Hidden in the mountains of northern Laos, the Cave of Teeth (or Tham Khieo as its known locally), is shrouded in mystery and rarely visited. Possibly a cave used by the Pathet Lao during the Indochina War, rumours include that it may have been used to house American POWs. Containing old display cases included both
Laos offers a wealth of off-road biking opportunities all over the country. Check out this single track bamboo route from the Mekong plains to the Phou Phenang Plateau just north of Vientiane.
Follow the Married Wanders as they trek and kayak through the Nam Ha Protected Area outside of Luang Namtha on this 2 day / 1 night kayaking and trekking tour, with local market visits, foraging and cooking food local-style.
The Thakhek Loop, also known as the Kong Lor Loop, is a spectacular 3-4 day trip around the karst limestone peaks of Khammouane Province in central Laos which is very popular with bikers. The 450km journey includes over 30 scenic sites to visit along the way including the 8km long Kong Lor Cave.
Follow Leticia as she travels from Singapore to explore Northern Laos and her suggested for the ideal 8-day itinerary, visiting Nong Khiaw, Muang Ngoi and Luang Prabang. Join her as she travels by bus and boat to explore some of the highlights of northern Laos, including trekking up Phadeng Peak.
Laos has so much to offer the traveller, from its stunning scenery to the friendliness of its people, a warm welcome awaits you wherever you go. But what are the most amazing experiences this country has to offer? Check these out.....
In a tangled teak forest, a short drive from Luang Prabang, I cross a cold mountain stream behind a giant matriarch elephant and a trailing tot. Majestic Mahn leads the way through trickling water ahead of three-year-old baby Kit.
The Bolaven Plateau, an ancient volcanic landscape, is home to an abundance of waterfalls, coffee plantations, villages, and deep layers of forest. The plateau, in Southern Laos, is also home to Tad Tayicseua, one of the most beautiful falls in the area.
Not for the faint-hearted, the Vang Vieng Challenge includes trekking, a via-ferrata, abseiling down a waterfall, 11 zip lines and spending the night in a mountain top hut. With amazing reviews, Green Discovery continue to raise the bar in delivering amazing eco-adventures throughout Laos.
Join Kyle and Maria as they travel around Vang Vieng, exploring the caves, lagoons and the amazing hot air balloons over Vang Vieng.