Laos expeditions

Laos at a glance

Population: 6.6 million

Terrain: Pine forests, mountains, jungle and riverbanks (Mekong)

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Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

Thailand & Laos

28 Days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home

Day 2

Arrive in Bangkok, Thailand

Day 3

Catch the overnight sleeper train

Day 4

Travel to Vientiane, Laos

Day 5

Stop over in Vang Vieng

Day 6

Travel to Luang Prabang

Day 7-9

Muong Ngoi trek

Day 10

Return to Luang Prabang, prepare for your project phase

Day 11-15

Community project

Day 16

Rest and Relaxation in Luang Prabang

Day 17

Travel to Pak Beng by boat, and stop off for the night

Day 18

Head to Huay Xai and enter Chiang Dao, Thailand

Day 19-25

Chiang Dao trek

Day 26

Overnight train to Bangkok, Thailand

Day 27-28

Rest and Relaxation in Bangkok

Day 29
Inbound Flight

Depart Thailand for home

Thailand & Laos Itinerary

Cambodia & Laos

28 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home

Day 2-3

Explore Vientiane, Laos

Day 4-6

Phou Khao Khuay trek

Day 7

Travel back to Vientiane for overnight stay

Day 8

Trip to Savannakhet

Day 9

Travel to Pakse and prepare for your trek 

Day 10-14

 Xe Pian trek

Day 15-16

 Rest and Relaxation on Si Phan Don

Day 17

Travel across Cambodia to Kampong Cham

Day 18

Head to Siem Reap and prepare for your project phase

Day 19-25

 Community project

Day 26

Explore the Temples of Angkor

Day 27-29

Rest and Relaxation in Phnom Penh

Day 29
Inbound Flight

 Depart Cambodia for home

Vietnam & Laos

24 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home

Day 2-3

Explore Vientiane, Laos

Day 4

Travel to Vang Vieng

Day 5

Travel on to Luang Prabang

Day 6-9

Community project

Day 10

 Explore Luang Prabang

Day 11

Travel back to Vientiane for overnight stay

Day 12

Travel to Savannakhet 

Day 13

Travel to Vietnam through Dansavanh on the Lao border  

Day 14

Catch the overnight sleeper train

Day 15

Arrive in Hanoi and explore the town

Day 16

Catch the overnight sleeper train to Sapa

Day 17

Arrive in Sapa, check in to hotel

Day 18-22

 Sapa trek

Day 23-24

Rest and Relaxation

Day 25
Outbound Flight

Depart Vietnam for home

Laos is the perfect combination of everything I love in South East Asia: friendly people, delicious food and lush jungles. Whether I’m off the beaten track, or in the heart of Luang Prabang, there is a sense of peace and happiness that’s hard to find anywhere else.
Meghan, our Laos Expedition Planning Manager

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expedition for your students

Pine forests, mountains, jungle and riverbanks (Mekong)