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Laos | 2 day Luang Prabang Fair Trek Tour | Village Homestay and Hiking Adventure

On this 2 day 'Fair Trek' hiking tour you will get an introduction to Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Lao Sung village culture. Share life and get to know the real Lao countryside in the mountains outside of Luang Prabang. Trekking through this area help the communities through the Fair Trek Initiative. The tour also includes a visit to the Tad Sae waterfalls.

Travel No. 14116

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2 Days Trekking outside Luang Prabang 

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Fair Trek - Hiking in Laos village project

 

This is a two day 'Fair Trek' adventure where you'll hike through forest landscapes and interact with local people in their rural villages. The trek passes Hmong and Khamu villages scattered across the hills of a large Lao mountain range. Get to meet the local people and even stay overnight in one of the small family homestays. You will get an introduction to Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Lao Sung people and learn a lot about the cultures of ethnic minorities in Laos. As you trek through the real Lao countryside, you are also helping the communities through your contributions. 

 

Highlights of this Luang Prabang Trekking Adventure:

  • Village hiking Laos Adventure Tour Luang Prabang

    Great landscapes and mountain walks
  • Learning about Lao countryside life
  • Interactions with Khmu and Hmong villagers along trails and in villages.
  • Trekking 300-700m through layers of flora and fauna in Lao forest and agricultural areas
  • Evening activities and overnight stay in Khmu village home stay or village bamboo stay
  • Try local food while visiting the local communities

 

Find pictures of trekking and other activities in Laos on the Tiger Trail Flickr.

 

 

Luang Prabang Fair Trek Trekking Itinerary:

Day One Luang Prabang Hiking & Homestay
(6-7 hours trekking, depending on season and trail conditions)

Trek two hours through rice paddies, middle canopy and steep slopes to a Khmu Village where playful children greet you.

Ascend another hour along ridges, limestone grottos and rocky slopes for lunch at a Hmong Village. Mountains and valleys offer many opportunities to experience a variety of flora and fauna. Stop, look, listen and ask your guide about the life teeming around you.

Approach Khamu village for overnight homestay. Dine with villagers and join a variety of cultural activities. Rest peacefully at a village style bamboo hut or family home after trying the local Lao Whiskey. (The houses are in Lao style simplicity and come with outside shared facilities)

 

Day Two Luang Prabang Hiking & WaterfallTrekking Hiking Laos Adventure tour Laos
(4-5 hours trekking, depending on season and trail conditions)

Enjoy breakfast and set out for two hour trek along river bed before you head onto small trails into a Khmu village community.

Enjoy a boat ride on Nam Khan river to the Tad Sae Waterfall (seasonal) or another local village for a visit.

 

Read this blog post from Explore Laos about a similar Luang Prabang trekking experience!

 

2 day Trekking Trip includes:

  • Transportation to Trek start point from Luang Prabang 8:30 a.m.
  • Knowledgeable, local English speaking guide
  • Local village guide where needed
  • Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Sung village encounter
  • Local river boat services on Nam Khan
  • Food in local village, fruit, drinking water
  • 'Fair Trek' village fund contributions
  • Visit at the Elephant Village possible (with extra cost)
  • entrance fees, local permission, taxes
  • Fair Trek contribution

 

Note: People taking this tour should be in physical condition for a fair amount of trekking and in the mindset for very rustic accomodations.

 2 Day Trekking Luang Prabang

 Laos: 2 day Trekking Tour Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Trekking Map 2 day trek 

 

Dates & Prices

Join-in Tour

Join in price, per person Price

01.12.2011 - 30.04.2015Thursday, 1. December 2011 - Thursday, 30. April 2015
Continuous Date

FT-2-JOIN in tour, per person price

111 USD

 

Private Tour: Prices available upon request, indicate group size

Private Tour

01.12.2011 - 30.04.2015Thursday, 1. December 2011 - Thursday, 30. April 2015
Continuous Date

FT-2 Private Tour With minivan