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Treehouses on top of the world: Zip-lining in Laos

By Eliot Stein September 15, 2016 At the Gibbon Experience in northwest Laos, zip-lines connect some of the tallest treehouses in the world. (Felipe Rodríguez Vasquez) During our honeymoon, my wife strapped herself to a steel cable, kissed me goodbye and threw herself off the side of a mountain. I watched as she disappeared into the jungle

Eco-tourism Adventure in Nam Et-Phou Louey

The community-based eco-tourism project at Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area is one of the few opportunities in Laos to view rare wildlife. It is designed to support alternative livelihoods for local villages and generate community support for the conservation of tigers and other rare wildlife species. Explore Nam Et with Tiger Trail Travel.

Adventure in Northern Laos Udomxay

Laos Travel Tip Udomxay North Laos

Laos Travel Tip – Untapped Laos. Adventure Travel in Northern Laos – to Udomxay and the Nam Kat Yola Pa Protected Area, surprisingly “fantastic”…   DAY 1 of our northern Laos Adventure Trip to “Nam Kat Yola Pa”: Here I am sat in the Tiger Trail Local Sales shop in Lung Prabang, Laos, feeling frustrated…,

I’ll tell you a secret – Hidden Waterfall Adventure in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Waterfall Hillside Resort Adventure Tour

I’LL TELL YOU A SECRET  LUANG PRABANG HIDDEN WATERFALL ADVENTURE My team and I joined our local operations team and went on an adventure just outside of Luang Prabang! All we really knew was there is a Hidden Waterfall in Luang Prabang that Rival’s, or is at least equal to, the awesomeness of the 100

Laos Nam Nern Night Safari

Cruise on Night Safari in Laos

The Nam Nern Night Safari in Laos  The Nam Nern Night Safari is a 24-hour, boat-based adventure tour into the core of the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area in north east Laos. The highlight of the trip is the nighttime wildlife-spotlighting, when long-tail boats drift down the Nam Nern River looking for wild and endangered animals before

10 Reasons to Travel to Laos in the Green Season

The Green Season in Laos offers many enticing benefits for visitors looking to explore this vast and vibrant country. We present our top 10 reasons for coming to Laos during the wet season — which we prefer to call the Green Season.

Trekking in Luang Prabang | Fair Trek

Trekking in Laos – Fair Trek Go trekking in Luang Prabang, the Fair Trek way!     One of the most common activities that travelers seek to participate in when they come to Laos is trekking. While there are plenty of your standard, run-of-the-mill travel agencies offering a basic trek, Tiger Trail offers a trek

Why You Should Go to Nong Khiaw and Muang Ngoi in Laos

Nong Khiaw Laos

Nong Khiaw – One of the most beautiful and chilled out places in Laos       The night before I left for Southeast Asia I was at my friend’s warehouse for a housewarming party. I met a girl who had just returned from Asia and she told me she had really liked Laos, but

GUEST BLOG: Trekking in Luang Prabang: The Most Fascinating Place I’ve Ever Been

Mountain trek with Tiger Trail in Luang Prabang Laos

One Blogger’s Tiger Trail Laos Trek Experience in Luang Prabang “Will there be chicken for dinner?,” one person asked. “No,” our guide replied. “Chickens are very hard to catch.” With those words of wisdom, I thought our village home stay was off to a great start. The city of Luang Prabang serves as a great

Special Package at Hillside Lifestyle Resort near Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, Laos Hillside Lifestyle Resort special package Tiger Trail

Experience the Hillside Lifestyle near Luang Prabang A 2 day resort package with the Tiger Trail stamp of approval  – Your travel itinerary is surely packed with Southeast Asia’s must-see’s – but is it missing a refreshing mountainside retreat? If you’ve been spending a lot of time in the cities, it’s probably time to go hide

NEW : Tree Tent Tours in Laos

Tree Tent Tours Laos

  Tree Tent Overnight Tours, Tiger Trail Tree Tent Tours to be launched   Take your jungle adventure in Laos to a whole new level. Searching for that truly one of a kind adventure? Dream of camping in the jungle, but wary of all that creeps and crawls?  We have you covered.  Snooze suspended in

One Day Three Village Trek in Luang Prabang

Water buffalo Laos

One Day Trekking Luang Prabang one day three villages, landscapes and a true adventure hike through the Lao hinterland…   A Tiger Trail van scoops us up from a curiously bustling Luang Prabang city street to deliver us to our starting point for our trekking tour. A slim, tiger-striped wooden boat appears from upstream to

An unexpected homestay in Laos

Nongkhuay children

An Intern’s Unforeseen Adventure in Laos…. It all started off as a typical day here in Laos, Luang Prabang…. A colleague, and me (a Tiger Trail intern) drove to Nongkhuay to deliver some clay bricks for our ECO Bungalow being built there. After picking up the bricks, we drove about 40 minutes away from Luang

NEW Trekking Route in Luang Prabang

Trekking Luang Prabang

    Hmong Village Highland Trek, A New Trekking Destination in Luang Prabang A Luang Prabang 2 or 3 day trekking tour Trekking in Laos is one of the best ways to go and explore the great secrets of the Lao countryside. This newly surveyed and established trekking tour combines several exciting highlights such as

Akha Culture Experience Tour in Laos

Laos Akha Minority Volunteer Tour

  Akha Culture Experience Tour in North Laos Laos Travel tip on cultural home stay adventure with an Akha community in remote northern Laos, a 4-7 day cultural interaction program.   The question has to be asked: Is the drive and all the ‘roughing it’ worth it?  I’d have to answer an emphatic YES!  The

Chom Ong Cave Udomxay : Explore Laos Expedition

Chom Ong Cave Laos Udomxay

  Chom Ong Cave, an Explore Laos Expedition to Udomxay, North Laos.   Exploring the second largest cave system in northern Laos, an exclusive exploration and Laos adventure tour.   Every great Laos adventure has obstacles, and there was no exceptions with our weekend expedition to the Chom Ong cave, the second largest cave system

Life in a Hmong Village

Laos, Hmong

In many ways, Laos is one of the most diverse countries in the world. There are three major ethnic minority groups in Laos: The Lao Lum, The Khmu and the Hmong. The history of the Hmong people is hardly researched. Most scientists believe the Hmong people used to migrate from the steppes of Mongolia across

Elephant Village visit in Luang Prabang

Laos, Luang Prabang, Ban Xang

Elephant interaction in Luang Prabang, a tour and visit at Elephant Village The original name of Laos is “Lane Xang” or “The land of a million elephants” In the past and even until today, most of these impressive animals were used as labor to carry heavy loads in logging. Many of the Elephants in Laos

Eco Building Community Project, Luang Prabang

Eco Bungalow Project Laos

  Eco Building Community Project in Laos “Living, learning and sharing moments in our lives!”   Every year Tiger Trail and Fair Trek works on projects to help develop remote areas around Luang Prabang. These projects focus on community cooperation and alternative income generation. We integrate actively tourism activities to benefit local villagers.   After