Today follow the footsteps of Dr. P Neis who on the 14th of October 1883 explored the Nam Khan River.
At 0830 your English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel in Luang Prabang and transfer you to the Explorer Camp located 15 km outside of Luang Prabang.
Your guide will teach you about elephants and you can talk with a veterinarian, feed the elephants or relax by the riverside.
Then begin you expedition with a 1.5 hour elephant ride on a howday (elephant seat) through forests and over hills to the protected Huay Sae hidden valley. Here you leave your elephant to spend the night.
Enjoy a luxury lunch of traditional Lao food by a secluded waterfall. Depending on the water level you may be able to enjoy a swim in the natural pools.
After lunch continue trekking 1.5 hours on foot. The adventurous trail crosses bamboo bridges and passes waterfalls with blue pools in dense jungle. As you come to the end of the valley traditional horses from the hill tribes are waiting for you to carry your bags. They will accompany you for another 30 minutes trekking along fields and forest to the Nam Khan River.
Board a luxury bamboo raft and slowly float downstream, which is a relaxing 1.5 hour journey with an optional 30 min stop at the Tad Sae Waterfall.
At 1630 your guide will meet you transfer you back to Luang Prabang.
Overnight in Luang Prabang
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch