This fantastic trip combines cycling, trekking and boating in a beautiful scenic area along the Mekong.
You will experience local daily life and the unique culture of the local people. Spend the night with the friendly local family, experience the interaction between various ethnic minorities with distinctive culture. Immerse yourself and unwind into the embrace of mother nature.
This trip is calling out to all adventure junkies for a thrilling time together!
Luang Prabang > Ban Na Kham > Ban Houay Tan > Ban Phou Luang Tai
We depart from the Green Discovery office and cycle dow hill to the boat dock where we cross the mighty Mekong River to reach Ban Xieng Man village. Upon arrival we continue cycling to Ban Na Kham which is known for it’s sugarcane growing and also Khaolam (Sticky rice and coconut milk cooked in Bamboo). Here we take some time to look around the village and perhaps sample some of this famous snack before continuing onwards to Ban Houay Tan an ethnic ‘Khmu’ village. Upon arrival we take a short break and spend some time looking around before continuing onwards to Somsisomphou village where we stop for lunch. After our lunch we take some time to have a break before transforming from biking to trekking and begin by heading off through rice paddy fields before crossing a stream and arriving in the forest. We continue on trekking for around two more hours before arriving in Ban Phou Luang Tai, a Hmong village. Here we stay the night with a local family in their house which is truly a great experience of it’s own! Approximately: 3 hours cycling & 3 hours trekking
Ban Phou Luang Tai > Ban Houay Pong > Ban Muang Kham > Luang Prabang
After breakfast we start our day by trekking through the forest to Ban Houay Pong an ethnic Khmu village. Here we take some time to relax before eating a delicious Lao lunch with a local family. After this we continue onwards to Muang Kham village, here they harvest river weed which is then dried before being seasoned and fried which turns it into a tasty snack! From here we take a 20 minute boat ride back to Luang Prabang just in time to watch the sunset. Approximately: 5 hours trekking & 20 minutes boat trip