Tiger Trail - We are Laos

1 Day | Extended Nam Khan River Kayaking Experience


TOURCODE 23785 (KNK-1) Description

This tour offers an extended, full-day paddling experience to explore the Luang Prabang countryside landscapes, and observe local village life by kayak. The Nam Khan River winds through a valley rich with Lao culture, local villages, wonderful views, fishermen, and smiling children. The kayaking can be swift and exciting when the water’s high and relaxing and calm when it’s low. We’ll stop off at the Tad Sae Waterfall for a refreshing swim and to explore the surrounding jungle.

Join-in tours starting from $ 67


Day 01 Kayaking the Nam Khan River and Tad Sae Waterfall (L)

High water season, August to October:

Meet your guide in Luang Prabang city and drive about 25 minutes to our Tiger Trail Adventure Camp on the banks of the Nam Khan River. We’ll take you on a short cruise upriver to the Tad Sae Waterfalls which flow directly into the Nam Khan River. The great natural pools invite you for a refreshing swim and there’s a good chance you’ll see elephants at the falls. You’ll return to the Adventure Camp by boat.

After an equipment and safety briefing, you’ll push off downriver to enjoy paddling through stunning panoramic views of green jungle mountains and Lao life. Take lunch along the river and continue kayaking on the flowing water through sections of rapids for exciting fun. The total kayaking is about 20 km (12 mi) with travel time varying widely but normally about 3-4 hrs.

An extension for even longer kayaking from Ban En (25 km) may be possible for strong guests with kayaking experience. We can also make this shorter to 9km. Ask our Tiger Trail sales staff at the time of booking!


Low water season, February to July:

This full day kayaking trip is not available during the dry season due to low water levels and impassible sections. See the half-day kayak option (HDK) for some kayaking or even a combo tour.  Check with Tiger Trail staff for details.

* Tad Sae Waterfall is low or dry from February to August


Included Travel Services

  • All transfers
  • Kayak rental
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch and water
  • All entrance fees
  • Safety equipment and life-jackets (child sizes available)

Not Included Travel Services

  • Tips
  • Specialty Drinks




- Tiger Trail tours are available every day -


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.


Private Tour: Prices available upon request, indicate group size

Private Tour

31.10.2016Monday, 31. October 2016 - Saturday, 31. October 2020
Continuous Date


Join-in tour

Join-in tour, per person price

31.10.2016Monday, 31. October 2016 - Saturday, 31. October 2020
Continuous Date

67 USD


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