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Elephant Volunteer Project, Laos

2 Days - 1 week from

minimum age

  • Experience elephants in an ethical way, observing them in their natural setting
  • Learn about Asian elephants and the issues surrounding their conservation
  • Meet and volunteer alongside a team of people from around the world
  • Live in a stunning untouched forest location, on the shores of a majestic lake

Project Costs

Elephant in Laos jungle The cost for the 7-day volunteering programme (staying in the shared dorm) is £560. Every extra week on the volunteering programme costs £325.

The cost to join for the 2-day programme (staying in a private bungalow) is £365, the 3-day programme (staying in a private bungalow) is £435 and the 4-day programme (staying in a private bungalow) is £490. For the costs of staying in the family lodge, please contact us.

Your payment covers all your food, drinking water and accommodation during the project, pick up and drop off in Luang Prabang, project training and supervision and WorkingAbroad Projects backup and placement support. Your airfare to and from Laos, tourist visa, travel/medical insurance and personal expenses are not included within this price. It is mandatory for you to take out travel and medical insurance for the duration of the project.

If you are planning to volunteer with a large group or as a family, you may be eligible for discounted rates. Please contact victoria.mcneil@workingabroad.com for more details.

Payment Terms

Jungle path in LaosTo secure your placement on the project, you will need to complete and submit the application form with your application payment of £180 (included in the total project costs listed above). If for some reason your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, you will be required to pay the remaining balance 2 months before arrival. Once we have confirmed your place, you will receive an information package on the project background, your role as a volunteer, the work you will do, suggested items to bring, how to travel there and so on.

Project Dates

Please note that the dates listed below are just as a guide for the 7-day programme, but we are flexible with dates, particularly for the 2 and 3-day programmes. Please email us if you have any questions about dates or durations.

August 15th 2022 August 21st 2022
August 22nd 2022 August 28th 2022
August 29th 2022 September 4th 2022
September 5th 2022 September 11th 2022
September 12th 2022 September 18th 2022
September 19th 2022 September 25th 2022
September 26th 2022 October 2nd 2022
October 3rd 2022 October 9th 2022
October 10th 2022 October 16th 2022
October 17th 2022 October 23rd 2022
October 24th 2022 October 30th 2022
October 31st 2022 November 6th 2022
November 7th 2022 November 13th 2022
November 14th 2022 November 20th 2022
November 21st 2022 November 27th 2022
November 28th 2022 December 4th 2022
December 5th 2022 December 11th 2022
December 12th 2022 December 18th 2022
January 16th 2023 January 22nd 2023
Elephant Volunteer Project, Laos

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