Tiger Trail - We are Laos

3 Days | Jungle Trek, Village Life & Waterfall


TOURCODE 59456 (FTBKS-3) Description

The Khmu and Hmong villages of Nong Khuay and Long Lao Mai will give you an experience that combines adventure with cultural exchange. Trek through verdant mountains, take in the splendor of Kuang Si waterfall and learn about Laosí fascinating diverse ethnic culture.


Day 01 Half-day Trek to Local Village and Homestay (L, D)

Meet your guide and enjoy a 35-minute ride through the countryside to our trekking start point. When you arrive at Ban Phonexay, you’ll begin the 4-hour trek to the Khmu and Hmong village of Nong Khuay that will take you deep into the jungle, over streams, under bamboo forests and up steep hills that offer magnificent views of Laos.

You'll have a picnic lunch along the way. When you reach Nong Khuay, your tour guide will introduce you to your host family for the night. If time permits, trek 30 minutes to Tom Douk cave. Your guide will tell you more about this hidden cavern as you explore its dark terrain.

Back in the village, settle in to your homestay and explore the village - learn a few words of their language, try your hand at cooking traditional meals or share some pictures you’ve taken of your trip in Laos. Enjoy dinner in the village.


Day 02 Jungle Trek and Home Stay (B, L, D)

Have breakfast with your hosts this morning. The village name Nong Khuay translates to “buffalo lake,” and you can hike to this famous lake afterward. (Note: Visit to the lake only during rainy season from July – December). Then head out on the trail again to the Hmong village of Long Lao Mai. It’s a 4-hour hike but you’ll be able to stop along the way for lunch and soak in the stunning natural scenery around you.

At Long Lao Mai, your guide will show you your accommodation. Then, take a tour of the community where you’ll meet some of your neighbors. A few villagers sell beautiful hand-made bracelets and other handicrafts to earn supplemental income that supports their main livelihood as subsistence farmers. The handicrafts make unique and meaningful souvenirs!

Dinner is served in the sala outside under the stars - or you may share a meal with villagers in their home. After a traditional Hmong meal, unwind in the homestay and rest after the last few days of trekking in the comfort of your own room.

Day 03 Lush Jungle Trek and Kuang Si Waterfall (B, L)

After a hearty breakfast, trek 3 hours through lush jungle to one of Luang Prabang’s favorite sites, the Kuang Si Waterfall, with its Asiatic bear sanctuary and many cascading pools to swim in and explore. Take lunch in the jungle on the way and don’t rush at the falls. After a refreshing afternoon at the waterfall we’ll pick you up and return to Luang Prabang.

A Community-based Tourism (CBT) Initiative.



Included Travel Services

  • English-speaking guide
  • Drinking water
  • All Transport
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner when indicated on itinerary
  • Village entrance fees Permits

Not Included Travel Services

  • Specialty drinks and snacks
  • Tips for guides


  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Fully charged camera
  • Sun block & mosquito repellent
  • Trekking sandals and/or athletic shoes
  • Rain gear (in season, check weather!)
  • Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, personal items
  • Flip flops (for elephant bathing and/or kayaking)
  • Swimwear & towel (for waterfall and/or kayaking)
  • Small backpack to carry water and other belongings
  • Torch/flashlight
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc)
  • Change of clothes (conservative for villages and temples)
  • Small amount of money for beer/soft drinks/tips/souvenirs/etc.




- 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 - Price per person

Tours depart daily. Please indicate your preferred tour start date.
Private Tour: 1 Person

01.01.2023Sunday, 1. January 2023 - Wednesday, 31. December 2025
Continuous Date

452.00 USD


Tours depart daily. Please indicate your preferred tour start date.
Private Tour: 2 People

01.01.2023Sunday, 1. January 2023 - Wednesday, 31. December 2025
Continuous Date

271.00 USD


Tour prices starting at

Tour prices starting at

01.01.2023Sunday, 1. January 2023 - Wednesday, 31. December 2025
Continuous Date

234.00 USD


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