Eighteen elephants and mahouts will participate in a race in Krong Na Commune in Buon Don District in the Central Highlands Province of Dac Lac on March 12 and 13.
Dinh Mot, an official from the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, confirmed this on Monday. The biennial race is one of the major festivals being organised for National Tourism Year which is being celebrated throughout the Central Highlands provinces of Lam Dong, Dac Lac, Dac Nong, Gia Lai and Kon Tum.
According to Mot, the elephant race will be held along with the buffalo-stabbing festival and river wharf offerings. There will also be home-stay services in Ban Don and trekking tours organised in Lak Lake jungles. — VNS