On the banks of the Mekong River, Vientiane is the charming and fascinating capital of Laos. This small town conjures up exotic images, with the curious mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French influences.
Laos is a perfect trekking destination as it boasts many beautiful areas for exploration. The Taste of Laos tour takes you on an adventurous trekking expedition of the mountainous region of Luang Namtha, which is bordered with China and Myanmar and populated by over twenty ethnic minority groups. Stroll around the small town of Moung Sing, passing through hill tribe villages rarely visited by other tourists. Enjoy a boat trip downstream the Nam Ou River to Luang Prabang enjoying the forest landscape. The fascinating Buddha Park is also an impressive highlight of the tour.
Enjoy a combination of scenic landscapes, city sightseeing and adventurous trekking expeditions through villages and highland areas. We journey through many fascinating hill tribe villages, waving to the warm and friendly locals and admiring the dramatic mountain scenery. You will get a feel of their customs and culture as trekking provides a greater insight and staying overnight in a villager’s home offers an authentic experience. This tour sees the best highlights and a close up cultural experience of northern Laos.
Enter Laos by land border from Thailand, you’ll enjoy a 14-day tour exploring the life along the Mekong River with the traditional boat cruise combined to some interesting trekking deeper to Laos minorities village to discover their vibrant culture and an interesting history.