Laos - Northern Laos Tour in your own rhythm

Laos Freedom Tour

Bokeo Province
to Vientiane

Laos Freedom Tour

An approach that allows you to explore the North in depth and at your own pace.

The North of Laos from Bokeo to Vientiane at your convenience and at your own pace.

Laos Travel Direct & Asia Safari offer a new way to travel to Laos with our “Freedom Tour."

This new travel concept means that you can discover the North of Laos from the province of Bokeo to Vientiane in 14 days. The idea is that we reserve your hotel accommodation and organize activities that will help you discover Laos, at your own pace, without having to worry about organizational problems.

You travel without a guide and organize your own journeys between stages.

On your arrival in Laos, we will give you:

- Your travel itinerary with all the practical guidance for your trip

- A mobile telephone with the numbers for your travel advisers

- A detailed map showing all of the towns & stages of your tour

- All the documents concerning your hotel reservations and planned activities


  • 2-day trek in the Luang Namtha region.
  • Bike rides in the Oudom Xai region.
  • Kayaking on the River Nam Ou
  • Mountain biking in the karst of Vang Vieng.
  • Orchid trek in Phou Khao Khuay National Protected Area.


There are numerous ways to vary and/or extend your experience, so please contact us to discuss in more detail. 

Day 1: Houei Xai - Luang Namtha

Your first day is for you to organise your arrival in Luang Namtha.

Day 2: Luang Namtha with “Homestay”
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Leave for a 2-day trek with one night “homestay”.  The trek begins in a Lanten village and gives you the opportunity to discover the true nature of Laos whilst meeting some of the many ethnic groups in the region. Overnight homestay and evening meal in Ban Namgoy.


Day 3: Luang Namtha
(Breakfast, Lunch,.)

After breakfast, your trek continues along a river through the forest. Try and catch a glimpse of one of the monkeys that live in the forest ... Crossing the River Nam Ha on a bamboo raft, you enter one of the 20 National Protected Areas of Laos. Here, the trail passes through old forests with abundant wildlife. Arrival back Luang Namtha is scheduled late in the day.

Day 4: Luang Namtha – Oudom Xai
(Breakfast ,.,.)

You make your own way to Oudom Xai.
  Laos-Rice fields
Day 5: Oudom Xai - Muang Khua
(Breakfast ,.,.)

Departure by bike to the village of Muang Khua (English-speaking guide) following the road that leads to Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam. En route you visit a Khmu village and a local market where residents sell their products made with materials from the forest (handicrafts from bamboo work, weaving ...). After 40km, you arrive at Pak Nam-Noy (lunch en route), continuing through the verdant hills. At the next stop you visit a Tai Dam village where you will discover, through the fumes, how the traditional Lao alcohol:  Lao Lao is made. Continue along the Nam Pak River where prospecting for gold is still practiced.

Arrival in Muang Khua for dinner.

Laos - Northern Laos - Vang Vieng


Day 6: Descent of the River Nam Ou
(Breakfast ,.,.)

 You set off for 2 days of kayaking on the River Nam Ou (English-speaking guide), using a specially equipped kayak. The River Nam Ou is certainly one of the most beautiful rivers in the region. It is lined with villages and many natural beaches of very fine sand. During your descent, you take a picnic lunch on one of the many natural beaches. After 6 hours, you take an extended break in an exceptionally beautiful spot  with the opportunity to cool off in the river.

Overnight stay on a beach on the banks of the River Nam Ou.

 Day 7: Descent of the Nam Ou to Nong Khiew
(Breakfast ,.,.)
You continue your descent to Nong Khiew - your descent gets more & more beautiful with the added excitement of a few small rapids.
Lunch is taken en route with arrival in late afternoon at Nong Khiaw.

Day 8: Nong Khiew - Luang Prabang 

(Breakfast ,.,.)

 You make your own way to Luang Prabang.

Day 9: Luang Prabang
(Breakfast ,.,.)

Free day in Luang Prabang.

Day 10: Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng
(Breakfast ,.,.)

You make your own way to Vang Vieng.

Day 11: Vang Vieng
(Breakfast, Lunch,.)

A full-day of mountain biking with an English speaking guide to discover the area of Vang Vieng.

Day 12: Vang Vieng - Vientiane
(Breakfast ,.,.)

You make your own way to Vientiane.

 Day 13: Protected Area of Phou Khao Khouay
(Breakfast / Lunch /.)

You set off at 7:30 for the Phou Khao Khouay National Park, the closest area of protected biodiversity to Vientiane. You spend the day trekking through the park accompanied by a French specialist in orchids and the local flora. (Our specialist speaks English)

Day 14: Vientiane
(Breakfast ,.,.)
End of your adventure and our services.