1 Day Visit
ECC Discovery in a Day
8:30am:Transfer from your guesthouse in Sayaboury to the Elephant Conservation Center.
- Guided visit of the Center with veterinarians
Visit the only hospital dedicated to elephants in Laos. Vets will tell you about their work here and will take you around the facility. Then, you will have further opportunity to see, observe and learn about the mysterious pachyderm at the museum and at the mahout school.
- Interacting with elephants
The Mahouts will then show you the three different ways to mount and dismount an elephant the traditional way (bareback) and basic commands used to control an elephant. You will be proposed to ride at the elephant yard to implement your fresh knowledge.
For lunch, enjoy a variety of Lao foods served at our restaurant.
- Discover the Nursery
After lunch, you will visit our elephant nursery. It is located inside the forest where the baby elephants are learning how to sustain themselves closely watched by mum. You will receive information about the reproduction program set up by the NGO ElefantAsia while watching them play.
- Elephant Bath
Elephants are surprisingly good swimmers and love water. You will witness the unique bond between the mahout and his elephant.
After the elephant bath, we will bring you back to Sayaboury city.
Price per person: 60$
The price includes:
Transfer from/to Sayaboury guesthouse to the ECC,
English speaking guide,
Lunch at the restaurant (set menu including water, coffee or tea)
The price excludes:
Personal expenses (Soft drinks, snacks, tips etc...)
Bank transfer fees,
Anything not mentioned in 'The price includes'.