Highlights of Laos
Discover the Highlights of Laos. Laidback Laos is home to smiling faces, stunning river scenery and delicious cuisine. Discover Vientiane’s atmospheric temples and riverside eateries, while beautiful Luang Prabang reveals elaborate monasteries, colourful markets and a delightful blend of architecture. Mingle with the locals on a visit to a family home for a special Lao blessing, play a round of petanque and see hundreds of robed monks collecting morning alms, as you discover the true heart of Laos.
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Day 1: Arrive Vientiane
On arrival meet your tour guide and drive to the hotel for check-in. Enjoy a welcome drink and chose to relax or explore nearby sights on your leisure time.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Vientiane
Day 2: Vientiane – Vang Vieng
Explore the charming capital starting with a Tuk Tuk ride from your hotel to the iconic Patuxai Monument. Walk down Lane Xang Avenue, stopping at the Morning Market and the
Cooperative Orthotic & Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE). Visit Wat Si Muang and Wat Si Saket,
before stopping at the Presidential Palace. Get re-energised with a Lao coffee and croissant at Chao Anouvong Park. Visit a series of temples before reaching the Mekong riverbanks. Hop-on a Tuk Tuk ride back to your hotel and prepare for our journey to Vang Vieng.
Hotel: Saksiri Riverside Boutique Hotel
Day 3: Vientiane to Luang Prabang
Take a scenic walk across the Nam Song River to visit the Hmong village of Ban Phan Thao. Trek along a small canal and enjoy breathtaking views of limestone karst mountains and luscious rice fields. If you wish you can visit some caves optional). Reach the rice paddies of Ban Nadoa Village and Tham Chang Cave. Take a road trip through majestic mountains and visit other Hmong villages on the way to Luang Prabang.
Hotel: Sala Prabang, 3 nights
Day 4: Luang Prabang
Discover the charms of Luang Prabang with a leisurely walk around the old quarter. Start with the vibrant morning market, the charming city main street and the National Museum. After, visit Wat Xieng Thong, considered the finest temple in Laos. For the finalé, embark on a scenic boat ride for a memorable sunset cruise along the Mekong River.
Day 5: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si
A short drive to the outskirts of Luang Prabang takes us to the multi-tiered turquoise-coloured Kuang Si Waterfall, deemed one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Southeast Asia. Here you can also visit the Bear Rescue Centre to see rescued Asiatic bears. On our way back, get to see the fascinating world of Lao textiles come alive with a visit to Ock Pop Tok Weaving Centre.
Tips: Stop at Buffalo Dairy for ice cream made from real buffalo milk! In the evening, see a bamboo presentation with dinner and a ‘baci’ ceremony at Bamboo Experience
Day 6: Depart Luang Prabang
Enjoy breakfast before transferring to the airport for your onward journey.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|April 06, 13, 20, 27||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|May 04, 11, 18, 25||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|June 01, 08, 15, 22, 29||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|July 06, 13, 20, 27||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|August 03, 10, 17, 24, 31||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|September07, 14, 21, 28||$1,235.00||$1,499.00|
|October 05, 12, 19, 26||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|November 02, 09, 16, 23, 30||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|December 07, 14, 21, 28||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|2021 Dates & Prices|
|January 04, 11, 18, 25||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|February 01, 08, 15, 22||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|March 01, 08, 15, 22, 29||$1,265.00||$1,579.00|
|Meals:||5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flight:||Air Ticket: Vientiane / Luang Prabang|
|Accommodation:||5 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.