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ULTIMATE AKHA TRIBE

#10 days - 1800km - 70% offroad
+ Endurance

Live the ultimate adventure at the edge of Laos, encountering the most isolated ethnic group: The Akha tribe. From Luang Prabang to the very North, you will ride on the wildest trails of the country! Remote paths, bamboo bridges, ethnic villages, mountain rice tasting, breathtaking landscapes, and river crossing on bamboo raft, this is a real challenge to achieve with friends. A wild immersion, dive in this time travel and live a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

TOUR CODE :  MT 1010 Akha

LEVEL : doable by experimented off-road riders

DEPARTURE / ARRIVAL : Luang Prabang

ACCOMMODATION : local guesthouse, homestay

NUMBER OF RIDERS : 3 to 6

GUIDING : english speaking guide 

TIME PERIOD : November to June

STARTING AT : 2677 USD per person

(group of 5 riders)

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THIS TRIP

DAY 01

FIRST RIDING SENSATIONS IN LAOS

After having a coffee with the team, you will ride your bikes to discover the surroundings of Luang Prabang on the road towards the waterfalls. You will have lunch at the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls where you can enjoy a swim in the clear water. Then you'll ride for another 50 + kms on a large track along the Mekong River and finally technical track.

Meals : -, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Luang Prabang – Kuang Si - Sayabury

Distance : 135km - 40% offroad

DAY 02

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

You will start on a mountain paved road going up to 1’900 meters high. You will enjoy stopping to take pictures of the landscapes and visit hill tribe villages. You will be on a remote track which swirls among the rice fields near the Thai border. The second part of the afternoon you will drive on a main national road getting deeper in the countryside.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Sayabury - Hongsa - Xieng Hone

Distance : 210km - 25% offroad

DAY 03

TOWARDS THE THAI BORDER

Visit of the old centenary Lue temple, hand-painted by the monks. You will then ride on tracks again to cross several mountains and valleys that will lead you to the border with Thailand. You will cross the Mekong river on a ferry ! Immediately after crossing the river, you will follow a countryside gravel road for several hours. You will then arrive in Kamou and Lao Loum tribe villages.

 

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Xieng Hone - Pak Tha - Houaysay

Distance : 170km - 80% offroad

DAY 04

IMMERSION IN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE

You will start by riding 2 hours on-road towards the Golden Triangle and its luxury Chinese-style casinos with Italian statues at the border with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. From there, the adventure continues while riding on a dirt trail with several river crossings along the Burmese border and the Mekong towards the small village of Muang Meung.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Houay Say - Golden Triangle - Muang Meung

Distance : 170km - 30% offroad

DAY 05

WILD TRACKS ALONG THE VIETNAMESE BORDER

You will hit the road again early in the morning on a jungle trail along the Mekong heading the Myanmar border. You will then ride on a small countryside path to Luang Namtha, where several ethnic groups are still living. We will take care of mechanic adjustments on your bikes, while you visit the city, its temples, its local market.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Muang Meung - Muang Sing - Luang Nam Tha

Distance : 190km - 50% offroad

DAY 06

A WAY THROUGH THE CHINA/VIETNAM ENCLAVE

You will get back on your bikes for few kilometres on road. Afternoon will be much more technical : rocky paths and technical trails will allow you to discover Laos by its plains. You will arrive in mid-afternoon in Nale, very authentic little village, with its handcraft workers and fishermen. The end of the afternoon can easily be completed by a football game with the kids.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : Luang Namtha – Poukha – Nale

Distance : 140km - 60% offroad

DAY 07

KHAMU TRIBE & BANANA FOREST

You will ride on the only path that leads towards North-East, then on a track used by farmer tribes, and a nice road to finish this morning. You will arrive at Bountai just next to China by the end of the afternoon. You will spend dinner time and the night in a Tay Lue village, surely the opportunity to discover authentic lao culture, and Lao whisky.

Meals : Breakfast, -, Dinner     //   Night : In a tribe village

Itinerary : Nale – Na Mor – Bountai - Tay Lue village

Distance : 180km - 60% offroad

DAY 08

MEETING THE AKHA TRIBE

You will be heading the Vietnamese border. Beginning with road, you will then ride on nice mountain trails. You will meet the Akha ethnic group, they live especially in this area. The tribes up there are very isolated, and have only few contact with foreigners. You will arrive by the end of the day in the little town of Muang Khua, 100kms far from Vietnam.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Local guesthouse

Itinerary : BounTai - Ban PhiCheuMai - MuangKhua

Distance : 110km - 40% offroad

DAY 09

100KM OF PURE MOUNTAIN TRAILS

Day short by the distance, but quite hard technically. 1000 meters up high in the mountains, then going down in the valleys, crossing rivers. You will go through Hmong and Khamu villages, to finally arrive in the afternoon in a village of the Tay Lue tribe. You will then reach a Hmong and Khamu village to spend the night.

Meals : Breakfast, -, Dinner     //   Night : In a tribe village

Itinerary : Muang Khua – NaYang – Hmong village

Distance : 125km - 90% offroad

DAY 10

HMONG VILLAGES & MOUNTAIN VIEWS

You will ride on a countryside road, very close to the Vietnamese border. Lunch on your way before getting on a long trail along the Nam Ou river. Several tribe villages are along this path, your guide will be the link between you and them. At the end of the trail, you will reach Pakmong, and from there a valley road will lead you to Luang prabang.

Meals : Breakfast, - ,-     //   Night : Not included

Itinerary : Hmong village – Pakmong – Luang Prabang

Distance : 230km - 50% offroad

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