Morning Mists by the River

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationNong Khiaw - Muang Ngoi river cruise & hike - Nong Khiaw

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Lose yourself in a laid-back rural daydream on the banks of a lazy river, caught between rice paddies and limestone mountains. Nong Khiaw is a seriously special place, draped in scenery that will leave you speechless. Hike through the hills and relax by the river with an ice-cold Beer Lao. You’ll spend two nights amidst the gorgeous landscape of Nong Khiaw, sleeping in a riverbank eco-lodge with a balcony overlooking the water. On the second day, you’ll set off on a river cruise to Muang Ngoi where you will hike, explore atmospheric caves and cruise down the river at sunset.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based  on 2 people sharing
  • Breakfast
  • Boat cruise and hike with guide

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Arrival in Nong Khiaw

The rural town of Nong Khiaw is easily reached from Luang Prabang and Luang Namtha, making it the perfect place to stop for a few days and break up the journey. In Nong Khiaw, you’ll stay in a cosy riverside eco-lodge, sleeping in a spacious bungalow built using natural materials, with a balcony overlooking the river. After nightfall, you can sit outside under the stars, soak up the serenity and sip a Beer Lao.

man taking pictures in the mountains

River Cruise & Hike - Muang Ngoi

Today you will head out with a local guide to explore the beauty and culture of the surrounding area. First up is a boat cruise along the Nam Ou river, passing dramatic limestone cliffs and visiting ethnic villages along the way. Back to the boat for a spot of lunch before heading on foot through paddy fields, exploring caves as you go. Your trip will finish with a cruise back to Nong Khaiw as the sun sets behind the hills.

River Cruise & Hike - Muang Ngoi

Departure from Nong Khiaw

After breakfast, you’ll tear yourselves away from Nong Khiaw as this tour of Laos comes to an end.

Valley and river in laos

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“Laos is a real winner for anyone looking for a mix of culture, nature and tasty cuisine. Visiting the falls outside Luang Prabang is my favourite excursion - it’s a ‘must do’ experience and my customers highly recommend it too!”

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