Luang Prabang 2 Day Cycling

 

 

Laos Outdoor Luang Prabang CyclingIf cycling is your thing then this is a must. Scenery, village life, and visits to probably the most picturesque waterfalls in Luang Prabang. A truly unforgettable experience.

 

Day1. Luang Prabang – Ban Xeng Mean – Ban Som – Ban Na – Ban Pak Luang – Ban Sa Lerun.

 

The trip departs from our office and we cycle downhill to a small boat landing on the Mekong river bank for a ferry crossing to Ban Xieng Man, we then cycle off road to Ban Na Xay (Lao Lue village), along the way we can visit rice fields, vegetable plantations and enjoy beautiful scenery for around one hour, after taking some time to experience the fields and gardens the road continues to another village which is called Ban Pale (Lao ethnic group), here we stop for a while to enjoy lunch and relax. After lunch we cycle past some hill tribe villages, through the beautiful valley and forest for around 2 hours before approaching Tad Hoy Koua (Hundred Household waterfall), there is time for swimming and relaxing here. We then continue onwards for about one hour on the tractor road before reaching to Ban Sa Lerun where we will stay overnight.

 

Approximately: 6 hours cycling.

 

Day2. Ban Sa Lerun – Ban Sing – Kuang Xi Waterfall – Ban Na Ouan – Luang Prabang.

 

After breakfast, we cross the Mekong River by ferry to Ban Sing. We head off via bicycle again this is a journey of around one hour to Ban Ouh where you will have the opportunity to experience the Lao silk or cotton weaving processes. We leave this village after a short time and continue cycling along a paved road until reaching Kuang Xi waterfall. After enjoying lunch the afternoon is spent bathing and relaxing around crystal clear pools in the area. You can also visit the bear conservation center, which houses and cares for bears that have been rescued from illegal farms and poachers before cycling along the paved road again to visit a Hmong village (Ban Na Ouan), here we have an opportunity to get more insights into the culture of the Hmong ethnic group before arriving at Luang Prabang in the late afternoon.

 

Approximately: 4 hours cycling.