Day 1: Vientiane - Tad Leuk Waterfall - Campsite 1
8:00 am pick-up at your hotel and transfer Tad Leuk Waterfall in the Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area. The Tad Leuk is a local tourist attraction amidst mixed deciduous forest. We spend sometime to visit the Visitor Center where we would be guided to the fauna and flora of the NPA. Lunch in Tad Leuk.
After lunch in Tad Leuk we take an easy trek to the first campsite, a sandstone beach on the edge of the dry riverbed. The trail offers plenty of opportunities for bird watching and animal tracing. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Transfer: 3 hrs
Trekking: 4 hrs
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Trek to campsite 2
After breakfast at the campsite we trek to the top of the waterfall for great view of the surrounding area. Amidst clear bamboo and liana forest, a very large Burma Mahogany tree makes a spectacular landmark. Continue trekking toward our target today, the second campsite. A picnic lunch will be prepared on river bank. We arrive to the second Campsite in pine forest in early afternoon. Birds, monkeys and squirrels could be heard and seen around the campsite.
Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Campsite 2 - Ban Hoay Leuk - Vientiane
Breakfast at the campsite. Today we trek through an area of old forest which is known as a habitat for tigers and elephants. Our guides will be able to show you the traces of elephants, often damaged trees and bushes or even footprints.
We arrive at Ang Nam Leuk Reservoir (Note that this area is inhabited by the Siamese Crocodile). Transfer to Ban Hoay Leuk Village for lunch in local house. We return to Vientiane in the late afternoon.
Transfer: 3.5 hrs
Trekking: 2.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Price guide (USD/person)
Services and Activities included:
• Private transfers by van
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary
• English speaking guide
• 01 bottle of water per day
• Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
• First-aid kit
• Hotel in Vientiane
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Group size: 08 persons
Depart from: your hotel in Vientiane
End at: your hotel in Vientiane
When: Year round
Trekking grade: Moderate
Transportation: Private van
Tour guide: English speaking guide
- Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
- Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch
All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Since we travel away from big towns, the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce.
Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement.
Our campsite would be at either scenic site or near local villages. You will be provided with double tent, air mattress, sleeping bag or blanket. Shower is available at the campsite.
ATL tour guide
The tour will be guided by our local tour guides who are experienced in guiding adventure tours. They have been carefully trained in their specialized field. They are also fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, they have been trained in first-aid and they know how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with them.
The trekking day
A typical trekking day starts at about 8.00 am or 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the distance. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 pm or 5.00 pm. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.
What to bring
1-2 changes of clothes, sandals for village, good shoes for hiking, sarong for bathing (required for women), warm clothes for the evening (Nov- Mar), mosquito repellent, flashlight, sunscreen/hat, camera. Please wear long pants and shirt with sleeves during the trek.
Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.