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Luang Prabang Trek (Back to Tour list)

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.

  • Awesome scenery
  • Combination of jungle trails and village roads
  • Home-stay in tribal villages
  • Cruise on the mighty Mekong River

Luang Prabang Trek route map


Day 1: Transfer and trek to H'mong village of  Ban Mok Chung
Day 2: Trek to Ban Houay Kok Village
Day 3: Trek to Ban Pak Chaek Village
Day 4: Trek to Ban Huay Oun Village
Day 5: Trek to Ban Hat Huay Village
Day 6: Kayak on Nam Xeuang River. Back to Luang Prabang 


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  • Private transfers by van
  • Home-stay permission
  • Kayak
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • 01 bottle of water per day
  • Sightseeing fees
  • First-aid kit


  • Visa
  • Hotel in Luang Prabang
  • Air-tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses


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Day 1: Luang Prabang - Ban Mok Chung Village

8:00 am pick up at your hotel and transfer to the Khmu village of Ban Huay Lo where we start our trek today. The trail passes through two Khmu & H’mong villages, whilst continuously gaining height. We will trek to H’mong village of Ban Mok Chung where we will visit local family and learn about the culture of the Hmong. We continue to Ban Mok Chung, another H’mong village, for dinner and stay overnight.

Transfer: 1 hr
Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 2: Ban Mok Chung Village - Ban Houay Kok Village

Trekking further into the rugged and densely forested mountains west of the Nam Ou valley. We trek through remote and beautiful bamboo forest & limestone scenery. Lunch is served in the Khmu-village of Ban Na Savang. Dinner and Home-stay is in the village of Ban Houay Kok.

Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 3: Ban Houay Kok Village - Ban Pak Chaek Village

Our trek today take us pass the Khmu Village of Huay Kha to Tad Ngai and Tad Noi waterfalls, where we have lunch break and relax in the cool water of the waterfalls. The trek ends on the banks of the Nam Ou River in the late afternoon. We will have dinner and stay overnight in the Lao Leu village of Ban Pak Chaek.

Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 4: Ban Pak Chaek Village - Ban Huay Oun Village

We cross the Nam Ou River by fishing boat then walk pass the Pak Chaek village of the Lao Leu. The trek is along the valley and through scenic villages and rice fields. We reach Yha Nang Village at noon where we take a break for a picnic lunch. After lunch we head to Huay Oun Village where we have dinner and stay overnight.

Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 5: Ban Huay Oun Village - Ban Hat Huay Village

After breakfast, we trek toward Pha Pon Golden Mountain. From the top of the mountain we got great view of the valley below. Picnic lunch stop on the mountain. We continue the trek from Pha Pon Area to Ban Hat Huay, a Khmu village where we have dinner and stay overnight.

Trekking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 6: Ban Hat Huay Village - Ban Houa Sking Village - Luang Prabang

The day starts with a 1-hr road trip by songthaew. We travel along a dirt road into a spectacular limestone landscape. After reaching the starting point, the village of Ban Na Po, on the Nam Xeuang River, we get basic paddle instruction and practice. The first river stretch takes us through rapids of grade 1-2, suitable for beginners.

A Lao style picnic lunch is prepared at a scenic spot on the riverside. There is time for swimming and relaxing, the more adventurous can jump off cliffs into the cool and deep Nam Xeuang River.

The trip would finish around 4:30pm at the pick up-point to transfer back to Luang Prabang.

Transfer: 1 hr
Kayaking: 5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch