6 Days Mahout Course

What is a Mahout?

Mahout means the elephant ‘driver’, ‘keeper’, or ‘handler’

What do you learn from this introductory course?

Learn how to ride an elephant on its neck like a mahout.

Learn how to take care of an elephant, how to handle it, how to give it verbal and physical commands.

Learn how to bathe your elephant with an opportunity to get close to it.

Mahout Learning Program in 6 Days / 5 Nights

 

Time  Activities

Day 1:

   Pick up from hotel, transfer to All Lao Elephant Camp.

Fill in registration form. Receive mahout uniform.

10:30 a.m. Check in at lodge.

11:00 a.m. Orientation and introduction to mahout and guide.

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Begin mahout training course. Meet your elephant and start training

3:00 p.m. Bring elephant to jungle

5:00 p.m. Return to camp. Relax until dinner time

6:30 p.m. Dinner at lodge

Day 2:

   6:00 a.m. Wake up

6:30 a.m. Retrieve the elephant from the rain forest

8:30 a.m. Return to camp, bathe elephants

9:00 a.m. Breakfast at camp

9:30 a.m. Feed elephants / Start training

11:30 a.m. Relaxation time

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Practice

2:00 p.m. Test skills

3:00 p.m. Bring elephant to jungle

5:00 p.m. Return to camp and relax until dinner time

6:30 p.m. Dinner at lodge

Day 3:

   6:00 a.m. Wake up

6:30 a.m. Retrieve your elephant from the rain forest

8:30 a.m. Return to camp to bathe elephants in the river

9:30 a.m. Visit village Ban Noon and its temple

11:30 a.m. Relaxation time

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Learn how to put on saddle/ and howdah on top of elephant

3:00 p.m. Feed elephants / Take the elephant to the rain forest

5:00 p.m. Return to camp with free time.

6:30 p.m. Dinner at lodge

Day 4:

   9:00 a.m. Breakfast at lodge

10:00 a.m. Pack overnight bag for camping

10:30 a.m. Load elephants / leave for jungle trek

12:00 p.m. Arrive at campsite / Lunch

1:00 p.m. Jungle skills and crafts

6 Days/5 Nights Mahout Training Course

3:00 p.m. Collect jungle food

4:30 p.m. cooking /relax

6:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. Campfire

Day 5:

   7:00 a.m. Wake up

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Practice with elephant

10:00 a.m. Load elephant / return to camp

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Elephant doctor checkup

3:00 p.m. Go to waterfall and kayaking

6:30 p.m. Return to camp and eat dinner

Day 6:

   6:00 a.m. Wake up

6:30 a.m. Leave to pick up elephant

8:30 a.m. Return to camp, bathe elephants

9:00 a.m. Breakfast at camp

9:30 a.m. Feed elephants / Final Test

2:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Certificates

2:00 p.m. Bathing / return elephants to jungle

5:00 p.m. Return / wash up / pack

6:00 p.m. Dinner in town / night market

 

Included:

 

    Tours by air-conditioned vehicles with English-speaking Professional

    Mahout.

    Lunch

    Mahout Cloths,

    Transfer from / to hotel.

 

 

 

Exclude:

 

    Personal expenses such as drinks, tips etc.

    Other services not mentioned in the program.

 

Things to bring:

Towel, Cloths, Shampoo, Soap, Camera, Mosquito spray, snack.

 

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