TK-1 J - 1 Day Trek and Kayak Nam Khan River Valley

Luang Prabang, Laos

Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 999
TK-1 J - 1 Day Trek and Kayak Nam Khan River Valley
Luang Prabang, Laos

Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip


Visiting Luang Prabang without exploring the surrounding nature, waterfalls, and countryside makes your visit incomplete. This tour combines two activities in the "Fair Trek" area. Explore the natural side of Luang Prabang with a beautiful trek through spectacular landscapes visiting Khmu hill-tribe villages, and a kayaking tour on the gorgeous Nam Khan River. This tour will surely be unforgettable, giving you a true taste of Laos. 

Advanced Booking


Must book 3 days before your start date or contact us to confirm any earlier booking.

Cancellation Policy

- 3 days before the tour start date - 50% fee in addition to any 3rd party charges.

- 2 days before the tour start date - 75% fee in addition to any 3rd party charges.

- 1 day before the tour start date or NO SHOW - 100% fee

Refund amount to your credit card account would take 2-5 business days

What to bring?

- Hat and Sunglasses

- Fully charged Camera

- Sunblock and Insect Repellent

- Trekking Shoes and/or Athletic Shoes

- Flip Flops

- Rain Gear (in season)

- Personal Toiletries

- Personal Medicine

- Small backpack to carry water and other belongings

- Small amount of cash for beers/soft drinks/tips/souvenirs/etc.

- Swimwear and towel  


at 08:20 at Tiger Trail office on Thammamikalath Road near corner of Kingkitsarath Road, Ban That Luang (next to 525 Cocktail Bar and up from Villa Maly Boutique Hotel). 

Google Map ref V4MJ+RW Luang Prabang, Laos.

Office Map

What’s included

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Drinking Water
  • Meal (s)
    as described in the itinerary
  • Transportation
    as described in the itinerary
  • Entrance Fess
    as described in the itinerary
  • Equipment
    kayak, helmet, life jacket and dry bag
  • Village Fund
    Contribution to local village
  • Taxes & Travel Permit

What’s not included

  • Specialty drink & snack
  • Tips for guide

Available Packages

Minimum 2 person (Rate per person)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please book private trips if you have only 1 person for this tour. Tour will not be operated if the amount paid only for 1 person or send email to



Day 1

High water season, September to February:

You’ll start this tour with a drive from Luang Prabang on a short scenic ride south to the banks of the Nam Khan River. There, we’ll cross the river by boat and then start easy-to-medium trek of about 1.5 hours through jungle, forest, bamboo, paddy fields, and streams to a small Khmu village at the base of limestone mountains. Your guide will show you around the village to admire the beautiful bamboo weaved houses and meet the locals! Don’t hesitate to talk with the locals with the help of your guide.

After exploring the Khmu villages we’ll hike another 1.5 hours to the Tad Sae waterfalls where, depending on season, you can enjoy the impressive sight of rainy season high waters or the inviting clear, turquoise waters at the rainy season’s end. Enjoy a refreshing swim, there are elephants at the waterfall that you can watch, and explore the surrounding Tad Sae area.

From the waterfall we’ll take a boat ride to our Tiger Trail Adventure Camp where we begin our kayak adventure down the Nam Khan River. After a short safety review, the guide will teach you how to paddle if it is your first time. You’ll enjoy an exciting river journey through the beautiful Nam Khan River Valley, through lush jungle. Observe locals engaged in everyday activities on the river. Kayaking conditions vary between easy to medium (check with your sales staff) and total time is approximately 2 hours, depending on river conditions. We’ll the tour with a late afternoon return drive to Luang Prabang City.

Total trekking about 8 km. Kayaking is about 11 km.

Low water season, March to August:

In the low water season Tad Sae Waterfall is dry and not visited. While kayaking you may stop on the many white sand beaches to relax, swim and explore and we’ll visit the famous Henri Mouhot’s resting site accessible from the river.

Total trekking about 8 km. Kayaking is about 11 km.

MEETING POINT: at 08:20 at Tiger Trail Sales office on Sisavangvong Road (close to National Museum).  

Your Organizer

Tiger Trail Travel
Established in 2000 in Luang Prabang, Laos, Tiger Trail operates a colorful range of tours throughout the country. If family tours, custom adventures, bike journeys, trekking routes, home stay or kayaking,...we operate it all. OUR STRENGTH: PERSONALIZED TOURS We offer fully customized tours that will suit your specific needs and budget combining Laos with Thailand and neighboring countries. COMMUNITY-BASED TOURS Our Fair Trek program is the first community-based tourism initiative in Luang Prabang. Our tours are benefiting communities

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