For those who want to try different activities in the same day, this one day tour is a perfect answer. Enjoy an elephant ride, cycle pass rural area to visit local village and paddle along a scenic river, then you have tried most of activities that Luang Prabang is famous for!
Itinerary: Luang Prabang – Ban Pha Nom – Ban Pick Noi – Ban Had Hien – Luang Prabang
Depart from Luang Prabang, we first cycle uphill toward the northeast of Luang Prabang for about 1 hour. After a short visit to Wat Phonphao (Peace Stupa Temple), we continue to Ban Pha Nom, a silk waving village and onto Elephant Camp for 1 ½ hour elephant ride. We get on the bike again to cycle along the river bank of Nam Khan River until Ban Pick Noi for lunch.
After lunch, our guide will give you some instruction and safety talk of kayaking for about 20 minutes. We then paddle down stream to the small funny rapids. We take a short visit to the tomb of the 19th century French explorer Henri Mouhot; the first European to rediscover Angkor Wat and to visit the Royal Kingdom of Luang Prabang and then continue paddling to Ban Had Hien, an iron knife making village. From here, we return to Luang Prabang.
Approximately: 1½ hours cycling / 1½ hours elephant riding / 20 minutes instruction / 3 hours kayaking /
|Depart from:||Your hotel|
|Arrival at:||Your hotel|
|Start time:||9:00 am|
|End at:||5:00 pm|
|Activities:||Biking, elephant riding and kayaking|
|River Grade:||River Grade 1-easy to 2-novice, depending on river level|
|What to bring:||Hat, sun-screen, waterproof clothes & shoes mosquito repellent|
|What is included:||Water, meals, English speaking guide,and transportation as listed above|