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Laos Adventure and Thailand Trekking Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Lao People~s Democratic Republic
  • Thailand

See a side of Southeast Asia that's further from the tourist track with this 14-day tour that takes you through Laos and northern Thailand. This itinerary brings you unique opportunities to learn about traditional village life by trekking through northern Thailand to explore peaceful towns among rice fields and settlements in rugged forests. Some of your accommodations are booked in local homestays, where you can prepare meals with hosts and get a true glimpse into daily life.


Highlights

Swim alongside Vang Vieng's limestone karsts, Explore the countryside of Luang Prabang, Stay overnight in a local village along the Mekong River, Bargain for goods at a night market, Trek through forests to explore local villages


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Mekong River Homestay & Baci Ceremony, Muang Pakbèng Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai. Slow boat up the Mekong. Orientation walk of Luang Prabang. Witness the giving of alms (Luang Prabang). Street food crawls. Hilltribe trek. Bamboo rafting. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Simple hotels (twin
share) or hostels (multi
share) (9 nts), homestay (1 nt) basic hilltribe huts (2 nts, multi
share), sleeper trains (1 nt).


Meals Included

10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners


Transport

Train, local bus, air
con bus, slow boat, walking, songthaew, river raft.


Group Leader

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $250 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium
sized suitcase if you prefer. A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage. Be sure to check weather conditions online before you depart. We recommend you bring sun protection cream from home to ensure it meets your needs. During the trek, you will only need to carry a daypack with your essentials. Your luggage will be stored at the hotel in Chiang Mai and your valuables in a group safety deposit box. Your CEO will provide instructions on what you need to bring in your daypack on the trek. Usually, this includes a couple of changes of clothes, wet shoes (for river crossings), personal toiletries, flashlight/headlamp, tissues, any personal medications, and electronics you wish to bring along. A small drybag for electronics and a reusable water bottle may also be useful. During the trek, guides will have first aid kits.

Day 1 Vientiane

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 2 Vientiane/Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 3 Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 4 Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 5 Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 6 Luang Prabang/Pak Beng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 7 Pak Beng/Chiang Khong

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 8 Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 9 Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 10 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 11 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 12 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 13 Chiang Mai/Bangkok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Day 14 Bangkok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening, when you'll head to the Rivernight Night Market for your first evening out together. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food ' or, you know, follow your nose.

Details

Prices from: €1049.00

Duration: 14 Days

Trip Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Service Level: Basic

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 18

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