Based in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Luang Prabang, this trip offers you the chance to explore the region while giving back to the local community.
Spend your days immersed in Lao culture as you teach English to Buddhist novice monks, while your downtime can be spent rafting the famed Mekong River, kayaking, swimming beneath waterfalls, or visiting caves adorned with images of Buddha.
Working closely with novice monks in a temple school, contributing to their education and engaging in a cross-cultural exchange
Learning about Lao culture, history, food, religion and language first-hand
Enjoying a weekend break on the banks of the massive Mekong River, one of Southeast Asia's most significant waterways
Indulging in homemade Lao treats, including fresh fish meals, jelly desserts and spicy salads—all included
Global Vision International • 011.44.1727.250.250 Length/Departs: 14 days/year-round Accommodation: Guesthouse Price: £945 Difficulty: Easy
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