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Laos Birding Tour - 8 Days


We start the tour in Luang Prabang, the charming capital of Laos, a country long neglected by birders.

We will spend surrounded by the beautiful karst limestone forest of the Annamite mountain range at one of only two known areas for the Bare-faced Bulbul.

Birding mainly from the roadside will also give us the chance of another other recently described species - Limestone Leaf Warbler, and also the near-endemic Sooty Babbler.


Day 1 - Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng


After Breakfast, 6 hour drive to Vang Vieng with stops on the way for panoramic views and also to visit tribes’ villages. Arrive at Vang Vieng then take a rest until 4pm. Dinner on your own account.

Meals: Breakfast.

Overnight at Vansana Vangvieng Hotel


Day 2 - Vangvieng – Nahin Town


After breakfast we drive to Num Thon. This drive passes through some of Laos’ most spectacular limestone (Karst) landscapes. The road elevation at points allows for a unique view of the limestone from above, and dramatic views of fields of jagged limestone ridges below.

Dinner at a local restaurant

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Sok Sai Guesthouse


Day 3 - Around Nahin


After breakfast, drive back to Paman mountain where we trek & hike to the bird watching point. Birds to be found here include Sooty Babble, Bare face Bulbul and many more.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Sok Sai Guesthouse


Day 4 - Nahin - Konglo Cave


After breakfast, drive to Konglo village and the famous long cave in Laos. See the birds there, mostly early morning or late afternoon.

Return to guesthouse at Nahin.

Meals: None

Overnight at Sok Sai Guesthouse


Day 5 - Nahin - Paksan


After breakfast, drive straight to Paksan (about 4hours). On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest with dinner on own account.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Paksan hotel


Day 6 - Paksan - Vientiane


After breakfast drive to Vientiane about 4hours, flexible to stop anywhere when you see the birds, upon arrive to Vientiane your driver will take you to your hotel for check in, relax & free on your own

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accom: Beau Rivage www.hbrm.com


Day7 - Vientiane - Phou Khao khouay (Buffalo mountain) National Park


After breakfast, drive about 50Km to Phou Khao Khouy national park to watch a variety of birds. On the way a chance to stop at Num Ngum Bridge.

Return to Vientiane for overnight and relax.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Beau Rivage


Day 8 - Vientiane – Bangkok


After breakfast meet your guide and start half day city tour to Wat Sisaket with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Other sites you will see include the huge golden That Luang monument, and next door, Vientiane's own Victory Monument, which looks like the Arc de Triumphe. This was built at the end of the Indochina wars with money rumoured to be American, and earmarked for the airport’s new runway. The departing Americans dubbed this monument the vertical runway!

Have a look at the lovely arches inside the monument. Wat Prakeo, which was the original home of the famous Emerald Buddha, which today lives in Bangkok. There are many excellent restaurants in Vientiane, and you will easily find something to suit your taste.

you will be free until time to transfer you to the airport for fight to Bangkok

Meals: Breakfast

Accom: None


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