Trek Pha Don Golden Mountain, Luang Prabang

Routing: Luang Prabang - Yha Nang Village - Mt. Pha Don - Luang Prabang

Best Highlights of the tour

  • Awesome scenery
  • Great view from the summit of Mt. Pha Don
  • Home-stay in Khmu Village
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.

Day 1: Luang Prabang - Pak Chaek Village - Huay Thoum Village - Yha Nang Village
Pick up at your hotel at 8:00 am. We drive up north for about 1.5 hour to reach Ban Pak Chaek Village where we start the trek. We cross the Ou River by fishing boat then walk past the scenic village of Pak Chaek. We trek along the valley of beautiful landscape to reach Yha Nang Village where we stay for the night in local house.

Transfer: 1.5 hrs
Trekking: 5 hrs
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 2: Yha Nang Village - Pha Pon (the Golden Mountain Range) - Had Huay Village - Luang Prabang
After breakfast, we walk past an area where H’mong people are paining gold and see the Pha Pon Golden Mountain. We trek to the top of the mountain that offers a great view and stop for local picnic lunch. We continue the trek from Pha Pon Area to Ban Hat Huay Village of Khmu ethnic minority. From here, we return to Luang Prabang. Trip finishes.

Transfer: 1 hr
Trekking: 6 hrs 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Group size Price guide (USD/person)

Services and Activities included:

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

Tour Exclusions:

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

Duration: 2 days, 1 night
Group size: 08 persons
Depart from: your hotel in Luang Prabang
End at: your hotel in Luang Prabang
When: Year round
Activities: Trekking 
Trekking grade: Moderate
Transportation: Private van
Accommodation: home-stay
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. In big towns we will enjoy Laotian cuisine in fine restaurants. Once 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.

Home stay in villages is basic in term of bedding condition and toilet. We will stay overnight in the traditional house of the locals. We will be provided with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet could be some steps away from the house.

 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 
Hat, sun-screen, torch, swim suit and sarong for bathing, clothes/shoes to get wet, mosquito repellent, warm change of clothes for the evening

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.

Tour at Glance

Trip Duration:

2 days 1 nights



Group size:

Min: 1


Max: 8


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  • Day by Day Program:

    Day 1: Transfer and trek to Khmu village of Yha Nang
    Day 2: Trek to the summit of Mt. Pha Don. Back to Luang Prabang

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