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Luang Prabang Jungle Trekking and Kayaking
(3Days/2Nights)

Pick up from Luang Prabang

Tour Code: LPQ-70 Duration: 3 Days / 2 Night

Travel through the ancient city of Luang Prabang by going on a biking, trekking and kayaking expedition on this 3-day adventure!

Highlights:

  • Visit the Remote Villages that are Within the Outskirts of Luang Prabang and Learn About Their Lifestyles
  • Explore the Gravesite of Henri Mahout that are Within the Dense Jungle During your Trekking Expedition
  • Revel in the Natural Beauty of Luang Prabang that is Untouched by Men

Tour Description:

Day 1 - Mountain Bicycle / Trekking / Khmu Village

Leave behind the ancient city of Luang Prabang on a quality mountain bicycle through the mountainous region, at the outskirts of the city. You will proceed to the spectacular Wat Pa Phon Phao, which is a secluded monastery located atop the hill overlooking Luang Prabang. Admire the stunning architecture of the temple, which includes a towering golden stupa proudly. The temple is visited by the believers for a forest retreat meditation. Venture further along the beaten trails to the Ban Phanom, which is a well-known weaving village that is known to produce quality fabrics. The fabrics made by the villagers were once worn by the King of Laos. Then, you will carry forward to the burial site of Henri Mahout, who was a French explorer that travelled through South Asia and popularised the Angkor Wat. During his travels through the jungles of Laos, he contracted malaria and passed away within the jungle where he was buried.

Your journey continues by travelling along the Nam Khan river, to an isolated camp within the depths of the jungle. Take a breather and rest amid the stunning jungle and rising limestone formations. Delight yourself in a delicious lunch and savour the taste of Lao food. Aboard a boat to cross the other side of the Nam Khan river at the starting point of your trek. Stroll along a trodden trek across the vast expanse of rice paddy fields and slopes to a beautiful village. Explore the secluded Khmu village and socialize with the affable villagers to gain some insight on the traditions that seem unaffected by modern times. You will retire to a local homestay that is nestled within the thick jungles in the mountain for the rest of the night.

Day 2 - Jungle Trek / Hmong and Khmu Villages

Begin the day by consuming a hearty breakfast, you will proceed to the most challenging trek during your entire adventure. Traverse along the paths in between the rising limestone karsts, that is widely used amongst the locals during the daily lives. Along the way, you will visit the isolated Khmu and Hmong villages that are away from bustling cities. Venture through the roads to observe the traditional culture of the minority Khmu and Hmong groups. Learn about the way of life and how the two tribes coexist peacefully with one another, from your friendly guide. After an exhausting day, you will retire at the local homestay and experience how the villagers live. Dinner will also be provided, where you will be able to taste the unique flavours.

Day 3 - Tad Sae Waterfall / Kayaking along Nam Khan River

After consuming a delicious breakfast, say goodbye to the friendly villagers as you depart from the Khmu and Hmong village, heading off to the mountain. Travel along the well-used trails that will take you to the breathtaking Tad Sae waterfall. Enjoy within the atmosphere of the cascading waters and lush jungle landscapes as you arrive at the Tad Sae Waterfall. Take a dip into the cool pool at the base of the waterfall and feel relaxed after a tiring trek along the trails. Take the chance to explore the lush jungles that are amid the Tad Sae Waterfall.

Leave the Tad Sae waterfall and head to the river, where you will board the boat and head downriver to begin your thrilling kayaking expedition. Before starting your kayaking expedition, you will be given the proper safety and equipment briefings by the skilled experts. Head off through your kayaking trip along the calm river, where you may experience rapids, grade one to two along the way. The surroundings are filled with rich banana and teak trees aligned by the river. Catch the sights of the wide stretch of rice paddies and terraced pineapple plantations along the way. The secluded Lao Leum and Lao Theung will be nestled along the way before leaving the friendly smiles behind and heading to the ancient city of Luang Prabang.

Cancellation Policy:

15 - 30 days prior to the tour date, 30% of total package payment incurred.

7 - 14 days prior to the tour date, 50% of total package payment incurred.

1 - 6 days prior to the tour date, 100% of total package payment incurred.

No show, and cancellations on the tour date: No refund allowed.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 7:50 am - 8:20 am

What's Included:

  • All Road and Boat Transfers
  • Biking Rental Fees
  • Equipments
  • English-speaking Guides
  • Meals (2 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 2 Dinner)
  • Drinks (Water, Tea, Coffee)
  • Entrance Fee and Permissions
  • Village Project Contributions
  • Village Trekking Activities, Kayaking Activities on Nam Khan river
  • Government Taxes

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Tips
  • Hotel Pick Up/ Drop-off

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two(2) pax for the tour to be confirmed
  • Pick up and drop off service can be arranged for hotels in the city centre, with additional cost. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • With drier off-road conditions, enjoy an extended 37 km mountain bike ride on/off-road along the Mekong River and then through beautiful countryside riding through villages, rice paddies, and jungle. Cross a river by small boat with our bikes and end at a camp at the Nam Khan River. This route goes through a weaving village, but not to Wat Phon Phao or Henri Mahout’s grave
  • The high season is from August to January and the low season is February to July
  • On day 2, you will visit the Tad Sae Waterfall en route but during the low season, the water level can be low
  • As the slower the water flow, you will enjoy a short kayaking trip of 16 kilometres along a section of the Nam Khan river
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
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