Laos is a land of golden temples, majestic mountains and magnificent scenery. Why not take a cooking class to try your hand at Lao cuisine, or perhaps learn the art of traditional silk dying. Visit a bear sanctuary, ride high on an elephant or take a kayaking tour up the Mekong River. Caving, biking and trekking through this relatively untouched country will give you a glimpse of a disappearing traditional Asia.
"I travelled with Will and Karen - our guide and driver - but also the company owners. The trip goes through 28 amazing countries and you see the highlights on a speedy trip of 45,000 miles. We had amazing food, which you get involved in cooking. Half was camping and half was hostels. The accommo..."
reviewed 21 Feb
"I had a great time on this trip, coinciding with Lan Kratong so we got to join in the celebrations.
(dep. date approximate. It was 10 years ago, which just shows you don't need to mess with a winning combination!)"
reviewed 16 Aug
"Loved the tour, It was the best trip I have ever been on in my life without a doubt. Experienced and did so many different cool things and would probably do it again if possible. The guides were very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this tour. "
reviewed 12 Jun
"I'm from Southampton :) That's cool, you'll have a great time. Tour looks like its booked up now as well so must be a popular one. I've had the two free jabs at my drs - hep A and tetunus and i'm getting malaria tablets, not going to bother with rabbies or jap encephalitis jabs I don't think, you? Y..."
commented 7 Apr
"I am hoping some wonderful, funloving, fit and youthful people will join us on our trip Bangkok, Laos and Cambodia. It will be great to see Ankor Wat. Next year we are going touring on motorbikes in northern Thailand so we are taking the time to see Ankor this year. Join us. "
commented 3 Mar
"Anyone going on Spirit of Laos departing 9 Feb 2013? Would love to hear from you! I know it's fully booked and I'm getting quite excited now.
Any tips from people who have been on the trip also welcome.
commented 17 Dec
"Best trip ever! A good mix of culture, food, nightlife, scenery.
So much packed in to 25 days you never get bored, yet you still have enough down time to relax. I highly recommend this trip and I would definately do it again. "
reviewed 10 Jun