Ecotourism in Laos
home
ecotourism in Laos
about ecotourismlaos
What's new in Laos
ECO ATTRACTIONS
Ecotourism Activities
National Protected Areas
Provincial Hightlights
World Heritage Sites in Laos
photo gallery
TRAVEL INFOMATION
travel information
maps in laos
transportation
do's and don't
TRAVEL SERVICES
tour operators
Ecotourism Accommodation
ECOTOURISM RESOURCES
publications
ecotourism projects
links
Cycling
< < Back

A great, ecologically friendly way to get around Lao is by bicycle. With a population of only about 6 million people, Laos has light traffic outside the main towns and biking around the country's green hills is gaining popularity. It is best to bring your own bike if you plan on a longer trip, but for shorter trips, many tour companies and guest houses rent mid-range mountain bikes. There are currently organized bike tours to the mountains and ethnic villages in Luang Namtha. Other great places to rent a bike are Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang.