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The Gibbon Experience

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Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
+856 84 212 021
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Experience like none other

I recommend the gibbon experience to everyone and anyone . It is unlike any trek that I have ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joeshmo12345
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Get your expectations right...

When we were leaving the Gibbon Experience office yesterday afternoon, we had a bit mixed feelings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Petr S
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“zip lining” (264 reviews)
“tree house” (208 reviews)
“express tour” (50 reviews)
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Bokeo Nature Reserve, Huay Xai, Laos
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+856 84 212 021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend the gibbon experience to everyone and anyone . It is unlike any trek that I have ever embarked on. Between the zip lining , hiking , sleeping in tree houses that are hundreds of feet in the air ... wow. Just wow .

Thank joeshmo12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were leaving the Gibbon Experience office yesterday afternoon, we had a bit mixed feelings - it was fun but quite an expensive one and it wasn't really what we have expected. ...and IMHO expectation is the biggest problem with the Gibbon Experience. But...More

4  Thank Petr S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "Gibbon Experience" would be better titled "The Ziplining Experience," as it is clearly more about the zip-lining and staying in the treehouses than seeing wildlife - gibbons or otherwise. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but one should be realistic about expectations....More

Thank DAEsmae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend to do the the classic tour. We did not see gibbons ( probably our fault as we were quite noisy group of travellers) but we saw beautiful nature in the jungle with perfect views. Our guides were very friendly, helpful and caring....More

1  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the express tour with the guide Padthai and it was just amazing! In particular the guide made it a fun, safe and memorable experience for us. Thank you!

Thank GabsSUI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the express tour with lots of zip lining. The guides were very lively and the companions we met are very nice people. It's a rare experience and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Chong Thiam C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very nervous about booking this trip as I had concerns about safety but I needn't have been worried. The two guides stayed with our group of 8 at all times and one helped you attach to the zip line whilst the other one...More

1  Thank Kath31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very nervous about going on the Gibbon Experience after reading some shady reviews on here and obviously hearing of the death of a tourist this year, but as soon as we arrived at the village after a few hours drive I was so...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from our first trip to southeast Asia, traveling with another couple. We anchored our trip around The Gibbon Experience. The reviews we read can be a bit intimidating, but it was well worth it and we never should have...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The three day waterfall tour was a completely unique and brilliant experience. The treehouses have to be seen to be believed and the zip lines are exhilarating and offer fantastic views. Our guide spoke good English and looked after us well. Would highly recommend!

Thank jthomas89
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Roseanne G
12 November 2017|
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Response from Frau M | Reviewed this property |
we also left at around that time and got to luang prabang at around 4:00 a.m. - so we also got to see the procession of the monks without even having to get up early, :-).
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Jen S
27 September 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jennifer, as many others have stated, it depends on the weather and the next group. I think we got back around 3-4 pm or so and hired a driver to take us to the thai border and we stayed in Thailand that night. If you... More
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