Laos Special Interest Tours
Laos special interests helps the visitor to come closer to understanding the Laotian way of life. Religious experience through Baci ceremony (tying of silk threads to one’s wrist) to balance the 32 components of one’s soul. Visit with the artisans who carve wood and weave inspiring works of art. Savor the unique flavors of Laos through a cooking class. Finally experience by interacting with elephants and nature who has coexisted with the people of Laos for hundreds of years.
Get inspired with our sample trips below. Trips can be customized to be shortened or lengthened and include a combination of countries or activities. Contact us for a creative program.
ELEPHANTS, GIBBONS, TREE HOUSES, OH MY!
There is nothing more unique and exciting then to feel like Tarzan of the jungle. Experience caring for elephants at a manhout camp and learn how they live and coexist in the forest. If you are an adrenaline junkie in good shape then zipping across the tree tops and enjoying an overnight in a tree house atop 150ft jungle canopy will be an experience to remember. You will be in a good position to see the gibbons and tropical birds that is unique to the area.
LUANG PRABANG COOKING CLASS
At around (0830-1230, joint Cooking Class at Thamarine. Enjoy the experience of learning to cook Laotian food. From going to the central market to gather all the ingredients then returning to prepare that perfect dish to savor with the help of experienced chef. The aroma of the cooking experience will linger and follow you home.
HIKE, BIKE, OR KAYAK ...
Take in the view of the picturesque countryside by getting up close and personal wether it’s 2 feet on the ground, on a pedal or on water, your personal experience will be as unique as the people you meet along the way. The trip can be customized to your physical condition.
RISE HIGH IN A HOT AIR BALLOON
Early to rise to see the sunrise atop the mountain tops in a hot air balloon. Head to the staging area in Vang Vieng to start your bird’s eye view of the mountainous landscape and Nam Song River snaking through the countryside. A great experience for honeymooners or those who want to take panoramic pictures from above.
THE VAT PHOU BOAT (overnight boat)
If you like to water then there is nothing more unique than staying on a house boat on the Mekong. The Vat Phou Boat originally a ferry that carried teak wood between Vientiane and the south of Laos, in 1993 the Vat Phou boat was lovingly converted into a luxurious floating hotel, cruising the Mekong river. The Vat Phou boat is a 34 meter long, 7.5 meter wide steel hulled teak barge. The Vat Phou boat has 12 elegant twin shared cabins, each with a view over the southern Mekong River in Laos. Every cabin is fully air-conditioned and also has a fan for optimum temperature control. The cabins are fitted with dressing tables and a wardrobe so you can unpack easily and relax. The private bathrooms have a hot shower and a western style toilet for your convenience. Our Vat Phou staff clean your cabin daily
LUANGSAY BOAT (day boat)
Wildlife and villages usually concentrate along the rivers. What better way to see and interact with the locals by taking a 2-3 day riverboat trip stop along the way to lodge by the riverside at unique hotels and resorts.