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Come With Nothing: The Mekong Expedition


Laos: Luang Prabang, Rural Areas, Vientiane

Program Duration

2-4 Week


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Travel Types

  • Homestay
  • Student Tours
  • Tours


Students must be 16 years old and up to participate on the program. Additionally, participants must submit an application through the Rustic Pathways website and complete the appropriate documents before traveling on the program.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 3,895 + 565 Internal Airfare

Program Fees Include:

The above cost includes all ground transportation in-country, 3 meals a day, housing, staff through the duration of the program, all supplies for the volunteer projects and all excursions on the program itinerary not listed as optional.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Youth Development

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Rustic Pathways is providing over 100 scholarships for the 2013 season based on a mix of both need and merit. Application deadline is every year in early Spring. Please contact us for more details on applying for a scholarship and other financial aid options.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 business days