DAY 1:MOUTAIN BIKE TOUR TO ELEPHANT CAMP AND VILLAGE VISIT(L,D)
Commence this alluring mountain bike tour from Luang Prabang with a short visit to the Wat Pa Phon Phao a quiet monastery with a wonderful golden stupa. Next stop is in Ban Phanom, a well known cotton and silk hand - weaving village (Lao Lum). We continue on to the grave of Henry Mouhot, the popularized French discoverer of the Angkor Ruins who died here in 1826. After visiting these abandoned quarters juxtaposed the running water of the Nam Khan, we follow a dusty country road to the Tiger Trail Elephant & Adventure camp. In this spiritual place with a view to the jungle and a towering rock face, we will enjoy our lunch. Our break of relaxation prepares us for the next leg of the journey, the walking trip from the Adventure camp along an easy single track, traversing rice paddy fields and terraced slopes toward the peaceful villages. We are becoming cognizant of the life of rural Lao Tung (Khmu) people
In the late afternoon we either arrive in our overnight village and home stay or in our little jungle camp
DAY 2:FULL DAY TREKKING AND VILLAGE,MOUTAIN,GREAT VISTAS(B,L,D)
After breakfast our journey will go on with some more Trekking
Careful not to disrupt the serenity of this isolated village, we can observe the locals as they carry out their daily tasks, taking note that foreigners still remain a novelty. The charming villagers are as curious about its observers as you are about them. In the late afternoon we will arrive the camp where we stay for overnight. (there is a opportunity to stay overnight in the Khmu village)
We visit, Khmu, Lao and Hmong villages...
Overnight in camp
DAY 3:ELEPHANNT RIDING EXPERIENCE-KAYAKING ON NAM KHAN RIVER(B,L,D)
Afer a wonderful breakfast we will meet the protected Asian Elephants and will learn some things about this amazing animals. A relaxed 1 to 1,5 hrs. ride on the back of our Elephants will bring us to the nearby Tad Sae Waterfalls. Hang out, have lunch and enjoy the unique scenery
The afternoon is the last highlight with our water excursion on the Nam Khan with a kayak or raft. The river is easy to paddle and offers only a few grade 1-2 rapids.
The countryside on our paddling trip is dense with banana and teak trees; rice paddies and terraced pineapple plantations. Pass handfuls of isolated Lao Loum and Theung thatched roofed villages, and don't be shy to practice your Lao by shouting out a sabaaidii at the smiling children...
after about 3 to 4 paddling hours we arrive Luang Phabang in the afternoon...
Rafts or Kayaks are available for the way back to Luang Phabang
Special notes: The above program will subject to change in time and itinerary (trails, walking hours) without notice according to unforeseen conditions. The Tad Sae waterfall is dry during the period of February and August!