Destinations: Vientiane – Xieng Khouang – Luang Prabang
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
On arrival in Vientiane Capital, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. After a short rest, you see the major sights of the capital including the oldest Wat Sisaket and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, you stop en route to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument then watch the sunset by the Mekong Riverside and spend the evening here absorbing the city at night. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane – Xieng Khouang (B)
This morning is free at your leisure to explore the city. In the afternoon, take a short flight to Xieng Khouang. Upon arrival, transfer out to visit the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are littered all over the plateau. Overnight in Xieng Khouang.
Day 3: Xieng Khouang – Luang Prabang (B)
Early morning, you visit the Central market of Phonsavanh to watch the different hill tribe people barter and exchange merchandises. You then head out this small town towards Luang Prabang, en route you stop off to see the Buddha images in Thampra. After a photo stop, you continue driving uphill, enjoying the splendid natural scenery of the mountains, the forest and landscape. The journey continues to take you over mountainous regions until you approach Luang Prabang. After checking into hotel (if time permits), you visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai. From there, you continue to visit the Night Market. Overnight at Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B)
Today, you enjoy a short-guided tour of the city’s oldest temple, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong. You then embark on a boat journey upstream along the Mekong River. En route, you stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local specialty of rice wine is produced. On our way back to Luang Prabang you take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 5: Luang Prabang Departure (B)
After breakfast, you will visit the National Museum (close Tuesday) and the Central market then transfer to airport for departure flight.
Price per person (US$/Pax) & Validity until December 31, 2017
|Number of Group||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||Sing-Sup|
|Vientiane||Laos Orchid – www.lao-orchid.com||Standard|
|Xieng Khouang||Auburge Phouphadeng – www.N/A||Standard|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Chitdara – www.villachitdara.com||Standard|
|Vientiane||Salana Boutique – www.salanaboutique.com||Standard|
|Xieng Khouang||Auburge Phouphadeng – www.N/A||Superior|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Santi – www.villasantihotel.com||Deluxe|
|Vientiane||Green Park Boutique – www.greenparkvientiane.com||Deluxe|
|Xieng Khouang||Vansana Hotel – www.vansanahotel-group.com||Deluxe|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Malay – 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 – Xieng Khouang; 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.