Tiger Trail - We are Laos

10 Days | Luxurious Resorts and Nature Lodges

Overview

TOURCODE 13142 (SON-10) Description

This splendid North Laos tour takes you to the stunning Resorts in Northern Laos. On this tour you will engage with the communities, nature and wildlife of "Simply Beautiful" Laos whilst staying in the most exclusive and stunning accommodation in all of Laos. Enjoy the elegance and laid back style of the Namkat Yorlapa Resort. Soaring mountains, lush jungle and deep river valleys will be your stunning backdrop as you visit ancient cave shrines and stunning waterfalls.




Itinerary

Highlights

Cruise up the Mekong River to explore the Pak Ou Cave of a thousand Buddhas

  • Enjoy three nights and local excursions at the Namka Resort
  • Ride in a long-tail boat through the rugged, mountainous Nam Ou River valley
  • Explore the beautiful city of Nong Khiaw
  • Visit the “100 waterfalls” on an exciting tour in Nong Khiaw

 

Daily Itinerary

Day 01 Luang Prabang – Arrival  (-)
After your arrival in Luang Prabang, you will be transferred to your hotel in town.
The rest of the day is free ( alternatively, if you arrive early we can take you on a first tour in the city)
Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 02 Luang Prabang – Pak Beng (B/L)
Board a traditional slow boat trip up the Mekong River to Pak Beng, visiting the local villages of different ethnic minorities along the way.
We'll arrive in Pak Beng in the afternoon and stay the night.

Day 03 Pak Beng – Oudomxay – Namkat Resort (B/L)
We'll drive to our next destination, reaching the province of Oudom Xai (Muang Xai on some maps) in a few hours. The region, the heart of northern Laos, is rich in mountain scenery and many ethnic minorities live here. In the afternoon, you arrive in Oudomxay and you can visit local temples, markets before you check-in at the resort.
Overnight in Namkat Resort

Day 04 Namkat Resort - Activities of choice / free day (B)
Choose an activity that suits you best , or just spend the day relaxing at the resort.
(lunch will be included in activities)
Overnight in Namkat Resort

Day 05 Namkat Resort - Activities of choice / free day (B)
Choose an activity that suits you best , or just spend the day relaxing at the resort.
(lunch will be included in activities)
Overnight in Namkat Resort

Day 06 Namkat Resort – Muang Khua – Nong Khiaw on the Nam Ou river (B/L)
You'll leave the Resort and travel along a scenic road to Muang Khua for the start of a river cruise. The river journey from Muang Khua to Nong Khiaw is one of the most beautiful in the region. Board a long-tail boat to begin your journey down the Nam Ou River, discovering many villages and beautiful landscapes with limestone formations rising from the water. Your lunch, a picnic barbecue, will be on one of the beaches along the river. You'll arrive at Nong Khiaw to check in to your resort or guest house in this quiet mountainous setting
Overnight in Nong Khiaw

Day 07 Nong Khiaw - 100 Waterfall Trek or alternative soft adventure (B/L)
After a 1 hour boat trip on the scenic Nam Ou you'll hike through the 100 waterfalls, a recently-discovered waterfall in the jungle. A village visit is included, as well, where you learn more about life along the Nam Ou River before returning by boat to Nong Khiaw.
*Choose the Mountain View tour as an alternative.
Overnight in Nong Khiaw

Day 08 Nong Khiaw – Free day (B)
This is a free day for you to explore the city of Nong Khiaw, relax and take in the grandeur of the karst scenery, and explore nearby caves if you choose.
Overnight in Nong Khiaw

Day 09 Nong Khiaw – Luang Prabang (B/L)
The journey from Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang will follow the Nam Ou river and then takes you up and over the mountains. Along the way we'll visit the village of Ban  Nayang, which is famous for their traditional cotton weaving.  Almost every household has its own weaving loom where the families create beautiful scarves, table cloths and ornate wall hangings. After the visit in the village we'll continue on the road to the UNESCO world heritage city of Luang Prabang, where we drop you off at your hotel.
Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 10 Luang Prabang - departure  (B)
Transfer from your hotel to the airport for the departure flight.

Services

Included Travel Services

  • All sightseeing as described in program above
  • Transportation in private vehicles
  • Accommodation in hotels (twin shared)
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sights described above
  • Meals: B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Lao PDR governmental tax and service charge
  • Luggage handing

Not Included Travel Services

  • International air tickets to/from Lao PDR
  • Visa fee  ( US$40/pax)
  • Travel insurance of any kind
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips, drinks, personal expenses and other expenses not described in the program above
  • Single room surcharge on request

Info

Travel duration (in days): 10
Difficulty level (easy 1 - 5 challenging): 1
Accessibility: Our trips are generally unsuitable for people with reduced mobility and other disabilities. Please contact us to discuss if this trip is suitable for your specific requirements.

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