TOURCODE 66209 (-) Description
For the cyclist who appreciates a combination of cycling and comfort, this may be the best tour offered in Laos. Highlights include the World Heritage Town of Luang Prabang, the breathtaking mountain views between Kiu Kacham and Vang Vieng, and last – but not least – all the amazing, friendly people that you will meet. This trip will leave lasting impressions, and it's all on paved roads over mountain passes and through incredible scenery.
Distance: 286-333 KM
- Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls
- Luang Prabang – Kasi
- Kasi – Vang Vieng
- Vang Vieng – Ban Keune
- Ban Keune – Vientiane
Day 01 Luang Prabang
Arrival and briefing through our representative. Enjoy a welcome dinner in Luang Prabang. Overnight in a comfortable guest house.
Day 02 Luang Prabang - Kuang Si Waterfalls (60 Km)
An easy ride to the scenic Kuang Si Waterfalls through Khmu and Hmong ethnic villages. Enjoy a swim in the clear-water basins of the Kuang Si Waterfalls. Overnight in a comfortable guest house.
Day 03 Luang Prabang - Transfer to Kiu Kacham - Kasi (48-95 Km)
A 2-hour transfer by mini van brings you to Kiu Kacham, at an altitude of 1350 meters. For the first part of this stage, you ride between 1000 and 1400 meters to Phou Khoun. After Phou Khoun a long descent with great views brings you to the valley of Kasi (those preferring a shorter distance will start cycling in Phoukhoun, instead). Overnight in a guest house.
Day 04 Kasi - Vang Vieng (58 Km)
On this day, you'll bike through amazing scenery and will descend slowly into the lowland along rivers, limestone formations, and caves. Vang Vieng is a tourist-friendly backpacker's hangout located on a beautiful setting between steep limestone rock formations. Overnight in a resort.
Day 05 Vang Vieng – Ban Keune (55 Km)
Continuing on the main road, you cycle to the ‘sea of Laos’: the 250 square kilometer artificial Lake Nam Ngum. A 2 hour boat ride brings you to the dam, where you'll discover some great fish restaurants. After lunch, you continue on a quiet back road through small, hidden valleys and authentic villages. You'll spend the night in comfort at a resort on the banks of the Nam Ngum River. Overnight in resort.
Day 06 Ban Keune – Vientiane (65 Km)
Today, you cycle through paddy fields with fine views in the Phou Khao Khouay mountain range, before entering the capital city of Laos: Vientiane. You'll pass through the suburbs as you cycle to the centre of this historic, lively city situated along the bank of the Mekong. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 Finish
End of program.
Included Travel Services
- Equipment rentals
- Biking activity
- English speaking guides with license
- Food and drink (water, tea, coffee)
- Entrance fee and permissions
- Elephant ride
- Boat Transfers
- Transfer back into town
- Village fees for home stay
- Fair Trek village fund payments
Not Included Travel Services
- Riding gear - helmet, gloves, boots and long-sleeved shirts
- Personal insurance (this is at your own risk)
- Coverage for any damages to gear or the bicycle
- Any alcoholic beverages
- All dinners
Due to the nature of adventure tours and the unpredictability of the weather, the itinerary may be changed at the discretion of the guide.