34 Resident Elephants
6000 Forest Area (Ha)
192000 National Protected Area (Ha)
50 Wild Elephants
“Lao’s only sanctuary that offers an undisturbed natural environment with professional staff and world-class facilities”
“Lao’s only sanctuary that offers an undisturbed natural environment with professional staff and world-class facilities” – We Are Lao
“One of the world’s best places to see elephants”
“One of the world’s best places to see elephants” – Wanderlust
“The ECC breeding program seeks to (re)create sustainable breeding populations in the wild”
“The ECC breeding program seeks to (re)create sustainable breeding populations in the wild” – The Diplomat
“Ici (…) les éléphants vivent en paix.”
“Ici (…) les éléphants vivent en paix.” – Le Monde
“Elephant Conservation Center sets a sustainable example”
“Elephant Conservation Center sets a sustainable example” – The Outdoor Journal
“El Centro de Conservación de Elefantes es un brote verde en medio del turismo convencional”
“El Centro de Conservación de Elefantes es un brote verde en medio del turismo convencional” – El Pais
“An innovative project to utilise Laos’ elephant experts in service of protecting the country’s natural treasures”
“An innovative project to utilise Laos’ elephant experts in service of protecting the country’s natural treasures” – Geographical
“ECC is a bright light in an increasingly dark landscape for wildlife conservation in the region”
“ECC is a bright light in an increasingly dark landscape for wildlife conservation in the region” – Lonely Planet
“The ECC team are now working towards their rewilding goal”
“The ECC team are now working towards their rewilding goal” – The Telegraph UK
“Meet and interact with elephants the ethical way at the Elephant Conservation Center”
“Meet and interact with elephants the ethical way at the Elephant Conservation Center” – The Independent
“The local mahouts genuinely care for their elephants’ survival”
“The local mahouts genuinely care for their elephants’ survival” – The Outdoor Journal

      It is now the second time that we have visited the EEC. The elephant conservation center is located in a wonderful landscape right next to a large beautiful lake. We... read more

    vdaneu
    2/23/2020

      The team at the Elephant Conservation Center is passionately committed to saving elephants in Laos and in particular breeding to increase the population. It was a wonderful experience to... read more

    amparis75
    2/07/2020

      What an amazing experience we had at the centre! We received a great amount of information we received about the elephants, the mahouts, and their difficult situation here in Laos.... read more

    Annie-Claude D
    1/15/2020

      As quoted on the ECC brochure, "...the elephants are not here for you. You are here for them." This centre may be unique in Asia, as it is a sanctuary... read more

    katisaun
    1/12/2020