This is a “Fair Trek” hiking tour of medium physical difficulty. Stunning landscapes, a river trip and several visits to Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Lao Sung villages are included. You may also take the chance to visit the refreshing cascades of the Tad Sae waterfall. An optional walk in the new jungle trail “Trail of Falls” can be added. As you walk through this area you help the communities with your contributions.
Trek two hours through rice paddies, middle canopy and steep slopes to a Khmu Village ban Houay Fay where children greet you. Ascend another hour along ridges, limestone grottos and rocky slopes for lunch at a Hmong Village ban Tin Pa. Mountains and valleys offer many opportunities to experience a variety of flora and fauna. Stop, look, listen and ask your guide about the life teeming around you. Tramp through paddies and countryside. Stop and chat with villagers and ask questions about life in Laos end in ban Houay Yen. Relax and soak in Tad Se Falls after a day of trekking before returning.
Longboat ride along Nam Khan River to Ban Xiem Lom and Elephant Village area.
- Knowledgeable, English speaking local guide
- Lao Loum, Lao Theung, and Sung village encounter
- Local river boat services
- Lunch in local village, fruit, drinking water
-“Fair Trek” village fund contributions
- Entrance fees, local permission, taxes
- 5-6 hrs. walking time (depending on season)