Hiking & Trekking

If you love getting out into the wilderness on foot and exploring new terrains, you will love trekking in Southern Laos. From challenging hikes to easy routes, there is something for every age and level of fitness. Enjoy an environmentally friendly and sustainable activity that also incorporates a direct cultural exchange with the friendly Lao locals.

You can book a trekking tour directly with one of several operators in Pakse. Tours range from 1 to 4 days and cater for every level of fitness. Some include homestays with local Lao and ethnic families. Trekking tours may also be incorporated with kayaking, rafting, mountain biking and other adventure activities.

Bookings for trekking can also be made through the Tourist Information Office in Pakse or Champasak and local travel agents in Pakse and Vientiane.

What to bring:
Walking shoes, long trousers if possible, a hat and sunscreen.

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  • Attapeu 
  • Bolaven Plateau 
  • Champasak Town 
  • 4000 islands area 
  • Pakse Town 
  • Salavan 
  • Sekong 
  • Xe-Pian Protected Area 
  • Elephant Riding 
  • Cycling 
  • Kayaking 
  • Swimming 
  • Hiking & Trekking 
  • Zip-Lining & Via Ferrata 
Cultural Heritage
  • Temples & Buildings 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Railway & Locomotive 
Diverse Ways of Life
  • Ethnic Diverse Groups 
  • Local River Life 
  • Local Markets 
Local Arts
  • Museums 
  • Weaving 
  • Wood Carving 
  • Buddha Stone Sculpting 
  • Basket Weaving 
Relax & Unwind
  • Massage & Spa 
  • Waterfalls 
Coffee & Tea
  • Coffee Tour 
  • Workshops & Tasting 
  • River Cruise 
  • Sunset River Trip 
  • River Life Experience 
  • Irrawaddy Dolphins