Despite being a landlocked country, spectacular mountainous terrains bring Lao impressive routes to adventurers. This 7-day trip will take you to remote lands such as Pak Beng, Houay Xai, Muang Long, Luang Namtha, Oudomxay and Nong Khiaw. During the tour, you will discover new lands by your motorbikes, which ask you a skillful ride to conquer dirty tracks. Despite having lots of challenges, it promises to bring you exciting sightseeing tours and help to enhance your knowledge of the lifestyle in Laos.
Day 1 Take a Ride from Luang Prabang to Pak Beng
Day 2 Travel from Pak Beng to Houay Xai
Day 3 Discover the Lao Lifestyle in Muang Long
Day 4 Enjoy the Trip from Muang Long to Luang Namtha
Day 5 Go on the Journey from Discover Luang Namtha to Oudomxay
Day 6 Ride through the Tracks of Oudomxay to Nong Khiaw
Day 7 Come Back to Luang Prabang from Nong Khiaw
The journey through Laos begins in Luang Prabang in the morning. You get on your motorbike and ride along the Mekong River. On the way, you will move on several trails that run through the mountains surrounded by stunning landscapes. While being on the move, you can have some stops to immerse yourself in this natural space before turning to the tarmac roads near Pakbeng. It is a small village in Northern Laos that is famous for providing the boat stop when you go from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai or from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang. The last stop today is a guest house that is located along one side of the Mekong River. Stay overnight here before going on the trip the next day.
The second day of the journey gives you a chance to experience an awesome ride through the trails. You will have to cross over the mountains covered with mist before getting to Houay Xai, which is the best place to explore the daily life of the Lao people. One of the must-see destinations here is Fort Carnot, which was built in the French colonial era. Standing from the tower, you can see the breathtaking panorama of Houay Xai.
From Houay Xai, you will go through countless off-road tracks to reach Muang Long. If you desire for exciting riding experiences, this stretch certainly brings you maximum satisfaction. It will take you a lot of time to conquer the trail system stretching from Houay Xai to Muang Long. Till the night falls, you can arrive in this remote town. Here you have an occasion to not only admire the magnificent scenery of rolling hills and rugged cliffs but also enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the local market. It is also a good opportunity for you to learn more about the lifestyle of Lao rural areas.
You can spend time getting more experiences in Muang Long on your motorbike before having a ride through the trails to enter Luang Namtha, which is located in the heart of the Golden Triangle. This tranquil land is covered with hills, trees, and villages and will be an ideal choice for those who desire to escape from urban noise and hunt for a peaceful space.
For more off-road rides, you continue the discovery of Luang Namtha. In reality, this land comes with a host of fantastic tracks. You may feel utterly exhausted and drained while riding through or hiking over nature trails surrounded by a wide range of plants. But these exciting challenges are the main factors that contribute to bringing unforgettable moments throughout the adventure traveling in Luang Namtha. After the journey to conquer some unique trails in Luang Namtha ends, you arrive in Oudomxay, where we will spend one night for relaxation.
On your motorbike, you enjoy the ride from Oudomxay to Nong Khiaw. Check out of the hotel before following dirt roads and getting across some rivers to get to Nong Khiaw, which is a rustic town on the bank of the Ou River. On the trip to Nong Khiaw, you cannot miss the chance to do a sightseeing tour around the town. It is quite easy for you to reach the surrounding areas. You can go for a stroll or get a ride through popular tourist attractions in this area.
Similar to other days during the trip to explore the Golden Triangle, the last day still give you several fascinating riding experiences. The trip from Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang will take you to Viengthong after you pass the winding road. On the way, the bumpy tracks also lead you through the towering mountains that run along the river. You will experience a pleasant ride through the open countryside before reaching Luang Prabang in the afternoon. Tour ends.
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