Although Laos is a nation without the coastline in Southeast Asia, the Creator bestows the populous and rich nature with many forests as well as the wild animal. For anyone who has love with nature, go to Laos tour and take your dream come true to explore the natural beauty in “the land of a million elephants”. So, here is the best Laos National Park which you can go to.
Bokeo Nature Reserve
Known as home to the Gibbon Experience, Bokeo Nature Reserve is located in the northwestern province of Bokeo where the border adjacent to both Myanmar and Thailand. Visiting Bokeo Nature Reserve, the tourist has the chance to stay in the largest tree houses which is accessible by zip line. Not for the faint of heart, the base camp is reached by a three-hour drive from Huay Xai, then you can go trekking through the jungle. It can’t deny that Bokeo Nature Reserve is one of the best National Park in Laos where you can meet the endangered black – crested gibbon, buffalo, elephants, and birds.
Dong Natad National Protected Area
Dong Natad National Park is one of the National Biodiversity Conservation Areas in Laos. If you are in the northeast of Savannakhet, it takes about 15 km drive to Dong Natad. Go trekking through Dong Natad, besides sightseeing the nature, try an experience to live in the homestays with local people who have lived in harmony with nature harvesting edible insects, rattan, medical plants, and honey for hundreds of years. Come to Dong Natad, you might only be lost in the fresh nature, immerse yourself in the sound of the wild animals, the gibbons or the birds which make the great of melody.
Dong Phou Vieng National Protected Area
Dong Phou Vieng Protected Area always attract many tourists by its location, in central Laos. Besides visiting the beautiful nature of Dong Phou Vieng, you will have a chance to challenge yourself by taking a long difficult trek through the jungle. What’ s more interesting when you will stay overnight in a Katang village who live remotely in the jungle, apart from modernization and technology. Boating up to the Se Bang Hieng River and if you luck, you can see the two herds of elephant that reside in the park.
Phou Khao Khuay National Protected Area
Phou Khao Khuay means Buffalo Horn Moutain which area is 48 km from Vientiane, as its name, it is home of wild elephants, sun bears, clouded leopards, and Asiatic black bears. Phou Khao Khuay has mountainous topography with elevation vary from 200 m – 1761 m. Sandstones are also seen spread in layers. The topography of the park is different from other National Protected Area, Extensive flat uplands with sandstones with hardly any soil cover. The forest is evergreen, Shorea mixed deciduous forest, dry dipterocarp, and pine type.
Nam Ha National Protected Area
Near the border with China, Nam Ha National Protected Area lies on the far northeastern corner of Laos. In partnership with UNESCO, with the help from the villagers and the Lao National Tourism Authority, it was designed to protect the environment because this area welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Like other National Protected Areas, Visit Nam Ha National Protected Area, you also can see the elephants, tigers, guar, and 228 bird species. At here, spend your time to rent a kayak to see the lush watershed of four rivers on foot.
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I am interested in 1 day excursion from Vientiane on 10th January 2020, to Orchid Garden. I think it is near Phou Khao Khuay National Park. I do not mind traveling on public transport or bike. I will need a guide. I do not need lunch. Can you arrange for it ? I will be in VKS hotel.
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