Trek & Cycle Remote Village Adventure

Luang Prabang Cycling Trekking BoatingThis 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. Interact with friendly locals of various different ethnic minorities and enjoy the nature. This trip really does provide it all plus more!

(Cycling, trekking and Boating)

Day 1: Luang Prabang > Ban Na Kham > Ban Houay Tan >  Ban Phou Luang Tai

GDL-Luang-Prabang-rice-puddiesWe 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

Day 2: Ban Phou Luang Tai > Ban Houay Pong > Ban Muang Kham > Luang Prabang

02-bAfter 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

This excursion follows quite a tough gradient. You need to be in good physical condition!

Road condition: In the wet season, the road can be very muddy.


Depart From :
Green Discovery Laos, Luang Prabang office
Returns to :
Green Discovery Laos, Luang Prabang office
Province visited :
Luang Prabang
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
2 Days
Reference :
3 - moderate to difficult
Meals :
Picnic, Lao Food
Transport :
Tok-tok (farming 2 wheel tractor), Boat, Bicycle
Activities :
Trekking, Cycling, Multi Sport
Accommodation :
Best In :
Dry season
What to bring :
Hat, Sun-cream, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Change of clothes for the evening, Torch, Warm clothes, Towel, Pocket money, Hiking boots
What is included :
Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s, Accommodation, Transport as mentioned above, Government taxes, All entrance fees, Travel permits

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