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Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary

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Main Street | Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Having missed a trip to bath elephants in Chiang Mai, some of my fellow travellers had found this place. We had to sign out of our trip to spend half a day here and it was so worthwhile. Go gave us a chat about how...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Starnurse2
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Had great day with Go at his elephant sanctuary. We were able to see 3 of 4 elephants. The male was deep in mountains. 2 of the females spent time with us. We had no issues with mosquitos. Excellent day with a light lunch served....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 620StephanieM
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

I had a blast with the elephants during my stay at Vang Vieng. The sanctuary was only recently opened. They have 4 elephants as of now and they plan to have more elephants in the future. The tour starts with hiking to an open space...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank zkzd
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

I had the best time visiting this elephant sanctuary. The work this family puts in to this everyday is incredible. They truly love and care for these elephants. I enjoyed feeding them bananas and getting all muddy with them. The lunch that was served was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank annikenaak
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This is a fabulous chance to get up close and personal with elephants, and at the same time particiapte in a program that supports the wellbeing of these 4 lucky trumpeters. You'll transfer a large amount of bananas from your bag to these gentle giants,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

I had a great time at the VV Elephant Sanctuary. It was good to see the elephants were well looked after by Mr Go and his team. We were able to feed the elephants, give them a mud bath, and take a swim together. It...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jameskS6394RB
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

We visitet Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary, and was welcomed by the owner. He told us passionably about his animal shelter, and his work with the elephants. Afterwards We got to meet these stunning Giants in the jungle, and it was an experience We will never...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We had a very good day. The elephant seemed happy and loved bananatime. The staff were very kind and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank amytE3408FX
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

I was planning to do this tour since I read the review on TripAdvisor but wasn’t sure when. I met German couple Niklas and Louisa while doing Hot air balloon Above Laos, they were doing this tour so I joined with them. I found out...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank yogibear5252
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

What kind of people take care pf elephants for nothing? The BEST! You will meet lovely people and animals

Date of experience: March 2019
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December 20, 2018|
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Response from IM_A_COP_YOU_IDIOT | Reviewed this property |
Best bet is to go to their office which is on the main road in Vang Vien. The half day tour doesn't start until midday anyway so go early morning and see if they have any slots
December 20, 2018|
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Response from lakes tarns n f... m | Reviewed this property |
Try facebook messenger
November 4, 2018|
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Response from Rachael S | Reviewed this property |
I had the same problem so I sent them a message on Facebook messenger otherwise I was told they have a office in town.