14 Days – 27 Days
GIVE’s Laos 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!
Rescue black bears from the illegal wildlife trade
Soar through the jungle canopy
Meditate with monks in a monastery
Teach English to local children
Build eco-friendly schools and freshwater tanks
Explore hidden waterfalls
Summit limestone peaks
Become one with the local community
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 black bears, tigers, gibbons 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 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 otherworldly waterfalls, spend a morning learning about the ancient practice of meditation from local monks, and look out upon the stunning countryside of Laos from limestone peaks!