OL 01 : LAOS
( 9 days/ 8 nights ) Vientiena
-Vang Vieng - Luang Prabang
Laos in brief the people's
democratic Republic of Lao is located in the center
of in the center of Indochina, sharing borders with
China to north west, Thailand to west, Cambodia to
the south, and Vietnam to the east.
Laos has a population of a bout 5,5 millions inhabitants
and make up of 48 different ethnic groups with an
are of 236,800 square kilometres. Around 70 % of its
terrain is mountainous reaching a maximum elevation
of 2,820 m in Xieng Khouang province. The landscapes
of northern Laos and regions adjacent to Vietnam in
particular are dominated by hills. The Mekong river
is the main geographical feature in the west and in
fact, from a natural border with Thailand and some
areas. The Mekong flows through nearly 1,900 km of
Laos. In the south the Mekong reaches a breadth of
14 km, creating an area with thousands of land. The
capital Vientiane and all other major cities and towns
are located of the bank of the Mekong river, while
virtually every village depends on the vital bon between
the land and water. The first kingdom of laos is Lane
Xang kingdom (the Land of Million Elephants.)
01 : Bangkok or Hanoi - Vientiane
arrival at Vientiane airport, meet Laotian tour guide and
transfer to hotel in town for check in and lunch at hotel
( If time permit. ) . Afternoon, visit Vat Sisaket where was
built from the 16trh century and more than ten thousand Buddha
statues can be seen in the niches, Hophrakeo where was enshrined
Emerald Buddha from the early time of Lane Xang
Kingdom until 18th century, Patouxai known as the unknown
soldier monument and That Luang Stupa where is the most important
tourist attraction of Vientiane from the 16th century. Dinner
at overnight at hotel specified in town.
02 :Full day sightseeing and visit Vientiane.
visit morning market the central shopping of Vientiane and
Ban Nong Bouathong the most famous of weaving village, Vat
Ong Tu and Vat Inpeng. Lunch at hotel or at a local restaurant
can be organized. Afternoon, excursion by car to visit the
Buddha Park of
Xiengkhouane. Enroute, stop over to visit the Friendship bridge
over Mekong river between Laos - Thailand, the cultural ethnic
Park near by the friendship bridge and return to the city
for watching sunset on the bank of Mekong river. Dinner and
overnight at hotel specified in town.
03 :Vientiane - Vang Vieng 156KMS.
at hotel, excursion by car to Vang Vieng on Road No. 10 and
stop over to visit traditional salt attraction at Ban Keune,
sticky rice wine distillation at Ban Pak Khayoung. Lunch at
a local restaurant near Nam Ngum lake. After lunch, continue
on driving to Vang Vang Vieng. Enroute, stop over to visit
Ban Thaheua where local fishermen batering andexchanging merchandises.
Arrive Vang Vieng before sunset and transfer directly to hotel
for check in. Dinner and overnight at hotel specified in town.
04 :Vang Vieng - Luang Prabang 244KMS.
at hotel, visit Tham Chang where can see the view of Vang
Vieng as well as its beautiful landscape. Then excursion by
car to Luang Prabang. Enroute, enjoy seeing its beautiful
landscape and photograph stops can be done. Lunch at a local
restaurant in Mouang Phoukhoune. After lunch, continue on
excursion to Luang Prabang and stop over to visit minority
villages of H'Mong at Ban Phoudam, Khmou village at Ban Kiou
Taloune, and Ban Kiou Ya. Arrive Luang Prabang before sunset
and transfer directly to hotel in town for check in. Dinner
and overnight at hotel in town.
05 :Luang Prabang full day tour and sightseeing.
at hotel, visit Vat Visoune where only one special Lao Lu
architecture of Shim as well as Water Melon stupa can be seen,
Vat Aham where is enshrined Pou Yeu / Ya Yeu puppets of Lao
ancestors, Phousi hill for overlooking the view of the city
and Vat Mai
Souvannaphoummarame where was residence of Lao patriarch before
1975. Lunch at a local restaurant in town. Afternoon, visit
Vat Sene, Vat Xieng Thong the most beautiful temple of Luang
Prabang where was built from the 16th century and watch sunset
at Vat Phabath Tai. Dinner at hotel or at a local restaurant
can be organized and overnight at hotel specified in town.
06 :Luang Prabang full day excursion to Pak Ou caves.
at hotel, transfer to local pier of Luang Prabang to embark
traditional boat to the sacred Buddha caves of Pak Ou. Enroute,
stop over to visit Ban Xang Hai where sticky rice wine distillation
can be seen. Lunch at a local restaurant at Ban Pak Ou. After
lunch, visit the sacred Buddha caves of Tham Ting and Thamphoum
where housing a hundred of Buddha statues. Return to Luang
Prabang to continue on visiting Ban Xangkhong the weaving
village of Luang Prabang style. Dinner and overnight at hotel
specified in town.
07 : Kouangsi Water Fall 30KMS
day excursion to visit the most famous Kouangsi Water Fall
Breakfast at hotel, excursion by car to Kouangsi Water Fall.
On the way, stop over to visit the minority villages of H'Mong
at Ban Na Ouane, Lao Loum village at Ban Xome or Ban Ou, and
Khmou village at Ban Tha Pene near by the water fall. Picnic
lunch near the water fall or at a local restaurant near by.
Afternoon, return to Luang Prabang for dinner and overnight
at hotel specified in town.
08 : Luang Prabang
Prabang inspection and visit.
Breakfast at hotel, visit National Museum the former Royal
King's Palace, central market of Luang Prabang. Lunch at hotel
and free at leisure in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight
at hotel specified in town.
09 :Luang Prabang - Bangkok or Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel, free or shopping can be organized by own
arrangement. Afternoon, transfer to the airport for check
in and departure to Bangkok by Bangkok Airway.
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in USD per person ( contact us : firstname.lastname@example.org
- All Transfers by private car or bus as mentioned in tour
English/French speaking local guide.
- All entrance fees for sightseeing and visit for whole trip.
- Accommodation at hotels specified with full board.
- Traditional boat fare Luang Prabang - Pak Ou - Luang Prabang.
- Guide's fee and expenses for whole trip.
- International air tickets to Vientiane
- Laotian visa fee of USD 20.00 net per person ( stamped in
- Laotiane visa upon arrival at USD 30- net per person
- Expenditure of a personal nature, such as ; personal insurance,
drinks, souvenirs and laundry, etc
- Departure airport tax in Vientiane = USD10.00 net per person
Trip Summary :
Trip starts in Vientiane and ends in LuangPrabang
All year round;
Moderate to Strenous;
Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),
Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)