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Huayxay - Pakbeng destination Luang Prabang 5 days, 4 nights

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Day 1: Houeixai – Pakbeng (L)

Stop At: Mekong Elephant Park, 01 Mekong St, Pakbeng 10000 Laos
This morning you board your traditional slow boat for the cruise downriver to the river town of Pakbeng. The scenery along this part of the Mekong is argueably at its most beautiful. As your journey downriver you will stop at some Hmong, Yao and Khmu ethnic minority villages and have the opportunity to observe their traditional lifestyle. Lunch is served on deck as we enjoy the slow paced cruise.

Arriving at Pakbeng late afternoon you will check in to your bungalow and enjoy a few drinks watching the sunset over the mountains and the Mekong. Overnight in Pakbeng
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Pakbeng

Day 2: Pakbeng – Trekking (B)

Stop At: Mekong Elephant Park, 01 Mekong St, Pakbeng 10000 Laos
Breakfast, we head for day activities, your guide will take you to villages by 7 Km north of Pakbeng town to visit the Khmu villages on a red-soil road, passing small forests, rice fields, some spectacular scenery and a rustic village with wooden bamboo houses. Stop along the way for photo ops of the local children and hard-working farmers in the field. On arrival at the home of a Khmu family at Ban kham village, take part in daily life, including some step of peeling rice by hand During your time in the village, your guide will introduce you to some traditional customs of the Khmu people and how difference between three biggest ethnic groups in Laos, back to town for lunch and afternoon, we visit temple at Wat Sichomjeng, Wat Kokkormingmoungkhoun. Overnight in Pakbeng
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Pakbeng

Day 3: Pakbeng - Oudomxay - Nam Kat Yolapa (B)

Stop At: Nam Kat Waterfall, Oudomxay Laos
Early morning breakfast, we visit local market in Pakbeng observing the variety of local foodstuffs and products including dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, fish, vegetables and fruit. From there you are heading to Nam Kat Yolapa as today destination. Your journey distance approximately 150km and enroute stop visiting local Hmong, Kamu ethnic minority, pottery, handicraft villages at Ban Nyor. Arrival at Nam Kat Yolapa by sunset. Nam Kat Yolapa is one of the most diversity eco lodge hiding out at the deep jungle or rain forest. Here you are able to enjoy resort activities such as zipline, tree top house, canapé walk or trekking to villages (optional of choices which you can pay on side). Overnight at Nam Kat Yolapa resort.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Oudomxay

Day 4: Nam Kat Yolapa – Nong Khiaw (B)

Stop At: Viewpoint Nong Khiaw/Ban Sop Houn, Wat Ban Sop Houn 50 50 meters after the Temple Ban Sop Houn, Nong Khiaw Laos
Breakfast, heading southh to Nong Khiaw. Upon arrival, you board a small long tail motorboat on Nam Ou River heading upstream to glance the local life on the bank of rivers, back to little hillside town at Nong Khiaw, you able to enjoy spectacular view of limestone mountain kart and local life on both sides of river bank by sunset. Overnight at Nong Khiaw.
Duration: 5 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Nong Khiaw

Day 5: Muang Ngoi - Luang Prabang (B)

Stop At: Pak Ou Caves, Ban Pak-Ou 06000 Laos
This morning we take overland to UNESCO Heritage town of Luang Prabang, our driving distance approximately 150km. On the way, we drive to Ban Pak Ou and cross the Mekong by long tail boat visit Pak-Ou Caves, an ancient pilgrimage site and containing thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years.

Arriving in Luang Prabang around sunset we will transfer to your hotel. Your evening is free to explore the town or relax at your hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luang Prabang
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Important Information
Departure Point
Huay Xai, Laos

Traveler pickup is offered
1/ Out boats leave Houay Xay pier at latest for 9:00 am. so Please be in front of Thai immigration office in Chiang Khong for 08:00 am. one of our team will wait with a sign of guest name.
2/ If you stay already in Houay Xay, pick up will be arranged at their Hotel between 09 and 09:30 am

Ports
Lao - Thai Friendship Bridge 4
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Luang Prabang, Laos
Inclusions
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • • Accommodation in twin shared basis
  • • Private, Airconditioned transport
  • • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • • English speaking guide
  • • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • • Gov’t taxes and service charges
  • • Luggage handling
  • • Drinking water
  • Entry/Admission - Mekong Elephant Park
  • Entry/Admission - Nam Kat Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Viewpoint Nong Khiaw/Ban Sop Houn
  • Entry/Admission - Pak Ou Caves
Exclusions
  • • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • • Domestic air ticket
  • • Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
  • • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • • Foreign language guides other than English
  • • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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