The Chicken Run Mountain Bike Ride | Half Day | LUANG PRABANG, LAOS


  • Explore a little-visited area of Luang Prabang, on this challenging and fun half-day mountain biking tour!
  • It’s an off-road roller coaster up and down hills as you pass rice paddies and villages.
  • Be prepared to get a little wet as there are some stream crossings!
  • You’ll definitely work up an appetite, so we’ll take you to a riverside village with a fantastic view of Luang Prabang and stop for a local lunch.
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Get off-road and get active in rural Laos on this half-day mountain biking adventure!

Itinerary: The Chicken Run!

  • Distance covered: Circuit of 35 kilometres.
  • Difficulty level: This tour can be a challenge for non-experienced mountain bikers.

You will meet your guide in the early morning and get sized up on one of our quality mountain bikes! (Helmet included)

To start the adventure, you will ride a short distance to the Mekong River where we’ll board a ferry to cross the river. Not many tourists venture over this side of the Mekong and you’ll meet villagers and witness real day to day life in the countryside.

Over the next few hours, we’ll complete a large circuit on our mountain bikes riding on dirt roads, climbing a few hills and crossing a few trickling streams. We’ll stop for lunch in a lovely village by the riverside with an amazing view of Luang Prabang. At the end of the circuit, we will cross the river on the local ferry to return to Luang Prabang.

You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to get off the beaten track and into the countryside of Luang Prabang, into places that few tourists who visit the UNESCO World Heritage city explore.

Please Note: The price above is the price for a ‘group trip’, which means that there needs to be at least 2 travellers for this trek to run. If you are booking for 2 people or more, your trek date and price is guaranteed. If you are a solo traveller, we will try to team you with another group that is already running, in order to reduce costs. This may mean that we suggest an alternative date to you. If there is no-one else to join the trek or you prefer a solo trek you will need to cover the cost of two people on the trek. We will let you know the situation at the time of booking and can offer a full deposit refund to solo travellers who we are not able to team with a group if they prefer not to pay the extra fee.

What's Included

  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Quality mountain bikes and helmet
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Entrance fees
  • All permissions and taxes

Refund Policy

  • In order to book this experience, you will need to pay a deposit online via South East Asia Backpacker.
  • This deposit is fully refundable if you wish to cancel up until 48 hours before the start of the activity.
  • For cancellations made fewer than 48 hours before the start of the activity there is no refund available.
  • You can request a change of date at any time, free of additional charges.
  • Date changes are entirely down to the availability of the operator and nothing to do with South East Asia Backpacker. 
  • If your date change is not agreed, as long as it is within 48 hours of the start date you originally made your booking for, your deposit can be refunded in full if you wish to cancel.
  • The remaining payment for the experience is payable directly to the operator.
  • The operator can request the remaining payment via an online payment link or upon arrival at the destination.
  • The refund of the second payment, which goes directly to the operator, is based on the terms and conditions of the operator, over which South East Asia Backpacker have no control.
  • Please see our customer terms and conditions for more information.


Tiger Trail Travel

At Tiger Trail Travel, we are dedicated to offering our customers the highest level of travel support, services, and expertise in Laos. We take all necessary steps in order to help accommodate each individual traveller looking to discover Laos. We offer fully customisable tours that will suit your specific needs and budget.

Our Tiger Trail Travel family consists of over 60 full-time employees from Laos and abroad. We provide our local tour guides with insurance, regular training sessions, and annual employment. Our Fair Trek program is the first community-based tourism initiative in Luang Prabang. We collaborate with NGOs, international partners, and residents to ensure that local people have equal access to the social, environmental, and economic benefits of tourism. Tiger Trail Travel employs local staff and villagers to help maintain our trails. This not only benefits the local community but other tour companies that choose to use the trails we service. We offer a variety of local dishes for our day tours that are wrapped in environmentally friendly banana leaves, made MSG-Free, and prepared by the local community. Meals may vary depending on tour and availability. Please note special dietary requests upon booking your tour. With a fleet of our own vehicles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, kayaks, and rafts, we are able to bring a consistent and reliable level of quality to every tour in Laos.

Tiger Trail Travel firmly stands behind its decision to only partner with the most ethical and sustainable organisations. When our customers speak, we listen, and we act. Your safety is our highest priority. All tour guides carry an emergency kit and are properly trained in first aid care to provide the safest tour possible. We collaborate with local NGOs, international partners, and residents in our tourism activities to ensure that local people have equal access to the social, environmental, and economic benefits of tourism.


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