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Address: Hang Boun Road, Vientiane 0100, Laos
Phone Number: +856 21 264 528
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With now fourteen years of experience, Green Discovery Laos is the most...

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.

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2 days in Phu Khao Khuay NPA

First of all, I would not recommend this trip in March or April. We went there in early April, and it was blistering hot. First day we were transferred to the park, and started... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2016
Zsolt B
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a great day with,Noy, our guide for the day. He was very knowledgeable and we had an overall great experience.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

First of all, I would not recommend this trip in March or April. We went there in early April, and it was blistering hot. First day we were transferred to the park, and started with a nice boat ride, which unfortunately had to be cut short, since the water level was too low thanks to the new dam they built.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

I recently enjoyed a ten day tour of Luang Prabang, Phonsavan( and the Plain of Jars),Vang Vieng and Ventiane customized for me by this company. My schedule did not allow me to join a group tour. Green Discovery canvassed my interests and was able to create a private tour for me that catered to my interests. The accommodation was fine... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We did the 2 Day Phou Khao Khouay Challenge at a cost of $197 per person for 3 people in our group. Keep in mind as you read this review that this rate is more than twice what we paid for any other of the 7 treks we did in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia over the last 3 months (including... More 

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Boblingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

A little bit expensive but very well organised and extremely friendly staff. Booked a one day trip to phou khao khouay national park. Roughly 2 hour drive from Vientiane to get there, start with an interesting boat trip along the river and then trekking through the jungle. Stopped after about 90 minutes for an excellent picnic lunch, including freshly brewed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Booked our trip in Laos with Green Discovery, because we didnt have much time to prepare beforehand. No complaints, but highly overpriced for what you get. Especially when you are on the ground and see what the real costs are, then you feel the pinch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

I went for a one day bicycling your with Green Discovery tour on 12/24/15. The guide was an hour late picking the group up. We were told to select bikes at one shop, but 10 mins later were told there were already bikes in another location for us. The guide barely spoke English, and could not explain any of the... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Dont go with this organisation!!!we did the one day tour to the waterfall and kost us 125 dollar each, they take us on a boat, where there was nothing to see but sandy coastlines for an hour, and then we walked thru bambo forrest to a waterfall, where we had ""lunch"" lousy food, we had a 8hour tour and where... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was the first 2 days of the ‘6 days of adventure in Vientiane and Champassak province’ Great tour guides and management in general, however there is a big issue with the biking equipment – either broken, old or just very run down. We had 4 bikes of which 2 did not work correctly (even the tour guides!) and the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We used Green Discovery to book our transport back to Bangkok. Quick and easy, no fuss and the staff spoke excellent English. My only criticism would be the tuktuk ride to the railway station. The driver stopped several times apart from pickups; once to get a banana and make a phone call!! Then by the park to take a nap!!... More 

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