Cycling northern adventure 7 days
Discover Nothern Laos on bike from the bustling city of Vientiane to Vang Vieng – Kasi-Kiew Ka Cham and the ancient capital of Luang Prabang.
|Tour Info||Contact Us|
|Bike Rental||$90 (Trek or Gient) Extra|
|Total Distance||371 km|
|Number of cycling days||5 days|
|Road Surface||We ride along back roads and quiet highways and along side rivers before climbing up into spectacular limestone mountains. This trip involves some longer days over 80km and a couple of days with mountainous terrain. Riders should be of good cycling fitness. We have a support vehicle on hand at all times if you have difficulty with any sections.|
|Support||Support van including spare part, cool box and back up service|
|Group||Minimum 2. Maximum 15.|
|Staff||Groups of 6 or more, a Cycling Tour Leader, plus English-speaking cycling guide, drivers and assistants. Groups below 5 will be led by our local guide and our local support team.|
|Food||All meals are included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)|
Tour Price Includes
– 3 nights comfortable hotel, 2 nights local guesthouse (with private bathroom), 1 night basic guesthouse (share bathroom).
– Cycling experienced guide
– Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
– Support van for transfer & tour with cool box
– Snack, water, fruits and cold drink (Coke light)
– All entrance fees and boat fees
Tour Price Excludes
– International Flights
– Departure Tax $25 (international)
– Visa Fees $20 (issued on arrival)
– Alcoholic, and other beverages
– Tips for guides.
– Personal travel insurance
– Any services not mentioned in itinerary
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Arrive in Vientiane International Airport. Meet and transfer to the hotel for check in. Afternoon, bike fitting. Welcome dinner and overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane to Nam Ngum Lake (80km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Fill in water and be prepared for our biking day. Event Vientiane is a quiet capital city comparing to their neighboring countries but the road is still busy. So, we ride to follow a single line and watch for the traffic. We stop in a Hmong market for s short break. Lunch on route. Afternoon, we head to Nam Ngum lake, the biggest reservoir in Laos. Dinner and overnight on the edge of Nam Ngum lake.
Day 3: Nam Ngum Lake to Vang Vieng (85km)
After breakfast, we prepare for our hard day biking. We stop every 20km for drink and snack stop. Overall route is modulated and steep hill on some part. We will arrive in Vang Vieng known as the gate to Northern Laos or backpacker’s paradise a busy town which packed of young tourist from all over the world because of its charming landscape and variety of fund activities.
Day 4: Vang Vieng to Kiew Ka Cham (94km)
After breakfast, fill in water and be prepared to get on the bike. Today is the hard part of cycling with some up hills and down hills. So, we will start a bit early. You will be high in the mountains for the first half of the day following a ridge line up and down with peaks all around. In the afternoon it is time to relax a bit as the road is largely downhill along a valley to our overnight stop of Kiew Ka Cham, a small village on top of the mountains. Few people stop here overnight so the accommodation is very simple. It is special experience to stay in such a place. (B,L,D)
Day 5: Kiew Ka Cham to Luang Prabang (78km)
After breakfast. We begin our cycling heading to Luang Prabang. We pass through lush forest and many small H’Mong villages that sit dwarfed by the amazing landscape of limestone mountains that surround them. Enjoy lunch with some snack, local fruits, and drinks. Then we have a 20 minutes power nap before continue cycling to Luang Prabang. After lunch we are faced with what is without doubt the most difficult part of cycling but also one of the most rewarding with two huge uphill climbs. Dinner and overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Luang Prabang (Kuang Sii Waterfall) 62km
After a restful day we hit the bikes for a ride to the stunning Kuang Sii Waterfall. The ride is along a small road alongside the Mekong River passing through small villages, rice fields and forest. At the waterfall enjoy a swim, picnic lunch and a visit to the tiger and bear rescue centre before riding back to Luang Prabang. (B,L)
Day 7: Luang Prabang Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer for departure flight. This trip can be extended with our Southern Adventure trip starting in Pakse. We can help to arrange the flight ticket from Luang Prabang to Pakse. If you wish to fly to other city in the neighboring country, we also can help to arrange with a competitive price. (B)
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