This day tour takes you to several sites in the surrounding of Vang Vieng and introduces the novice to the thrill of cave explorations. Plenty of opportunities to gain insight into the way of life of Lao people, before ending the trip kayaking on the Nam Song River.

Approximately: 25 minutes transfer, 1.5 hour trekking, 2 hours kayaking, 2 hours caving

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Your Hotel
DEPARTURE TIME 09:00hrs (Recommended)
DISTANCE 157 kms
DURATION 08.00 hours
WEAR Hat, Sun-cream, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Swim clothes
INCLUDED
English speaking guide
Local guide/s, Bridges’ and cave fees
Water, Meals
Private Local truck or “Songtheow”
Government taxes, All entrance fees, Travel permits
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuity to driver and guide

09.00hrs: Transportation

We depart from your hotel to the north of Vang Vieng, we visit the first cave, Tham Xang (Elephant Cave) lies on the opposite banks of the Nam Song. It is an important Buddhist temple and owes its name to a remarkable limestone formation.

11.00hrs: Cave Visit

The nearby Tham Hoi cave (Snail cave) winds its way deep into the mountain. 45min of exploration through numerous long corridors with wonderful limestone formations. Another cool pool of spring water lies at the mouth of Tham Nam (Water cave), also a good place for a swim.

13.00hrs: Visiting

After a picnic lunch, the trek to the Hmong village of Phathao passes through rice paddy fields and vegetable gardens.

15.00hrs: Return

The trip back to Vang Vieng varies according to the level of the Nam Song. Descending the Nam Song by kayak leads us through idyllic scenes of rural life: a unique sight with the limestone mountains in the background.

• No restrictions on the dress as its about eating out, chill and having fun. Casual

• We recommend using a pair of sneaker to wander around as there will be climbing stairs and covering yourself from dirt.

• Confirmation will be received at time of booking

• Cancellation made:
o 7 days prior – No cancellation fee.
o 3 to 6 days prior – 50% of Tour Fees
o 2 days prior – 100%

Vang Vieng Kayak
Vang Vieng River
Tham Nang Aen Cave
Thang Xang Cave
Nam Song River
Tham Hoi Cave
Tham Nam Water Cave

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