From the ancient streets of Luang Prabang to the peaceful island of Don Daeng on the Mekong River, this 14-night adventure takes you on an exhilarating journey through Laos.

Travelling from north to south, activities include bathing with elephants at the Mandalao Elephant Sanctuary, jungle canopy walks and zip-lining, kayaking through the limestone karst mountains of Vang Vieng and travelling by vintage Jeep on the Bolaven Plateau.

Read about Johan Smits’ architectural journey through Luang Prabang: Laos Past or Future, or Mark Bibby Jackson’s journey to Nong Khiew and a Hundred Waterfalls.

Treetops, Mountains and Elephants is priced from £2,320 pp (two sharing), including transfers, 14 nights’ B&B, seven lunches, three dinners and guided activities. International flights extra.

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