Spend two chilled days at Phou Khao Khouay National Park. You can hike from waterfall to waterfall, and live with the friendly Lao Loum people of Ban Hatkhai.
On the first day, we will be transferred from Vientiane to Ban Hatkhai, where a long-tail boat will take us to the Nam Mang. We will go on a 2-hour trek through an evergreen canopy as we gain height. A picnic lunch is served on the way. We will reach the magnificent pair of waterfalls Tad Xay and Pha Xay - time to rest, swim and have fun! After the trip, a truck will bring us to Ban Hatkhai to spend the night at a homestay.
Next morning, we will head to Tad Leuk Waterfall to experience nature at the national park. In the afternoon, we will trek along the Nam Leuk to the Tad Sang Waterfall (Elephant Waterfall). Be sure to see the orchids surrounding the trail, especially during the wet season. Afterwards, we return to Vientiane by songthaew.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Vientiane > Ban Hatkhai
- Transfer to Ban Hatkhai - Trek to Tad Xay and Pha Xay - Splash in the waterfalls - Stay at Ban Hatkhai village with the locals Approximately: 2.5 hour transfer, 1 hour boating & 2 hours trekking
Ban Hatkhai > Tad Leuk > Vientiane
- Visit Tad Leuk Waterfall and have lunch - Trek to Tad Sang Waterfall - Transfer to Vientiane Approximately: 3 hours transfer & 3 hours trekking
Pick up from hotel in city centre.