Packages

WATER BASED - JOIN IN TRADITIONAL BOAT RIDES

Why not include during your stay a boat ride on the lake!
Weave around the islands, get a glimpse of the fishermen and their fishing techniques and make the most of the amazing landscapes around you. Choose amongst our below suggestions:

Morning Cruise:

  • Departure at 6am from the Resort.exte rosewood retouche10.jpg
  • Explanation of the fishing techniques, charcoal production, mountain rice culture and lake history.
  • Coffee and Tea on board.
  • Fresh seasonal fruit salad, toast butter/jam.

Included: Free coffee and tea. Drinking water,  English speaking guide.

Sunset Cruise:

  • Departure at 2.30pm from the Resort.
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  • Welcome drink on board
  • Explanation of the fishing techniques, charcoal production, mountain rice culture and lakes history.
  • Coffee or tea at 3h30PM

Included: One free cocktail (local rhum). Drinking water. English speaking guide.


WATER BASED - JOIN IN BBQ LUNCH CRUISE

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  • Departure at 10 AM
  • Explanation of the fishing techniques, charcoal production, mountain rice culture and lake history.
  • Dock by one of the numerous islands around 11AM. 
  • Free time to fish and swim. Board back on the boat around 1PM.

Included:  English speaking guide, Drinking water, BBQ Lunch


WATER BASED - KAYAKING TOUR

kayak.jpg2h Guided Kayaking Tour 

  • Set off from the Resort 
  • Paddle through the islands and explanation of the different fish techniques and dried fish preservation method
  • In house coffee / tea in Houay Phamom village
  • Demonstration of weaving techniques
  • Return to the Sanctuary Nam Ngum Beach Resort 

Included : English speaking guide. Drinking Water. 


LAND BASED - WALKING TOUR

Fish Market.JPG2h Guided Walking Tour

  • Set off from the Resort
  • Pass by the local primary school
  • Visit of the local fish stall displays
  • Visit of the dried fish preservation method

 

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  •  Head back towards the Resort and observe:

Fish filleting demonstration
Preparation of 3 fish recipes
Food tasting

Included : English speaking guide. Drinking Water. 


LAND BASED - BIKE RIDE

1h30 Guided Bike Ride (Easy biking of around 8km)

  • Set Off from the ResortKIDS HOUAY PHAMOM_opt.jpg
  • Pass by the local primary school
  • Visit of the local market
  • Visit of the dried fish preservation method
  • Visit of the local fish market
  • In house coffee / tea in Houay Phamom village
  • Return to the Sanctuary Nam Ngum Beach Resort

Included: English speaking guide for 1h30 . Drinking Water. Possibility to keep free of charge the bikes further to the tour for personal use.


LAND BASED - BIKE RIDE

2h30 Guided Bike Ride (Easy biking of around 30km)51097844_ml_opt.jpg

  • Set Off from the Resort
  • Pass by the local primary school
  • Visit of the local market
  • Visit of the dried fish preservation method
  • Visit of the local fish market
  • In house coffee / tea in Houay Phamom villagepeople-3227551_640.jpg
  • Head to Ban Vang Khi village renowned for its dried pork market

  • Return to the Sanctuary Nam Ngum Beach Resort

Included: English speaking guide for 2h30 . Drinking Water. Possibility to keep free of charge the bikes further to the tour for personal use.

Packages Duration Pricing
Join In Traditional Boat Rides

2h Morning Cruise or 

3h Sunset Cruise

Price per adult: 28$

Price per child up to 12: 11$

Free of charge for children under 3

BBQ Lunch Cruise

4h

Price per adult: 39$

Price per child up to 12: 17$

Free of charge for children under 3

Kayaking Tour 2h   15$/pers
Walking Tour 2h   13$/pers
Biking Tour 1h30   11$/pers
 2h30   17$/pers

 

aDditional options post packaged tours

bacci ceremony: 55$ for up to 5 people (30min)

DSC_7061_opt.jpgThe Baci ceremony is one of the most revered traditions in Laos. The term commonly used is “sou khuan” which means “spirit enhancing or spirit calling”. The ceremony involves the tying of white cotton strings around wrists with prayer sayings or well wishings to travelers.


30min rooster fighting : 2$/pers2837633231_197f98d588_b.jpg

Cock fighting, a long-standing form of popular entertainment, is organised during traditional festivals throughout Laos. Take part with the owners around the arena and assist to a battle (harmless, no artificial spurs) and get to learn about the rules, species and training of the chickens.


1h cooking demonstration: 6$/pERS

lunch-2148346_640.jpgBan Tha Heua village is renowned for its fish market in which a variety of fish species and types (fresh or dried) composes the main daily income for the fishermen, their families and their meals. Thanks to our chefs, you may have the opportunity to assist from start to finish to the preparation of the fish, to the making of 3 authentic local recipes before sampling the local delicacies.