An aerial view of Luang Prabang
An aerial view of Luang Prabang

Classic Cycling Laos – 10 Days

Classic Cycling Laos is a biking tour from Luang Prabang to Vientiane via the classic route. The trip is for 10 days, 9 nights and the pace of travel is hard.

Accommodations on the trip are adventure-based; but accommodations at big cities can be upgraded to boutique or luxury upon request and with additional cost. Daily breakfasts are included, the others are on your own account with our guide’s assistance.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Arrive at Luang Prabang (no included meals)
Day2 Luang Prabang City and the Kuangsi Waterfall by bike (B)
Day3 Luang Prabang to Kiu Kacham (65km) (B)
Day4 Kiu Kacham to Phukoun (70km) (B)
Day5 Phukoun - Phonsavan – Phukoun (2*140km) (B)
Day6 Phukon – Kasi (45km) - Van Vieng (60km) (B)
Day7 Van Vieng - Ban Keun (115km) (B)
Day8 Ban Keun to Vientiane (60km) (B)
Day9 Vientiane (B)
Day10 Depart Vientiane (B)

What’s included?
English-speaking guide
Support vehicle as on the tour itinerary;
Bike with helmet as per itinerary;
Accommodation on a twin-shared basis as indicated in the program;
Meals as indicated in the program: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner;
All admission fees during guided times in the program;

What’s not included?
Insurance of any types;
Airfares and airport taxes;
Drinks and other personal expenses;
Others not specified in the included services as above;

Detailed itinerary

Day1 Arrive at Luang Prabang (no included meals)
Arriving at Luang Prabang, welcomed and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight at Luang Prabang.

Day2 Luang Prabang City and the Kuangsi Waterfall by bike (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Alms-giving ceremony.
Afternoon 30 km cycling to visit the Kuangsi Waterfall and the Bear Rescue Center. Transfer back to the city by van.
Ock Pop Tock silk making workshop and cycling tour in the city of Luang Prabang.
Adore sunset from the top of Mount Phousi.
Overnight at Luang Prabang.

Day3 Luang Prabang to Kiu Kacham (65km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart Luang Phabang on a mountainous road to Kiu Kacham, a little mountain village perched on 1,350m above sea level. The journey offers spectacular views all the way.
Overnight at Kiu Kacham.

Day4 Kiu Kacham to Phoukhoun (70km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
The scenic ride brings you up and down on a mountain road from 1,000 to 1,400m above sea level. The landscape on the journey is just captivating and there are high points at Phou Khuon with amazing mountain views.
Overnight at Phoukhoun.

Day5 Phoukhoun - Phonsavan – Phoukhoun (2*140km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Get on a quiet mountain road with amazing mountains around and cycle our way to Phansavan for the mysterious Plain of Jars. Visit the site and car trip back to Phoukhoun.
Overnight at Phoukhoun.

Day6 Phoukhoun – Kasi (45km) - Van Vieng (60km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
The road goes down mostly and the last leg of the journey is mostly flat with idyllic countryside around. We should arrive early and have time to relax by the riverside at Vang Vieng.
Overnight at Vang Vieng.

Day7 Van Vieng - Ban Keun (115km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
More refreshing ride amid mountains, valleys and villages to Ban Keun which is right on the lake of Nam Ngung with lovely mountainscape.
Overnight at Ban Keun.

Day8 Ban Keun to Vientiane (60km) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Compared to the other legs of the adventure, today offers you a relaxing ride with mostly idyllic flat countryside. We’ll arrive early in Vientiane and have a visit to Wat Si Saket and enjoy meditation at Wot Sok Pa Luang.
Overnight at Vientiane.

Day9 Vientiane (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Have a full day biking around the city for sightseeing to visit temples, museums… In the afternoon, cycle 30 Km to Buddha Park. Travel back to Vientiane later in the afternoon.
Overnight at Vientiane.

Day10 Depart Vientiane (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Have free time until our team comes back to transfer you to the airport for your departure. We trust you had a great cycling adventure through Laos with AdventureGreen.