Experience the richness of jewel of the Mekong as you venture through jungle-covered mountains and hidden caves filled with sparkling rock formations. Learn about the history and culture of Laos while exploring places most foreigners never come close to seeing.
Rustic Pathways has been running operations in Laos for over a decade, and we have found an extensive network of local staff members who are ready to show you the hidden gems of their country. Experience the backroads of this quiet country as you ride elephants through the delicate ecosystems of jungle-covered mountains and hidden caves lined with majestic rock formations. Immerse yourself in local village life and culture as you help rebuild a local school and participate in education exchange with local students. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the hidden pockets of Luang Prabang and rural Laos on routes that western travelers seldom have the chance to experience.
Critical Issues Summit: Laos -- The Critical Issues Summit is a curiosity-driven, action-oriented two-week gathering of change makers from around the world. In Laos students will focus on globalization: how sustainable is the current pace of global growth?
Snapshots of Southeast Asia -- capture the sights of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam on this travelling photo adventure. Tour Hanoi, Phnom Penh, and Luand Prabang while capturing these breathtaking cities through your camera.
Come With Nothing: The Mekong Expedition -- a three-week adventure service expedition down the Mekong River through Laos and Thailand. Immerse yourself in local village life and culture during homestay experiences in three villages throughout these countries while you work on service projects to improve local education, infrastructure, and economic development.
Sticky Rice Service Adventure -- a two-week adventure service program throughout Laos. Homestay with a local family and provide valuable educational, infrastructural, and economic-based service while exploring hidden caves and waterfalls, touring Luang Prabang, and boating down the Mekong River.
Southeast Asian Adventurer -- Discover the lush landscape of Thailand and Laos by climbing the Wat Phou, hiking the Phousi Mountain, and exploring the untouched wonders of the Thailand’s hidden beaches.
Wonders of Laos -- Explore Laos and all the wonders it has to offer—visit ancient Buddhist caves, hike to the top of a waterfall, and participate in a traditional Lao cooking class! Spend a few days at the Lao Elephant Conservation Center and end the trip with a scavenger hunt in Luang Prabang and a final dinner in Bangkok, Thailand!
For more information about our programs in Laos, visit www.rusticpathways.com/laos