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Exploring Vang Vieng on a bike (full day) Duration

1 DAY. Starts at 9:00 am, ends around 4:00 pm

When to do it

All seasons Easy to moderate

Difficulty level

Can be done at any age so long as participants can ride an adult bike

This moderate cycling tour, covering around 25 km is designed for active people who would like to explore the beautiful surroundings of Vang Vieng. We start the mountain bike tour from the Riverside Boutique Resort at 9 am to explore the karst range of the Nam Song and Vang Vieng. We cross the Nam Song River and continue on a steep trail to the entrance of Tham Poukham, the mystical "Cave of the Golden Crab". Its hidden corridors are filled with an endless array of stalagmites and stalactites, besides underground lakes, deep wells and up to 80-meter-high chimneys. Our tour continues in western direction from Vang Vieng and on the way we stop for a Lao picnic lunch. We follow the narrow valley of the Houay San stream until the Pha Deng, or "red cliff", comes into sight to our right. Depending on the season, the bikes have occasionally to be carried across muddy patches for short distances. The first village on the riverbanks of the Nam Khouang River is Ban Phoxay. The road running south and parallel to the river is actually a dirt track, but in good condition. At the crossroads in Ban Nathong Tai we reach again the road leading to the Nam Song Bridge. Back in Vang Vieng, a cool sunset drink at the Riverside Boutique Resort marks the end of a great cycling adventure. We recommend that you bring good shoes, sun cream, hats, and bathing suits should you with to bath in the Blue lagoon.

Group size





Costs per person in USD for private tour with no support vehicle





Costs per person in USD with support vehicle (private truck that can carry up to 10 bikes at the same time)









Costs per person in USD with support vehicle (private minivan that can carry up to 4 bikes at the same time)

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Not included

Private Tour Bicycles Picnic lunch Lao Style Water and soft drinks (Juice, Pepsi, Fanta…) Biscuits and fruits English-speaking guide (+1 assistant if more than 4 customers) Local fees and Government tax

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Tips Private expenses

This activity is organized for Riverside Boutique Resort by Green Discovery, an eco-tourism specialist in Laos To book it or to request additional information: Tel: +856 (0)23 511 726-8 E-mail:

Exploring Vang Vieng on a bike - Full day activity  

Activity proposed in Vang Vieng by the Riverside Boutique Resort in partnership with Green Discovery