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EGU Eco Guide Unit - Day Tours - CLOSED

Ratsphanit Roa, Savannakhet 1300, Laos
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Arrived on Savannakhet hoping to join One of the guided trekkings beautifully described in the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Chiara R
Two day hiking trip in Don Phu Vieng NPA

Our family of four found this hiking trip to be a really unique experience. Our guides, Aire and... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2015
1offthebeatenpath
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21 Jan 2018
“Not working anymore!”
15 May 2015
“Two day hiking trip in Don Phu Vieng NPA”
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Ratsphanit Roa, Savannakhet 1300, Laos
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Arrived on Savannakhet hoping to join One of the guided trekkings beautifully described in the Laos turism website and the most recent Lonely planet guide, all referring to the Eco unit guides and the tourism office. Both these places are closed. I was told Eco...More

1  Thank Chiara R
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Reviewed 15 May 2015

Our family of four found this hiking trip to be a really unique experience. Our guides, Aire and Koung, took such good care of us, we really liked them both. Both spoke very good English, and Koung was a fabulous cook. The hike was hot...More

1  Thank 1offthebeatenpath
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Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

The good bits Cycling off road through the forest Great views, countryside, lake Local guide showing us which branch to cut and drink water Lunch on the forest floor (carpeted with leaves cut by local guide) Dropped off at my hotel afterwards Funny and friendly...More

Thank Louise S
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Reviewed 13 February 2015

Started at 8:00 am with handsom tok tok driver to see local salt mine and trekking in quiet beautiful forest, seen some herbals and nice lake with its history, pinic and saw a guy climbed big tree for honey good to see local product form...More

Thank Aire P
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

We had a terrible experience with this guide unit. Firstly, they are not punctual. They did not pick us from our hotel, a agreed. We waited 45 minutes then decided to go at their office. Luckily, there was a young woman who called the tub...More

3  Thank NMV1150
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

Arrived in savannakhet, ostensibly to do either a one or two day tour of the local countryside, emailed Eco guide before arriving, and after receiving no reply were at the very least hoping to book something in person. The place was shut (9th/10th November), a...More

1  Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 15 November 2011

We did the overnight home-stay at Ban Phon Sim - sold as 2 days trekking, seeing lakes, natural flora and fauna, traditional uses for said flora, home-stay at rural village, seeing traditional lifestyle, weaving, basket making etc etc. The good bits: Price was reasonable Trek...More

3  Thank koo82uk
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Reviewed 13 November 2011

We did a two day cycling tour with the Eco Guide unit. It was amazing. We spend 430,000 Kip for the two days, including all meals, snacks, water, homestay entrance fees, guides and bicycles. Very good value to other tours we took on our journey....More

1  Thank Ronald D
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Reviewed 30 July 2011

We spent 4 days in Savannakhet and found pretty much nothing to do, apart from this! We chose to do the one day Honey Trail tour. We visited the Eco Tour office which is located close to the main tourist information centre. We were visited...More

2  Thank chickensontour
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

I took the "Ban Phonsim Village home stay and NOng Lom Lake" 2 day trek, which is a 23 km light trek in the provincial park on the first day and among rice paddies on the second,, and staying overnight in a village in a...More

2  Thank MimiOnTheRoad
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