Itinerary

Cycling route; Vientiane – Paksan – Tha Si – Muang Khuon – Phonsavan – Muang Kham – Namneuan -  Xieng Thong – Muang Kahm – Nong Khiaw – Luang Prabang – Kiew ka Cham – Kasi – Vang Vieng – Vientiane:

15 Days – Laos Bicycle holiday  loop have been inspected and conducted in the Land of Million Elephants – Laos.
Joining our amazing bicycle trip the riders have great opportunity to explore and experience comprehensive  view of people , Culture and landscapes .

Our cycling trip will start from Vientiane – the Capital of Laos looks into north, we cycle through scenic beauty and breathtaking scenery in rural of Laos.

Experencing unique culture and national heritage when we cycle and stop in Laos world Heritages sites  such as Plain of Jars in Phonsavan – Luang Prabang – The Ancient  Capital of Laos .
In addition, we will cycle through untouched region where rarely foreign tourists come, stay in standand guesthouse in small town in each night.

We also challenge some incredible passes with winding route and sharp bends, twisting among soaring limestone mountains.  Admiring picturesque panorama when we ride through tropical forest and nature reserve.

Joining and interacting with local people in morning markets to understand their daily life or trying whisky Laos in local restaurant.

we cover nearly 928 kilometres in 15 cycling days and much of the terrain is quite hilly and toughfor the days up on the plateau. The road surfaces are mixed: most days we ride on reasonably good quality asphalt roads, but there are enough rides on dirt tracks to mean you will need a mountain bike with front shocks. There is nothing technical involved on this tour and anyone, assuming they are fit enough, will be able to join no matter how little cycling experience they have. This trip is fully supported and is stacked with local fruit, snacks, ice water and drinks.

Day 1: Vientiane – Paksan 

Warmly greeted by our crew at Wattay international airport in Vientiane capital, after immigration formalities drive to the town visit  That Luang stupa,  the oldest and largest stupa in Laos and the other sites by preference before driving to our destination of Paksan.  
After check in hotel free at leisure and relax on your own or you can do the cycling around the town. Stay overnight at hotel in town 
The provincial capital of Bolikhamsai is Paksan, locates in the middle part of the country a blip of a town that sits at the confluence of the Nam San and Mekong rivers almost opposite the small Thai town of Bueng Kan, visible across the river. The provincial capital is a sleepy transportation hub, mostly just used as a place to stay before heading along the back road to Phonsavan or across the border into Thailand.
Summary:
Activities: Transferring, warming up cycling
Accommodation; Sokbounma Hotel**
Meals: B/L/D/
Distance: 160 km (approximately 3 hours driving) 

Day 2: Paksan – Thasi 

Having hearty breakfast in hotel, we hop up our bike from hotel, , we turn left from main road No. 13 south head east in the direction to Vietnam along the main road in remote area, on the way we’ll pass a small town of Muang Bolikhan and villages almost they are Lao low landers. Picnic lunch will be brought from restaurant in Paksan and we will find the good place when we are hungry. We stay overnight at Thasi village, dinner at local restaurant .
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals: B/L/D/
Cycling Distance :  80 km 

Day 3: Thasi – Muangkhoun 

Our guide will prepare breakfast for the group, after breakfast, we continue our journey to our destination of Muangkhoun, the road at the first section is gentle and surrounded by beautiful scenery, we pass the paddy fields and dry rice field (slash and burn cultivation) and villages at remote area some are Kmu (up lander people). We find lunch stop by the road when we are hungry. The last section of 30 km is hilly, we start climbing up to 1200 m on top of the highest point for today, optional drive to the top or transfer to last section to our destination depending on the time.  Overnight at the guesthouse in Muang Khoun.
Muang Khoun the old capital of Xiengkhouang which was heavily damaged during the Indochina war all houses and temples were bombed and burned in 1963 - 1973. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals: B/L/D/
Attitude: 300 m – 1200 m above sea level 
Cycling Distance: 110 km 

Day 4: Muangkhoun – Phonsavan 

Today is short day, after breakfast we continue riding to the capital district of Xiangkhuang province (Phonsavan). On the way we turn from the main road to visit the plain of jars form site 2 and site 1. We stop for lunch at the local restaurant before cycle to the town and after check in hotel free to explore the small town on your own, we recommend visit the UXO center (unexploded ordnance), we stay overnight at the hotel in town. 
The history of the stone jars (ancient stone jars) remain a mystery today, there are more than 60 sites, scattered in different group all across the plateau. Only three groups have been surveyed and assigned registration. The other groups have not yet been surveyed because the locations are covered with thick bushes and contaminated by many remaining UXOs (Unexploded ordinances) leftover from the Indo-China war. The highest jar is more than 3 meters. There are several difference theories as to the purpose of the jars, which are estimated to be 2500 – 3000 years old. According to local legend, King Khoun Chuang had them constructed in order to store wine for the big celebration of his victory in the 6th century. 
Phonsavanh used to be the battled field between Lao communist government and royal government in 1964 – 1973. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel – hotel and visiting 
Accommodation;  Vansana hotel or Favanhmai Hotel****
Meals: B/L/D
Attitude: 1060 m – 1100 m above sea level 
Cycling Distance: 40 km 

Day 5: Phonsavan – Muangkham 

Today is short day so we don’t have to start early; we turn right on direction to Vietnam border, on the way we stop at Hmong villages (high lander) and stop for photo of rice fields, riding today is not very hard, the road is up and down hills, we reach our destination a small town of Muangkham in the afternoon, optional cycle to visit the cave, local people sheltered during Indochina war, it was shot by the rocket from the royal Lao air force, more than 300 villagers were killed in the cave because of Napalm bomb. Overnight at the guesthouse and dinner at the local restaurant. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals: B/L/D/
Attitude: 1100 m – 650 m above sea level 
Cycling Distance: 51 km 

Day 6: Muang kham – Namneuan 

After breakfast at the local restaurant, we head north at the junction to Vietnam border, the road today is quie 

after 5 km undulating road from our guesthouse we start the big climb of 15 km at 1500 m above sea level on the top, after water stop we cycle downhill and the next climb is shorter. Picnic lunch will be brought by our guide and we stop for lunch on the way when we fell hungry. The last section of 20 km we cycle downhill from the attitude of 1400 m – 500 m above sea level to Namneuan village where we stay overnight. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals: B/L/D/
Attitude: 600 m – 1500 m above sea level 
Cycling Distance: 86 km 

Day 7: Namneuan – Xiengthong 

Breakfast today is prepared by our guide at the local restaurant, today is short day but big climb, after breakfast we leave Namnuean and start the first big climb of 7 km from 600 – 1000 m to the junction to Vietnam border and we turn left to Viengthong, we cycle through the hill tribe villages on the quiet road, we stop at the villages to see the local life style and see they work in the rice fields, it is very strange for local to see Fa Lang (foreigner) ride the bicycle on the long distance. After the top we cycle long downhill to the bottom, from the bottom we continue riding up and down hill before the top and the last 18 km from the top we cycle downhill to the to the Viengthong where we stay overnight. 
After arrival in Xiengthong, freshen up before walking to nearby hot springs to douse worn legs before exploring the small town set on the Nam Khan River and largely inhabited by a collection of hill tribes particularly Hmong and "lowland" Lao. Dinner at the local restaurant and overnight at guesthouse. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals: B/L/D/
Attitude: 600 m – 1550 m above sea level 
Distance: 66 km 

Day 8: Xieng thong – Nongkiaw

Today is long day over the "Laotian Alps," rising early from the noise at sunrise from the hill tribe market directly in front of our hotel. After browsing the market, we'll begin biking after breakfast. Today we ride National route No 1c between Viengthong and Viengkham passing through the beautiful jungle and forest scenery of two National Parks with lush green mountains over three passes. After departing Viengthong, cycling on flats until reaching our first challenge, a 500 m climb, before descending to a winding river valley road for about 10 km to the bottom, from the bottom the road is gentle, we stop for lunch under the tree by the road, the last climb is about 15 km to the top before descending to Viengthong where we stop riding and transfer the rest to our destination of Nongkiaw.
Muang Ngoi (Nongkiaw) was controlled by the communist before 1975 and the province was under control of Pathet Lao. During Vietnam War, people in this area hid in the caves in the day times and worked at night because of continuous bombing (land mines remain in the area). 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation;  Guest House
Meals:B/L/D/
Attitude: 700 m – 1300 m above sea level 
Cyling distance: 100km/ 168 Km

Day 9: Nongkiaw – LuangPrabang 

Today we'll ride the initial, quiet and scenic section out of Luang Prabang which after 30 km, joins a larger road with traffic coming in from China, mostly flat with short rollers. After 80 km riding on undulating road or drive some section to Mekong River, we have lunch at the local restaurant at the confluence of Nam Ou River, after lunch we cross the Mekong River to the other side to visit the renowned Pak Ou caves. Located beside the river, the cave is filled with Buddha images and is a sacred place of worship for locals. 
After the caves, optional riding or drive the rest 30 km to LuangPrabang. In the late afternoon we arrive Luang Prabang, 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation; The  Sanctuary Hotel
Meals: B/L/D/
Attitude: 400 m – 300 m above sea level 
Distance: 140 km 

Day 10: LuangPrabang

Today explore the world heritage town, get up at 6:00 AM to view traditional alms procession of monks passing slowly through town, and afterwards visit local market before get back to your hotel for breakfast then cycle to visit the former royal temple of Vat Xiangthong and former royal palace (museum) also exploration of the town. Late afternoon climb up Phousi mount to see panoramic view of town and sunset. 
Luangprabang is the oldest city in Laos, and before the 16th century it was the capital city of the land of million elephants (Laos). The town is a beautifully preserved and in 1995 it was added to UNESCO`s World heritage list. 
Summary:
Activities:  Free to explore Ancient City
Accommodation; The Sanctuary Hotel****
Meals:B/L/D/
Cycling distance: No

Day 11: Luang Prabang – Kasi

We drive out of town along route 13 heading south to Phoukhoun town and cycle to the restaurant with the best panoramic view on top of mountain. After having lunch we will continue down route 13 ,this 25 km descent is one of the best in southeast Asia, we will enjoy a most excellent after noon ride. We then have a short climb before a flat ride into Kasi where we stay over night.
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation; Vanphisit guesthouse 
Meals: B/L/D/
Elevation: Phoukhoun = 1340 m. Kasi = 405 m 
Cycling Distance:  100 km/ 150 Km

   
Day 12: Kasi – Vangvieng

We should be able to do today’s ride in a single morning leaving extra relaxation time in Vanvieng. We continue along route 13 and although there are some short climbs most of the ride is downhill or flat. The scenery is just beautiful and you should really enjoy stretching your legs. We will stop for refreshments a few times along the way, but we make a main stop after 50 km at a big village of Ban Phatang. The last 18 km is a fast flat ride among the spectacular limestone mountains. We will reach the hotel in time to enjoy lunch overlooking the river. The afternoon is free to explore the town or take a swim in the river. Vangvieng has a lively traveler’s scene with all the usual accompanying facilities: e-mail, pubs, pizza and many young foreigners.  
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation; Vang Vieng Boutique Resort
Meals: B/L/D/
Elevation: Kasi = 405 m. Vangvieng = 280 m
Cycling Distance: 55 km

Day 13: Vang Vien Multi Sport

Floowing to hearty breakfast in hotel, we commence our multi adventure tour  by exploring the hidden cave, and the surrounding villages. We become part of this unbelievable landscape of rock, jungle and rivers. In the afternoon, we paddle by kayak back to Vang Vieng. The area offers other options as well, such as extensive hikes, further cave exploration and enjoyment of the expansive landscape.
Summary:
Activities:  Multi adventure tour
Accommodation; Vang Vieng Boutique Resort
Meals: B/L/D/
Kayaking and hiking activities

Day 14: Vangvieng – Vientiane

After breakfast we continue riding along the route 13 and stop for refreshment every 20 or 25 km. The rest of the morning is along undulating roads to Hinherb village. After 69 km we reach a long bridge, we stop for lunch in a restaurant. The afternoon ride is along fast flat roads. After 83 km before we get into a small town of Phonhon we stop cycling and load our bike in the van and drive the rest to our destination Vientiane capital where we stay overnight. 
Summary:
Activities: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation; Golden Laos Hotel****
Meals: B/L/D/
Altitude: Vangvieng = 280 m. Phonhon = 190 m
Cycling distance: 100 km/ 150 Km

Day 15: Vientiane Departure

Having breakfast in Hotel, you will be free at leisure until departure time. Our guide will meet you again and  escort you to airport to catch flight onwards. Our services wil be ended. Thanks for joining amazing bicycle trip with.
Summary:
Activities: Transferring toInternational Airport
Accommodation;  Onward.
Meals: B/L
Transferring distance: 30 Km

Note: Hotels  are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent  accommodation
Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Snail Adventure tours can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.


Tour include in

English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries ( 14 breakfast, 14lunches, 14 dinners)
A/C transfer/ and transportation
Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
Trek mountain bikes – 4300  with disc brake and  helmets
Boat trip in Vang Vieng
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel

Mineral water for drinking
Fruit and snack for cycling days

Tour excluded in:

International airfare
Travel insurance
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Optional excursions
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Visa fee
Departure  tax
Tip for team and guide

 

Policy
Price of The trip  & rate:
Cost are based in USD $ and coverted to Vietnamese Dong ( VND). Therefore all costs are subject to currency fluctuations. If you wish to avoid any currency surchages  should there be a change in the exchange rate, you can pay for your trip inadvance of the balance date. Please ask our reservation staff to issue an invoice for your final payment.. Please note invoice are valid for two days then rewiewed. According to exchange rates. Child rate are available.
Tour price and exchange rate are based on tour cost and exchange rate at 2020 and are subject to change. Costs shown are in American Dollar. ( USD) unless otherwise countries in Euro . we have made every effort to ensure  itinerary documents  accuracy at the time of going to print. However, Our company can not be held any responsible for typographical errors or errors arising from unforseen circumstance.
Health and Fittness
Booking are accepted  on the undestanding that all persons travelling are normally in good  health and physically equal to the demands of the chosen trip
Accommodation:
Reservations  are accepted  on the standing that. Whilst each hotel is usually one of the most comfortable available, limitations are imposed by the itinerary to make it inevitable that sometimes the standard of accommodation may vary from place to place. Single room are generally booked for privacy than comfort and are of limited availability
Insurance, Passport, Visa, Health Requirements: 
You are responsible to ensure that
You are in possession of a valid passport. It is your responsibility to obtain the necessary visas for entry to the countries you are visiting should they be required:
Adequate insurance to cover personal accident, cancellation, medical ans associated expense. Luggage, money and liability cover is a pre – requisite for the holiday
 
 
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Deposit and ballance payment
A non –refundable deposit of 30% per person is required at the time you make a reservation. If the booking can not be confirmed your deposit will be refunded in full. The final ballance is due 30 days prior to the commencement of your holiday and is payable by cash or internet banking. Failure to pay by due date could result in cancellation
Payment by credit card
Cash price are shown as per the price  insert. We welcome credit card payment by VISA or MASTERCARD for your convennience but owning to the bank charges we are forced to apply a 3% surcharge to every credit card transaction. 
Booking Amendments
If you alter your booking after confirmation of your reservation and amendment fee of $ 50 per booking will be charged to cover administration costs incurred. If you change your reservations after the holiday has commenced. Our company can not accepted any liability for loss, damage and additional expense and no refund will be made.
Cancellation:
If we cancel your booking : if the trip is cancelled  due to natural disaster such as flooding, earthquake etc. Or insufficient participants to proceed with a tour, the operator reserves the right to cancel a trip 25 days prior to commencement. A full refund of all monies paid will be refunded. We shall endeavour to provide a suitable alternative where possible.
If you cancel your booking: Notification of cancellation will be made to our company in writing. The date when written confirmation of cancellation is received by Our Company is determine the charges applicable. Loss of money is  paid as follows:
Days before Departure
More than 30 days
14 days- 29 day
7 day s – 13 Days
6 days -4 days
3 days
Charge applicable
Loss of deposit
Forfeit 35% of the tour cost
Forfeit 50% of the tour cost
Forfeit 75% of the tour cost
Forfeit 100% of the tour cost
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Snail Adventure tours Co.,Ltd acts as a co – ordinator for all persons taking the tour in making of all arrangements for transportation. Sightseeing and hotel accommodations.  Snail Adventure Tours Co.,Ltd does not own, manage, control or operate any supply of services. All coupons receipts and tickets are issued subject to the terms and conditions specified by the suppliers and all the services are subject to the law of the countries where the services provided.
Snail Adventure Tours Co.,Ltd acts as an agent for the owners, contractors, and suppliers of transportation and/ or other related travel provided.
Snail Adventure Tours Co.,Ltd assume no  liability for the lost or damage to property or for injury, illness or death or for any damage or claims however so caused aring directly or indirectly from accidents, loss or damage to persons or properity, delays, transport failures, strikes, wars, uprising or acts of Gods over which we have no control, the owners, contractors, ans suppliers have no responsibility if museum/ galleries etc are closed or being  renovated during  your visit
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Hành trình: Laos Bicycle Tour - Snail Adventure Tours Co.td
Tours Name: 15 Day Laos Bicycle loop
Tours Start: Vientiane
Tours Styles: Laos Cycling  Tours
Vehicle Support: Car, Van, Pick Up Truck, Boat
Cycling distance: 928 Km
Tour cost from: $ 2390  USD/ person ( Apply for two) 
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