14 Days – 27 Days
GIVE’s Laos Volunteer Excursion is the perfect extension to our Thailand trip, yet it stands alone as an off-the-beaten-path adventure into the rugged mountainous territory of this fascinating country. You will support remote villages on a variety of English education, eco-friendly infrastructure and wildlife conservation projects, while also meditating with monks in a monastery, summiting craggy limestone peaks, exploring hidden waterfalls and ziplining through the jungle canopy. Come see for yourself why Laos is the best-kept secret in SE Asia!
Meditate with monks in a monastery
Rescue black bears from poaching
Become one with the local community
Soar through the jungle canopy
Teach English to local children
Build eco-friendly schools and freshwater tanks
Explore hidden waterfalls
Summit limestone peaks
You will have a variety of opportunities to make a positive impact on the people and wildlife of Laos. Support a local NGO that protects Asiatic black bears, macaques, leopard cats and other animals from the illegal wildlife trade, by helping to construct a new sanctuary that will hold more than 200 rescued animals! You will also have the opportunity to teach fundamental English lessons to local children, teens and adults, preparing them for a world of educational and professional opportunities. Last but certainly not least, pick up a shovel and work alongside locals to build vital infrastructure like schools and freshwater tanks.
GIVE’s Laos Volunteer Excursion takes you well off the beaten path to explore the remote villages, meandering rivers, mountaintop vistas, idyllic waterfalls, elaborate temples, dense jungle and limestone caves that make this country so special. On this one of a kind journey you will take flight on a zipline adventure through the jungle canopy, swim in the turquoise pools of Kuang Sii waterfall, learn about the ancient practice of meditation from Buddhist monks, and look out upon the stunning countryside of Laos from limestone peaks!