Press Information & Recommendations About Shangri-Lao
“We would happily swap all our Christmas presents for a trip to Shangri-Lao… in a pretty spot with views of the Namno mountains and Nam Khan river”
This article in The Guardian Travel section was created in 2011 and our itineraries have changed since then, however camp has also been upgraded.
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“Shangri Lao turns this dream into an incredibly authentic overnight adventure, though a tree-house lounge, swimming pool, and restaurant dining have replaced some the bygone era’s creature comforts.”
Champa Holidays Magazine is distributed throughout Southeast Asia and is widely read by tourists to the region. Shangri-Lao is included as part of a 5 Highlights of Luang Prabang feature.
“The Shangri Lao Camp not only provides a rewardingly personal elephant experience, but does so in style…despite being fringed by dense jungle, this camp even has a pool. Its owners are big on conservation too, and the site provides much-needed work for locals.”
Unique Honeymoons is part of Wanderlust Travel Media, a highly renown publication listing interesting locations around the globe. Shangri-Lao was chosen as a beautiful location for newly wed couples to carry out their honeymoon!
“The style of management at Shangri-Lao is a unique one. There is no ‘big business chain’ or some ‘fast return on investment’ …Their management is able to respect the behavior and style of the unique nature of the inhabitants of Laos.
Exotic Voyages is a travel agent specializing in high quality, luxury holidays. They handpick only the best destinations in order to deliver unique experiences for their guests.
As members of the International Ecotourism Society, they can see the value in making sure all of their partners conduct themselves appropriately without causing harm to their locations. Shangri-Lao takes every effort to reduce its impact in Laos and provides a great and varied local economy for the local village.