Category: Adventures

Unveiling the Enchanting Beauty of Laos

Last week we journeyed from Vang Vieng to the south of Laos on an inspection trip. I’ll write about what we found and experienced in the coming months. Looking through the photos I couldn’t help but notice the beauty of Laos. The skies are blue and the lands are green, Laos holds a unique charm

Where to get away in Northern Laos

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway in Laos, you might want to check out Nong Khiaw. This charming town is nestled among the limestone mountains and the Nam Ou river, and offers plenty of activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Here are some of the things you can do in Nong Khiaw: Nong

Explore Thailand and Laos on Bike

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Are you looking for an adventure of a lifetime? Do you love cycling and exploring new places? If so, you might want to consider a biking tour from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang. Biking Laos has launched a new 12-day guided bicycle tour that will take you through the stunning landscapes and cultures of Thailand

It’s Green Season. Pack your Bags!

Luang Prabang Mountains

If you’re looking for a unique and adventurous destination, you might want to consider Laos in the green season. What is the green season, you ask? Well, it’s the rainy season that lasts from May to October, when the landscape turns lush and green, and the waterfalls are at their most spectacular. Sounds amazing, right?

Why you should trek in Laos

If you are looking for an adventure that will challenge you physically and mentally, while also rewarding you with stunning views and unforgettable memories, then you should consider doing a one day trek in Laos. Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, known for its rich culture, diverse wildlife, and beautiful landscapes. Trekking in

3 DAYS | BIKING, HIKING, ELEPHANTS, KAYAKING & HILLTRIBE HOMESTAYS

Water buffalo Laos

TOURCODE EBTK-3 DESCRIPTION A fantastic Fair Trek combination tour with biking adventures, elephant experience (no riding), home stays in remote villages, trekking, and kayaking all in the beautiful mountains surrounding Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage town. Discover all the beautiful nature and special cultures that Laos has to offer in this perfect mix of activity

3 DAYS | A TIGER TRAIL FAIR TREK INITIATIVE ADVENTURE

TOURCODE FTB-3 DESCRIPTION Immerse yourself in local culture on this 3 day Fair Trek adventure. Wind your way through the majestic mountains to two rural villages in northern Laos. Each night, stay with local families in homestays in Khmu and Hmong villages of Nong Khuay and Long Lao Mai. The Tiger Trail “Fair Trek” initiative

2 DAYS | A FAIR TREK HMONG & KHMU HILLTRIBE IMMERSION

TOURCODE FT-2 by TIGER TRAIL TRAVEL This two day ‘Fair Trek’ adventure with great landscapes and interaction with local rural village life. The trek follows the slopes and hills of a huge mountain range along trails used by the locals and passes along Khmu and Hmong villages. Get to meet the local people and even

The case of Elephants in Tourism in SE Asia

by Dr Ingrid Suter, Asian Captive Elephant Standards, 19 Feb 2023 Elephant-based tourism is nothing new. The older backpackers among us will remember the streetwalking elephants of Bangkok, a common sight in the 1990s and early 2000s. Even then it felt uncomfortable, seeing this majestic animal amidst the backdrop of tuktuks, taxis and tarmac. The

Laos in 5 top spots for slow travel in 2023

National Geographic has named Laos one of the top destinates to visit in 2023. The COVID-19 pandemic closed the borders of many tourism-dependent countries, such as Laos. But the Southeast Asian country known for its emerald-green vistas of the Upper Mekong River got a boost in domestic travel with the December 2021 inauguration of a Chinese-financed and -constructed

Kuang Si Falls, One Of Laos’ Most scenic Natural Pools

Tucked away in the Laos Jungle, the cascading tiers of the Kuang Si Falls captivate tourists worldwide who come to marvel at the scenic vacation spot. This destination in Luang Prabang’s beautiful countryside has a lot to offer in terms of outdoor fun. Tourists at Kaung Si Falls can swim, hike, picnic, or simply enjoy

Laos-China Railway Schedule and Pricing

We are not a ticketing agent and provide the information below for your convenience only. See China-Laos Railway Company for current information. The bullet train, named Lane Xang, opened on 2 Dec 2021. The streamlined “China-standard” bullet train, or the Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train, designed and built by Chinese companies, can run at 160

5 Reasons to Visit Laos in 2022

Laos Village Trekking

Laos closed all borders in March 2020 and they only opened on 9 May 2022. People reliant on tourism went home and grew food or got other jobs in other industries such as construction. As if the pandemic didn’t cause enough hardship to this beautiful country of 7 million people, the current fuel crisis and

Travelling Responsibly in Laos

With travel opening up again and the expectation that from July 2022 tourists can enter with ease, have you wondered how you can travel more responsibly? Tourism can benefit local people and places, leading to much richer experiences for us travellers; but we all have a part to play. As well as benefitting communities, we

Guides complete COVID-safe training

In anticipation of increasing numbers of tourists in 2022, today guides from Tiger Trail Travel are completing their Lao Safe COVID-19 training. Under the current COVID guidelines governing international tourism to Laos, tour guides and drivers constitute one of the major points of contact for tourists and great hygiene standards at all times is a

Underrated Laos

As Travel.com reports, Laos is one of the most overlooked and underrated destinations to visit in 2022. The lovely landlocked Laos is, more often than not, overlooked by Southeast Asia vacation hunters in favor of tropical beach destinations like Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. But this alluring Southeast Asian republic can rival the rest of the