Laos

Pakse Lao Coffee Experience by Jeep

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day tour

Tour Level: Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 7:30 - 18:30 hours

11 hours    English

Highlights

  • Discover the Bolaven Plateau
  • Spend time in a vintage jeep
  • Learn why this region has the perfect climate for growing coffee and tea
  • Enjoy a tour of a local family coffee plantation
  • Taste some local coffee¬†

tour details

Journey through the Bolaven Plateau and discover a coffee plantation and beautiful waterfalls.

Why choose this tour?

Southern Laos produces some of the finest coffee in the world which you can discover for yourself on a unique vintage jeep tour.

tour description

At 7:30 hours, pick up from the hotel and transfer by car or minivan to Paksong. Arrive at Paksong and stop for a half-hour coffee break and to transfer to the jeep. Continue to visit Tad Moun waterfall and some local vegetable fields. The drive continues to the coffee farm on the bumpy and muddy road (in rainy season). Arrive at the coffee farm around noon and enjoy lunch. After lunch, watch Mr Khamsone demonstrate, the coffee roasting steps (about 1 hour). Finish by tasting the coffee and savour the different kinds - Robusta, Arabica and Typica.

Leave the coffee plantation and drive for around an hour to visit a Laven village. Here, the guide talks about their agriculture, culture, and livelihood. Drive a further 30-minutes to a Suay village and visit the traditional houses. In this village, discover the bamboo houses and other traditional houses. A home generally only has one room that is used for cooking, eating and sleeping.

Leave the village and return to Pakse and transfer to the hotel. Arrive around 18:30 hours.

NB: Bring swimming clothes, sunscreen and a hat

customise the tour

  • Add a Diethelm Moment: Arise early to observe the timeless ritual of Tak Bat or Alms Giving in Pakse
  • Extend your holiday with a deeper exploration of southern Laos and the fascinating 4000 Islands region

inclusions

  • Meals as stated in the programme L= Lunch as program mention.
  • Transfers and tours with your selected guide (English Speaking Guide, French Speaking Guide, German Speaking Guide) in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & Cool tower are available on the vehicles

exclusions

  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to / from Lao (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
Tour code: FCEXEC

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