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2 days Trekking, Elephants and Kayaking, an amazing soft adventure combination tour around Luang Prabang

Enjoy a Luang Prabang Trekking Tour, Village Visits, Elephants and Kayaking on an easy river. This thrilling activity-mix will create lasting memories of your exploration of the Lao countryside!

Highlights & Overview Trek, Elephant, Kayak adventure - short tour summary:
- Inclusive 2 day exploration package
- Knowledgeable and friendly, local English speaking guide
- Transportation to/from starting and ending points
- Briefing and cultural information on tour
- Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Sung village encounter
Trekking Laos Hike- Local river boat crossing
- 350 meter climb to 650 meter altitude
- Meals at local village or along the way
- Visit the "Elephant Camp"
 
Day 1: Trekking into the Lao countryside, easy hike
After we meet at the meeting point (or at hotel on private tours) you proceed on into the Lao countryside, just a short drive out of Luang Prabang. We are starting this tour near a local village in the middle of the Lao lush nature, a huge mountain chain right in front of you. You traverse the Nam Khan via water taxi to begin the march up to a mid-mountain Theung village (Khamu).
Careful not to disrupt the serenity of this isolated area, we can observe the locals as they carry out their daily tasks. You get the chance to ask questions and wander around in the small village. Your guide will be happy to translate your questions. Waving our good-byes, we enter a different world of a grander scale dominated by some jungle, soaring limestone rock faces, and flourishing ferns.  
Edging forward along a steep, narrow, rocky track, we ascend to our final destination, sharing the trail with passing villagers on their days pilgrimage to market. After a short but steep walk we finally arrive at the Lao Sung village (Hmong), an isolated and quaint village high in the mountains overrun by roaming livestock.
Luang Prabang adventure tour, Trek and ElephantWelcomed by the shy yet curious kids, we enjoy lunch in a local, humble home to share in a unique encounter. Listen to the stories, play with the curious children or ask your questions about their way of life up here, Overnight in village.
 
Day: 2 
Soft trek, elephant ride and Kayak tour on the river back to Luang prabang.
After your breakfast we set up for soft trek to elephant camp. You will be introduced to our protected Asian elephants in the project area and go out for a scenic ride. Enjoy the new perspective and the wonderful nature on this 30 mins ride through the Nam Khan River and forest. Afterwards a boat will take you to the amazing cascades and pools of the Tad Sae waterfalls. (waterfall dried out between February & August.)
Trekking, Elephant tour Luang PrabangHang out at the lunch break and enjoy either the refreshing cascades or our mountainous view terrace for your lunch.
After a short instruction you will experience the life along the Nam Khan river. It will be a soft 4 hr. kayaking back into town with a few small rapids (depending on season). Even for inexperienced paddlers, this is an option to get into it. Village stops along the way are included as well as a pick up service at the arrival point in Luang Prabang.
Full day activity plus soft Kayaking Grade 1-2
 
This trip includes:
Transfer into the Lao countryside
Briefing, information and guiding in English
Fair Trek Project village fund and project payments
Elephant riding about 30mins.
Kayaking and gear rental (paddle, helmet, life jacket)
Lunches and other meals as indicated
Accommodation in village surrounding
Drinking water for each person
Waterfall park entry fees
All permissions and taxes
Elephant Park Project contribution fee at Elephant Camp
Motorboat charge



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