Nam Khan River Valley Mountain Biking and Jungle Trekking

Pick up from Luang Prabang
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Tour Code: LPQ-18 Duration: Approx 4 Hours

Take the roads to discover the beauty Luang Prabang has to offer by visiting the ancient Wat Pa Phon Phao, resting site of Henri Mouhot and the Khmu Village!

Highlights:

  • Discover the Wonders of Luang Prabang like Never Before by Visiting the Rural Parts on a Mountain Bicycle
  • Visit the Stunning Wat Pa Phon Phao that is Situated atop of tall hill which Overlooks the Ancient City of Luang Prabang
  • Explore the Khmu Village and Learn about the Customs and Culture of the Local People

Tour Description:

Your journey begins by visiting to the bicycle shop in the ancient city of Luang Prabang to meet up with your friendly guide and get properly fitted with the appropriately sized mountain biking equipment. Venture out from the city centre of Luang Prabang, where you will head to your first stop which is to the spectacular Wat Pa Phon Phao that is located at the northeast of Luang Prabang and the temple is atop a hill which is the perfect spot to behold the landscape of the ancient city of Luang Prabang. The temple exudes indefinite beauty with its golden exterior and stunning detailing along the panels of the walls and roofs. The Wat Pa Phon Phao is a forest meditation retreat that is known for spreading the teachings of a famous monk, named Ajahn Saisamut.

Ride along a paved road where you will pass by dense teakwood forests that tower over the trail and the vast expanse of rice fields that are spread along the Nam Khan river. Reach the resting spot of the Henri Mouhot, who was an important French explorer in the 19th century and he was the one who shed some spotlight on the fall of Angkor, which is the capital of Cambodia. Mouhot, however, contracted malaria during his travels in the Laos jungle and thus his final resting place was in Laos. Venture further into the trail where you will soar past simple villages and also dense jungle that grows atop the towering mountains till you reach a terrace house that sits along the banks of the Nam Khan river.

Bask in the serene setting in the atmosphere near the Nam Khan River valley where you will board a boat to take you to the starting point of your trail. Explore the luscious jungle that is filled with tightly-packed trees at the base of the Karst mountains. Make a stop at one of the Khmu villages within the mountainous regions, where you will be provided with a delectable lunch that will stimulate your taste buds with flavours. Explore the simple village and gain some insight into the lifestyles of the Khmu people. Stroll along the trail and encounter the stunning Tad Sae waterfall where you will have an opportunity to dip your toes into the cool pool. You may even encounter some adorable elephants that are taking a swim in the pool!

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:

  • English-speaking Guide
  • Quality Mountain Bikes
  • Lunch
  • Drinking Water
  • Entrance Fees
  • All Permissions and Taxes
  • Boat Transfers

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Tips
  • Specialty Drinks

Additional Information:

  • The total distance of the bicycle ride is 20 kilometres with mixed paved and dirt road. The total distance for trekking trail is 7 kilometres
  • 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)
  • 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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