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Luangprabang Elephant Camp

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Could be better!

This camp only provides elephant riding on flat ground hence not very exciting. But the view was... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Kuala Lumpur
Nothing special

I visited this camp and I chose not to ride any elephant nor to bathe it. I fed some of them and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Rome, Italy
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“mekong river”(4 reviews)
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Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 28 638 805
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

All elephants were chained up with many on less than 1m to move. Max length was 3 metres. We asked how long they are chained up for, the reply was 8-4. However I don’t believe they are ever let off as their is no secure...More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

About 12 elephants are chained under a wooden roof and are not allowed to circulate in the compound of the elephant camp, as we were told by the supervisor. As we wanted to get some pictures of elephants bathing in the Mekong River, the most...More

1  Thank Marc M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We visited here as a private tour that combined feeding, a ride and bathing the elephants in the Mekong, and then a visit to the waterfalls. Having visited other facilities like this in Asia I was impressed with the care that the mahouts give the...More

1  Thank tracyaustin777
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

A farm with 4 miasery elephants that are being abused. An expensive elephant tour is a 100 meters ride on a sad elephant. This is a kind of place that shouldn't exist !

2  Thank chenit
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Definitely a good visit - lunch, elephant ride, mahout training - all possible! You can feed them too - they are gentle, obviously enjoy their surroundings and their river bathing and seemed very happy. We did this as part of a slowboat, Mekong River trip...More

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We called in at the Luang Prabang Elephant Camp on our way to the Kuang Si Falls, and we very much enjoyed seeing and feeding the elephants. We did not have the time to stay and ride them, but even our short twenty minute stopover...More

1  Thank GJS_12
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This camp only provides elephant riding on flat ground hence not very exciting. But the view was spectacular, picture perfect!

Thank Taipei101
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Bring my baby to see a real elephant in jungle . Like most of people said , this camp exploration the animal . But without our donation , the camp also can be close. So support in your way and good experience to ride a...More

Thank Davidoffbali
Reviewed 21 September 2017

About 20 min out of LP. They offer houdah free rides on the elephant's neck. The walk through the river is thrilling. The lunch is a let down though

1  Thank mojomusic
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I visited this camp and I chose not to ride any elephant nor to bathe it. I fed some of them and watched them bathing in the Mekong which was nice. They are building an electrified fence and growing a banana plantation and hopefully by...More

Thank vale1379
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