The "Elephant Village"
Elephant Camp and Sanctuary
Elephant Village & Adventure location, Ban Xieng Lom village,
Luang Prabang province
A great 2012 Article about the Elephant Village experience in Luang Prabang A Day amongst giants in luang prabangs with elephant village
And maybe you wanna know what a writer
for Travelfish thought about his experience with our protected Elephants. Last sentence. "And I got to bathe an elephant. That's pretty cool."
The "Elephant Village" Luang Prabang
(former "Elephant & Adventure Camp, XL camp") is located about 15 km out of Luang Prabang on the bank of the Nam Khan river. Elephant Village is located on a well chosen place in pure nature, in the middle of misty mountains nearby the river. It is the first and only place like that in Laos offering Elephant interaction programs and an outstanding variety of Elephant activity tours for young and old...
Tiger Trail Outdoor Adventures & Elephant Village
in cooperation with the "Elephant Village" has created a wide range of community supportive programs in this truly wonderful Lao landscape. The Elephant Camp in the Elephant Village is blended into the natural, peaceful surroundings with its traditional buildings, an Elephant hospital station, information house and other facilities. Until 1990, locals say, tigers and wild elephants still lived in this area just outside of Luang Prabang. It is definitely the most beautiful place in the Luang Prabang surrounding and visitors are welcome to the "Elephant Village" and of course to meet and learn about the protected Elephants.
The location of the Luang Prabang "Elephant Village"
is unique and offers an amazing panorama view to a breathtaking 1,600 meter high mountain chain and to a 600 meter high towering rock face... The countryside in front of the camp is unspoiled and covered by forests, plantations and fields...
From the "Elephant Village" we start our daily Elephant activities such as Elephant riding, our famous Mahout Experience, training tours and others. Also some of our Trekking and Kayaking adventures start from this wonderful place. The programs can be extended and could even fit into a Lao style multi-day adventure package.
The area around the Elephant Village offers about 4 hectares of lush and green nature, and a sandbank in front of the camp allows visitors to watch the Elephants during their bath every day... Maybe you want to take a bath yourself with the elephants enjoy? Come and relax on the sandbank and make friends with the protected Asian Elephants.
The wonderful “Tad Sae Waterfall” of Luang Prabang can be reached with our Tiger Trail boat within only 15 minutes.
The beautiful Elephant Lodge which is connected by a small path just a few hundred meters from the "Elephant Village", offers a nice and simple place to stay. It offers nicely furnished rooms in colonial style. The surrounding nature has its own flair welcoming you with sounds of the jungle...
Kayak tours are available to all visitors who enjoy Elephant programs, as well as trekking tours in the mountainous area surrounding the Elephant Village. You can also simply book any of our adventure tours and have a short stop over at the Elephant Village and camp.