Elephant Village is a privately owned elephant camp and tourist destination approved by the Lao PDR government and operated by International specialists and volunteers who focus on protection and rehabilitation of elephants in Laos
Elephant Village founder. Mr. Markus Peschke, first dreamed of establishing an elephant camp amid the jungle, cliffs and waterfalls of Ban Xieng Lom village on an exploratory trip down the Nam Khan River in 2001.
Elephant Village’s mission is to provide a peaceful home and sustainable future for elephants in Laos. Tourism activities contribute to the elephants, giving them the opportunity to support themselves and the neighboring local villages.