For those who want, early wake up to attend the alms giving procession in the streets of the town at 5: 30 am and then pursue with a visit of the fresh market before breakfast at your hotel. Option: French breakfast at Café Wat Sene or Le Banneton Bakery. Around 8:30 am, a 15km drive will lead you to the Elephant Camp. A first introduction will make you aware of the history of this animal and the situation of this symbol in Laos nowadays. After this presentation, it will be time to sit on the back of your animal (2 persons per animal) for a 90 minutes ride through the jungle. Once the Houay Sae valley will be reached, we will let our elephant going to the forest for feeding and we will enjoy our picnic Lao lunch in the forest… with wine! This break will be followed by a 90 minutes trek in the jungle and when the track will be leaving the valley, some horses will accompany you to carry your daypack for around 30 minutes till the river where a bamboo raft will cruise down the river to return to the camp. Check in in your luxury tent and free time at leisure to enjoy the camp and its swimming pool. Dinner will be hold at the camp around a sindat. The sindat is a Lao barbecue where you grilled your own sliced meat on a steel dome while you boil your broth with your own vegetables, spices.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide