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Luangprabang Elephant Camp

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The elephants are cared for and the lunch was good. They are still building. Worth a visit. Better... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bangkok, Thailand
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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
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The elephants are cared for and the lunch was good. They are still building. Worth a visit. Better then a logging camp.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kramlevart
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We visited the elephant camp with the impression that elephants in Laos were well treated, and looked after, but left feeling the exact opposite. The elephants are kept on small chains and did not leave these chains for hours at a time, until it was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Straith_Travels
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MarcM513
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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 !

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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!

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Davidoffbali
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