Laos

5-day Go for Nature! Family Discovery

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Tour type

Tour Level: Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: - Days

5 hours   

Highlights

  • Enjoy the range of experiences and activities at the Namkhan Resort
  • Spend quality time together at a beautiful Namkhan River resort
  • Experience the fun of staying in a well-equipped glamping tent
  • Get up close and trek with the elephants on a non-riding experience

tour details

Spend four days immersed in stunning nature and wildlife experiences close to the UNESCO town of Luang Prabang. Begin with a stay at the wonderful Namkhan Ecolodge and enjoy a variety of nature based experiences to fit your tastes and mood. On the last day, journey to spend a wonderful day with elephants and connect with and learn about these animals. 

Why choose this tour?

Perfect for families who want an active, nature-based experience, this immersive trip of a lifetime offers fun, active and in-depth nature and wildlife experiences that will live long in the memory.

Arrival Luang Prabang

On arrival you will be met at Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ).

Transfer to the Namkhan Resort for check in. Rest of the day at leisure.

Meal included:
None
Namkhan Resort
Spend the day at the Namkhan Resort and choose from a range of activities including horse riding, cooking class, swimming, bamboo weaving, tubing, hiking, bicycling and exploring the farm.

Overnight at the Namkhan Resort

Meal included:
Breakfast at Namkhan Resort
Lunch at NamKhan Resort
Namkhan Resort
Spend a second at the day at the Namkhan Resort and choose from a range of activities including horse riding, cooking class, swimming, bamboo weaving, tubing, hiking, bicycling and exploring the farm.

At the end of the afternoon transfer to your hotel in Luang Prabang.

Meal included:
Breakfast at Namkhan Resort
Lunch at NamKhan Resort
Luang Prabang – Elephant Trek
At 8:30 hours depart Luang Prabang. Tour guides will pick up clients from hotels or guesthouses. Arrive at MandaLao. Mandalao provides, “An intimate non-riding experience focused on education and elephant welfare”. Over coffee and tea, the expert guides and Mahouts at MandaLao will provide you with an in-depth introduction into elephant behaviour and communication.

Cross the Nam Khan River for your first introduction to elephants. You will have some tasty treats for the elephants to enjoy. Enjoy observing the bathing, playing and swimming experience with the elephants. Note in cold weather the elephants are less likely to want to get wet. Begin your 2-hour trek (approximately 2.5km) and pass the beautiful Lao gardens before exploring the jungle-covered Huay Nok stream. You will walk alongside the elephants allowing you to gain insights, respect and understandings about these amazing animals. After some final treats for the elephants say goodbye and begin your trek back to MandaLao.

For lunch enjoy traditional Lao cuisine made primarily from our own organic produce. Relax and reflect on your experience whilst enjoying the view of the verdant and misty mountains. After lunch, leave for Luang Prabang. Drop off at your hotel or guesthouse approximately 13:30 hours.

Afternoon is at leisure

Meal included:
Breakfast at accommodation
Lunch at MandaLao
Luang Prabang – Departure
After breakfast, at leisure until transfer to Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ) for your onward flight.

Meal included:
Breakfast at accommodation

customise the tour

  • Extend your stay in Laos with a trip to NamKat Yorla Pa eco resort
  • Extend your stay and upgrade to a 2 or 3-day elephant conservation experience in Xayaboury
  • Extend your stay in Luang Prabang and spend a day at the Bamboo Experience
  • Extend your stay in Luang Prabang and learn how to plant rice in the paddy fields
Tour code: 5NATUEC

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