1. Fullday biking around Luang Phabang
Every day 8:30am. – 04.00 p.m.
If you are in Luang Phabang and want to see something special without getting soaked in sweet….than this might be the right option. It is a newly surveyed itinerary which even fits for older people who are interested in an afternoon of soft activity. On this guided tour we will discover unknown areas of Luang Phabang which are rarely visited. We pass little temples and monasteries and a village where people produce handmade paper and nice silk weaving items. Secret and interesting stories about every day life in Luang Phabang, the influence of multi-ethnic population and the campus of the local college… Just a few minutes further: rice fields, water buffalos and local people waving their sabaideees to us.

The best thing is that the easy circuit just covers 25 km around the town. Everybody can make it! In the end we arrive in Luang Phabang near the Mekong for a last impression or a sunset drink.

START: Every day with min. 2 persons. at Tiger Trail Office in Ban Wat That

  • Mountain bike (21/24 speed)
  • English speaking guide
  • Drinking water
  • Entrance fees
  • Light snack / fruits
  • Permission and local taxes
In US$ per person NET
2 - Biking 15 km - Minibus return into LPB – Half day
8:30-9:00 a.m.
pick up at your Hotel in LPQ. After an introduction to our mountain bikes, we start leaving the town on a small side road. We ride through villages and beautiful landscape into an area of natural beauty. The tour is easy to manage with some climbs but no hard off road sections.

Tour includes:
  • Hotel pickup in Luang Phabang depart 8.30-9.00
  • Mountain bike to Tiger Trail Elephant & Adventure camp*
  • Visit Ban Phanom weaving village*
  • Visit Wat Pa Phon Phao*
  • Visit Henry Mouhot gravesite*
  • Lunch
  • Transfer back into town at about 13.00-14.00

We will leave Luang Phabang by bike about 8:30/9:00am. The first stop we have at Wat Pa Phon Phao , a forest temple famous for the teachings of Ajahn Saisamut. When he died in 1992, his funeral was the largest that Laos had seen in decades. It's Santi Chedi (Peace Pagoda) was built in 1988. This large yellow stupa contains three inside levels plus an outside terrace with a view of the surrounding plains. The inside walls are painted with many Buddhist stories and moral admonitions.

After another kilometer we will arrive in Ban Panom. This village, populated by Thai Lue (a tribe with its origins in Southern China), is well known for cotton and silk hand-weaving. Here we have the opportunity to check out how to make the traditional Lao Cotton on a weaving loom.

The dirt road will bring us through teakwood plantations and wind up the Nam Khan valley. We pass the tomb of Henry Mouhot, the French explorer who showed Angkor Wat to the world. Henry Mouhot perished of malaria in1861, and the French erected a tomb over his grave six years later. The last entry in his journal was 'Have pity on me, oh my God'. Neglected for decades, his engraved tomb was found by foreign aid staff in 1990.

We will continue our bike adventure through rice paddies and dense forest before we arrive in our Elephant camp. The Elephant & Adventure camp is located 15 km from Luang Phabang along the Nam Khan river. This unspoiled valley is one of the most beautiful places in the area. Until recently, wild elephants and tigers roamed this valley. Here is the place to hang out and relax. Lunch will be served at about 12.00. After a little time for relaxation and a coffee we will return to Luang Phabang. Arrival there between 13.00-14.00

Total biking time: max. 3 hrs.
Inclusive package, inclusions as above
In US$ per person NET

3. Biking and Kayaking - Full day Tour
8:30-9:00 a.m. pick up at your Hotel in LPQ.
After our briefing and the adjustment of the bike we start biking out of town.

We ride through villages and beautiful landscape into an area of natural beauty (please see description of SB-1). We have stops in small villages to see local people during their every day life and work. Along the way there is a high quality weaving village with a well equipped silk and weaving centre. But also the visit of the old and hidden grave of Herny Mohout is on the itinerary. After arriving in Lao Spirit Resort take your time to wander around or just hang out in our natural Eco Resort. Lunch will be served at about 12.00. After your brake and lunch we proceed to our prepared kayaks that will bring us back into town on a smooth and soft way. It is an easy kayaking on our sit on top kayaks. The kayaking is Grade 1-2 with only two small rapids Grade 2 along the way. In general it is a river trip for beginners. Anyway it’s a great and wonderful nature experience. Lifejackets and helmets are available for every guest.

We have single and double Kayaks and all trips are accompanied by our guides+ Equipment

Total biking time: max. 3 hrs./Kayaking 3 hrs. Grade 1-2
Inclusive package, inclusions as above
In US$ per person NET
4- Biking Luang Phabang – Easy circuit (30km)
This is a full day bike tour around the wonderful world heritage city of Luang Phabang. It includes a motorboat trip to Tad Sae waterfall, the visit of the Elephant and Adventure Camp as well as some sightseeing along the way. This trip brings you with little effort out of the city life. Discover small villages and some great nature. Pass the Tiger Trail Adventure Camp and experience the wonderful cascades of the Tad Sae waterfall. This trip is perfect for beginners.

Tour includes:
  • Hotel pickup in Luang Phabang – depart 8:30-9:00
  • Mountain bike to Adventure & Elephant Camp
  • Visit Ban Phanom weaving village
  • Visit Wat Pa Phon Phao
  • Visit Henry Mouhot gravesite
  • Motorboat trip
  • Waterfall park entry fee
  • Lunch, Fruit, Drinking water
  • Mountain bike to Luang Phabang – return about 4-5:00 p.m.
Biking total – 4 hours,Ggrade 2
In US$ per person NET
5 - Biking – Medium circuit (40km)
A full day jungle mountain biking. This trip on the mountain bike combines some great biking and other aspects aspect of rural life discovery. You will get out of all the main stream routes and get the chance to find your own adventure. Off road as well as on small dirt roads. Includes a motorboat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall

Tour includes:
  • Hotel pickup in Luang Phabang – depart 8:30
  • Mountain bike to Tiger Trail camp
  • Visit Ban Phanom weaving village
  • Visit Wat Pa Phon Phao
  • Visit Henry Mouhot gravesite
  • Motorboat trip
  • Waterfall park entry fee
  • Lunch, Fruit, Drinking Water
  • Mountain bike to Luang Phabang – return about 4-5:00 p.m.
Biking total:
  • Grade 2: 4 hours
  • Grade 3: 1 hour
In US$ per person NET
6- Biking – Advanced circuit and off road tracks
off road tour from/to Luang Phabang 40-50 km

This guided mountain biking tour will bring you out of town and into rural life of the lao people and into great nature. What could be a better way to explore the countryside than a mountain bike ride. Meet villagers on their fields and during their work, and experience how life goes on in the backroads of Laos.

Some serious biking combined with a bit of discovery gives you a sportive day. On this trip you pass 4 rivers and some remote villages and great landscapes. A professional guide will be on this tour, bikes, food and drinks are included. For sportive experienced bikers! No exact route description is provided as tracks and trails change from time to time Biking total – 6 hours grade 2-3, depending on route and experience

In US$ per person NET

Short description:
This is a half day soft activity program with Elephants in their natural setting. Experience the amazing protected Elephants within the “Elephant Park Project” area right on the banks of the Nam Khan river. The tour also includes a river boat ride, the Tad Sae waterfall and relaxing free time in the sensational “Lao Spirit Resort”. Enjoy the landscape sceneries, the river life and the close to town nature experience. A day you will remember!

If you always wanted to ride an Elephant in his natural biosphere and not in a circus or city…than you have chosen the right idea with this great offer. It is a half day trip to experience the protected Asian Elephants in the ELEPHANT PARK PROJECT area. Experience Elephants and nature in a close to town setting, right on the Nam Khan river. All Elephant rides are scenic, tranquil and relaxing and require no specific fitness.

Your Pick up service will await you in front of your hotel, at about 8:30-9:00 a.m. Together with your local guide you will proceed to the Elephant Park Project area about 15 km out of town and in the middle of a green, natural surrounding just on the banks of the Nam Khan river. After crossing the small river at the “Lao Spirit Resort” you will be introduced to our protected Asian Elephants and go out for ascenic ride. Enjoy the new perspective and the wonderful nature on this 1-1,5 hr. ride. A stunning landscape, tranquility and lush nature gives you a relaxed stay on the back of the Elephant. Lean back in your seat and enjoy… On the ride you make your way through forests and along the Nam Khan river. The ride brings you to/from the amazing waterfalls of Tad Sae waterfalls in July-January (In the dry season, Feb.-August, we walk through rice paddies, on the river bank and into the nearby Village, that is supported through the Elephant Park Project.) At the Tad Sae waterfall you can hang out go for a swim or a short walk into the forest. A short boat ride/transfer on the Nam Khan is also included. After activities transfer back into Luang Prabang. Arrival time in Luang Prabang at about

NOTE: we are working with animals and in the nature, time changes may appear at any time. “Bring shoes that can get wet!”
Trip includes:
  • Transfer from Hotel to at 0830 “Elephant Park Project” area and the Elephant Camp 40 min.
  • Briefing, information and guiding in English
  • Elephant riding about 1hrs.
  • All Permissions
  • Elephant Park Project contribution fee
  • Waterfall park entry fees
  • Motorboat charge
  • buffet in “Lao Spirit Restaurant” or Tad Sae Waterfall (depending on season)
  • Drinking water

DAY 1: Biking to the “Lao Spirit Resort”
DAY 2: Activity day – Elephants and exploring nature and villages by foot
DAY 3: Kayaking/Rafting day on the Nam Khan river back to Luang Prabang
Trip includes:
  • Pick up from Hotel for the Biking Trip and private biking tour
  • Private Tour with English speaking guide
  • Lunch and drinking water on activity days (Buffet at Resort)
  • Fruits for small breaks along the way on activity days
  • Waterfall park entry fees and motorboat charge
  • Guided Trekking to Khmu Village
  • Kayaking rental, Raft rental and Transfers for the equipment
  • Life jackets and helmets and paddling equipment
  • Transfer from river into town after arrival
  • Village fund payments and Elephant Park Project contributions (Part of “Fair Trek” Project)
  • 2 nights in Bungalow in “Lao Spirit Resort”
  • 2 big breakfasts
Not Included:
Extra Dinner in Lao Spirit Restaurant and other drinks (soft drinks, beer...)

Pricing per Person sharing a Apartment Room.

In NET US$ incl. breakfast. And all mentioned activities with Tiger Trail.