Explore the land of million elephants with its culture, religion, historical sites and natural landscapes is so interesting. And the trip from the former capital of Laos – Luang Prabang city to the present one – Vientiane city reveals what inside the country where you are going to experience at least once in your life time.
- Trip description
Start from: Luang Prabang
End in: Vientiane
Travel route: Luang Prabang – Vientiane
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Private Tour. Departure: daily upon your request
RATE: Our rate is quoted in US dollars per person based on Twin/Dbl occupancy. Applied for the private tour
Rate 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax Single Supp' Book This Trip Land Tour 530 448 399 150 Flight/pp 90 90 90 Total 620 538 489 Tour included Tour excluded - Accommodation
- Breakfast & meals as mentioned in the itinerary
(B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
- Private transportation by A/C car as itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Water & tissues
- Entrance fees, boat trip, performance & excursions.
- Laos Visa (20 USD/ person)
- Travel insurance
- Tipping and other personal expenses.
- Detailed itinerary
Day 1 - Luang Prabang – Arrival
After your arrival at the Airport, you will be welcome and transfer to hotel by our tour guide and driver in the city center. Tour briefing and then start to visit La Residence Phou Vao. Pay a visit to a local art exhibition and partake in a Lao tea-testing ceremony. At sunset, ascend the 328 steps to the top of Phou Si Mountain that offers a stunning panoramic view of the river surroundings and cityscape before wandering through the bustling Hilltribe Market for traditional textiles and handicrafts made by the hill tribes. You will stay at hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 2 - Luang Prabang – Royal Palace – Wat Visoun (B)
Early morning you will have chance to get the experience local life watching monks in saffron robes going on their alms collecting and then you will visit the local fresh market. Soak in the history of Luang Prabang at the Royal Palace, now the National Museum, Wat Visoun with its iconic Watermelon Stupa and Wat Aham. Watch the adept skills of weavers as they demonstrate the significance of silk weaving in Lao culture at the Ock Pop Tok gallery where you will be inspired to design your own scarf. In the late afternoon, you can try your hand at whipping up Laotian specialties amidst the splendid ambience of La Residence Phou Vao.
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang
Day 3 - Luang Prabang – Wat Xieng Thong - Pak Ou Caves (B)
Today, we will take you to the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers to visit Wat Xieng Thong. Gently cruise up the Mekong River to admire the startling collection of gold-lacquered Buddha statues of all shapes and sizes nestled deep in the massive limestone caverns of the Pak Ou Caves. Dine on fabulous Lao cuisine while anchored beneath the limestone karsts on a tranquil stretch of river. On the return cruise, stop at small villages to see the production of traditional Lao textiles and Sa paper by local artisans. This evening is at your leisure to explore the city or relax at your hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 4 - Luang Prabang – Vientiane (B)
Today, you will fly to Vientiane and drive along the Mekong River and the city's main boulevards to Patuxai, Vientiane's version of "Arc de Triomphe". Give street children and their families a hand by lunching at the vocational Mak Phet restaurant that serves authentic and delicious Lao cuisine prepared by the instructors and students. Witness the transformation of natural and recycled materials into quality handicrafts by disadvantaged artists at Les Artisans Lao. Enjoy an enchanting stroll by the lazy Mekong River before dining at Phatoke Laoderm where you will be enchanted by an elegant performance of Lao traditional dance.
Accommodation: Hotel in Vang Vieng .
Day 5 - Vientiane City – Wat Sisaket (B)
Discover the quiet charm of this Lao capital city at Wat Sisaket with the hundreds of Buddha statues nestled in the temple walls and Vat Ho Phra Keo, the temple that once housed the sacred "Emerald Buddha". Continue with the cultural tour in the city at Presidential Palace, the popular Wat Simuang. In the afternoon, ascend the steps up to Patuxai, Vientiane's own Arc de Triomphe for a spectacular view over a city that has almost no high-rise buildings before heading to That Luang, the cultural icon of Vientiane. You will have a chance to indulge in the aromatic flavors and smell of Lao coffee. Your stay will be in hotel, Vientiane.
Day 6 - Vientiane – Departure (B)
There are no activities planned today. Enjoy your free time until transfer to Vientiane Airport for your onward flight.
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