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The Gibbon Experience

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Address: Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
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The treehouses and the ziplining are very cool but for what it is at all i feel it was way to expensive. They say they suppport the forrest, the communities and spend money on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The treehouses and the ziplining are very cool but for what it is at all i feel it was way to expensive. They say they suppport the forrest, the communities and spend money on education but they dont tell you how they do it. im not realy shure if thats not only another marketing phrase...

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

After initially baulking at the price, we went with the theory that you regret the things you don't do more than the things you do. And it was worth every cent. We did the waterfall trip for a greater challenge. If you can afford it, do a 3 day trip as day 1 is getting in (3 or more hours... More 

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Ocean Shores, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

My 13yr old son and I went on the Classic Experience. It was well worth the money. Our guides were D1 and Khamphi and they were both fantastic. D1 speaks very good English and constructed many of the treehouses. He was full of interesting stories, knew a lot about the forest plants and was a really good guy to hang... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We decided to do the classic experience and loved every minute. There were a total of 24 people who were joining in this experience and we were split into 3 groups staying in separate tree houses. We were staying in tree house 3 with another couple, so we were in one of the smaller tree houses. You get to visit... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We had a great time on The Gibbon Experience! We took the waterfall one, and liked it very much. Not too high chanses of seeing gibbons, but you get to swim in a nice little lake, live in some pretty awesome treehouses and plenty of good food. Expect lots of mosqitos, some spiders and a few rats. All in all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We did the 2 days - 1 night Gibbon Express. An incredible experience that if you have the chance to do,de finitely not miss it. The feeling of flying above the canopy of the tropical forest can't be described, but if you think the tree house will be less impressive, you'll be wrong! One of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

기번익스피리언스는 태국 여행을 계획했던 나를 라오스로 향하게 만들었다. 많은 한국인들이 리얼리티 프로그램 '꽃보다 청춘'을 보고 라오스를 여행하는 것이 사실인지 묻는다. 부정할 수는 없지만 기번익스피리언스가 없었다면 굳이 방콕에서 라오스 북부 훼이사이까지 이동하지 않았을 것이다. 이 멋진 프로그램의 절정은 짚라인이 아니라 거대한 나무 위에 지어진 '트리하우스'에서 하루밤을 지내는 것이다. 짚라인은 태국과 라오스, 캄보디아의 다른 도시에서도 즐길 수 있다. 수 많은 짚라인을 타다보면... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

where to start...we opted for the 'classic' gibbon experience which three days and two nights in the jungle. It was as good as we had expected!! Trekking was good but with the zip lining inbetween making it awesome. The staff were friendly, our tree house was approximately a 20minute walk/trek from the main kitchen so dinner was always slightly warm... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Gibbon Experience is definitely one of the best experiences, I've ever had! The trek through the jungle (which is not exhausting if you are reasonably fit), the thrilling ziplining, the friendly staff, the stunning views... Everything just sums up to an amazing experience! And the treehouses are just an incredible surprise - I didn't know what to expect, but... More 

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Bring a good hiking shoes with great traction 2 pairs socks and underwear Extra snacks - Granola - Chocolate Water Mosquito repellent - Citronella Dry fit shirt Toilet paper Flash light Camera The hiking is intense but the views from the zip line is breath taking enjoy have fun. We went last week of September and we saw Gibbon every... More 

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