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Green Discovery Day Tours

Hang Boun Road, Vientiane 01, Laos
+856 21 264 528
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Ranked #5 of 22 activities in Vientiane
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Motorcycle Trails
Owner description: With now fourteen years of experience, Green Discovery Laos is the most well-known and highly regarded adventure and Eco-tourism tour operator and... more » Owner description: With now fourteen years of experience, Green Discovery Laos is the most well-known and highly regarded adventure and Eco-tourism tour operator and probably the only social enterprise in the country. Be it adventure or immersion into scenic tranquillity, Green Discovery has ensured that all its excursions and holidays are suited to the most discerning and unique of travellers. Safety remains a priority in whatever activity is involved, and we are proud of our safety record with more than 150.000 travelers using our services since 2000. « less
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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

An excellent, but pricey (US $253/two people) day trip. Guide (Noy) was most knowledgeable and made this one of the best trips we have ever been on. We visited two markets, the dam, a salt mine, buddhas carved out of rock and went on a one hour boatride around the lake. Only disappointment - the dreadful restaurant where we had... More

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TsongMae, General Manager at Green Discovery Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Rick! Thank you for the nice review! ans yes, I would agree this tour can be pricey for 2 people. Typically this tour engages a lot of fix costs like a car and driver for the day, a guide and a boat. These costs are normally shared by the participants and therefore if we have 4 people in the... More

Chester, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

With help of cooperative, informative agent Dale, Green Discovery office in Vientiane, we 2 adults set up a private slow longboat tour as a means of travel between Luang Prabang and Luang Namtha, northern Laos, in mid-February, 2014. A short Mekong portion was diverted to road transport due to construction of damn, but otherwise tour offered everything as promised. Visit... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We booked a 7 days trip with Dale Wright of Green Discovery. the trip was planned perfectly and included day tours, kayaking, transportation, guides, hotel and restaurant booking and a lot of care and knowledge. we were highly impressed with the service level which made our trip unforgettable. We had the feeling the trip was " made to measure" especially... More

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GreenDiscoveryLaosDW, Director of Sales at Green Discovery Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind words. We do our absolute best to ensure all of our clients have an excellent time during their visits to Laos therefore it is really and honestly genuinely appreciated when seeing feedback both positive and negative in order to help us improve our services. I am so happy that you had... More

Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This is the one day kayaking trip starting and/or finishing in Vang Vieng or Vientiane, depending on what you want. We were travelling in a group of five and had two guides with us - one carrying the food and dry bags containing our valuables and the other showing us the way and pointing out interesting things along the trip.... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Decided to book a tour for a city discovery, it sure beats walking around in the heat. It was good to see all the main points of interest in the city and having a guide made it more interesting as he told us the history behind all the places we visited. Tour included chilled water and a lovely buffet lunch.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Just completed an excellent 1 day tour of Vientiane with green discovery. There were 3 of us and cost $54usd each. Included air cond car (very comfortable), driver and very knowledgeable and professional tour guide who really knew his stuff. Picked us up from our hotel and delivered back. Tour included chilled water and buffet lunch. Tour lasted about 8... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We tried booking the trip from Vang Vieng to Vientiane with rafting, kayaking etc. We thought it would be a nice way to break up the journey. We filled out an enquiry form on their website 4 days before we wished to travel and waited, and waited. After a couple of days we sent them another email early in the... More

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GreenDiscoveryLaosDW, Director of Sales at Green Discovery Day Tours, responded to this review

Incredibly sorry for the confusion which occurred here and in turn caused you not to receive a reply and consequently not be able to join your selected trip. Unfortunately at the time when you sent your enquiry to ourselves we had a problem with our e-mail system which meant that our sales team were lead to believe that your enquiry... More

Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

We engaged Green Discovery for a 3D2N combi trek in Luang Namtha. The trek includes stay with the ethnic tribes.  I enjoyed my experience and felt that the your was well packaged. The trek was not too long each day, food was sufficient, itinerary was interesting and price was fair.  The only area for improvement is the guide's commitment to... More

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Singapore
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

My girlfriend and I took the 3D2N trekking and kayaking package in Luang Namtha and I must say the whole experience was fantastic. We booked through their Luang Namtha office by email a few months before. The entire trek/kayaking itinerary was well planned out and coordinated. Experiences in the ethnic minority villages was absolutely delightful. The guide will explain almost... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I booked this comany by acdient.the guide very helpful.i for got something to the bus.he try to got back for me.thanks

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