Vientiane to Phou Khao Khouay Park - 2 days
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Vientiane to Phou Khao Khouay Park is best for those who have limitted time for Luang Prabang. You will visit the heritage site with most beautiful...
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Day 1: Vientiane > Ban Hatkhai
We will be transferred from Vientiane to Ban Hatkhai, where a long-tail boat takes us up stream on the Nam Mang, before continuing along one of its tributaries, Houay Xai. A 2 hours trek passes through an evergreen canopy as we gain height. A picnic lunch is served on the way.
The magnificent pair of waterfalls Tad Xay and Pha Xay, particularly beautiful during and after the rainy season are reached in the afternoon. You have some free time at Tad Xay which has a pool recommended for bathing.
From here, a truck takes the group to Ban Hatkhai, where the night is spent in a home-stay.
Approximately: 2.5 hour transfer, 1 hour boating & 2 hours trekking.
Day 2: Ban Hatkhai > Tad Leuk > Vientiane
After an early breakfast, we will be transferred to the Tad Leuk Waterfall. The Tad Leuk is a local tourist attraction amidst the mixed deciduous forest. A permanent exhibit at the Visitors' Center gives some good information on the flora and fauna of the national park. The Tad Leuk Nature Trail points out some interesting botanic details. We will have lunch at Tad Leuk.
In the afternoon, the trek follows a path along the Nam Leuk to the Tad Sang (Elephant Waterfall) waterfall, another idyllic place for bathing and relaxation. Along the way, a large number of orchids can be seen, especially in wet season. From here, we return to Vientiane by songthaew.
Approximately: 3 hours transfer & 3 hours trekking.