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The Gibbon Experience

#1 of 5 things to do in Huay Xai Features Animals
Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
+856 84 212 021
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We had such an amazing time at the Gibbon Experience and couldn't have asked for a better time. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S
Marvelous discovery

The gibbon experience is a marvelous way to visit the tropical forest in Laos. We chose the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean-Marie C
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“Marvelous discovery”
Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
+856 84 212 021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such an amazing time at the Gibbon Experience and couldn't have asked for a better time. We did the classic experience and saw and heard Gibbons and Langors. It was pretty incredible to see them in their natural habitat and hear them singing...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gibbon experience is a marvelous way to visit the tropical forest in Laos. We chose the waterfall circuit. The web site states that people must be in a fair shape to do it and this is true. Our kids 9 and 12 were able...More

Thank Jean-Marie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there during rainy Season, even tho it was raining a lot but it was totally wroth it, the tour guild was nice, the food was amazing , zip line was safe.. seeing gibbons and monkeys jumping around , love it

1  Thank Visanou B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, I did not think I would like it. Since my last zip line was not so good. But, zip-lining in the jungle, very high off the ground, staying two different tree houses, food was served through out, tour guides showing us which plants are...More

1  Thank Le M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We are so sad to hear that a client died during the Gibbon Experience! We finished the Express tour on the same day as the accident. My children (ages 14 and 12) and I said it was the most amazing experience ever! We truly enjoyed...More

6  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We had booked to do the 2 night/3 day Classic Gibbon Experience starting 2nd April. Unfortunately there was an accident on a recent tour and business has been temporarily suspended until April 20th at the earliest. The company offered us either to re-schedule, or full...More

1  Thank stephen19602013
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a great time ziplining to some of the tallest treehouses in the world at Gibbon Experience a week ago with the whole family, including my two 19-year old girls (Waterfall Tour). So we were very shocked when an American guest died in the...More

10  Thank Collin M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I did the Classic 3 day - 2 night tour. The entire experience was unbelievable. The Zipline Network, the tree houses and of course the sight of wild gibbons (which we saw). It was all incredible! We had the opportunity to stay in tree house...More

2  Thank Wolflike
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Spend the day trekking through the jungle, wizzing through the trees on ziplines and listening to the gibbons singing. True, it’s expensive, but you won’t experience anything else like it. You need a reasonable level of fitness to do the hikes between the tree houses....More

2  Thank Amy L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You need to be fit & brave to tackle this unique adventure but the rewards are great. A very exhilarating experience indeed. Make sure you take some time away from the ziplines to experience the jungle itself, which offers many hidden surprises if you stop,...More

2  Thank nobryan
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How do you get from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai? What time does the 3 day tour start? What time does it finish? We would liketo catch a boat back to Luand Prabang - will we have to stay another night in Huay Xai ?
29 April 2017|
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Response from AlperGondiken | Reviewed this property |
Best way to go from LP to HX is by slow boat. It takes 2 days but it's the safest way with beautiful views. It's also more fun because you can enjoy open weather with comfortable seats, you can even meet other travellers. I... More
Hi I will be doing the classic gibbon experience In June with two friends. from what I have read on here, gibbon usually ends around 2pm on the third day. is there always bus service to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai from Huay Xai after finishing gibbon? I know it's a 6 hour bus to CM from Laos, should I expect to get a direct bus from Laos to CM on the same day gibbon ends, or would it be best to spend the night in Chiang Rai and get a bus the following day to CM? do i need to book the buses? how much are bus tickets? I plan to stay 2, maybe 3, full days in CM, one to visit all temple and culture spots, and one to visit elephant park. Which city did you enjoy the most, and which has a funner nightlife scene. if it's worth it we can include CR in plans. 3 males all 26 years old. Thanks for the help. -David.
29 March 2017|
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Response from Viviane A | Reviewed this property |
Luang Prabang in Laos is by far the best city around this area. But if you want to go straight to Thailand have in mind that you will have to cross boards between the two countries. The board closes at 5pm.in this casa or... More
Tom A
Hi all , I was wondering if any one came straight here from Thailand with their backpack ? I have a 65 litre backpack and have read that you have to trek for an hour before you reach your tree house. What happens with your back packs ? Thanks in advance.
29 March 2017|
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Response from Viviane A | Reviewed this property |
You can store it at the office. Its safe. Im not sure you are aware but the gibbon has been cancelled after a fatal accident on the 24march 2017. Do a research before you go.