Quality Coffee Tour

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Duration
8 Days
Departure Day
Daily
Group Size
Private Tour
Tour Type
Culinary Trip
Trip Grading
Easy
Breakfast
Daily Breakfast
Other Meals
2 Lunches
Hotel Category
3 Star Hotels
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Swim in the waterfalls and visit a coffee farm in the highlands of the Bolaven Plateau. Take a jeep trip to an ethnic village with traditional bamboo houses. See the ancient temple ruins of Vat Phou. Explore the local coffee shops and meet with a young farmer and learn about noodle production before sampling your own. View the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls and visit a rescue centre for Asiatic Black Bears. Engage in a plant scavenger hunt at the botanical gardens and prepare traditional dishes in a cooking class.

Travel Itinerary

DAY 1

Pakse Arrival- Bolaven Plateau

On arrival at Pakse Airport, be transferred to the highlands of the Bolaven Plateau. On the way, stop by a local tea shop, and learn how the locals brew their tea. Afterwards, visit the stunning Tad Fane Waterfall before arriving at your resort.

DAY 2

Paksong

Depart Pakson by Jeep on a 2 day adventure to the heart of the Bolaven Plateau. On the way stop by Tad Moun waterfalls for a swim before visiting MMC coffee farm.

DAY 3

Champasak

After breakfast, visit a village of the Laven ethnic group, a lunch at the Tad Maihear Waterfalls. This afternoon visit the village of Souy, a village with traditional bamboo houses before driving to Champassak, the former royal capital of Laos.

DAY 4

Luang Prabang

This morning visit the Vat Phou ruins – the majestic pre-Angkorian 10th century temple complex. Visit the museum and learn how the ruins were formed. In the afternoon be transferred to Pakse Airport for your flight departure to Luang Prabang.

DAY 5

Luang Prabang

Starting from your hotel at 8:00, ride a tuk tuk to the morning market and explore the bustling streets and alleyways. Wat Mai (“New Monastery” built in 1796). After a short ride, we will arrive at Wat Xieng Thong. This is one of the most iconic temples of Laos. Visit Saffron Coffee shop, to learn about sustainable coffee farming and specialty brewing options.

DAY 6

Luang Prabang

Today you will visit a local Hmong farm and learn about the ancient methods of creating noodles. Take part in creating your own noodles and enjoy eating them for lunch. Afterwards, travel by car to Kuang Si Falls, which takes on a striking turquoise color in the dry season. We will then visit “Free the Bears”, a rescue center for Asiatic Black Bears. On the way back, we visit Ock Pop Tok weaving center. This afternoon journey by boat to the secluded Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, engage in a plant scavenger hunt where you will learn about medicinal plants and conservation efforts in Laos.

DAY 7

Luang Prabang

Start the morning with a visit to the local food market. Your guide will help you select fresh ingredients, produce, and meat to prepare your own authentic Laotian meal. Explore their cooking school where you will explore their organic garden and enjoy a cooking class under the guidance of a passionate Lao chef. Learn to prepare different traditional Lao and Luang Prabang dishes via hands-on experience. This evening, embark on a Sunset Cruise on the Mekong River.

DAY 8

Luang Prabang Departure

Enjoy a free day of leisure before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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