Laos Extension

  • Overview
    Starts at



    3 days

    Activity Level



    2 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 2 dinners

    Often overlooked, Laos holds an endless array of kind people, amazing landscapes and exciting adventure. Learn to play the game of petanque with locals or meet a different kind of local at the Kuang Si Bear Rescue Sanctuary. Trek from the riverside city of Luang Prabang up mountains and across waterfalls to discover the true peace and tranquility of life along the Mekong River.

    Climb Mount Phousi

    Step up the 300+ set staircase to the top of Mount Phousi for sweeping views of the spiritual city of Luang Prabang blow. Sit by the Golden Wat Chomsi at the top of the mountain as you watch the sun set over the majestic Mekong River and surrounding countryside.

    Dip into the Kuang Si Waterfall Basin

    Trek through the Lao forest to reach the enchanting and relaxing Kuang Si waterfall complex. This is an amazing spot to enjoy a fresh picnic and dip in the soothing waters.

    Cruise the Mekong River at Sunset

    Slowly float along this historic river as you sip local drinks and appreciate the surrounding beauty. The roof of your private boat slides back to allow for a full appreciation of the vast and breathtaking sky above.

    Experience the Baci Ceremony

    The Baci ceremony is performed in celebration of an important event, such as a wedding, birth, or for welcoming guests, and is a means of expressing goodwill and good luck to others. Participate in this special ceremony for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and to fully immerse yourself in the Lao tradition.

    Meet the Free the Bears Protection Program

    Learn about the importance of the wildlife conservation efforts taken by the local people of Luang Prabang. Observe and get to know some of the adorable Asian sun and moon bears that now call this area home.

  • Hotels

    Kiridara Hotel

    This boutique hotels offers some of the best Lao service in an elegant hillside property. Contemporary-styled rooms and suites sit among lush courtyards and expansive views set in a historically rich neighborhood.

    Thomson Family Adventures will attempt to adhere to this itinerary and its hotels as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or availability) may necessitate changes in the accommodations.

Starts at



11 days

Activity Level


Active trips revolve around multi-sport activities that keep your family outside and having fun! Your family will spend more time interacting with the elements and exploring than sitting on a beach or inside of a museum. These activities are not always physically demanding but they can be and do require a basic level of fitness.
Starts at



12 days

Activity Level


Your family will spend most of your time relaxing and not expending too much energy. These adventures are easy! Every member of your family will be comfortable and able to take part in this adventure no matter their fitness level.