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Looking for an authentic village experience

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Looking for an authentic village experience

My friend and I are going to 4000 islands, and were planning on bypassing Northern Laos and just carrying on through to Cambodia.

I know comparatively there is a lot less to do in Southern Laos, but does anyone know of any authentic village experiences, i.e. where you get to go and stay with the people for a couple of days?

Thanks :)

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1. Re: Looking for an authentic village experience

hallo RoadsIdontneedroads,

i can not remember where, but i read this in internet:

they hire a motorbike in Pakse and wen't to the Bolavenplateau. They made a round-trip Pakse - Paksong - Tat Lo - Pakse. Becouse they was on a wrong way, it became night and they didn't have any guesthouse. So they asked a family by the road if they can stay over night in their house. No problem, so they stayed for 2 days.

ps. sorry my english

Edited: 14 November 2011, 14:09
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2. Re: Looking for an authentic village experience

One of the travel agents in Pakse or guesthouses in Champasak will be able to organise a homestay for you.

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4. Re: Looking for an authentic village experience

There are heaps of things to do in Southern Laos, if you are fit-

Here's a trip report of what I did in Si Phan Don

tripadvisor.com/…39853185

Not a good idea to stay with any random family, best organzie it as #2 recommends. Hope you'll enoy the local food and cold showers. :-)

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