7:00 AM - Breakfast at your guesthouse
Pre-book your breakfast to get an earlier start.
7:30 AM - Depart Thalang by boat
Take a traditional long-tail boat to Ban Nahao up across the Nam Theun 2 Reservoir and up the Nam Xot River.
10:00 AM - Arrive at Nahao Village
Walk around this ethnic village. Learn briefly about basket making, time permitted.
11:00 AM - Boat to Nam Xot picnic spot
Boat to the Nam Xot River beach picnic spot with local guide. Enjoy a Lao style picnic on the beach. (Vegetarian options available – ask your guide before the tour). Take a swim if it’s hot.
12:30 - 2:30 PM - Hike to Tad Nyim Waterfall
Hike to Tad Nyim Waterfall after lunch. Local guides will point out medicinal plants along the way. (Only fit and adventurous travellers may climb the waterfall, time permitted.)
2:30 - 5:00PM - Return to Thalang
Go back to Ban Nahao to drop off your local guide before heading back to Thalang. Look for birds and macaques in the late afternoon on the way back.
“The picnic spot was excellent! And the hike wasn't too difficult. We liked visiting the village and learning how about basket weaving. We would love to camp next time.”
Roundtrip boat trip
Half day trip for fishing and picnic at Lan Hai along the Nam Theun 2 Reservoir. Start and end at Thalang.