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Savannakhet Trekking Katang trail to the Secret Forest

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US$ 258.00
(Price varies by group size)
2 travellers
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Stop At: Marvelaos Travel and Tour, Savannakhet, Laos

Day 1-Savannakhet - Phin at 7:00 am, the tourists will travel from Kaisorn district to Phine district by public transport (trucks). The 150 km long distance takes 3-4 hours.

the tourists will walk into the forest from Km 21 to Vongsy village with 10 km long. In the forest, the tourists will feel and experience the ecological system and diversity of forest types along the way such as mixed dry dipterocarp forest, dry jungle, group of stones and bamboo forest.

we will meet villagers and tourist groups will meet them, then walk, observe, and feel the Katang ethnic group’s lifestyle throughout daily livelihood such as: rice dehusking, sewing, weaving and cooking.

Day 2   walking in Dongsaky forest, seeing Taloung and Khadeang (wildlife)  in the afternoon and evening: refreshing yourself in Xebanghieng river: after reaching to the village and meeting villagers, the villagers will accompany you to play in Xebanghieng river proceeding by local tuk-tuk truck.In the evening, there will be dinner with villagers, learning culture and belief of Katang ethnic group through Baci ceremony, fairy tale storytelling, learning Katang languages, and later sleeping over in local houses (Baci ceremonies will be organized for Nyang village and Vongsikeo village) 

Day 3:Xebanghieng river trip: You will travel from Nyang village to Kengtaperngnang of a length of 4 km after lunch where we say goodbye to our host villagers. Along the way, the tourists will learn and understand the villagers’ belief on traces on the ancient stones such as ancient cart-wheel-prints and giant footprints. Moreover, we will learn about Long cave based on Katang ethnic group’s belief before walking into the cave, later leaving Nyang village after finishing breakfast and saying goodbye to villagers. After short trekking at day 3, we will get the motor boat at Lapernnang rapid about 1hour. At the rapid of Kengsammuchteak the transport will pick up you there and back to Phine and Savannkhet.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Marvelaos Travel and Tour
Departure Time
7:00 AM
3 days
Return Details
All tours return to the Marvelaos Travel & Tour office in Ban Xayaphoum. Tuk-tuk transportation to your hotel from the office is available for an additional fee.
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast/Lunch (7 meals)
  • guide(all Marvelaos guides speak Lao, Thai, and English)
  • Local guides
  • Use of Boat
  • Use of Tractor
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems/heart problems/people with serious medical conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Minimum age: 18
  • No refunds in the event a customer cannot complete the tour
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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By: Marvelaos Travel and Tour
13 reviews
Copenhagen, Denmark
Great experiece in Savannakhet
The 2 days bicycling tour with a homestay was one of our first experiences in Laos – and it will be difficult to
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Great way to experience Lao culture - a must-do while in Savannakhet!
My partner and I had a great time on the full day cycling tour. We debated doing the overnight homestay option,
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Smiles to go around
Marvelaos is where the locals go to do something out of the ordinary (one could even say extraordinary). The
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Zack A
Hired van from Savannakhet to Pakse
This past February, my organization was in need of a quick, convenient, and comfortable way for an employee and an
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Seth R
So Culturally Rich!
I did the full day tour with my group, and it was a great time exploring different areas of the country side, some
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walk through a forest and homestay
I did a one night tour with Tono. We first walked through a forest with a local guide who will show all kind of
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Rachel T
Austin, Texas
Full day cycling tour
I did the full day cycling tour and ended up being the only one on the tour so was with two tour guides. Despite
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Really friendly!
The whole team is really nice, always smiling and helpul! We went there to rent bicycles and the team gave us
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3 day trek
I had an incredible experience on the three day trek to the national park which was offered through Marvelaos and
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Helpful and friendly
We rented a scooter to make our own daytrip. The manager took the time to inform us about activities and route. He
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The best!
Somtaek, the owner, was so friendly and helped us so much! He organized our bus-tour to Vietnam, helped us to find
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I booked only a half-day-trip but I got so much informatins about all the locations we passed and also about the
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Amazing bike tour and rental!
I took the full day bike tour in savannakhet and it was great. The bikes are very high quality and comfortable.
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Key Details
  • Marvelaos Travel and Tour
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Languages Offered: English
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