10-Day North Laos Trekking Adventure

Trip Code

10DNLTA

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

10 days

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563

Maximum Seats

8

What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, Huay Xai, Luang Nam Tha, Nong Khiaw

Start and end in Luang Prabang! With the Active tour 10-Day North Laos Trekking Adventure, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Luang Prabang, Laos and 4 other destinations in Laos. 10-Day North Laos Trekking Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Luang Prabang Airport Pick-up

On arrival in Luang Prabang, you will be picked up by your local guide and taken to your hotel. In the afternoon, you are free to relax and enjoy an orientation walk around the hotel area. Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars) or similar
Day 2

Day 2: Luang Prabang Highlights

After breakfast, you will be taken to the busy Morning Phousi Market for watching the famous daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms from the faithful residents. Then you will head to visit the Royal Palace Museum - the former king’s palace (closed on Tuesdays). There are many items nicely displayed, including rare furniture, traditional costumes, and arts, jewelry, ornaments as well as working tools and utensils. Later, you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village, and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village. Then drive to the beautiful Kuang Si Falls, where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. Lastly, your guided tour today will round off at Wat Xieng Thong - a golden monastery built in the 16th century. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars) or similar
Day 3

Day 3: Cruise tour from Luang Prabang to Pakbeng

Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and transfer you to the boat pier for the upstream cruise to Pakbeng. En route, you will stop to visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) famous for thousands of Buddha images. For lunch, local food is served onboard. Then, you will have free time for relaxing in the afternoon until the boat arrives in Pakbeng at dusk. Here, you will retreat to your accommodation for the night. Friendly tips: For the upstream cruise, the departure dates can be subject to adjust depending on the specific operation status & weather change. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Luang Say Lodge (4 stars) or similar
Day 4

Day 4: Cruise Tour to Houayxay

Today, we enjoy a short-guided tour of the city’s oldest temple Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its sweeping low roofs, which represents the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then embark on a boat journey upstream along the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. En route, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local speciality of rice wine is produced. Once back in Luang Prabang city we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 5

Day 5: Drive to Luang Namtha via Nam Ha National Park

After breakfast, you will be escorted to Luang Namtha. You will be driven through the Nam Ha National park, and arrive at Luang Namtha in the afternoon. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for checking in and relax. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: The Boat Landing (3 stars) or similar
Day 6

Day 6: Luang Namtha Trekking

After breakfast, you will depart by Tuk-Tuk to the south via Doiluckkam (Lao word for Gold Mountain), which is about a 35 minutes ride. Your native guide knows the trail, forest, and herbal medicine. He will take you to venture all the way up the mountain, and deep into the Nam Ha National Protected Area. On this path, you will walk through a nice forest area, in which you may encounter or hear wild animals, birds and spot their tracks. Your guide will share some of his ancestral knowledge about the traditional use of medicinal plants, edible leaves, and show you some native skills for the hunting of wildlife. After having a traditional picnic lunch, you will then continue the flat and downhill path through the primary forest, within the Nam Ha National Protected Area, and you will finish your trek around Nam Ha, the Khmu Tribal village, which we will visit shortly after. The Tuk-Tuk will get you back to Luang Namtha town. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: The Boat Landing (3 star) or similar
Day 7

Day 7: Drive to Nong Kiaw

After breakfast, you will be escorted to Nong Kiaw, a beautiful rustic little town on the bank of the Ou River in Laos. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Nong Kiaw Riverside (3 stars) or similar
Day 8

Day 8: Nong Khiaw Cruise to Muang Ngoi

In the morning, you will leave for Nong Khiaw and cruise up the Nam Ou River by a traditional longboat. Along the way, you will pass straight through Muang Ngoi at first and visit Ban Sop Jam village. This village is famous for its traditional Lao silk and cotton weaving, here you can purchase some beautiful textiles if you wish. After spending some time in the village, we turn around and return back downstream to Muang Ngoi. Upon arrival, we take some time to have a break and a coffee before heading off on a small trek which takes us through some gorgeous scenery consisting of limestone cliffs, mountains, and rice paddy fields. Along the trek, you will enjoy beautiful natural landscapes. Upon returning back to Muang Ngoi, you will board your boat for the cruise back down the river whilst watching the beautiful sunset over Nong Khiaw. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Nong Kiaw Riverside (3 star) or similar
Day 9

Day 9: Nong Khiaw Trekking to 100 Waterfall & Drive to Luang Prabang

You will start the day with a boat ride on the Nam Ou River to a small village, where you can learn about the way of life along this river. Then you will be guided to trek through small streams and rice paddies to reach the base of the 100 Waterfall. The next few hours you will see only water and jungle and hear the sound of clear waterfall cascades. The pools around you are very inviting for a refreshing splash. Your guide will lead you through the cascades and prepare a local style lunch on the falls in the middle of it. Then you will take a small villagers’ trail from the top of the falls back down into the valley; along the way, you will take in views of the landscapes of the Nam Ou valley. Hiking back to the village, you will have more time to observe the daily life here before heading back by a small boat to Nong Khiaw. Later of this day, you will be taken to Luang Prabang. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars) or similar
Day 10

Day 10: Luang Prabang Airport See-off

After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport for your departure flight. We wish you a smooth journey home! Meal: Breakfast

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 2799 USD 2399 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 2999 USD 2599 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with Tourism Union Indochina an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .

INCLUDES:
  • All nights accommodation including one night at a basic lodge (without air-conditioning)
  • Breakfast daily, two lunches and one dinner
  • All transfers and road transport in modern, air-conditioned vehicles
  • All sightseeing as specified (entrance fees are included)
  • Cooking demonstration in Luang Prabang
  • Expert local guides throughout
  • Tour arrival and departure transfers
EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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