Indochina Traverse

We are looking forward to our next adventure with World Expeditions. Many thanks for a brillant holiday!

Chris and Louise Doyle | Bowral, Australia

Luang Prabang to Hanoi by Bike

This exceptional, fully supported cycling adventure takes us through some of the most stunning landscapes of Laos and Vietnam. We commence cycling on the banks of the Mekong river in the World Heritage listed town of Luang Prabang with its exquisite golden temples and waterfalls. Continuing through rolling mountain scenery to Nong Khiew we travel by boat to the village of Ban Sopjam where we stay with the village headman. Travelling northeast we cycle to the intriguing Vieng Say Caves where the Lao People's Revolutionary Party lived during the Secret War. Then we enter Vietnam and explore the beautiful valley of Mai Chau and its many minority villages, before completing our adventure in the bustling northern capital of Hanoi.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Luang Prabang
DAYS 2/3 Cycle Luang Prabang
DAY 4 Cycle and transfer to Nong Khiew
DAY 5 Boat from Nong Khiew to Ban Sopjam
DAY 6 In Ban Sopjam
DAY 7 Boat from Ban Sopjam to Nong Khiew, cycle to Vieng Kham
DAY 8 Cycle/drive to Vieng Thong
DAY 9 Cycle/drive to Sam Neua
DAY 10 Cycle to Vieng Say
DAY 11 Cycle around Vieng Say Caves
DAY 12 Cycle to Nam Meo border (Vietnam)
DAY 13 Cycle/drive to Mai Chau
DAY 14 Cycle around Mai Chau, transfer to Hanoi
DAY 15 In Hanoi, trip concludes

traveller reviews

I really enjoyed this trip, my first with World Expeditions. The trip was well organised from start to finish, with a great range of interesting accommodation. I cycled in a small group, there were 5 of us. The landscapes in Laos are tremendous with a great variety of interesting sites.
We had a great time throughout the two weeks, the cycling was tough at times but very rewarding. I would certainly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to experience fantastic scenery, friendly people and interesting villages, towns and different cultures, as well as great cycling.

H Yelland, UK

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Trip Code: LHB
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  15 days
Activities:  Cycling Adventure Touring
Next Trip:  28 March 2015
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price: $2,590.00 USD

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