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

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    bj373
    11/15/2019

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      The ECC is a wonderful place to see elephants in a more natural habitat. The dedicated staff, the grounds, and of course the elephants are all beautiful!

    Kim K
    9/17/2019

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