The Complete Kong Lor Adventure

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.

Starts in Vientiane/Thakhek & ends in Thakhek/Vientiane (With private transport)

(3 days caving, cycling, trekking & kayaking)

Starts in Vientiane or Thakhek & ends in Thakhek or Vientiane (With private transport)

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: 3,5 hours transfer from Thakhek and 7 hours from Vientiane, 2,5 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. At the mouth of the cave we can refresh by swimming in the lagoon after which 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 > Vientiane

After breakfast we shall participate in a traditional Baci ceremony as performed by the local villages, after which we shall take a 10 minutes tractor ride to the starting point of kayaking. We begin paddling accompanied by a long tail boat for the luggage downstream and back through the cave to the blue lagoon. Upon arriving at the end of the cave we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, after which there will also be time for a refreshing swim if you wish before heading to Vientiane.

Approximately: 3  hours kayaking, 7 hours transfer

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


Depart From :
Green Discovery Laos, Thakhek office
Returns to :
Hotel or Green Discovery Vientiane Office
Province visited :
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
3 Days
Reference :
3 - moderate to difficult
Meals :
Local restaurant, Picnic, Western food, Lao Food
Transport :
Private Minivan, 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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