This trip takes you up to Phou Khong mountain which overlooks both the Lao and Thai countryside.
Enjoy the landscape of an unusual mixture of jagged rocky outcrops, forest and wild orchids. Trek through the area, visit temples and fascinating ethnic villages where you will spend the night with a local family in their home, plus much more!
Pakse > Ban Mai Singsamphan
Starts 8.30am Ends 4.30pm - Depart from Green Discovery Laos office in Pakse at 8.30am - Travel via local transport towards Ban Mai Singsamphan. - Trek up to the top of Phou Khong mountain : visit some different ethnic minorities, one of whom lives in a cave! - Arrive at the peak of the mountain just in time to watch the sunset - Descend back down to the village where we enjoy a Mekong-style dinner with villagers - Spend the night here with a family in their home : listen to insightful stories about their history and culture Approximately: 3 hours trekking, 2 hours transfer
Ban Mai Singsamphan > Don Ko Island
Starts 8.30am Ends 4.30pm - Begin our day with a hearty breakfast with our host family. - Trek uphill to Sula village : feel free to take a break or a relaxing swim around - Continue trekking until arriving at the boat landing, board a boat which takes us to Don Kho Island - Enjoy a Lao-style picnic lunch at the island before heading off to explore the rich flora and fauna of the area, including some beautiful wild orchids, different types of mushroom and fungi and some fascinating archeological remains of a former civilisation. - As evening draws in, watch the sunset over an amazing panoramic backdrop which gives us amazing views of both Thailand and Laos! - Return to Pakse by late afternoon. Approximately: 2 hours transfer, 3 hours boat trip, 5 hours trekking
Located right beside Avis Budget Pakse