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Cycling Adventures 4 Days 3 Nights

Tour Code : From $293
Destination : Pakse - Tad Yuang - Paksong - Ban Mai - Ban Kiat Ngong - Pakse
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A 4 day adventure along the scenic trails of Route 18, crossing streams and enjoying the forest of the Xe Pian National Protected Area and taking in the Bolaven Plateau, ethnic villages and remote waterfalls. This relaxed cycling adventure brings you to some of the most beautiful areas in southern Laos allowing you to gain a great insight into the local way of life.  Guests get to interact with ethnic groups and sample local cuisine, as well as having time to relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Day 1: Pakse - Tad Yuang (40km)

Pick up from your hotel in Pakse, check bicycle and gear before departing for your adventure start the day driving east climbing in elevation to a local tea and coffee plantation where you can gain an insight into the industry which thrives on the fertile volcanic soil on the Bolaven Plateau. Enjoy a Lao style coffee before continuing to the famous Tad Fane waterfall with its two stunning cascades framed against the Bolaven Plateau, it drops nearly 120m, making it one of the most spectacular sights in Laos. After leaving Tad Fane continue to Tad Yuang where you can enjoy the afternoon by the waterfall and maybe swim in the cool pools.
Accommodation: Tad Yuang

Day 2: Paksong - Ban Mai (75km)

Cycle another 10km uphill to Paksong and follow the small paths towards Ban Mai in Attapeu Province, stopping for lunch on route and pass Tad Samongphak and Saepha waterfall which is especially breathtaking just after the rainy season when the rivers are high.

On the way enjoy a picnic lunch. On arriving at Ta Ong you can relax in the comfortable bungalow which doubles as a Homestay/Community lodge. It is approximately 100m from Ta Ong village and quite cosy with a balcony overlooking the dense Xe Pian forest. Ta Ong is an ethnic Lave village, and the villagers speak the Khmer language as well as Lao and they have their own unique and distinct culture and traditions.

Enjoy dinner with the villagers where you can try chicken soup, sticky rice or even chilli paste, don't worry though there will be some western luxuries for you if you can't handle the local cuisine. Take in the surroundings before settling in to sleep and enjoy a well deserved rest.
Accommodation: Homestay

Day 3: Ban Mai - Ban Kiat Ngong (90km)

Cycle along small trails through the Xe Pian National Protected Area crossing 3 or 4 small streams. This journey follows route 18 linking Attapeu and Champasak Provinces, cycling along forest trails and paths crossing a number of streams. The paths are small in most sections, and a support vehicle cannot make this trip.

On arrival in Ban Kiat Ngong check into the Kingfisher Eco-lodge on the edge of the Xe Pian, spend the evening enjoying the stunning area at the viewpoint or from your bungalow.

Accommodation: Kingfisher Eco-lodge

Day 4: Ban Kiat Ngong - Pakse / Champasak or the 4000 Islands


Morning to relax in Ban Kiat Ngong or go for an optional elephant ride, after lunch transport will be waiting to take you back to Pakse, Champasak or the 4000 Islands.
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- Standard Accommodation (homestay or camping)
- Air-conditioned Vehicle with driver (where stated)
- Licensed English speaking Guide
- Tours as mentioned in itinerary and admission fees if applicable
- Meals as specified above

Excludes:
- Personal expenses
- Visa fees
- Airport tax
- Alcohol
- Tips

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