5 Days
Duration
7/10
Physicality
Luang Prabang, Laos
Location
16
Age
Year-round
Dates

Laos Tour 5days Nam Ou biking, village trekking, river journey explorer

A great northern Laos soft adventure discovery tour for active people who like to bike and hike to experience the Lao nature. With a night on the beautiful Nam Ou river as well as in a small remote village it offers a good combination that starts and ends in Luang Prabang. On the last day we enjoy the scenic river trip down the wonderful Nam Ou and the Mekong…

Luang Prabang northern province adventureBiking through Laos, village trekking, river trips in north Laos5 days Nam Ou Biking and Trekking + Nam Ou river journey

Some Highlights of this Laos adventure tour
•Biking experience on less travelled roads
•Villages and short walks along the way
•Wonderful landscapes and limestone mountains
•Eco-Trekking and village encounter
•Overnight in villagers home
•Nam Ou River discovery tour

Inclusions
– all Transfers
– all meals as indicated
– overnight stays, Guesthouse, Family
– rental gear (bikes and tools)
– back up car on second day of biking
– boat charges
– trekking permit and guides
– assistant staff on trekking trail
– home stays and guest houses
– drinking water
– local taxes
– “Fair Trek” village contributions

Not included
– Travel from/to Laos
– personal expenses, drinks, beer, souvenirs
– travel and health insurance
– tips

Additional information

DestinationLaos

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1. Biking into the North of Luang Prabang


We start cycling north of Luang Prabang and along the Mekong as well as the Nam Ou river with its amazing landscape. On our first day we can explore some villages along the way as well as some great sceneries. After a 60 km ride out north we arrive in our little Guest house no the bank of the Nam Ou river. Wander around the roadside village and see how people live in the countryside. Overnight in Ban Hat Pang in simple accommodation. (L-D) (about 70 km)
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2. Biking in north Laos and river journey


The second day will bring us further north into the limestone formations around Nong Khiau, where we will arrive in the late afternoon. See this nice little town the playing kids in the river and have a look around the Lao neighborhood. It still remains a very small and untouched place. Night in Guest house in Nong Khiau. (B-L) (About 80 km cycling)
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3. Trekking in remote villages in north Laos


With a little local boat we head out to discover the Nam Ou and the surrounding villages. We start to our two day trekking. After a one hour boat transfer we begin to trek uphill, which is about 1200 m above the sea level, to Ban Kioukhan (about 4-5 hours), a Village of Khmu ethnic group. On the way, stop to visit Tham Kaang, the former sheltering cave for local villagers during the last Indochina War (1960 – 1972) which has never damaged with beautiful surroundings. A long the way, it is particularly picturesque of mountain views. Picnic lunch. Arrive Kioukhan in the afternoon. Explore local people’s working and living conditions. Dinner and overnight at villagers’ homes. (B-L-D)
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4. Trekking to the people of north Laos


Breakfast at villagers’ homes. After that we continue to trek downhill through beautiful natural surroundings to visit Ban Hadsapheai (about 4-5 hours), a small village of Khmu ethnic group which is on the bank of Nam Ou river. After lunch, continue to take a boat ride downstream to Muang Ngoi. Between Ban Hatsaphuai and Muang Ngoi, it is thought to be one of the most beautiful views on the Nam Ou river with rock cliffs and rock formation rising dramatically above rain forest. Lunch at local restaurant in Muang Ngoi. Afternoon for relaxing in the beautiful setting. Bungalow or Guesthouse in Muang Ngoi. (B-L)
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5. Back into civilization and return to Luang Prabang


After our breakfast we make an early start down stream on the Nam Ou river towards our starting point. We follow the river in a small local motor boat that will bring us to Luang Prabang within 7-8 hrs. If you wish to arrive earlier we have to choose a road transfer which is less exciting but at least 4 hrs of saved time. (B)

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