Laos: Northern Soul

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Run by: Selective Asia

Reference number: Northern Soul

From: £2108.00

Your journey begins briefly in northern Thailand, before the short hop over the border into northern Laos: the focus for this trip. Arguably the most scenic and picturesque region of South-East Asia, northern Laos boasts towering mountain ranges and winding valleys covered in rice fields. Dotting the countryside are remote ethnic minority hill tribes where modern life is yet to reach and traditions hold strong.

Your days will be spent exploring this rural region on foot along the many trekking routes and by boat following the Mekong and the Nam Ou Rivers. There will be plenty of opportunity to meet the local villagers and learn about their traditional way of life. 

Having thoroughly explored Laos’ remote countryside, head to the big city lights (well, comparatively!) for the final three nights of your trip and immerse yourself in the wonders of Luang Prabang.  


Itinerary Overview: 

Day 1 - arrive Chiang Rai, Chiang Khong

Day 2 - Chiang Khong, Laos: Huay Xai, Mekong River Cruise, Pakbeng

Day 3 - Pakbeng, Muang La

Day 4 - Muang La, 4x4 Adventure & Ban Phavie Trek

Day 5 - Muang La, Phongsali

Day 6 - Explore Phongsali & Tea Plantations

Day 7 - Phongsali, Hatsa, Nam Ou Cruise, Muang Khua

Day 8 - Muang Khua, Nam Ou River Cruise, Trek, Nong Khiaw

Day 9 - Nong Khiaw

Day 10 - Nong Khiaw, Nam Ou River Kayaking, Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang

Day 11 - Luang Prabang, Tak Bat, Walking Tour

Day 12 - Luang Prabang, Living Lands Organic Farm

Day 13 - depart Luang Prabang

As with all our holidays, we have created lots of free time for you to enjoy as you please. If you would prefer a more ‘complete’ travel programme, we will be happy to oblige. We can also tailor this holiday to meet your exact needs - your holiday, your way.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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