Meet in the morning at the Marvelaos Office, and take a tuk-tuk to the outskirts of Savannakhet where the trailhead to Dong Natad Protected Forest begins. Spend the day trekking through the forest, learning about the flora and fauna of the jungle from a local guide. Enjoy a leisurely lakeside picnic lunch in the middle of the forest before trekking on to Phonsim Homestay Village. The villagers will welcome you with various local traditions. Rest, enjoy the ceremonies, explore the village, eat dinner and sleep!
2. Day Two
After breakfast, take a tractor ride to the photogenic Turtle Lake before leaving the village. On the way back to town, stop at the famous That Ing Hang Stupa, hit the gong for luck, and learn about local Buddhist practices and beliefs. Continue on to scenic Bung Va for a peaceful lunch on the lake before returning to the Marvelaos Office.
Starts-Finished time: Day one 9:00am - Day two 2:00pm
What to bring?: Rucksack, Hiking boots, Hat, Sun-Cream, Mosquito Spray, Waterproof Clothes/Shoes, Warm clothes, Pocket Money, Raincoat (Wet season), Toilet paper or tissues.
What is included?: Water, Meals, English Speaking Guide, Local Guide, Transportations, Government Taxes, All Entrance Fees, Travel Permits.
Price varies depending on group size, inquire for detail