Vang Vieng Cycling Loop
Discover the Vang Vieng loop on a mountain bike, exploring caves, viewpoints and the best blue lagoon
Explore the Vang Vieng Loop on a mountain bike, taking in the amazing scenery, viewpoints and caves
Discover the best lagoon in Vang Vieng! Not over crowded but still popular with locals and tourists, the perfect place for swimming and photos!
Explore ancient limestone caves to discover stunning formations and learn about the important role these caves have played in the history of the area
Explore the most distinctive caves in the area by mountain biking across rice fields and wading through rivers amidst the stunning limestone mountains of Vang Vieng. Relax in a blue lagoon surrounded by towering limestone karsts. Finish the day by riding back to Vang Vieng in time for sunset
What Will You Do
We depart Vang Vieng and cross a bamboo bridge over the Nam Song River before starting the day by cycling past rice paddies toward the first view point, an excellent place for a few pictures. After this we head off through the karst range of the Nam Song & Vang Vieng. After a short ride we have a steep hike up to Dok Ngern, the Silver Flower Cave. Explore the hidden corridors, filled with an endless array of stalagmites and stalactites!
From here the trail gets a bit rough as we cycle along the narrow valley of the Houay San stream until Pha Deng ‘red cliff’ comes into view on our right. We will stop here for a short break and to take some pictures.
We continue until we arrive in the first village, on the banks of the Nam Kouang River. Here the road heads south and runs alongside the Nam Kouang; we will follow this road until we reach one of the Blue Lagoons. We will take a break here and you will have a chance to relax, swim and take some photos. We then cycle back to Vang Vieng in time for sunset.
Estimated 4 hours cycling and 1.5 hours caving
What to expect:
Expect a big day of riding and climbing mountains. Specially during dry season, the weather may be hot
|Departure||Roughly at 9 am from Green discovery office/ you hotel|
|Return||Roughly at 5 pm to Green Discovery office/ you hotel|
|What to bring||Hat, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, comfortable trekking shoes , refillable water bottle, swimming costume, towel, back pack, insect repellent|
|What is included||English speaking guide, lunch, drinking water, transport, government taxes, all entrance fees|
Help us to become 100% single use plastic free company!
We try to avoid plastic as much as possible, that is why we encourage you to bring your own refillable bottle.
We have water refillable station at our office where you can fill up your bottle. If you don’t have one we sell the 0,75 L Green Discovery aluminium bottles at our sales office. At the moment we will still need to use plastic bottles in some of our tours but we hope to reduce it as much as possible. Together with The Green Discovery Sustainability Fund we are working on installing water filters in all the villages we are visiting and we hope in the future we will not need to use plastic bottles anymore.
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