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Elephant Conservation Center

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Great experience!!!

Please support this project! You will visit the elephants in their natural environment and you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maria S
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Support elephant recovery, have a great experience

Our three day visit to the Elephant Conservation Center, about 2 hours from Luang Prabang, northern... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bruceh500
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The Elephant Conservation Center marks a new era for conservation of the Asian elephant within the Lao PDR and offers a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the preservation of an endangered species. The first of its kind in...more
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Nam Tien Protected Area | Sayaboury, Sayaboury 0800, Laos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please support this project! You will visit the elephants in their natural environment and you can feel how the people there care about elephants and the nature. It seems to be a well planed organisation and its not just watching those lovely creatures. They really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our three day visit to the Elephant Conservation Center, about 2 hours from Luang Prabang, northern Laos, was a highlight of our two month trip through South East Asia. The center is about returning elephants to the wild. Sadly, Laos, once known as the land...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st point: yes, do not go expecting this to be an hotel or to be a slick guest experience. As they will point out to you they were set up primarily from an elephant Foundation to look after elephants and the tourism came along to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week there as volunteers. It was an amazing experience. We learned so much about elephants and the current environment in Laos right now. This center has created a very ethical and peaceful place for the elephants who have had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jmcdonough0702
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We visited the ECC in July & really ought to ave written a review before now - my wife & I blame each other for not doing so sooner! Regardless, the ECC is a special place - super staff, beautfuily location - the journey there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Hi This review is 5 stars for the elephants and their rehabilitation, some will be move to the wild when they have readjusted to being elephants in a herd in the forest some will never return because they are too old to adjust from being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DKCairns
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I spent one week there as a volunteer. It was one of the most beautiful experiences ever. I learned a lot about elephants and the current situation in Laos. All staff was super friendly, the food was good and the accommodation simple (cold showers outside,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Chiara B
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked the three day stay at the centre wondering if this might be too short a time to really engage with the place and it was, however the experience was fantastic. Walking around the sanctuary to encounter the elephants is good fun with plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank baddogmaisy
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend ECC for anyone wanting to experience a visit with elephants that places the elephants and their welfare first. Celine and the entire team are very hospitable and have created a wonderful environment. ECC’s location is also very peaceful and a great place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I’m normally sceptical of conservation projects in developing countries, but was inspired and humbled by my experience at the ECC. All the staff that I met were amazingly knowledgeable and passionate about the project and the elephants. Any doubts I had about the Centre faded...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Whereshallwego2
October 28, 2018|
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Response from baddogmaisy | Reviewed this property |
I think most have views of the lake, we were in number 3 with what i think was a good view, some further down the hill might have been better but I'm not too sure but there is a viewing platform like a fale with great views.
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gemmab628
January 27, 2018|
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Hey Gemma, If you are travelling alone, you would still have your own bungalow, without an extra cost.
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December 22, 2017|
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Bonjour, Le centre ne propose pas de séjour de 5 nuits sur place. Néanmoins nous y avons passé 10 jours sans se lasser grâce au programme de volontariat. Ayant fait un autre centre en Asie celui ci était radicalement... More
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