Six traditional double room stilt wooden bungalows with spacious verandas and four wood & bamboo eco rooms bordering a wetland in Champasak province. Traditional building materials and workmanship have been blended with modern concepts and architecture. Lighting is supplied by a mix of solar system and grid. Open two storey restaurant serves mainly organic Lao and western dishes and affords great views over the wetland. Activities include elephant rides, hikes and trekking through the forest, around the wetland and to nearby villages. Revenue from the activities support a village fund set up by the ecolodge, owned & managed by Bangon (On) and her husband Massimo from Italy.
Experience Zen on the banks of the Nam Khan River near Luang Prabang. Ten bungalows built in south-east Asian style, the newest accessible by a 50-metre suspension bridge. Organic Asian and Mediterranean cuisine, ecological chlorine-free pool, free internet Wi-Fi access, Japanese spa garden. Go Hiking and kayaking, visit the Elephant Village and the spectacular Tad Sae waterfall.
Teamworkz Vientiane-based local travel agency founded in 2005 by Lee Sheridan, specializing in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. Offers custom-made tours including eco-lodges, ethnic villages, waterfalls, Mekong dolpin safaris and diving.
Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (Luang Prabang) TAEC was launched in July 2007 to promote understanding of Laos’ ethnic diversity and advocate for the survival and transmission of its cultural heritage, the only independent non-profit museum and resource centre of its kind in Laos.