Mandala Ou – Opening Weekend! Magical Scenic Memories on the Nam Ou River in Nong Khiau Congratulations to Mandala Ou!! After two years of planning and construction, their long-awaited grand opening happened at the start of November. Nong Khiaw is located about 130 km North of Luang Prabang. As an expat living in
Motorbike Adventure Tours in Laos. Get your Laos motorbike tour tailored, a Lao specialist offers individual services. Sit down (or email) with a Lao motorbike expert, and plan your unforgettable motorbike adventure tour through Laos. Guaranteed adrenaline and a plenty of dust and mud comes along with it…there are plenty of roads
A Lao Adventure, on the kayak, the walls and the majestic Nam Ou and Mekong river A visit to Luang Prabang comes with a great amount of adventure and activity opportunities. This last addition of fun-action-adventure was tested by our former GM Tad Williams and stands out as a (slighly dangerous) ultimate Lao adventure.
A charming visit at the Le Sen Boutique Hotel in Luang Prabang. Le Sen Boutique Hotel is a very recent addition to the mid-range collection of charming boutique hotels in Luang Prabang. Opened in December 2012, and located on Mano it’s not too far from the town; 5 minutes on a bicycle
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
Living with Elephants in Laos, an Elephant Sanctuary visit at Elephant Conservation Center in Sayabouri. No doubt, this can be a highlight of your Laos Tour, the visit at the Elephant Conservation Center in Sayabouri, in the western corner of Laos, just a few hours drive from Luang Prabang. We have visited the center
Vang Vieng Cycling Adventure, a beautiful day out in Laos. During my stay in Vang Vieng I had a great opportunity to explore the Lao outdoors on a “lot-thiip” (bicycle). Cycling Laos is truly a great way to explore Laos in a very calm and exciting way. There are plenty of different cycling
Travel South Laos, the new River Resort will host you well. Traveling Laos extensively over the last few years we have stayed in uncountable places, but this place truly IS outstanding. The River Resort in Champassak brings together the old ancient ruins of Wat Phou and a contemporary design Resort along the Mekong. Truly,
Motorcycling in Laos, for a good cause! Riding Laos on a motorcycling holiday last year was a real eye opener for me. The scenery is nothing short of stunning the trails are hidden and follow through rugged mountains forever. We were humbled by what we saw, the people, poor as they are, are warm
Yesterday I took a muddy walk. The mountains around Luang Prabang are too beautiful to simply look at—I have to get out into them. Even when the sky hangs low and grey and the jungle around the city has that glow that says rain is coming. So my walk in the hills between two villages
Laos may not be a huge country, but its remoteness and rugged terrain mean that different regions, though they may not be all that distant from each other as the crow flies, can have different languages, different customs, and very different atmospheres. There’s a lot of good exploring packed into this one, green, mountainous country.
Riding a motorbike in Laos is the best way to explore the true Laos… You’re free to travel at your own pace and speed, you can stop anywhere you like without arriving in a vehicle as big as someone’s house, and in a country like this, with so many remote places to explore, a
An Elephant Adventure in Luang Prabang at the Elephant Village A story from Fair Trek team intern in Luang Prabang, Laos. Last Saturday I went on a tour and my time was mostly spent on an elephant’s back and it was great! The day started with a bumpy, but fun tuk tuk ride to the Elephant
There are lots of ways to travel in Lao PDR. Slinging through Lao mountain turns on a motorbike? Fantastic. Getting a cheap, last-minute ticket for a twelve hour bus ride? Not so great. The bus trip from Vientiane back up to Luang Prabang was almost comically bad. Every Lao person on the bus, of course,
I’d been wanting to go rock climbing for ages, but somehow I just never got around to it (like surfing, sigh)—until two weeks ago. And then last week. And this past weekend has just passed without my stepping into a harness and then out into thin air, and I feel terribly Weg deprived. I think
The Elephant Festival in Laos is held in the north once a year. This year it was in Sayaboury Jerseys a playoffs town several hours southwest of Luang Prabang. Many people in town set out to see the Elephants cheap nfl jerseys and enjoy the festival. Tiger Trail made an event of it as well