Explore northern Sayaboury Province – the home of Laos’ annual Elephant Festival – on the back of a pachyderm with a choice of treks departing from Hongsa District that is easy to reach from Luang Prabang.

Operated by: The Hongsa District Tourism Office

Embark on an adventure in remote Attapeu province in the southeastern corner of Laos with a choice of five 1- to 5-day and longer, self-guided and guided treks to waterfalls, national protected areas and ethnic villages. These trekking areas offer off-the-beaten track travel that is free of the typical tourist fare and filled with untouched natural and cultural experience.

mmerse yourself in the Gibbon Experience, two innovative programs centering on a network of canopy huts that provide a rare opportunity to see black-cheeked crested gibbons, once thought to be extinct. Overnight accommodation is in a canopy tree house with excellent views of the surrounding Bokeo Forest Reserve.

The Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area is the second largest protected area in Laos and has the greatest wildlife biodiversity in the country. The protected area contains large areas of intact primary forests, and supports an outstanding diversity of carnivores including the last wild tigers of Laos. 

Visit Laos' oldest forest reserve just 20 km north of Vientiane capital and stroll along its nature trail and watch for birds.