The Wild of Laos Laos, Laos
This tour will take you to magical Luang Prabang and the wilds beyond it. Outside of the city you’ll explore jungles, waterfalls, rivers and caves with local trackers and guides.


This tour takes you to Luang Prabang and the wilds beyond it. See the glorious Buddhist temples of the city, then journey outside to wilder areas. Go on jungle treks and a night safari with local trackers and guides. Swim in waterfalls and explore the caves of Viengxay, visiting a Khmu hill tribe village.

Enjoy a Lao tea tasting ceremony at the Stay Another Day exhibit. Later, ascend the stairs of Mt. Phousi and take in the spectacular view as the sun sets over the city. Take a guided tour of Luang Prabang, starting with the holiest temple in the city, Wat Visoun. Visit the National Museum (closed on Tuesdays), housed in the former Royal Palace. At the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre learn more about Lao culture and its great diversity of hill tribes. Early-risers can watch as residents offer food to long lines of orange robe clad monks in a magical morning ritual.

After breakfast head to the picturesque Kuangsi Waterfalls. The Bear Rescue Center here provides information on efforts to protect these endangered animals. Leave early for the ethnic Khmu village of Ban Son Koua. Next, journey in a long-tail boat, seeing wildlife and learning about rice cultivation. Build a campfire and have dinner around it. After dark, board your boat and see the nocturnal wildlife of the jungle. Next, take a three-hour drive to Xamneau and see artisans at work at the nearby weaving houses. Explore the caves of Viengxay. During the Vietnam War, as US forces dropped millions of bombs on Laos, the people here constructed a ‘hidden city’ inside the caves of its limestone peaks.

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Laos, Laos

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The Wild of Laos

Rates & Availability

Until 30 Apr 14
US Dollars per person for shared twin/double
1 May 14 – 30 Sep 14
US Dollars per person for shared twin/double

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Maeve Nolan  (View Profile)
Backyard Travel is an independent online company specializing in tailor made tours to seven destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan and China. Launched in mid February 2012 with headquarters in Bangkok Thailand, Backyard Travel is staffed by locals and expats with many years of experience in the travel industry, who are committed to sharing their deep knowledge of, and passion for the region. Clients travelling with Backyard Travel will explore hidden places and see the classics with a unique twist, connect on a deep level with local people and ultimately gain a genuine understanding of the countries and cultures they visit.

Maeve Nolan
Backyard Travel
Level 18, Park Ventures Ecoplex, 57 Wire
Bangkok, 10330

Listing # RA-1276274

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