Day8: Akha Experience 3 days/2 nights trekking in Muang Sing
Ban Lao Khao - Ban Phouyae - Ban Houie Nakang - Ban Eu La - Ban Tamee - 5 hours trekking.
After breakfast, start walking to Ban Phou Yae. Arrive in Ban Phou Yae and be the guest of a local family for lunch. After lunch continue to Ban Houie Nakang, then continue to Ban Eu La. In Ban Eu La you will learn about home life of Akha peoples. Then continue to Ban Tamee, where you will stay overnight.
Overnight in Ban Tamee.
Meals: Meals as per Muang Sing trekking program (B, L and D)
Acc: As per Muang Sing trekking program
Day 9: Akha Experience 3 days/2 nights trekking in Muang Sing
Ban Tamee - Ban Nam Hoo - Ban Phiyer - Muang Sing - 3 hours trekking. After breakfast take part in village activities such as cotton spinning or pounding rice. Depart for Ban Nam Hoo, taking a break in Ban Nam Hoo. Walk through the forest to see a magnificent view of Muang Sing. Lunch is served with a local family. After lunch visit the village handicraft shop in Ban Phiyer, and then take a truck back to Muang Sing.
Meals: Meals as per Muang Sing trekking program (B and L)
Acc: Stupa Lodge
Day 10: Muang Sing to Oudomxay to Muang Ngoi
Drive to Oudomxay, visiting the Lao Sung village at Ban Namo. After lunch in Oudomxay continue the journey by road to Muang Ngoi. Visit Ban Xong Cha, Hmong village. Overnight in Muang Ngoi at Ning Ning Bungalows.
Acc: Ning Ning Bungalows
Day 11: Muang Ngoi to Luang Prabang
Today is spent cruising downstream alongside on the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers to Luang Prabang, visiting the Pak Ou Caves along the way. We can also visit the Lu ethnic minority weaving village and the whisky village in Ban Sang Hai, located on the opposite bank of the Mekong from Pak Ou Caves. Arrival in Luang Prabang late afternoon and transfer to Le Parasol Blanc Hotel.
Acc: Le Parasol Blanc
Day 12: Four Day Tiger Trails Trek, Bike, Elephant and Kayak trip
Mountain bike tour to the Elephant camp & village visits. Commence this alluring mountain bike tour with a short visit to the Wat Pa Phon Phao a quiet monastery with a wonderful golden stupa. Next stop is in Ban Phanom, a well known cotton and silk hand-weaving village (Lao Loum). We continue on to the grave of Henry Mouhot, the popularized French discoverer of the Angkor Ruins who died here in 1826. After visiting these abandoned quarters juxtaposed the running water of the Nam Khan, we follow a dusty country road to the Tiger Trail Elephant & Adventure camp. In this spiritual place with a view to the jungle and a towering rock face, we will enjoy our lunch. Our break of relaxation prepares us for the next leg of the journey, the walking trip from the Adventure camp along an easy single track, traversing rice paddy fields and terraced slopes toward the peaceful villages. We are becoming cognizant of the life of rural Lao Tung (Khmu) people.
In the late afternoon we either arrive in our overnight village and home stay or in our little jungle camp.
Meals: Breakfast. Other meals as per Tiger Trails program (B, L and D)
Day 13: Four Day Tiger Trails Trek, Bike, Elephant and Kayak trip
Full day Trekking and villages, mountains, great vistas
After breakfast our journey will go on with some more Trekking.
Careful not to disrupt the serenity of this isolated village, we can observe the locals as they carry out their daily tasks, taking note that foreigners still remain a novelty. The charming villagers are as curious about its observers as you are about them. We visit Khmu, Lao and Hmong villages...walking time is about 5-6 hours in total. In the late afternoon we will arrive the camp where we stay overnight. (There is an opportunity to stay overnight in the Khmu village)
Meals: Meals as per Tiger Trails program (B, L and D)
Day 14: Four Day Tiger Trails Trek, Bike, Elephant and Kayak trip
After breakfast we will go on with our trekking tour that will bring us back to the river area from where we started two days ago. More villages and children will be seen as we arrive on the banks of the Nam Khan before the afternoon. Here we meet the protected Asian Elephants and will learn about these amazing animals.
A relaxed 1 to 1.5 hour ride on the back of our elephants will bring us into wonderful nature. The evening we will spend in the newly opened Eco Resort…with just the right touch of luxury....
Dinner in the Resort
Meals: Meals as per Tiger Trails program (B, L and D)
Acc: Lao Spirit Eco Resort Bungalows
Day 15: Four Day Tiger Trails Trek, Bike, Elephant and Kayak trip
Wake up in the wonderful surrounding of the Lao Spirit Resort and enjoy the great scenery!! Before we enjoy our breakfast, we will see the Elephants how they get washed and we can even feed them with some yummy bites…The morning we can spend more time around the surrounding are or just to hang out and relax in your deluxe Bungalow
The afternoon is the last highlight with our water excursion on the Nam Khan with a kayak or raft. The river is easy to paddle and offers a few grade 1-2 rapids. The countryside on our paddling trip is dense with banana and teak trees; rice paddies and terraced pineapple plantations. Pass handfuls of isolated Lao Loum and Theung thatched roofed villages, and don’t be shy to practice your Lao by shouting out a ‘sabaaidii’ at the smiling children... After about 3 to 4 paddling hours we arrive back in Luang Prabang town in the late afternoon, and transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Meals as per Tiger Trails program (B, and L)
Acc: Le Parasol Blanc Luang Prabang
Day 16: Depart Luang Prabang
After breakfast at your hotel you are free until your local guide and driver meets you to transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Bangkok. Please note that check-in time for international flights is two hours prior to departure.
Acc: Own arrangements
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- All land transport & transfers listed on the itinerary
- All accommodation as listed (twin share/double basis)
- All meals as listed on the itinerary
- All entrance fees as per itinerary
- Domestic Air ticket Vientiane to Luang Namtha (one way)
- Services of an English Speaking guide for all included sightseeing and transfers
- All services as listed in the itinerary, including 3 Day Nale Bike Trip, 3 Day Muang Sing Trek, (through Boat Landing Guest House – Green Discovery) and 4 Day Trek, Bike, Elephant and Kayak trip (through Tiger Trails)
- Service Charges and taxes
- NTA and Lao government taxi
Price Does Not Include:
- Laos visa fee (Visa on arrival $30 USD on week day $31 USD on weekend + 1 photo)
- Meals other than those mentioned in the program
- Domestic or International Departure tax
- International Flight tickets
- Personal drinks at meal times
- Gratuities to guide/driver
- 3 % Bank charge (Incase transfer money by Credit Card)
Deposit 20% of total amount after confirmed the tour packages
Total payment should be done 25Day before tour start
- Cancellation policy
Less than 30 days 20 % charge
Less than 20 days 40 % charge
Less than 15 days 50 % charge
Less than one week 70 % of the tour price
No show 100% charge
- Child policy:
Under 24 months old, sharing twin room with 2 adults same bed-Free of charge, sharing bed with adults (If stay extra bed, charge as per the rate)
- 02-12 years, sharing twin room with 2 adults-25% discount with extra bed and breakfast and 50% discount without extra bed and without breakfast