Laos is a landlocked destination located in the heart of Indochina region bordering with Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Laos tourist destinations leading you to the diverse natural landscapes and interesting cultural heritage which makes it among the must see destination for anyone who’s planning an action packed adventure within South East of Asia. Destination Laos has become a favorite pick up for travelers and or families looking for a different holiday experience with some cool adventure without stressing over not having enough time to go from one place to the other, Basically, in Laos, one can pack and plan to travel from Vientiane, the capital city to Luang Prabang, Pakse, Mekong Delta, Nong Khiaw and other less visited destination in a week or so, the ease of moving allow travelers to change their plan at any time.
Tubing in Vang Vieng
Laos is all about being in the lap of nature through its mesmerizing landscapes. Tubing is the one and only exciting activity that takes place in the areas of Vang Vieng, in between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, this small town offers pretty much everything for this simple but thrilling adventure thing to do. If you are traveling through an organized tour , then you dont have to be worry about it since your host takes you to the best and safest place of the river when you can slide down without being worry to heat your head on the rock, however, not everyone travel through the tour and if you do so, then, you might be looking for one of the many guest houses and or local travel agent that let you hire a tube and enjoy the day. The best time for tubing will be during the wet season when the water level is higher and it’s easier to slide down almost at any part of the river.
Adventure mountain Biking in Laos
If you are really into adventure and mountain biking while traveling through Laos, then, I suggest you to pick the northern Laos and or the area between Luang Prabang and plain of jar where you’ll get miles and miles of rocky trails and tough terrains, this part of Laos is perfect for all kinds of two-wheeled fun, either with dirt bike and or mountain biking. However, the classic routes are very popular among the young cyclist as well, the area of northern Laos for an off-road adventure and high-performance mountain ride all the way to Nong Khiaw and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang. In addition, the southern region of Laos where it famed with all its for coffee plantations and waterfalls in the Bolaven Plateau, along with island hopping adventures in Si Phan Don , known as 4000 islands.
Trekking and Hiking in Laos
With mountainous terrain and interesting countryside, Laos, has become a very popular destination for trekking and hiking of any level, this is a one-of-a-kind experience you will love it. Laos has its own variety of ethnic minority villages and remote land areas with small hamlets which is home to tribal peoples, in this way, some of tour organizer offer light trekking through the lush rainforest visiting less visited remote areas of Luang Prabang as well as other part of the country. The trekking starts from one place and end in other and allow you for a home-stay with locals.
Caving experience in Laos
You will find a lot of places in Laos with opportunity for caving discovery, some caves required you to have special equipment or guide who knows the area well while other need you to have your own head torch. The one I recommend you is Pak Ou, a magical cave located within a not so far distance from Luang Prabang and the Mekong River. Other interesting caves including Phu Cam Cave in Vang Vieng.
Gibbon and Zip lining
Bokeo Nature Reserve in Huay Xai is a place to be, adventure seekers find this place a perfect location to do a heart beating zip lining experience through the rain-forest of 400 meters up to the air. You may opt for the classic experience to see and hear the Gibbons and Langors. The gibbon experience is a marvelous way to visit the tropical forest in Laos.
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