have a wonderful team of friendly guides here, and I'll certainly pass on your comments to...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

The experience was very well planned and organized. The owner was very friendly and solicited feedbacks to further improve the experience. I engaged in the trekking from the Hmong/Khmu village to Quang Si Falls on Day 1 and the hike from the Hmong/Khmu village to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tub Huas H
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tub Huas H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here. I'm pleased you had a great experience on both your tours with us recently. We often get US based Hmong people looking to learn a bit more about their culture...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

I joined for a hiking and Kajaking Trip and had a good time! Everything was well organized, the kajaking equipment was good (helms and lifevests were provided as well). Guide spoke English and French fluently and was happy to explain everything and chat with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roving16186013447
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Roving16186013447, Thank you for writing a review here. Its great to hear you had a fun hiking and kayaking trip with us recently, and that the guide took good care of you. Thank you for recommending WEA, and I hope you have a great...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

I did the 3 day tour including 2 days of hiking + 1 day of kayaking to the water falls with 4 other people. Overall it was really great. Professional staff with good English and kind with all of us.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon G
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Simon G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here. I'm pleased to hear you had a great experience with us recently and found our staff to be professional and kind. I must say, borrowing a phrase from a private equity...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was the most wonderful adventure. As a solo traveller, I joined a lovely group of six others for this trek, with two guides, King Kong and Von (unsure of spelling). Over three days we walked about 5 hours per day, sometimes over challenging terrain....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chaffey81
WEA_Laos, Owner at White Elephant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Chaffey81, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here. Its great to hear you had such a wonderful adventure and found it to be great value. Indeed we have some of the best guides in town who genuinely love what they...More

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CHAMALTA
14 February 2018|
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Response from WEA_Laos | Property representative |
Dear Chamalta, We politely ask for a deposit to secure places and avoid disappointment as we can get busy and tours can easily fill up at times, however guests are welcome to delay payment until their arrival to Luang... More
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smartcar8
2 October 2017|
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Response from WEA_Laos | Property representative |
Dear smartcar8, I am not sure which trek you are referring to...but going by recent reviews we had a David do our 1 day trek to Kuang Si waterfall recently. This trek starts in a traditional (though slowly developing... More
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julierG4910JL
22 February 2016|
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Response from WEA_Laos | Property representative |
Hello Julie, Thank you for contacting WEA. I'm not sure which tour you are referring to however, please note our website went down temporarily last night, but it should be back up and running within the next 2 hours. On the... More
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