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All Lao Elephant Camp

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13/7 Sisavangvong Road | Ban Nonsavath,, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Amazing day with the elephants

We booked the 1 day Mahout training day direct with the All Lao Travel service in Luang Prabang at... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2014
Poppyslane
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Great elephant mahout day!

We did a one-day mahout course and it was a great fun. I got to learn how to sit on elephant's... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2014
Eratolin
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Lund, Sweden
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All Lao Elephant Camp is only 7 kilometres from the UNESCO heritage town of Luang Prabang, Laos. Perfectly positioned amongst breathtaking scenery you will find a 20 room Resort, 16 idyllic chalets, cafes and a restaurant nestled amongst the trees on the banks of the Nam Khan River. Come and have time with our majestic rescued elephants. Here we are dedicated to providing them with the best quality of care possible with the aim of rescuing more. Conservation is our top priority and we have many future conservation initiatives we are working on. You can Relax in the gardens and watch the elephants, or you can go mountain biking, kayaking, bamboo rafting, hiking, and get up close and personal with our amazing elephants. You can also visit hill tribes or villages, explore waterfalls, explore the Buddha Caves or cruise along the famous Mekong River. Come and stay, play or rest and enjoy Laos tranquility! *Please be aware some tours are operated through other tour operators which All Lao Elephant Camp can book but is not responsible for
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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13/7 Sisavangvong Road | Ban Nonsavath,, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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"day trip"
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"learning how"
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"change of clothes"
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"well worth the money"
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"the nam khan river"
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"amazing experience"
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

We booked the 1 day Mahout training day direct with the All Lao Travel service in Luang Prabang at a cost of $85 each We were picked up on time and taken to the camp by comfortable minibus. The day was very well organised -...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

We did a one-day mahout course and it was a great fun. I got to learn how to sit on elephant's neck well and how to control them by giving them commands verbally and physically and we also had fun in the water (although it...More

1  Thank Eratolin
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Super, super good! Number one, my guide Mr. Good (should be named Mr. Awesome) was a real pleasure to talk to. His english was great and we had some very real conversations. I was the only person that was to do the kayaking that day...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

After a good morning the afternoon bathing session on some elephants proved dangerous as my elephant continually submerged itself and rolled over in the river- the handlers were of little or no assistance and at one stage I had to let go as unable to...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

We booked the minivan to Vang Vieng with All Lao, who had provided us with an enjoyable waterfall trip earlier in the week. We were advised that the price included pick up from our hotel, which sounded great. As it turned out, a tuktuk arrived...More

2  Thank beki33
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

This experience was special, drove this huge animals so quiet and beautiful was something great. The staff is really good, the mahout (driver) are young boy kind and they love to take picture with our camera, and they are really good to do it. Great

2  Thank Iwasnotforonecorner
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

I did the two day mahout course, which was really good. The elephants were lovely and well cared for. I agree with some of the comments that there is a lot of sitting around doing nothing. I live in Asia though, and that is kind...More

1  Thank Jay M
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Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

A friend and I did a 2 day Mahout course, it was awesome!! We didn't want to go trekking or anything on the second day, preferring to just spend time with the elephants which they accomodated. We both had the same elephants for the two...More

2  Thank Gillstain
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

When you pay $60 per head for a trip you feel entitled to a competent professional service. You also expect that you will spend more time doing the activities you've paid for than you will sitting around doing nothing or in a minibus picking up...More

1  Thank ErnestLondo
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KHAMVANH, Owner at All Lao Elephant Camp, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2013

Dear ErnestLondo, Thankyou very much for your time to write the feedback to us and we are very happy to hearing from you again that for you are using our service that not good enough for you, we are deeply understand that you complain to...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

One whole day it seems is enough though, we even thought so when we left. It would appear the elephants are not getting a very Eco experience, made to swim and dunk on demand (how many times a day)? Actually mine wouldn't swim but squirted!...More

1  Thank Noufy
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Response from Yash P | Reviewed this property |
yes you can when I went I didn’t stay at the hotel and was still able to ride the elephants.
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