Kuang Si Herb Walk

This tour takes you into the jungle above Kuang Si waterfall. On small paths we discover the world of lao herbs that are traditionally used in medicine, for rituals or in the lao kitchen. After the walk you have the chance to take a swim in the most beautiful waterfall of Laos!

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You are picked up by the guide at your hotel. A minivan will take you to Kuang Si (45min drive from Luang Prabang).

At Kuang Si, your guide will give you a quick introduction and an overview of the trek and answer any questions.

We start our walk.  The small paths lead us to different plants that are used in traditional Lao herbal medicine, for cooking, to treat insect or snake bites. You will also learn about several poisonous plants. The drive plus walk takes around 1,5 hours*. (This part can also consist of a medium level (3 hrs) or high level (4 hrs) walk, time and schedule will adjust accordingly, for prices see below).

After the Walk you can enjoy a refreshing swim at Kuang Si Waterfall. Enjoy the pristine turquoise waters , take pictures and have fun.

Refreshed and relaxed we  enjoy a tasty Lunch, which may include some tasting samples of edible plants of the jungle that we collected on the walk.

On our way back to Luang Prabang we visit a Hmong Village and a Khmu Village.

At around 3:30 we arrive back in Luang Prabang and you are dropped off at your hotel.

Prices and Conditions

Please wear good shoes for the hikes. Bring mosquito repellent and sun screen as well as a hat.

Prices for Low Season (1st May – 30 August 2020)

1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 + pax Join Group*
80 USD/Person
45 USD/Person
41 USD/Person
38 USD/Person
35 USD/Person

Prices for High Season (30 August – 1st May 2020)

1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 + pax Join Group*
191 USD/Person
55 USD/Person
45 USD/Person
41 USD/Person
45 USD/Person

The tour described here consists of an easy walk through the jungle. We can also offer you a medium level walk (3 hours) or a high level (4 hours).

*Joining a group means that the tour is not a private tour. More guests from other hotels could join in. Also, we share the transportation with other groups and/or use public transportation.