Private tour bike and kayak private (no boat cruise, private transportation)
Take a two-wheeled adventure going out of Luang Prabang city. Pedal on the road along the Mekong river trails to the temples and villages, rice paddies. In the afternoon, enjoy kayaking in the majestic nature on the Mekong River and its tributary, the Ou River, and visit the famous Pak Ou Caves. Learning about local villages and different aspects of life: farming cycle, vegetable grown, domestic animal farming with the warm and enthusiastic greet from friendly kids and locals.
We leave Luang Prabang in the morning, first visiting Ban Xang Khong village on the Mekong River just north of the peninsula. We will then load the bicycles into the car and drive 20 km north (to avoid the hustle and bustle of the national highway). We will again ride our bicycles to Ban Xang Hai village. There you can see the unique distillation process of Lao Lao whisky. We will continue to the Ou River, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River. We will visit the village and learn about the life of the local rice paddies and free range buffalo. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch on the sandy beach on the riverbank.
In the afternoon, we start kayak on the Nam Ou River. We enjoy a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside and see a wonderful nature built limestone cliffs called Pha Aen on the way. 1 hour kayaking takes us to the first destination the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, Pak Ou. We visit the famous Pak Ou Caves – two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Exploring the caves about 30 min, we start the second course of the kayaking on the Mekong River. We paddle down the Mekong for 30 minutes until we ended our journey at Manifa Elephant Camp. Shower and change clothes at Elephant Camp. Return to Luang Prabang by car or add an optional sunset cruise to Luang Prabang.
More than 80% flat paved roads suitable for cycling beginners and families.
Selected trails with beautiful natural scenery and safe roads with no traffic jams
Kayaking course suitable for beginners and families as there are no rapids and skilled guides are available to assist you
Kayaking distance and time can be adjusted according to your proficiency level
Minimum of two participants: one participant will be charged double if there are no other participants.