Off Road Cycling
Options abound for bicycle tours around Luang Prabang District, from low-key explorations to high-intensity outings. Bear in mind that Luang Prabang is full of mountains, mud, and soft sand–you’ll want to be fit and well-rested for the longer rides, but seeing Luang Prabang by bike is a terrific option and you’ll be blessed with wonderful sights and have a much better chance to experience first-hand the friendliness of the village people and the rich diversity of the region.
Many bike tours can be combined with other great activities, including homestays, trekking, and kayaking.To learn more, have a look at tour operators in town (mostly located on the main street).
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Become a mahout for the day, bathe with an elephant, or ride one of these beautiful beasts through the jungle. There are many elephants camps, with different ethical approaches, to visit in Luang Prabang.
A trip like this has the best of everything: activity, great views, and plenty of opportunities to interact with locals in small ethnic villages in this part of the country.