Nomadic Laos: 4×4 Mekong Discovery

Laos - 9 days trip with 4x4 - starting at $ 2000
Discover Luang Prabang and the Nam Khan Rivers
Admire Kuang Si Waterfall & Xiengkhouang
Ride across mountains in Sainyabuli Province
Guide speaks : English,
9 day trip
Driving 7 day
5h per day
Intermediate
with guide
1300km in total
From October to December
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
Available Travel Option:
Fixed date departures - Join a group
Venky - Laos - 4x4

Venky

Spécialiste 4x4

Laos

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Discover the authentic culture and countryside of Laos

Escape the overrun beaches and destinations in Thailand and Vietnam and truly get off the beaten path by heading on this Laos adventure! You’ll maneuver your way across jungle streams and mountains across a country filled with amazing wildlife, culture and history. On the eighth day adventure, you’ll be piloting a Ford Ranger across the mighty Mekong down through the paddy fields and ascending the great summits. At the end of the day, you’ll sip on the refreshing Beerlao brew watching the sunset set into a river of gold. Get ready for a truly unique adventure into a land untouched by time.

Map of your 4x4 road trip :

Day 1

Arrive Vientiane

Welcome to Lao’s laid-back capital city. We’ll meet you at the airport and transfer you over to your hotel in the city. You’ll have some time to explore Vientiane’s charms before we meet up to brief you on our upcoming expedition and enjoy a delicious welcome dinner.

Day 2

Pak Lay

240 km

Time for our Laos adventure to begin as we set off west snaking along the Mekong River through the remote areas on the border. In the morning, we’ll enjoy paved easy roads before crossing the Mekong by ferry. After a riverside lunch, we’ll be exploring the secret tracks along the route to Pak Lay where we’ll spend the night in the charming town.

Day 3

Sayaboury

180 km

Time to set off to one of the remotest areas of Laos into the Nam Phouy Protected Area on our road trip Laos. We’ll be driving through dense jungles and into the stunning mountains in Sainyabuli Province ending in Sayaboury for the night.

Day 4

Luang Prabang

150 km

As we head out of Sayaboury, we’ll be crossing the Mekong before we jump on a dirt road to the Kuang Si Waterfall on our Laos tours. Here we’ll break for lunch and enjoy the shimmering turquoise waters. Then we are off towards Luang Prabang, a charming city located at the renowned confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers where will enjoy the incredible local food from the region.

Day 5

Luang Prabang

40 km

We set off early towards a small island where you’ll enjoy some serious off-roading. This is your time to test your 4×4 skills and even pick up a few techniques from our expert trainers who are skilled in the arts of off-road drive. We’ll head back to Luang Prabang for lunch where you’ll have the afternoon free to enjoy the town at your own speed before we meet back up for dinner.

Day 6

Xieng Khouang

300 km

We depart from Luang Prabang and drive all day through the roads in the direct of Xieng Khouang. There are many options for the route that we take on our road trip Laos that depend on the season and road conditions. No matter which we choose, we are guaranteed to experience the beauty of Laos. We’ll have a stopover at the Plain of Jars. A mysterious historical site where several thousand clay jars dating from 500 bc can be found but no one is quite sure why they are there!

Day 7

Vang Vieng

270 km

After so many offroad days, you’ll enjoy the smooth, easy paved roads along the Laos adventure today. We’ll enjoy a local Laos style village lunch and then race over to Vang Vieng. The town perched on the hills above the Nam Song (Song River) is situated among jagged limestone mountains and is one of the best place to watch the sun set in the country. It’s also popular for kayaking, cave exploration, climbing and so much more!

Day 8

Vientiane

160 km

We have an easy start to the day and you’ll have some additional time to explore Vang Vieng on our Laos tours. We’ll be on easy roads and stop by the Ngam Ngum Reservoir for lunch. Then we’ll cruise back into VIentiane staying at a different hotel where we’ll enjoy a final celebratory dinner to cheers the highlights from our adventure.

Day 9

Vientiane Departure

It’s be an amazing road trip through Laos, you’ll have some time to enjoy Vientiane depending on your departure time when we’ll transfer you to the airport.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a Ford Ranger 4x4 .

To drive this vehicle you need : permis voiture.

Price for this road trip starts at 2000$ for each rider .

Price per rider :
2750$ Accomodation : twin bedded room + 2 riders by car
3500$ Accomodation : single room + 2 riders by car
2250$ Accomodation : triple bedded room + 3 riders by car
2000$ Accomodation : twin bedded room + 4 riders by car

 

The price includes :

  • Ford Ranger 4×4 SUV for each team of 2/4 people with fuel.
  • Expert team throughout the trip
  • Local cultural expert throughout the trip
  • Local tourist tax
  • 4×4 Vehicle support
  • Airport transfers during arrival and departure
  • Accommodation for all nights on twin share with all meals
  • Third party vehicle liability insurance
  • Comprehensive pre-departure documentation

 

The price doesn’t include :

  • International flights & Visa expenses
  • Comprehensive Personal Insurance
  • Personal medication
  • Guide tips
  • Extras like room service, optional excursions and items of personal nature like laundry, tips, phone calls etc.

There are no fixed dates for this trip. You choose your departure dates yourself.

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