Pickup from your accommodation or Manifa Travel office at 8:30 am and depart from city at 9:00 am km by Minivan.
Starting Kayak on the Nam Ou River at 10:00 am from Ban Pak Ou or Ban Hat Kho (depending on the level and physical strength) We enjoy a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside and see a wonderful nature built limestone cliffs called Pha Aen.
Upon arrival at the confluence of two rivers, Pak Ou, we visit the famous Pak Ou Caves. We will explore the Buddha caves with guide about 30 min.
We start the second course of the kayak on the Mekong River. We paddle down for 30 minutes until we arrive at Manifa Elephant Camp.
We enjoy buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river. You can take a shower and relax in the garden.
After lunch, we have a few important introductions and a brief orientation about elephant. And then we will get straight into interacting with the manifa elephants and start the mahout training program – get used to being close to and comfortable with one of the 17 elephants – share in the experience of cruelty free riding (optional bareneck or howdah) – join in the snacktime feeding and have the option of splashing around in the water with the elephants during one of their many daily bath time sessions.
At about 4 PM, we start going back to Luang Prabang. (End of Service 4:30-5:30 PM)