Lao PDR offers some of the best treks in Southeast Asia with majestic mountains, dense forests, and a rich variety of wildlife. Here are some of the best wild treks you can enjoy in Lao PDR:
1. Luang Namtha – Nam Ha National Park: This is one of the most popular trekking spots in Lao PDR. The park offers a range of trekking options from a half-day trek to a week-long trek. You can explore the dense forest, waterfalls, and wild rivers while encountering ethnic minority communities and learn about their traditional practices.
2. Phou Louey: This a remote national protected area in Northern Laos and one of the largest evergreen forests left in Indochina. It is often referred to as the ‘Land of the Giants’ for its huge trees, rare wildlife, and stunning views. You can take a three-day trek on an eco-trail and explore the flora and fauna of the Phou Louey landscape.
3. Bolaven Plateau: This plateau is located in the southeast of the country and is home to many small traditional villages. The area has numerous waterfalls, wild rivers, and extensive coffee plantations, forests, and plantations. You can take a two-day trek to witness the stunning natural beauty of the Plateau.