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The Gibbon Experience

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Just amazing

I had the entire Express experience for myself. From friendly and competent staff to good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Express Tour - Rainy Season: DO IT

Express Tour in rainy season: Day 1 consists of about an hour of very muddy trekking (rent the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fred G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the entire Express experience for myself. From friendly and competent staff to good organization, unforgettable experiences and stunning views, it was all worth the not so small money. The only downside is that the staff doesn't seem to get any regular time off,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Express Tour in rainy season: Day 1 consists of about an hour of very muddy trekking (rent the shoes they offer) through the jungle with about 10-11 incredible ziplines that offer an amazing view of nothing but nature. You arrive at the treehouse in the...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Can this realky be possible..a treehouse fit for living at 50m up in the air? You bet, and incredibly built to perfection too. What's more, to get to these treehouses, you have to zipline to them, some as long as 500m! What a novel concept!...More

1  Thank gleefully2014
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Such a fun time with our guides Arty and Pad Thai. Felt very safe on the zip lines but common sense and a sense of responsibility is required. It’s worth noting that the sleeping arrangements are shared. Firm mattresses on the deck in the tree...More

Thank toomanysallys
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Most amazing experience ever! I had awesome fun and felt completely safe in the hands of our wonderful guides! Facilities were great staying in the beautiful tree house. A-Thith and Pad Thai were fantastic and so fun and were an endless source of information about...More

Thank Maddie H
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

It was a stunning journey I got to check off my bucket list. It was incredible. The staff is professional and fun. The ropes and cables are very safe. The tree house is very cool. The food is quite nice. The just jungle and the...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We did the classical tour with our kids aged 13, 11 & 9 and it was awesome. We were very lucky with the weather as we had no rain at all. Staff was very helpful and friendly. For unexperienced hikers, the hikes are challenging, but...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a well organised adventure that I believe good value for money though expensive in real terms. if you are thinking about it while in Northern Laos, make the effort to action that thought. Nothing written here can do the experience justice and that...More

Thank heat57
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I had my concerns about doing the Gibbon Experience in the wet season, but I'm so glad it didn't put me off doing it. I did the Express Tour, which was a perfect amount of time in my opinion. The trek on the first day...More

1  Thank Alex F
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I have done the express trip, amazing experience, overwhelmed from the operation and logistics behind the scenes. Great tour guides, made the trip wonderful, highly recommended!!!!

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August 28, 2018|
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Response from gleefully2014 | Reviewed this property |
Classic. Best value for money! 2 nites in 2 excellwnt treehouses but got to see 3 others. Waterfall wasnt an option in july bcoz of monsoon rains. 1nite wud seem rather short, esp aftr such a tough trek to get there onsite... More
April 28, 2018|
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Response from findlater | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't fancy it but then I am almost 60, used walking poles and hate going downhill. Loved the trip, want to go back but only if it's dry.
Paul I
April 8, 2018|
Response from Jodi V | Reviewed this property |
No need for warm clothing