Opened in 2004, Kamu Lodge is a private eco-lodge engaged with low-impact travel, seeking for a balance between tourism and the maintenance of the region’s cultural and ethnic heritage. On the banks of the Mekong River, in a remote valley of rice fields, small villages and forested mountains, it is still a good example of integration within the natural environment while working closely with a local village, where guests have the opportunity to see first hand the rural life in Laos.

  • 5 Most Popular Lao Dance
    5 Most Popular Lao Dance

    Combining the richness of Lao music with the graceful movements of dancers, Lao dance is distinctive and sets Laos apart from its neighbors. Here are the 5 most popular types of Lao dance that you...

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  • Top 5 Camping Grounds
    Top 5 Camping Grounds

    Source: Vietnam Traveller Magazine, May and June 2015 Issue Camping for many can be one of those getaways that sounds great in theory. Getting in touch with nature, cooking over a roaring fire and first-fighting...

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  • Traveling back centuries through Laos
    Traveling back centuries through Laos

    By Beverly Mann Laos is a world of wild wilderness, white-water rapids, foamy waterfalls, and a wondrous array of underground caves, where mountains and plateaus cover 70% of its natural landscape. An enchanting enclave unto...

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  • A Lingering Legacy of Untouched Beauty
    A Lingering Legacy of Untouched Beauty

    "It was like entering another world surrounded by the majestic beauty of towering limestone peaks and the Nam Song River lined with colorful fishing boats." — Beverly Mann Giant fans of green foliage carpet the...

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  • Top 5 rice meals recipes in Laos
    Top 5 rice meals recipes in Laos

    Laos is famous for delicious meals made from rice. Here are top popular 5 rice meals recipes.   1. Coconut Sticky Rice in Banana Leaves Prepare: 1 cup sticky rice, 1 cup fresh coconut milk,...

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  • Sustainable Village
    Sustainable Village

    From each visitor’s charges, $1 USD is automatically dedicated to a local economy support program. These automatic contributions are injected to the Village Development Fund, which is used as a rotating micro credit service. The...

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About us

Threshold to serendipity

On the banks of the mighty Mekong, Kamu Lodge is a deliberately rustic retreat. Beyond WiFi. Beyond satellite television. Beyond an unlimited flow of electric current. But upon the threshold of serendipity. From a base camp set with 20 safari tents, the possibilities are as close as a neighboring Kamu Village

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In the heart of the Lao jungle, on the banks of the Mekong, Kamu Lodge strikes a delicate balance between tourism and the maintenance of the region’s cultural and ethnic heritage. However swift moving the flow beneath our bluffs, the Lodge is an eddy in the rushing currents of our age. A place to slow down. Disengage.

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The tented lodges

Two of the world's top-three hotels accommodate guests in safari tents. Just like Kamu Lodge. Our 20 freestanding lodges are hybrids actually. Thick-walled tents shut out the elements while a sturdy thatch roof guards against rain and sun. However rustic the look and feel, Kama’s mattresses guarantee a good night's sleep.

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