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Nam Khan River Valley Adventure - Biking & Kayaking

Pick up from Luang Prabang

Tour Code: LPQ-10 Duration: Approx 7 Hours

Immerse yourself into the ancient city of Luang Prabang by exploring every nook and cranny of the city on a bicycle and kayak!


  • Marvel at the Beautiful Ancient city of Luang Prabang by Visiting Historical Temples and Other Natural Sites
  • Venture to the Tad Sae Waterfall where you will take a Dip in the Cooling Waters of the Pool
  • Go on an Exciting Kayaking Expedition along the Nam Khan River that will Surely Leave you Craving for more Adventure

Tour Description:

Your adventure begins with a short briefing from the friendly guide on the safety measures of riding a mountain bike and you will also be given the appropriately sized bicycle on one of the mountain bicycles. Head to the Wat Pa Phon Phao through the backroads of Luang Prabang, which means “Peacefulness Temple” that radiates marvel as it is located atop a hill in a southeast of Luang Prabang that is right across the Nam Khan river. The Wat Pa Phon Phao is a forest temple retreat for believers to learn about the Buddhist religion. The temple is filled with a wide array of beautiful murals that decorate the walls and some of these murals have a rather revolting nature. Traverse to the grave of Henri Mouhot, who was a French explorer who brought attention to the glorious Angkor Wat Complex in Cambodia. 

After the 15 kilometers ride along the Nam Khan river that is within a marvellous view of the mountain silhouettes, rivers, and small villages where you will catch the sight of the villagers living their daily lives. After an exhausting journey, you will head to the camp where you will indulge in some delectable lunch that is infused with wonderful flavours to replenish your energy. You will be at a perfect spot to get the view of the mountain stretch right before your eyes and also the natural Tad Sae Waterfall.

After a hearty lunch, you will make your way to the Tad Sae Waterfall aboard a short boat ride across the river. Upon arrival, you will hear the thunderous roar of the water constantly rushing through the rock formations and feel the watery mists upon your skin. Take the opportunity to immerse your body in the cool water in the pool under the shade provided by the jungle canopy. After the refreshing swim, your journey continues to the kayaking centre where you will first be briefed about the safety measures during kayaking and the basics of kayaking.

Fuel your blood with adrenaline as you explore the Nam Khan river on a kayak and begin your adventure. During high season, the Nam Khan river will be filled with ample of water that will be rushing through the verdant jungle countryside. The total distance of the river will be 20 kilometers that are graded as easy to medium level of difficulty and it will take about 3 hours to reach the finishing line. After the kayaking expedition, you will head back to the camp in a truck.

During low water season, explore the waters that move in a calming motion and the low volume of water in the river reveals white sand beaches that are along the banks of the Nam Khan river. After an exciting kayaking trip, take to the roads where you will en route to the Wat Pa Phon Phao where you will delve into the beautiful temple that is spectacularly designed and the temple is filled with beautiful murals, some of which may be of the unpleasant nature. Go through some rocky paths along the way with some hills that will truly excite you before crossing a river on a boat. The journey continues to the resting place of Henri Mouhot, who was a French explorer that brought attention about the state of Angkor Wat to the Western Civilization, which can be reached from a short walk from the river.

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:

  • Equipment Rental
  • Biking Activity
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Elephant Riding
  • Lunch
  • Drinking Water
  • Entrance Fees and Local Permissions
  • Boat Transfers

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Tips
  • Specialty Drinks

Additional Information:

  • This tour requires a minimum of 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)
  • The dry season of the waterfall is from February to August
  • 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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List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Luang Prabang. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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