Elephant Riding

Riding elephants in Laos


Elephant riding

Near the town of LuangPrabang, you can live a day in the life of a mahout, or elephant trainer.

All the elephants here have been rescued from hard toil and mistreatment in the logging industry and after making friends with your elephant, you’ll spend the next few hours learning the commands you need to control it on a trip through the surrounding jungle.

Elephant riding

Bond with this magnificent animal by scrubbing it down in the river afterwards for an unforgettable experience.

Elephant riding

Elephant riding

Date posted: 21st January, 2014

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