Laos - Dirt Roads, Rides & Trip Reports Directory


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Jan 16, 2003
Chiang Khong
A list of dirt road reports for Laos on GTR
These are divided into regions.

Please check the dates on the reports. The roads are changing fast in Laos - less dirt & more asphalt.
Single tracks change with the season - one year there, next year gone - overgrown or washed out - so take care & go with the appropriate amount caution. If you need serious medical treatment in Laos, remember the place to go is Thailand.

Laos Dirt Rides

1. Northern Laos - Vientiane - Luang Prabang North

The Curse of the Hill Tribe Women.........

Hongsa to Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang to Muang Nan - Riding the Mekong

King of the Hill - Laos

Muang Ngeun (Nan border), Huay Xai Pakbeng, Hongsa, Luang Prabang.

Laos motorcycle ride east side of Phu Chi Far.

Laos - Rainy Season Ride 2015

Luang Prabang to Nong Khiew via Pak Xeng and Sam Soun.

Houay Xai To A Very Wet Place.

Phongsali - Luang Namtra - Houei Xai. Its cold in them there Lao hills.

After the wet. Laos Motorcycle Ride November 2011.

OuTay - Phongsali - Hatsa - Nam Ou Boat Trip

Long Cheng (tieng) Ls 20a

Laos Motorcycle Tour. Nov 2010. Dust, dirt and beers.

Holy Moses...An Adventurous motorcycle ride in Laos.

Northern Laos December 2012 (Moto-Rex BrianBKK)

2. North Eastern Laos - Xieng Khouang & Houa Phan

Xam Neua – Ban Dan Check Point – Muang Et – Xam Neua.

Phonsavan - Mouang Khoune - Mouang mok - Chomthong. Road update.

Vieng Thong to Phonsavan on the dirt.

3. Southern Laos – Vientiane south

Ta Oy to Dong - The BIG Bamboo bridge and Ho Chi Minh Trail ride.

An Alternative To Hwy 13 When Riding Between Savannakhet And Thakhek.

Riding The Track That Follows The River That Borders Laos And Vietnam East Of Xepon.

A Loop Taking In The Big Bamboo Bridge And The Kaeng Lin Rapids South East Of Xepon.

Pakxe To Savannakhet With A Stone House, A Monkey, And Riverside Track.

Exploring Southern Laos.

Route 18a Redux

A Southern Lao Odyssey

Laos Route 18 Mud Sweat and Tears

A Cool Laos Ride. Salavan - Pajudone - Dong - Xepon - Plin - Xethamouak - Vilabury.

Wet Season No Plans Tour - Southern Laos Jun - Jul 2013

Southern Laos welding trip and some sight seeing.

My Southern Laos Motorcycle ride west side of the Mekong River.

IF anyone else wants to add comments or list reports from GTR here, please do.
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