Kayak down the pristine Nam Xeng for two days, then down Nam Xeung River on the third day, where spectacular limestone vistas await!
Nam Xeng and Nam Xuang boast shallow rivers with beautiful, lush forests on both sides. Starting from the Pak Xeng village, kayak along the Nam Xeung river, in which the river has few rapids and is easy for participants. You will stay with a Khmu hill tribe at Ban Houa Sking, who can share their stories about the Second Indochina War. Your kayaking adventure ends at Ban Hat Khang, where you will be transferred to Luang Prabang.
Nongkhiaw > Viengkham > Ban Hard Kheo
- Depart at 8.00am to Viengkham, where you will get a brief on paddling and safety instructions. - Venture through a valley lined with farmlands on the side. - Lao-style picnic lunch at the riverbank. - Kayak to Ban Tha Vanh Thai Deng, a village of the Khmu hill tribe and spend a night listening to stories of the Second Indochina War Approximately: 1 hours driving, 5 hours Kayaking
Ban Hard Kheo > Ban Long Ded Aock
- Breakfast in the village - Kayak along the river, with a stop for lunch at the riverbank - Ride with the rapids, more challenging than day one - Kayak to Ban Huey Yen, a Khmu hill tribe - Stay at Ban Long Ded Aock Approximately: 6 hours Kayaking
Ban Long Ded Aock > Ban Hard Houy > Luang Prabang
- Visit local school and join in the lesson - Paddle across Nam Xeng and Nam Xuang, which has more exciting rapids - End at Ban Napho and be transferred back to Luang Prabang Approximately: 5 hours Kayaking, 1 hour transfer