Enjoy breathtaking views after a long climb. Stop for a quick snack and reward yourself
Explore trails where few mountain bikers have been
Rays of the morning sun makes this part of the trail picture perfect
Stunning views of Laos can be found on this tour

Hidden Tribes and Trails of Laos

Duration
9 days
Site savings
$48
From
$1,552 USD

Explore river valleys and single track trails in northern Laos, a true mountain bike haven, over 9 epic days. Discover northern Laos via the uncharted trails, thick jungle artery and secluded river valleys. Immerse yourself with locals and learn about the local culture as you explore the region on a mountain bike. This adventure will take you to unblemished destinations rarely seen by outsiders. Beginning in charming Luang Prabang, veer far off the tourist trail and into mountainous tribal territory as you work your way through mountain valleys and villages. Encounter authentic tribal communities, breathtaking mountain scenery, and unparalleled off-road and single-track riding, before returning back to Luang Prabang.

  • Category
    Trail Riding
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    9 days
  • Culture Level
    Adventurous
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    4 - Challenging
  • Elevation
    4 - Challenging
  • Terrain
    Mixed
  • Distance
    206.3 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    34.2 miles
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This 9-day journey takes riders deep into the heart of hill tribe country on a rugged and wild ride filled with raw adventure. Climb into the hills, through thick jungle pathways, isolated mountain trails, and remote river valleys on a journey that's as rewarding as it is challenging. Meet curious locals who have never met a foreigner- certainly not a mountain biker! Take in magnificent views of some of Southeast Asia's most impressive scenery by day, and a pure starry sky by night. This is pure trail adventure, waiting for you in Laos.

One of the last truly remote and unexplored places in Southeast Asia, Northern Laos is a stronghold for subsistence farming tribal communities. While modern conveniences have improved quality of life in some ways, most of the region's people (over 30 unique tribes) fiercely maintain traditional culture and customs, living out life in the remote and inaccessible hills and valleys like their ancestors have for generations. This mountain biking adventure delves into the wild and mountainous backyard of this fascinating patchwork of tribal people, by single track and dirt village roads.

For the intrepid mountain biker in search of real adventure, you've found it.


Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Meals (as indicated in itinerary)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Accommodation
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Ferry / Boat fares
  • Accident insurance
  • Airport pick up
  • Cycling jersey and drink bottle
  • Support vehicle
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Airport drop off
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

2 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available