Wilderness Explorer: 2-Day Luang Prabang Trek and Nam Ou Kayak Tour

A journey that unveils Laos' wilderness and culture

Step into the heart of Laos with our captivating 2-day expedition, the Wilderness Explorer: Luang Prabang Trek and Nam Ou Kayak Tour. Over two unforgettable days, immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Luang Prabang’s landscapes, from dense jungle trails to the serene waters of the Nam Ou River. Trek through vibrant flora, indulge in a Lao-style picnic in the heart of the wilderness, and paddle down the river’s meandering path, all while embracing the authentic culture of the region. Join us for an adventure that promises adrenaline-pumping exploration and tranquil nature appreciation, all in one unforgettable journey.

Laos Adventure

Tour Details

Country

Laos

Price

From $149 (USD)

Duration

2 Days

Difficulty

Moderate

Trip Highlights

  • Trek through lush jungles and local farms, venturing into the heart of the dense jungle.
  • Embark on an exhilarating kayaking journey along the enchanting Nam Ou River.
  • Immerse yourself in the local way of life with a homestay in the village.
Lao jungle trekking
Day 1

Luang Prabang Trek to a Tai Lue Village

Start with a departure from Luang Prabang at 8:30 AM. After a brief 1.5-hour drive north, we reach a quaint village where our expedition commences. Trek through local farms and into the dense jungle, where orchids, ferns, and wildlife await beneath the ancient canopy. A Lao-style picnic lunch in the heart of the jungle sets the stage for further adventure. Traverse bamboo forests and descend to the Nam Ou riverbanks, where a longtail boat ferries us to a village where local hospitality awaits.
River Adventure, Laos
Day 2

Nam Ou Kayaking – Luang Prabang

Begin with a kayaking introduction and safety briefing after breakfast. Drift downstream on the Nam Ou River, passing cliffs and untouched villages. A picnic lunch on a white sandbank is a moment of tranquil indulgence. Enjoy leisure time by the river before kayaking to the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers. Experience local life through visits to weaving and whisky-making villages. A final paddle leads to Pak Xeung, where transport returns you to Luang Prabang.
N/A Breakfast, Lunch

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Wilderness Explorer: 2-Day Luang Prabang Trek and Nam Ou Kayak Tour

from

$149 (USD)

2 Days

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Kayak as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 01 night in a basic homestay

Excludes

  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters, etc.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

  • Activities: approx. 4-5 hours trekking on day 1 and  4-5 hours kayaking on day 2
  • Please note that washing facilities at the homestay are quite limited in this humble and economically challenged village.
  • Varied prices based on group size, travel dates
  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year, Tet and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

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