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KAYAKING NAM KHAN RIVER AND TAD SAE WATERFALL - Luang Prabang tour

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Visit: BC Family Tour, 9A Trung Yen Alley Hang Bac Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

KAYAKING THE NAM KHAN RIVER AND TAD SAE WATERFALL (L)

High water season, August to January:

Meet your guide in Luang Prabang city and drive about 25 minutes to our Adventure Camp on the banks of the Nam Khan River. We’ll take you on a short cruise upriver to the Tad Sae Waterfalls which flow directly into the Nam Khan River. The great natural pools invite you for a refreshing swim and there’s a good chance you’ll see elephants at the falls. You’ll return to the Adventure Camp by boat.

After an equipment and safety briefing, you’ll push off downriver to enjoy paddling through stunning panoramic views of green jungle mountains and Lao life. Take lunch along the river and continue kayaking on the flowing water through sections of rapids for exciting fun. The total kayaking is about 20 km (12 mi) with travel time varying widely but normally about 3-4 hrs.

An extension for even longer kayaking from Ban En (25 km) may be possible for strong guests with kayaking experience. Ask our sales staff at the time of booking!

 

Low water season, February to July:

This full day kayaking trip is not available during the dry season due to low water levels and impassible sections. See the half-day kayak option for some kayaking or even a combo tour.  Check with staff for details.

* Tad Sae Waterfall is low or dry from February to August

* Kayaking in Nam Khan River half day tour in Low water season, February to July:

During the dry season the river is significantly lower and exposes white sand beaches and riverbanks where we can stop for photo ops, river-jumping from trees, and to visit Henri Mahout’s resting site in the jungle a short walk from the river. This 11km (7mi) easy run (including some rapids) usually takes about 3 hours with breaks. We'll beach the kayaks at a local's favorite spot, Geng Noun, before transferring you back to the city by vehicle.

This 11km (7mi) easy run (including some rapids) usually takes about 3 hours with breaks. We'll beach the kayaks at a local's favorite spot, Geng Noun, before transferring you back to the city by vehicle.
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Departure Point
Join-in tours ALWAYS meet at a centralized pick-up location noted on the voucher. 
Private tours include pick-up from and return to hotels IN THE CITY.   Hotels outside Luang Prabang City may require additional charge.
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • All transfers
  • Kayak rental
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch and water
  • Safety equipment and life-jackets (child sizes available)
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Tips
  • Specialty Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Was a great trip up to the waterfall two small villages I took a personal little vehicle with a driver he was great we stopped in at the elephant Farm or the elephant place on the way up there which was great and another small village with among very poor people that seller
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By: BC Family Tour
340 reviews
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johang898
10
3 days 2 nights Halong Bay and Cat Ba
It was a great experience. Thanks a lot for all the organisation well done. We start the trip with one night in a
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Romaine R
31
Excellent service !!
Thank you to BC tour company for the excellent service received in December 2019 great staff , very helpful and
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sailwme2
31
Susan
What a great trip!! The boat was clean and comfortable the staff was friendly and helpful. The area was out of
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Annick13383
41
Ba be lake and ban Gioc waterfall is wonderful, unique.. the best tour in Vietnam
I stayed at bc family homestay in 2 times. Its super center, o minutes to go night market, hoan kiem lake, Many
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Jan D
30
A long ride to a marvellous site
It takes 3 hours (one way) but it's worth it. A unique, beautul scenery is waiting for you. The boat is
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Johnsmith6790
41
The best experience in Vietnam and Southeast Asia with motorbike and Good driver
The best homestay in hanoi. We stayed at bc family homestay and aparment in 5 times. They are very helpful, kind
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brennaf77
133
Gorgeous, fun tour with knowledgeable guide
This day trip was a fantastic way to explore the breathtaking area of Halong Bay! Our tour guide Nien Nguyen was
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722littlec
10
Ban Gioc warterfall and Ba Be lake from Hanoi, good trip in the beatan places
Was definitely better than I expected. The homestays are quite comfortable despite their location (hot water,
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42kerryf
Vietnam
81
Caves and monkeys 🐵
This tour started off as a disaster, the weather was bad, the tour guide was 1 hour late 😓 and the bus was
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lydiamay60
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83
Excellent food tour!
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Alex S
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41
Great range and different from what you'd expect
Our tour guide Tai was great and made it his goal to ensure our experience was a unique one. Tried everything from
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Once you can watch
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Interesting, but nothing special
Had a sit down dinner with this show. Show consisted of 5 traditional dances lasting about 1 hour. Costumes nice
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  • BC Family Tour
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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