Kong Lor Cave Adventure (1)

GDL-Khammouane-kong-lor-6The 7.5 kilometers long Konglor Cave is one of the longest caves in the country! E3xplore the cave via kayak and enjoy trekking and cycling amongst the spectacular scenery.

Start & End Thakhek (private Songtaew)

(3 days caving, cycling, trekking & kayaking)

Start & End Thakhek (private Songtaew)

Day 1: Thakhek > Ban Nahin

The trip begins at our office in Thakhek, from here we drive through the towering mountains of Khammouane to the Lao Loum village of Ban Na Hin. Here we enjoy lunch and relax for a while before trekking through old growth forest to get to a nearby Waterfall. At the fall we can spend time swimming, relaxing and enjoying sightseeing around the area before heading back in late afternoon and trekking back to Ban Nahin where we stay the night at a local guesthouse.

Approximately: 3 hours transfer from Thakhek and 7 hours from Vientiane, 2 hours trekking

Day 2: Ban Nahin > Ban Konglor > Ban Natan

After enjoying breakfast we head off cycling to Ban Konglor which is a journey of around 3.5 hours. Along the way we will pass through several ethnic Lao Loum villages and beautiful scenery before arriving.

After we shall enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After our lunch we take an hour and a half long boat ride through the cave itself. Upon exiting the cave on the other side we walk for around 45 minutes to Ban Natan which is where will have a delicious Lao style dinner and stay overnight in a home stay with a local family.

Approximately: 3.5 hours cycling, 1.5 hour long tail boat, 45 minutes walk

Day 3: Ban Natan > Ban Konglor > Thakhek

After breakfast we shall participate in a traditional Baci ceremony hold by owner of the house. After teh ceremony we shall take 15 minutes tractor ride to the kayaking starting point at the nearby river bank. Our guide will give you some basic but important instructions about kayaking in a cave before we start. We begin paddling accompanied by a long tail boat for the luggage downstream and back through the cave to the blue lagoon. Upon arrival at the end of the cave if you wish you can enjoy a refreshing swim! After we will have delicious lunch in local restaurat, before we head back to Thakhek.

Approximately: 2.5  hours kayaking, 4 hours transfer

Vietnam: From Ban Nahin, you can continue onwards to Vietnam. However, please understand that travel is on your own accord.

See also: Starts in Vientiane or Thakhek & ends in Thakhek or Vientiane (With public transport) -> Kong Lor Cave Adventure (2)

Starts in Vientiane & and ins Vientiane (with public transoprt) -> Kong Lor Cave Adventure (3)

Contact us for further details

Depart From :
Green Discovery Laos, Thakhek office
Returns to :
Green Discovery Laos, Thakhek office
Province visited :
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
3 Days
Reference :
2 - easy to moderate
Meals :
Local restaurant, Picnic, Western food, Lao Food
Transport :
Private Local truck or "Songtheow", Boat, Bicycle
Activities :
Kayaking, Trekking, Caving, Cycling, Slow Boat Trip
Accommodation :
Best In :
Dry season
What to bring :
Hat, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Torch, Swim clothes
What is included :
Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s, Accommodation, Transport as mentioned above, Government taxes, Bike Rental, All entrance fees, Travel permits

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