1 Day Mahout Course


A Mahout means an elephant ‘driver’, ‘keeper’, or ‘handler’, and here you will learn everything there is to know about being a Mahout. You will also have the opportunity to bond personally with your own elephant, learn how to bathe it, feed it, and ride on its neck.

Mahout Learning Program in 1 Day


Time  Activities

8.00  Transfer from your hotel to our All Lao Elephant Camp



Arrive at our All Lao Elephant Camp. Register and receive a Mahout Uniform.



Into our open air classroom to learn about elephants and the different commands used by every Mahout

Next you will meet your elephants fulltime Mahout and your elephant

Learn how to sit on an elephants back and how you can gently control your elephant

12:30  Lao-style lunch at our Elephant Camp Restaurant



Ride through the beautiful jungle and countryside for around 1.5 hours as you guide your elephant towards the river



This is the time for you to Bathe your elephant in the river. You will get wet!

Next you will take your elephant back into the jungle before receiving your Mahout Certificate/License

16:30  Transfer back to Luang Prabang




    Transfers from and to hotel by air-conditioned vehicles


    Mahout uniform








    Personal expenses such as drinks, ice creams, tips, etc


    Other services not mentioned in this program


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