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Uncle Tom's Trails - Private Day Tours

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Address: Route 13 | Ban Tha Heua, Vang Vieng VV1122, Laos
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+856 20 29 958 903
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Uncle Toms is a dirt bike tour operator offering tours and riding tuition...

Uncle Toms is a dirt bike tour operator offering tours and riding tuition (for total beginners) in the Kasi region of Laos PDR. 125cc four stroke trail bikes. plus smaller for training,British operator. Always best to book in advance due to limited places each day. Training is limited to two persons at one time and open to anyone over 5 feet 5 inches(165cm)on the full sized bikes, but we now have smaller bikes for anyone who is a bit smaller. Due to the rapid changes recently in Vang Vieng town,we have moved location, now we are based in the amazing Kasi District which is 55 kilometers north of Vang Vieng town.

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Our Highlight in Laos!

That Trip with Tom was just amazing! We went through wonderful landscapes, through little rivers, over dusty roads to a peacefull little village, where we had the most wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christine P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That Trip with Tom was just amazing! We went through wonderful landscapes, through little rivers, over dusty roads to a peacefull little village, where we had the most wonderful dinner! As a total beginner with motorcycles I was a bit scared at first, but Tom is a wonderful and quite humorous teacher. We had a lot of fun and I... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Uncle Tom's truly lives up to its 5 star rating. With unforgettable views and an excellent back county view on life in Laos. As my title says, every trip with Tom is unique and ours was certainly that. From the very beginning Tom was helpful and informative to my wife who needed lessons. Tom also has helmets with headsets in... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Most of the reviews cover this well, Tom is excellent and a real pro. Tom took us from no manual experience on bikes to crossing small rivers and it was awesome. Some tips: If tom offers you a jacket take it, it gets very dusty. Book early as this is popular. We stayed near by the night before to have... More 

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

I have visited Uncle Toms twice in the last three years, at the old location and recently the new. Tom is an excellent teacher (and karaoke singer...), he has a real passion for bikes and this is infectious and also a knowledge of Laos that you wouldn't get from a normal tour. First time I visited with my partner and... More 

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Thank Jon F
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Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Signed up with my wife and a friend who both never rode a motorcycle. Also their scooter experience was quite limited. I had ridden a bike before so was named Tom's wingman in the following instructing session. Have to say it was really a highlight of our trip to Laos. Not only was the riding a lot of fun (great... More 

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Thank Felix M
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

My wife and I contacted Tom for two days of lessons and motorbike riding in Laos. I was an experienced rider, but my wife hadn't ridden, except for a few hours 10 years ago. She was very nervous about learning, but the reviews here indicated that Tom would get her up to speed safely before we went out on a... More 

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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

I could never expect to be able to ride a motorbike and to have such an amazing experience thanks to Uncle Toms! On the way from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang my friends and I stopped at Kasi, a small and almost unknown village, to experience a motorbike tour with Uncle Toms. Firstly I had half day of training since... More 

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Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Kasi is a beautiful place surrounded by mountains on the way from Vang Vieng to Luangprabang, where you can experience authentic local life in case you want to go off the typical tourist path . I actually never imagined myself riding a motorbike. Now i know that learning to ride with Tom was the best decision I (or better to... More 

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Reviewed January 28, 2017

My girlfriend and I were really eager to learn to ride manual motorbikes properly as I had previously had a bad experience on a scooter in Thailand (wasn't the first, won't be the last!). We heard about Uncle Tom's trails and it sounded like it was just what we were looking for so we contacted Tom and he was really... More 

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Had a great time in Laos thanks to Uncle Tom. He is actually in Kasi now, not Vang Vieng Admittedly, we didn't know who Tom Jones was (sorry!) but he did resemble Negan from the Walking Dead. Thankfully in looks only as he is a great guy full of quick wit and patience and is a great teacher. I was... More 

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