Companions needed: Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang 3 day kayak trip
13th October, 2011
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I'm thinking about doing a 3 day kayak trip from Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang in the first week of march and am looking for people to come with and split the cost!!
For 3 people its $190 per person and for 4 is $180. this is with the tour operator Green Discovery. The iteniary is as follows:
Three full days enjoying the scenery and life of the river.
This itinerary is on and about the river. We leave at 8.00 by kayaks and head downstream. Shortly after departing, the river separates from the town and road, us separating from civilization. For the next 24 hours we will see few signs of civilization and lots of stunning cliffs.
We keep paddling, until late afternoon, when it becomes time to set up our camp. Weâ€™ll find an appropriate sand bank where our guide set up a tent and camp fire for cooking.
The next morning we wake up early to feel the chill of the morning. Coffee over a camp fire on a sand bank with mist between the mountains just tastes different. We get back on the water and continue downstream. Another day, another camp, another lunch and dinner in the open.
On the third day we reach Pak Ou, where the Nam Ou meets the Mekong. Here we carry the kayaks up to the waiting truck and get a transfer to Luang Prabang by minibus.
If you're interested in this then please let me know, or if you know of a cheaper option then I'd be keen to hear about that as well!
#1 Posted: 27/2/2012 - 04:24
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