This trip is a smooth combination of ecotourism and community-based tourism. It includes the perfect sustainable ingredients for a very complete full day tour: elephant learning, ethnic minority village, handicrafts introduction, kids support... What else could we include to make this trip more responsible?DESTINATIONS• Elephant Camp• Ban Nanyang ethnic hand weaving villageHIGHLIGHTS• Learn about this ecotourism and conservation program at Elephant Camp• Encounter a remote ethnic village that has special weaving style
• Elephant Camp• Ban Nanyang ethnic hand weaving village
• Learn about this ecotourism and conservation program at Elephant Camp• Encounter a remote ethnic village that has special weaving style
[Day 1] Luang Prabang – Hill Tribes VillagesMeals: lunch | Accommodation: N/A
We greet the day by taking a drive 15 km out of Luang Prabang to Elephant Camp. There are great opportunities to learn about this ecotourism and conservation program that cares for elephants while giving local people employment as mahout. Afterwards, we continue to visit Ban Nanyang 125km on route 13 to visit minorities of Lu people, original from Yunan China dating back the late 18th century. We walk to the village of 500 inhabitants where they growing their own cotton and each household have 2-3 weaving looms underneath the house on stilts. This Lu village has their own weaving style and they make special table cloth, wall hanging, scarf...etc. We spend a few hours here strolling from home to home and interact with local people to learn about their tradition. We will enjoy our boxed lunch with one of the family and opportunity to interact with the local villagers to understand their effort to preserve the traditional craft over the generations! On the way back, we can make some stops en route for concerning visit to a local poor school to help Laos kids with some donations.
PRICE PER PERSON
Solo: $198For 2 participants: $115Single supplement: N/A
Group discount is available, please contact our sales staff at
• Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver• Lunch as indicated• English-speaking guide• All entrance fees• Government fund and all taxes• Water and cold towel on sightseeing tour.
• Beverages, guide gratuities and personal expenses.• Camera fees (if any)• Surcharge in peak season (Christmas & New Year)• Personal insurance
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