- Enjoy relaxed atmosphere, and unique experiences
- Discovery highlights of this tour is Luang Phrabang
- Explore vast Pak Ou Cave throughout the countryside
- Explore the spectacular Kuang-Si Waterfall and swim in its aqua blue pools
- See the major sights of the capital Vientiane
- 03 nights hotel | twin or double shared room
- Daily breakfast, 02 lunches
- Private transportation
- Excellent English speaking guide
- Domestic air ticket LPQ - VTE
- Boat trip fees
- Entrance fees according to the program
- Mineral water
DAY BY DAY
Day 1 : Luang Prabang Arrival
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as capture a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River at sunset. From there, we visit the Night Market, where you can browse a lovely selection of handmade textiles, made by the local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang and Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Included: Airport pick up, tour guide, accommodation, entrance fees.
Day 2 : Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave - Khouangsi Waterfall
We enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Mai and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a panaromic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the small village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is distilled. We return to Luang Prabang in the afternoon then continue our excursion toward Khouangsi Waterfall, en route, we visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. We return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Xangkhong, a village well known for silk handweaving and for traditional Saa Paper making. We return to the city by late evening to observe the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath and overnight in Lauang Prabang.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Included: Meals, transportation, tour guide, accommodation, entrance fees
Day 3 : Luang Phrabang, fly to Vientiane
You will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Continued to visit the National Museum at the former Royal Palace, displays a lovely collection of the artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign. The National Museum and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights in the morning before catching our flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane, we see the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop enroute to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. We watch the sunset by Mekong Riverside and spend the evening here absorbing the city’s nightlife. Overnight in Vientiane.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Included: Meals, transportation, tour guide, accommodation, entrance fees, airfare LPQ/VTE
Day 4 : Vientiane Departure
After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay airport for departure.
Included: Airport drop off, tour guide
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