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Mandalao Elephant Conservation Experience
Enjoy time with adult elephants in this wonderful half day morning experience, located about 40 minutes from Luang Prabang. This is a small and shared educational experience that is a fantastic way to learn about these incredible creatures.
This morning will be an early start for your drive out to Mandalao, a fantastic elephant conservation project just 40 minutes from Luang Prabang. The ethos of the project is to educate visitors on elephant welfare by allowing them time to feed and walk with these incredible creatures With the mahouts you'll learn more about these gentle giants and have a chance to watch them being bathed. To be in line with WAP- World Animal Protection Guidelines, guests will not be able to bathe the elephants directly as they are free to choose if they enter the river or not. The only people having direct contact with the elephants are their mahouts. From the river, you'll also enjoy a 1 hour stroll through rice paddies.
After spending some magical time with the elephants you will return back to the main camp where you'll enjoy lunch overlooking the stunning Nam Khan River.
Please note that this project doesn't offer elephant riding. Imagine Travel doesn't support the act of elephant riding by tourists and we feel walking with elephants as well as feeding is a far more rewarding and wholesome experience.
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