Responsible Travel UK (RT) runs a Trip for a Trip programme (T4T) – they have helped 5000 disadvantaged children to go on a fun day trip. These day trips are not only fun – they also show the children why tourists flock to their country in the hope children might see the benefit that tourism
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Laos is still referred to as the country of a million elephants, but today there are only about 800 left in the country, of which only half still exist in the wild. The elephant is an iconic symbol of Laos and the animals are a big tourist draw, even though the population is dwindling rapidly.
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Meeting House Complete and Workshop Coming Soon: The meeting house in Ban Huay Fai that is used to produce Jungle Jars, a community initiative setup during COVID is finished, and as soon as the village gets electricity (late January), we’ll be opening the doors to a brand new training workshop. This exciting space will provide
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By joining this race, you will not only help save young lives, but also enjoy the beauty of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage town in Laos. You can run through the scenic streets, temples, and rivers of this charming town.
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
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As a true plant lover, I remember well the first time I experienced the Laos Orchid Trek in Phou Khao Khouay, near Vientiane, with Bertrand, about a year ago.
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
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Strengthen your heart while keeping other hearts beating!
The Nam Nern Night Safari is a totally unique experience that you can only do in Laos.
Kajsiab Family Project Initiative helping mountain village people in Bokeo Province, Laos COVID-19 Update – March 2021 Let us all remember:“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” For now, all self-sustainability activities at our project are closed. We have no income to feed 46 people at Kajsiab
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Tiger Trail Travel steps up to become the latest company qualified for ChildSafe Certification. Read here about the importance of ChildSafe.
Jungle Jar will provide communities with income to help develop village infrastructure and provide money to the participating families to send a child to school or higher education.
A team of Lao (and one expat) ventured to a village 3 hours from Luang Prabang, by motorbike, to donate roof iron and clothes for a remote country-side village just in time for the cold season.
LPB Collective aims to bring together Luang Prabang businesses with the general public living in Laos to promote domestic tourism and local business.
FairTrek’s latest program, Mushrooms for the Masses, brings sustainable agriculture to rural Lao villages. Mushrooms contribute nutrition & wealth building in a sustainable way.
As part of Tiger Trails’ responsible travel and community initiative ‘Fairtrek’, we are expanding fundraising programs and efforts to assist rural communities on the outskirts of Luang Prabang.
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The free exhibition at Friends Gallery in Luang Prabang on February 14th from 5pm – 7pm where the selections will be revealed.
The village home stay is built from clay bricks and provides a little bit of luxury where sensitive and culturally interested travellers can enjoy an ethnic interaction responsibility while staying in ecologically built accommodation that supports the community with ongoing income.
Huay Fai is a beautiful village near Luang Prabang Many tourists pass through as it is close to the popular Tad Sae waterfalls. The village has a homestay program providing revenue to the community and now a shared community space will run tourist workshops providing further income for local families.