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Savannakhet Trekking Katang trail to the Secret Forest

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Stop At: Marvelaos Travel and Tour, Savannakhet, Laos

Day 1-Savannakhet - Phin at 8:00 am, the tourists will travel from Kaisorn district to Phine district by public transport (trucks). The 150 km long distance takes 3-4 hours.

the tourists will walk into the forest from Km 21 to Vongsy village with 10 km long. In the forest, the tourists will feel and experience the ecological system and diversity of forest types along the way such as mixed dry dipterocarp forest, dry jungle, group of stones and bamboo forest.

we will meet villagers and tourist groups will meet them, then walk, observe, and feel the Katang ethnic group’s lifestyle throughout daily livelihood such as: rice dehusking, sewing, weaving and cooking.

Day 2   walking in Dongsaky forest, seeing Taloung and Khadeang (wildlife)  in the afternoon and evening: refreshing yourself in Xebanghieng river: after reaching to the village and meeting villagers, the villagers will accompany you to play in Xebanghieng river proceeding by local tuk-tuk truck.In the evening, there will be dinner with villagers, learning culture and belief of Katang ethnic group through Baci ceremony, fairy tale storytelling, learning Katang languages, and later sleeping over in local houses (Baci ceremonies will be organized for Nyang village and Vongsikeo village) 

Day 3:Xebanghieng river trip: You will travel from Nyang village to Kengtaperngnang of a length of 4 km after lunch where we say goodbye to our host villagers. Along the way, the tourists will learn and understand the villagers’ belief on traces on the ancient stones such as ancient cart-wheel-prints and giant footprints. Moreover, we will learn about Long cave based on Katang ethnic group’s belief before walking into the cave, later leaving Nyang village after finishing breakfast and saying goodbye to villagers. After short trekking at day 3, we will get the motor boat at Lapernnang rapid about 1hour. At the rapid of Kengsammuchteak the transport will pick up you there and back to Phine and Savannkhet.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
7:00am or 8:00am
3 days
Return Details
All tours return to the Marvelaos Travel & Tour office in Ban Xayaphoum. Tuk-tuk transportation to your hotel from the office is available for an additional fee.
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast/Lunch (7 meals)
  • Driver/guide(all Marvelaos guides speak Lao, Thai, and English)
  • Local guides
  • Use of Boat
  • Use of Tractor
  • Overnight accommodation
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems/heart problems/people with serious medical conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Minimum age: 18
  • No refunds in the event a customer cannot complete the tour
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 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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  • Marvelaos Travel and Tour
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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