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5 destination for Laos adventure tour

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Laos is a landlocked pristine country in South-East Asia bordering Vietnam to the East, China and Myanmar in the north and Cambodia in the south. Beside the charming Luang Prabang, Laos is also a majestic country for adventurers.

If you are looking for Laos trekking and hiking as well as other adventure things to do in Laos, this article about 5 destinations for Laos adventure will be a reference. 

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Nam Ha National Park in northern Laos

Trekking in northern Laos is an unmissable part of Laos adventure. Nam Ha National Park is located in Luang Namtha, a northern province of Laos; and is known for its rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. The park covers an area of about 1,500 square kilometers and is situated in the Luang Namtha Province, near the town of Luang Namtha. The park is part of the larger Nam Ha Conservation Area, which is dedicated to preserving the natural environment and promoting sustainable tourism.

Key features of Nam Ha National Park include dense forests, rivers, and diverse ecosystems. Seeing the wildlife of thousands of species of birds and reptiles in this national park is a highlight. Visitors to the park can explore the lush greenery, trek through the forests, and enjoy the picturesque scenery.

One of the popular activities in Nam Ha National Park is trekking, offering opportunities for both short and multi-day treks. Local guides often lead visitors through the park, providing insights into the flora and fauna and sharing cultural knowledge about the ethnic groups residing in the area. The trekking experience allows visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the park while learning about the local communities and their traditional practices.

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Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos

The Bolaven Plateau is a picturesque highland region located in southern Laos, known for its lush landscapes, cool climate, and coffee plantations. The plateau is situated in the Champasak Province and covers an extensive area, offering visitors a unique experience away from the typical lowland environments of Laos.

Although visitors can take a day trip venturing the Bolaven Plateau, it is highly recommended to spend a night at a resort on the plateau for further immersion. The Bolaven Plateau offers stunning landscapes with rolling hills, dense forests, and picturesque valleys. The cool climate makes it a refreshing retreat from the warmer lowland areas of Laos, and the scenery provides opportunities for hiking and exploration.

Bolaven Plateau is a highlighted place in the Southern Laos adventure. Traveling to this destination, you can visit coffee plantations, plunging waterfalls and trekking to local ethnic villages. Tourists can choose to conquer the small loop or big loop on the Bolaven Plateau.

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Si Phan Don

Despite there being no coastline in Laos country, Si Phan Don is said to be the beach in Laos. Si Phan Don is a southern part of Laos, close to Cambodia. Along with the Bolaven Plateau, Wat Phou and Champassak, Si Phan Don is a must-see in a Southern Laos travel itinerary.  Si Phan Don, also known as the "Four Thousand Islands," is a scenic archipelago located in the Mekong River in southern Laos. This group of islands is situated in the Siphandone district of the Champasak Province. The islands are known for their natural beauty, tranquility, and the laid-back atmosphere that attracts travelers seeking a peaceful escape. 

The archipelago comprises numerous islands, both small and large, scattered across the Mekong River. Some of the main islands include Don Khong, Don Det, and Don Khon. Each island features its own unique charm. Don Det and Don Khon are two of the more popular islands for tourists. These islands are interconnected by an old French-built bridge. Don Det is known for its backpacker-friendly atmosphere and budget accommodations, while Don Khon offers a quieter experience with scenic landscapes and colonial-era architecture.

Si Phan Don is a destination to do a Laos cycling tour. The cycle route will reveal peaceful villages, stunning waterfalls and historical sites on the islands in Si Phan Don.

Vang Vieng

While Vang Vieng is well-known as a backpacker hub, this countryside town is nestled among the serene landscape of karst mountains and rivers. There are so many active travel options in Vang Vieng for tourists to go such as zipline, kayaking, cave hiking, swimming in blue lagoon, balloon ride, trekking to mountainous villages, etc. At the end of the day, there is nothing better than having a beer at a riverside bar and enjoying the sunset. Vang Vieng is only a 1.5 hour drive from the capital city Vang Vieng. It’s reachable from both Vientiane and Luang Prabang town by private transfer, shuttle bus or the new express train in Laos. 

Luang Prabang Trekking

When you don’t have that much time for a long holiday in Laos to explore all the majestic parts of Laos, you still can join some Luang Prabang trekking to be involved in nature and intermingle with local hill tribe villagers. Luang Prabang is a charming city located in northern Laos, at the confluence of the Mekong River and its tributary, the Nam Khan River. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed city is renowned for its well-preserved architecture, rich cultural heritage, and serene atmosphere. During your Luang Prabang tour, you can combine with 2 more hours trekking after seeing the famous Kuang Si Waterfalls in Luang Prabang, Ban Phanom, trek to the Phou Khoun Mountain Range, etc. 

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