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Laos Trekking - West
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Itinerary:
Day 1: Houei Xai / Vieng Phoukha

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If you want to arrive from Vientiane or Luang Prabang, we can offer you various routes adding only 1 or 2 days (Luang Prabang - Vientiane) more on the schedule established.

Meet our guide on arrival at Houei Xai. Pending the arrival time and the time available we might offer a small sightseeing via the road towards Viangphoukha Tea (Tea Caravan Trail).
On the road, we cross many small villages, we can stop according to your desires till we reach Viangphoukha.
If time permits a small village tour will be organised.
Overnight at hotel.

 
Days 2 to 7: Vieng Phoukha / Meuang Long / Xieng Kok

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Start of our six days trek from Vieng Phoukha to Xieng Kok.
This trekking is exceptional, you wil encounter wonderfull sightseeing such as wildlife crossings and a rich experience from living with local communities.

You will pass through some of the most beautiful primary (and secondary) forests in Asia, home to lush vegetation in natural harmony.
Many animals (eg, leopards, gibbons, gaur, sambar deer, pigs woods, many bird species, etc. .) can be seen among the communities lifes Akha, Khmu, Hmong and Tai Lu tribes.
Every night, we stop at a traditional village where different people will be happy to share some of their habits with you the visiting "adventurers".
Meals at nights are taken together with the locals.

Our trek will be led by your guide, the village head and porters (who functions as a walker).
The village chief and the holders who lives in the area know perfectly well their forest. They were trained to control human impacts on it, and will explain the practices to respect.
After 6 days of walking and discovery, we reach Xieng Kok an isolated village near the Burmese border.

5 to 6 hours of walking each day on average.
 
Day 8: Xieng Kok / Meuang Sing

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Departure from Xieng Kok driving towards Meuang Sing (around 4 hours).
On the way we will do many stops to discover the minority villages and to make some small walks (forests, rivers, waterfalls, etc...).
Meuang Sing will be reached in the late afternoon.
Night in Meuang Sing.

 
Day 9: Meuang Sing / Luang Namtha

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After breakfast, drive towards Luang Namtha. We will stop anytime when you want to enjoy local life in this remote corner.
After arrival in Luang Namtha, we will take a canoe to explore more this area which is so exotic, quiet and relaxing.
Night in Luang Namtha
 
Day 10: Luang Namtha / Ban Na Maw

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After Breakfast you will visit Luang Namtha : museum, local temples, waterfalls, markets.
Depart of Luang Namtha heading to Ban Na Maw.
Overnight in Ban Na Maw.
 
Days 11 to 13: Ban Na Maw / Ban Meuang Ay / Ban Pangkhai / Ban Boun Tai

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During this three days trekking, we will cross a beautiful dense forest.
Be fascinated by the intertwined life of forest with its colorful animals, birds and an impressive fauna and flora.
We will have the chance to meet and monitor life along several rivers.
We will also come across many Laotien tribes such as the Akha, Khmu, Thai Dam, Mien, etc.
All our evenings and nights are spent in a village of one or another of these communities, sharing unforgettable encounters with the locals will be the main goal.
 
Day 14: Ban Boun Tai / Muang La

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Small lunch and then visit Ban Boun Tai.
Leaving Ban Boun Tai to Oudomxai.
En route we will cross many small villages, we will stop to enjoy the tranquility and the friendliness that exist.
After the visit of Oudomxai direction the Muang Resort for the night.
Night in the Muang La Resort (enchanting lodge), guesthouses or homestay.

 
Day 15: Muang La / Nong Khiaw

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After these long days of walking, this one will be devoted to relaxation.
Enjoy more swimming in natural hot springs and natural waterfalls, surrounded by an idyllic setting.
Opportunity to explore the area in a short hike for those interested.
By mid afternoon we leave the paradise setting of Muang La and go towards Nong Khiaw.
 
Day 16: Nong Khiaw / Luang Prabang

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Lao people uses the Mekong as a transportation network in its own right.
It is through this that we will reach Luang Prabang, a city world heritage site of UNESCO.
During this 7 hour cruise, enjoy the charms of one of the most fascinating river in the world: life of fishermen's, villages bordering the Mekong, discovery of fauna and flora, well deserved rest on the deck, etc.
Arrived in Luang Prabang, transfer to your hotel and evening free to join a magnificent night in Luang Prabang.
 
Day 17: Luang Prabang

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Awakening at dawn to see the most impressive activity of  Luang Prabang, the alms of the monks: the monks walking along the street and collecting the people's food offerings.
Then visit the old city: Vat Vixoune influenced by architecture "Tai Lu," Makmo, the stupa-shaped watermelon and Vat Aham just next door.
You will continue to Vat Sipphoutthabat, its beautiful carved doors and views over the Nam Khan River.
Walk through the narrow streets to Wat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple of Luang Prabang, from the 16th century.
In the afternoon we will visit the National Museum, the Old Royal Palace and Wat Mai with five levels and a magnificent carved veranda.
In the heart of the city, we will climb the Phousy mount to have a wonderfull view of Luang Prabang and the surrounding mountains.
You will then have free time to explore the night market in Luang Prabang.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
 
Day 18: Luang Prabang

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N.B.

We can customize this tour according to your desires and needs.
For example we can extend the length of the circuit or by combining with other existing circuit, or by offering other benefits (elephant trekking around Luang Prabang or deeper explorations of Laos by going further south, etc...).
The formalities and any charges for the border crossing are supported by the participants.
Breakfasts and lunches during the tours are included in the delivery.
If you want to also include other meals thank you to mention it.
Prices for trips vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen and the number of participants (the more persons you are, the lower the price).

For this circuit, starting price is , based on 4 people in standard accommodations.
If you want a quote based on your needs, click the button below.
   
N°166, Unit 17, Ban Thongkhankham, Khounboulom Road, Vientiane, LAOS
Mob: (856) 20 55416317 | Tel: (856) 21 213633-4 | Fax: (856) 21 213635
Email: info@arasa-tour-laos.com
         

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