Tiger Trail - We are Laos

1 Day | Cross Chomphet District and Boat via Pak Ou Caves

Overview

TOURCODE 71084 (BM9-1) Description

This is another of our new biking explorer routes across the Mekong River in the quiet district of Chomphet. It is geared towards experienced riders after a totally unique biking challenge. Exclusive to Tiger Trail you will start at the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, ride 30km across the mountain on single tracks to meet the Mekong River again on the border of Oudomxay Province. you boat back enjoying the Mekong River downstream, stopping at Pak Ou caves to Luang Prabang.

Join-in tours starting from $ 152.00

Itinerary

Day 01 30km cycling from the Mekong to the Mekong, with boat ride River1-day mountain biking (L)

Meet your guide early morning and we'll get you fitted and sorted on of our quality mountain bikes.  Ride a short distance to the Mekong River where we'll board the local car ferry to cross the river to the quiet district of Chomphet.   

This is for experienced riders after a challenge as you will bike on dirt roads and single tracks with a lot of hills. You will be the only tourist on this route and be treated to authentic insights into the real Lao lifestyle. This is like being transported to another world.

After the ferry crossing, ride a short distance on the tarmac road and get accustomed to your mountain bike. You then cycle heading north on single tracks passing through lush rice fields and local villages. Your guide will stop and let you have a rest before the start of the big climb!

You will cross several streams with clean fresh water, you won't be able to resist slashing your face to cool down and rest. once you reach the top of the mountain make the most of the photo opportunity before to head down to meet the Mekong River again on the border of Oudonxay Province. You will rest and get some drinks and food. Now enjoy a boat ride down the Mekong River to Luang Prabang, stopping at the famous Pak Ou caves on the way. If you have the energy you can walk up the 218 steps and visit the top cave as well.

The route is hilly with an 800m elevation gain. Partly shady. 4 hour trip time. It can be muddy after rain.

Services

Included Travel Services

  • English speaking guide
  • Quality mountain bikes
  • Ferry and boat tickets
  • Pak Ou Cave entrance fee
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • All permissions and taxes

Not Included Travel Services

  • Specialty Drinks
  • Tips

 

 

 

- Tiger Trail tours are available every day -

Info

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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