Destinations: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Upon arrival, our guide will greet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. After a short rest, an orientation walk of Lao Capital is a pleasant way to spend the day, strolling around some of the city’s most historical sites and seeing some of the French colonial architecture. You observe the sunset by the Mekong Riverside until the late evening and experience the city lifestyle of the local Lao people. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B)
After breakfast, you start to visit the major sights of the capital including the oldest Wat Sisaket and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. From there, you visit the Central market. After lunch, visiting the National Museum (close Tuesday) then transfer to airport for flight to Luang Prabang. On arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel. After a short rest, you stroll around the Night market. After that, climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as viewing a beautiful and panoramic sunset over the ancient and once royal city and the Mekong River. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B)
Today, you enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrines of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong where you can see the impressive “tree of life” mosaic set in colored glass. You then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River. Along the way, you stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On the way back, you pass the local villages at Ban Xiengmene and visit the royal temple at Wat Longkhoun. You cross to city and take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang Departure (B)
Following breakfast, you visit The National Museum (close Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace. Continue visiting the silver smith’s and Fine Arts School and the Central market. You then say farewell and depart this ancient city.
Price per person (US$/Pax) & Validity until December 31, 2017
|Price per person in US$ in party of|
|Number of Group||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||Sing-Sup|
|Vientiane||Laos Orchid – www.lao-orchid.com||Standard|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Chitdara – www.villachitdara.com||Standard|
|Vientiane||Salana Boutique – www.salanaboutique.com||Standard|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Santi – www.villasantihotel.com||Deluxe|
|Vientiane||Green Park Boutique – www.greenparkvientiane.com||Classic|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Maly – www.villa-maly.com||Deluxe|
Inclusions: Hotel accommodation as mentioned; Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner; Domestic flight: Vientiane – Luang Prabang; Transport by private with AC; English speaking guide (Other languages on request); All entrance and sightseeing fees; Boat trips; Mineral water and wet towel; All taxes and service charges.
Exclusions: International flights to/from Laos; Visa fees; Early check-in & Late check-out at all hotels; Insurance; Personal expenses; Tipping/Gratuities; Other drinks; Surcharge on special days; Any other services not clearly mentioned above.