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The true hidden land in northern Laos
ActiveTravelLaos ToursDiscover the hidden land of Phongsali
Discover the hidden land of Phongsali
Highlights
  • Awesome scenery
  • Combination of jungle trails and village roads
  • Home-stay in tribal villages
  • Cruise on the mighty Mekong River
Luang Prabang - Udomxai - Lyzyzo Village - Roma Village - Phongsali - Muang Khua - Muang Ngoi - Luang Prabang 
7-day tour with 3-day trek & 3-day boat cruise
Trekking grade: Challenging

This tour offers a unique opportunity to explore one of the most remote parts of Northern Laos, Phongsali Province! Its stunning mountains challenge any trekker. The river trip allows you to enjoy one of the most scenic rivers and holly cave, Pak Ou Cave, in Laos with experience of local life along the river banks.

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The great outdoor side of the ancient city
ActiveTravelLaos ToursLuang Prabang Trek
Luang Prabang Trek
Highlights
  • Awesome scenery
  • Combination of jungle trails and village roads
  • Home-stay in tribal villages
  • Cruise on the mighty Mekong River
Luang Prabang - Ban Houay Kok - Ban Pak Chaek - Ban Huay Oun - Ban Hat Huay - Luang Prabang
6-day tour with 5-day trek and 1-day kayak
Trekking grade: Moderate
Kayaking grade: Introduction

This tour takes you into forest and several villages of the most prominent ethnic groups in Northern Laos: the Khmu and Hmong. The Khmu are also called "Laos Theung" and settle at a medium altitude, the latter, sometimes called "Laos Soung", live in high regions along the mountain ridges.

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Discover the secret of Pak Ou Area
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Pak Ou, Luang Prabang
Trek Pak Ou, Luang Prabang
Highlights
  • Awesome scenery
  • Combination of jungle trails and village roads
  • Home-stay in tribal villages
  • Kayaking on the Lower Nam Ou River
Luang Prabang - Ban Mok Chung Village - Ban Huay Kok Village - Ban Pak Chaek Village - Ban Hadko Village - Pak Ou Cave - Luang Prabang
5-day tour with 3-day trekking and 2-day kayaking
Trekking grade: Moderate
Kayaking grade: Introduction 

This tour takes us into several villages of the most prominent ethnic groups in Northern Laos: the Khmu and H’mong. The Khmu are also called "Laos Theung" and settle at a medium altitude, the later, sometimes called "Laos Soung", live in high regions along the mountain ridges.

You will see two scenic waterfalls on day 3. Day 4 and 5 are spent kayaking and relaxing in the rural setting of the Lower Nam Ou River.

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Short trip, big adventure
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Pha Don Golden Mountain, Luang Prabang
Trek Pha Don Golden Mountain, Luang Prabang
Highlights
  • Awesome scenery
  • Great view from the summit of Mt. Pha Don
  • Home-stay in Khmu Village
Luang Prabang - Yha Nang Village - Mt. Pha Don - Luang Prabang
2-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate

It is predominantly spent trekking through the growing forest, Minority villages and mountains of the Pha Pon Golden Mountain and designed for moderately active people who love getting into the great outdoors.

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Trek to beautiful nature
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Pha Thueang, Luang Prabang
Trek Pha Thueang, Luang Prabang
Highlights
  • Pha Theung Waterfall
  • Home-stay at Khmu Village
  • Jungle trails
Luang Prabang - Ban Huei Leum Village - Ban Si Boun Hom Village - Luang Prabang
2-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate
 

It is predominantly spent trekking through the forest, villages and mountains of the Pha Theuang and designed for moderately active people who love getting into the great outdoors.

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Unique natural beauty and culture experience
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Nam Ha Forest Camps, Luang Namtha
Trek Nam Ha Forest Camps, Luang Namtha
Highlights
  • Jungle trails
  • Jungle lodges
  • Guided by the Khmu & the Akha guides
Luang Namtha - Khmu Camp - Akha Camp - Luang Namtha
3-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate to Challenging

This trek is entirely within the Nam Ha National Protected Area, an ASEAN Heritage Site. The 3 days trek is entirely in the forest. This is a trip for those who want a true forest experience. The villagers of a Khmu village will host us at our first forest camp deep in the forest. At the second camp Akha villagers will be your hosts. The camps, built out of bamboo and wood by the villagers themselves, are places to immerse oneself in the beauty of the jungle. Along the way, local Khmu and Akha guides will explain the forest products used by villagers for food, medicine, materials and religious ceremonies. Rise early on the third day for the sunrise and go with an Akha bird caller to learn how the Akha can call wild birds in.

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Real jungle trek, unique cultural experience
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Ban Nam Lai Village, Luang Namtha
Trek Ban Nam Lai Village, Luang Namtha
Highlights
  • Jungle trails
  • Akha forest camp
  • Guided by the Akha people
Luang Namtha - Nam Lai Village - Luang Namtha
2-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate
 

This 2 days trek through the Nam Ha Protected Area takes you into a mountainous forest camp and the world of the Akha people where you will spend time learning about the lives and culture of these famous woodsmen. Learn about the rich fauna and flora of the protected forest. Walk along a stream to a refreshing little waterfall. Spend the night with your Akha hosts and taste their special forest spices.

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The big jungle challenge
ActiveTravelLaos ToursChallenging Trek Nam Ha, Luang Namtha
Challenging Trek Nam Ha, Luang Namtha
Highlights
  • Jungle trails
  • Jungle lodges & home-stay
  • Guided by minority people
Luang Namtha - Khmu forest camp - Akha forest camp - Peang Ngam Village - Nam Lai Village - Chaluen Sook Village - Ban Nam Goy Village - Luang Namtha
7-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate to challenging
 

This is a trip for those who really want a true jungle experience. The trek is within the Nam Ha National Protected Area, an ASEAN Heritage Site. The trek takes us through different villages of the Lanten, the Khmu and the Akha people who will share with us their knowledge of fauna and flora of the protected forest. They also share with us their unique culture. The forest camp would give you a special jungle experience.

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Trace the ancient road
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Old China Road, Luang Namtha
Trek Old China Road, Luang Namtha
Highlights
  • Beautiful landscape 
  • Old China road 
  • Home-stay experience
Luang Namtha - Ban Sida Village - Ban Nam Dee Village - Luang Namtha
2-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate

For centuries traders and their horse caravans tread the paths of Northern Laos on the road from Mengla to the salt springs of Boten and then on Chiang Mai. Today this horse caravan road is almost forgotten and lost to the forest. On the Old China Road 2 Day Trek you will have the chance to retrace the steps of the old traders and capture a taste of what it must have been like to have walked these forested ways a hundred years ago.

The Old China Road 2 day trek is a moderate trek through forest and rice paddies. This has expansive views of the area’s mountains and a stay in a little studded ethnic group called Sida.

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Trek it and support it
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrek Phou Khao Khouay National Park, Vientiane
Trek Phou Khao Khouay National Park, Vientiane
Highlights
  • Beautiful landscape 
  • Tad Leuk Waterfall 
  • Boat trip on Nam Mang River
  • Home-stay experience
Vientiane - Ban Hatkhai Village - Tad Leuk Waterfall - Vientiane
2-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate
 

The National Protected Area of Phou Khao Khouay is the nearest National Park to Vientiane. Besides some great scenery and beautiful waterfalls, the NPA offers trails through dry evergreen and mixed deciduous forests, numerous waterfalls and rivers.
The friendly village of Ban Hatkhai is a good place to learn more about the genuine lifestyle of the Lao Loum people.

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Taste the nature, Taste the outdoor
ActiveTravelLaos ToursNature Adventure Nam Leuk, Vientiane
Nature Adventure Nam Leuk, Vientiane
Highlights
  • Beautiful landscape 
  • Tad Leuk Waterfall
  • Ang Nam Leuk Reservoir
  • Jungle trails
  • Camping
Vientiane - Campsite 1 - Campsite 2 - Vientiane
3-day trekking tour
Trekking grade: Moderate

This 3 days trek is designed for those who like to be immersed in nature, enjoy wildlife observation and look forward to camping in the forest.

Traversing the Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area, the trail continuously follows the Nam Leuk River. The trek starts at the Tad Leuk Waterfall in the southeast of the National Park and ends at the southern tip of the Nam Lake, where the Ang Nam Leuk Reservoir (Note that this area is inhabited by the Siamese Crocodile) feeds the river.

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See them, support them and protect them
ActiveTravelLaos ToursElephant Forest Explorer, Vientiane
Elephant Forest Explorer, Vientiane
Highlights
  • Beautiful landscape 
  • Elephant Tower
  • Wat Pra Bath Temple
Vientiane - Ba Na Village - Wat Pra Bath Temple - Vientiane
2-day trekking and spotting elephants
Trekking grade: Moderate

This easy trek takes the passionate walker into the elephant forests of the Phou Khao Khouay NPA. There are two herds known to inhabit this national park, one has quite recently chosen to roam the bamboo forest nearby the village of Ban Na.

To protect these elephants and to compensate the villagers for the frequent damages, a community-based tourism scheme was introduced. Trained local guides lead the visitors to very remote sites within the forests of this nature reserve, just over an hour away from Vientiane.

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See the most beautiful waterfall in Laos
ActiveTravelLaos ToursTrekking in Dong Hua Sao protected area, Pakse
Trekking in Dong Hua Sao protected area, Pakse
Highlights
  • Beautiful landscape 
  • Tad Fane Waterfall
  • Jungle trails
  • Camping
Pakse - Tad Fane Waterfall - Campsites - Pakse
3-day trekking and camping tour
Trekking grade: Moderate

These 3 days trekking will give you an opportunity to see Tat Fane, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Laos, with parallel streams of the Huay Banglieng River plunging out of dense forest and down more than 120 meters. Tat Fane is at the edge of the 1100-sq-km Dong Hua Sao NPA where the trekking trails are the best and perhaps the only way to get into the park. Dong Hau Sao is home to a healthy population of tigers, though you are more likely to see monkey, gigantic butterflies and in the wet season, dozens of great hornbills who like to hang out at the bottom of the falls.

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Great combination of the two countries and outdoor activities
ActiveTravelLaos ToursVietnam-Laos Adventures
Vietnam-Laos Adventures
Highlights
  • Sea kayaking in Halong Bay
  • Trekking and home stay in Mai Chau and Pu Luong
  • Plain of Jars in Xieng Khoang
  • Ancient city of Luang Prabang
  • River kayaking in Luang Prabang Area
Hanoi - Halong - Mai Chau - Pu Luong - Sam Nua - Xieng Khoang - Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng - Vientiane
17-day tour with kayaking, trekking, biking and elephant riding
Grade: Introductory to Moderate

Laos is the least populated of the Indochinese countries. The landscape is dominated by mountains, jungles and of course the Mekong River, which runs for 1800km along the western border of the country. A devoutly Buddhist nation, Laos has opened up to provide travellers with an opportunity to experience the diversity, tradition and natural beauty of the country. This trip offers adventurous travellers a great opportunity to discover the combined beauty of northern Vietnam and northern Laos.

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