12days trip in Lao

ITINERARY IN BRIEF:
Day 1 –ARRIVAL IN LUANG PRABANG
Day 2- LUANG PRABANG –KUANG SI FALL
Day 3 – LUANG PRABANG -Ou Cave-NONGKIAUW
Day 4- NONGKIAUW –MUONG NGOI – BAN HUAY SEN – MUANGNGOI
Day 5 – MUANGNGOI – MUANGKHUA
Day 6 MUANGKHUA –PHONGSALY
Day 7-  PHONGSALY –KHOUNSOUKNOY VILLAGE – CHANTERN VILLAGE
Day 8 – CHANTERN VILLAGE -  KHOUNSOUKNOY VILLAGE – Chantan CHANTAN VILLAGE – PHONGSALY
Day 09:  PHONGSALY – BAN PHAYASY– BBAN PHONGSEK –PHONGSALY 
Day 10: PHONGSALY – HADSA  -MUANGKHUA – UDOMXAI-NONG KIAUW
Day 11- NONG KIAUW - LUANG PRABANG
Day 12 : LUANG PRABANG – Departure

ITINERARY::
Day 1 –ARRIVAL IN LUANG PRABANG

Welcome to Luang prabang. Upon arrival, meet your guide transfer to your hotel.
The rest of the day is free and relax at your leisurely. Overnight in Luang prabang.

Day 2- LUANG PRABANG –KUANG SI FALL (Breakfast)
After breakfast drive out of town 30KM to the beautiful Kuang Sii Fall, where you can swim, relax, soft trek to the top of the fall. On return short stop at Black Hmong Village, where hill tribe hand-made handicraft as souvenirs for visitors pass by. Arrive in the town, transfer to your hotel. Overnight  at same hotel.

Day 3 – LUANG PRABANG -Ou Cave-NONGKIAUW (Breakfast) (Private boat/By land)
After breakfast, We continue our journey to  Nong Khiau about 3hour drive. En route, we take a drive to Ou Village, take local boat  cross Khong river to Ou Cave, known as Thousand Buddha cave.  After exploring around, we cross Khong river back to Ou Village, and continue to Nong Kiau by land about 3hour.  Upon arrival, check in at your bungalow. Overnight in Nong Kiau.

Day 4- NONGKIAUW –MUONG NGOI – BAN HUAY SEN – MUANGNGOI  (Breakfast) (Private boat)
After  breakfast, We begin a boat trip about 1hour & half upstream to Muang Ngoi along Ou River. Upon arraval, check in at yoru guest house and We start soft trekking along buffalos trial about 3hours& half to Ban Huay Sen throught  Kang cave, where local hid inside during the Indochina War. Upon arrival, refresh and r    elax. We then trek back to town. Overnight in Muang Ngoi.
If time permit, you may trek to Ban Na & Ban Huay Boor

Day 5 – MUANGNGOI - MUANGKHUA (Breakfast/Lunch)  (Private boat)
After breakfast, We continue our journey along Ou River to Muang Khua about 4-5hour.  En route, short stop at Ban Sopcham, Lao Terng, Lao Loum and Kamu live there. On the way, you can see daily lives of local hill tribes living both side of Ou River. They plan rice along mountain and trap some wildlife for main menu and trapped fish along Ou river for sales. Arrive in Muang Khua, check in at your hotel.

Day 6 MUANGKHUA -PHONGSALY (Breakfast)

After breakfast, We drive ahead to Phongsaly about 7hour drive through Bountai Village, known former French colonial there. You can see former French Hospitla during built during Indochina War. Arrive in Phongsaly before sunset, check in at your hotel.

Day 7-  PHONGSALY –KHOUNSOUKNOY VILLAGE – CHANTERN VILLAGE (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
This trek is for those who are interested in Nature and hill tribe tradition  , on this trek you have a chance to explore and experience wonderful mountainous scenery, and you also have a nice time to visit several Phounoy tribe villages and one Akha hill tribe village. The trek starts hiking from Phongsaly town and ends in  Phongsaly town, it comforts trekkers who avoid taking
long transportation.
After breakfast, we start walking from Phongsaly town on the dirt road, We head to Ban Khounsouknoy (Phounoy tribe village ), this village is famous in producing green Lao whisky( Lao - Lao ), after that we continue trekking along the trial down to Nam Long river, we  trek along French trail ( made by French solders during Vietnam War ),we have  picnic lunch at Nam Long, after lunch we  trek pass thick jungle, upland rice field and  then we reach  Ban Changtern ( Akha tribe village ), today we spend a night with family at Ban Changtern.
Approximately: 6-7 hours trekking

Day 8 – CHANTERN VILLAGE -  KHOUNSOUKNOY VILLAGE – Chantan CHANTAN VILLAGE – PHONGSALY (Breakfast/Lunch)
After breakfast we trek on the trail pass upland rice field and primary forests and then we reach Ban Khounloumluang( Phounoy tribe) and we have lunch with family at this village after that we walk   along the dirt road and then continue  trekking  along the  trail, we head to Ban Chantan( Phounoy Tribe village ), we Have lunch at Ban Chantan and ,then we continue walking up on  Dirt road head to Phongsaly.   Approximately: 6  - 7   hours trekking. Overnight in Phongsaly.

Day 09:  PHONGSALY – BAN PHAYASY– BBAN PHONGSEK –PHONGSALY  (Breakfast/Lunch)
We start trekking early from Phongsaly to Ban Phayasy, on the way on the way we trek along the trail  pass  tea plantation, forests, descend tosmall stream, take a break for fresh breathing, then we continue trekking up  to top of the mount, seeing landscape of the area, we continue our trekking pass primary forests   and then we reach Ban Phayasy village, after exploring  this village we hike on the truck road to Ban Phongsek village, the lunch time is organized for you at Phongsekvillage,after relaxing and exploring this village we trek descend to Nam Phan stream by passing upland rice field and then we trek pass forests and then our trek will walk through Tea plantation of Ban Nongkinnaly, then we reach Ban Nongkinnaly on the road, then we hike on the road heading to Phongsaly.
Approximately: 7 – 8 hours hiking/trekking.

Day 10: PHONGSALY – HADSA  -MUANGKHUA – UDOMXAI-NONG KIAUW(Breakfast/Lunch)
After breakfast at 0700am, Transfer you 30minutes to Hadsa pier, where you will take traditional boat trip along Ou River about 5-6hour to MuangKhua. You can see the real natural  both side of the river. Local hill tribe living along Ou River. Arrive MuangKhua, we drive NongKiau through Uodmxai about 5-6hour. Arrival late evening, check in at your bungalow. Overnight in NongKiau.

Day 11- NONG KIAUW - LUANG PRABANG (Breakfast)
After breakfast at 07h30am, we return to Luangprabang about  3hour drive.
Today you are free to explore around the town at your leisurely.

Day 12 : LUANG PRABANG - Departure

Transfer you to airport for your departure flight. End of trip.

Accomodation:
LUANG PRABANG: Thongbay guesthousewww.thongbay-guesthouses.com
NONG KIAUW:nongkiau riverside www.nongkiau.com
MUANGNGOI: NingNing Guesthouse in
MUANGKHUA: Chernarly Hotel
PHONGSALY: Phoufa hotel