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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Category: Culture, People, Projects, Travel
Tags: Charity, Community, Culture, Hmong, Home stay, Learning, Luang Prabang, Project, Restaurant, Traditions, Travel, Volunteer
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.
Category: Culture, Food, Hotels, Nature, People, Projects
Tags: Activities, Community, Fair Trek, Laos, Luang Prabang, North Laos, Project, responsible travel, Tiger Trail, Tour
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.
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Category: People, Projects
Tags: Activities, Charity, Children, Community, Fair Trek, Lao food, Luang Prabang, North Laos, Project, Tiger Trail, Tour, Travel
The free exhibition at Friends Gallery in Luang Prabang on February 14th from 5pm – 7pm where the selections will be revealed.
Category: People, Projects
Tags: Children, Community, community initiative, Fair Trek, Laos, Luang Prabang, Project, responsible travel, Tiger Trail, Travel
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.
Category: Culture, Nature, People, Projects, Trekking
Tags: Community, community based tourism, Culture, Eco Bungalow, Fair Trek, Home stay, Luang Prabang, North Laos, Project, Tiger Trail, Tour, Trekking
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.
The Luang Prabang film festival (LPFF) rocks to a different beat than others. Not only do they screen amazing talent from South East Asia but they are on a mission – a social mission. Started by one man about 6 years ago simply because there was no theatre in Luang Prabang, it has grown to one
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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
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Fair Trek has had a relationship with Houy Fay village since the branch’s beginnings. It is one of the villages that Tiger Trail tours go often and because of this, Fair Trek decided to start working together to make sure tourism was used as a positive force and all the parties involved benefited. So after
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The village of Houy Peng has 48 Khamu families, around 233 people. It is approximately an hour away from Luang Prabang. Fair Trek teamed up with the villagers and several groups of student volunteers to rebuild this village’s community meeting house. Because of growth in the population of the village, the existing meeting house was
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Visiting the Lao Elephant Conservation Center A visit to the ECC in Xayabouri is a very special travel experience in Laos. Follow us into this exciting Elephant interaction program with a personal video review on the 3 day exploration program. In just 3 days you can learn all you like to know about the Asian
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New Beginnings: A Baby Elephant Excursion in Luang Prabang We at Tiger Trail Travel strive to engage in animal welfare and sustainable travel. We constantly look for ways to improve and increase the positive impact through tourism here in Laos. Now a new authentic therapeutic elephant interaction program has opened its doors to a
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Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center Luang Prabang, TAEC, announces internationally curated exhibition “Seeds of Culture: From Living Plants to Handicrafts” The Luang Prabang based Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC) has opened a new exhibit entitled, “Seeds of Culture: From Living Plants to Handicrafts”. This exhibit features the Job’s tears (Coix) plant, indigenous to
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The Fair Trek Eco Bungalow welcomes its 100th visitor! Today the Fair Trek team is proud to announce that the Eco Bungalow has just reached its 100th guest! With or recent listing on Airbnb, it is now easier to book the eco-bungalow than ever! We will strive to increase this number, connecting more tourists with
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Category: Adventures, All, Culture, Nature, Projects, Travel
Tags: Adventure, Community, Culture, Eco Bungalow, Hmong, Laos, Learning, Luang Prabang, Project, Tour, Travel
Laos showcases the strengths of its tourism potential at ITB Asia in Singapore. In a private and public effort, Laos successfully showcased the strengths of its tourism potential at this year’s ITB Asia in Singapore. The yearly trade show for the Asian travel market took place from October 21-23 in the Sands Expo
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Jonathan Look of LifePart2 travels to remote villages of Phongsali with a member of Soap4Life to help train rural women in soap-making.
Category: Adventures, Culture, Projects
Tags: Adventure, Charity, Community, Fair Trek, Laos, Learning, North Laos, Project, Tiger Trail, Tour, Travel, Volunteer, Waterfall
In May, Fair Trek hosted 144 students and teachers from Hwa Chong International School in Singapore. They came to Laos with Fair Trek’s partner, World Volunteer, a Swedish-based service-learning organization, to support the Eco Bungalow.
Category: Adventures, Interviews, Projects
Tags: Activities, Charity, Community, Culture, Eco Bungalow, Fair Trek, Home stay, Lao food, Laos, Learning, Project, Tiger Trail, Travel, Volunteer, World volunteer
In the Hmong village of Long Lao Mai, you can stitch textiles, enjoy traditional music, or sit by the campfire listening to folktales. Volunteers and local people have built the Eco Bungalow to allow visitors from Laos and abroad to experience life in this fascinating Hmong village. Slow down your pace of travel and spend
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