Laos Mysteries Revealed - 9 Days

e7cbf9a5924687a00781628442cd1638

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Vientiane – Arrival
Day 2: Vientiane – Buddha Park (B)
Day 3: Vientiane – Ban Thaheua (B)
Day 4: Ban Thaheua – Xieng Khuang (B)
Day 5: Xieng Khuang – Muang Khoune – Plain of Jars (B)
Day 6: Xieng Khuang – Luang Prabang (B)
Day 7: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B)
Day 8: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall– Buffalo Farm (B)
Day 9: Luang Prabang – Departure (B)

Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of Vientiane with its captivating monuments
  • Visit the famous Pha That Luang, Patuxai and Haw Phra Kaew
  • Explore Pak Ou Caves and the beauty in fairyland of Khuang Si waterfall
  • Get a deep dive into Lao culture from their traditional ritual and its symbolism

Itinerary

Day 1
VIENTIANE – ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at thel airport in Vientiane, transfer to your hotel in town (early check-in upon availability). There is no activity planned for today, so you can stroll around the town for your own exploration. Overnight in Vientiane

Day 2
VIENTIANE – BUDDHA PARK (B)

In the morning, we will first visit Wat Si Muang then drive to Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan and visit Lao Disable Women’s Development Center. Afternoon, visit That Luang, the holiest site in Laos. Enjoy a panoramic view over the city as you climb the stairs to the top of Patuxai, Vientiane’s own “Arc de Triomphe”. Continue down Lane Xang Avenue the serene Wat Sisaket to the Wat Phra Keo.

Day 3
VIENTIANE – BAN THAHEUA (B)

We leave the capital early for our journey northbound to Ban Thaheua. Along the way, we visit the busy and colorful market of KM52. We may also make a short photo stop at Hin Heup bridge, and the fish market in Ban Tha Heua. From there, we will transfer to the nearby resort in Ban Thaheua. In the afternoon, our guide will escort you to the nearby village, and will also visit the local market with plenty of fish stall displays. Back to the resort, relax. Overnight at Sanctuary Nam Ngum Beach Resort

Day 4
BAN THAHEUA – XIENG KHUANG (B)

In the morning, we start our expedition to Xieng Khuang. We will drive a bit further to the T-Junction in Phoukhoun, and take the right turn onto Xieng Khuang province. We will make a short stop at Tham Pra, which served as the hospital during the Indochina Wars before arriving in Phonsavan. Overnight in Phonsavan

Day 5
XIENG KHUANG – MUANG KHOUN – PLAIN OF JARS (B)

Early in the morning, we visit the Central Market of Phonsavanh. After breakfast, enjoy a half day trip to Muang Khoune. Afternoon, visit the thought-provoking UXO Information Centre. Then you’ll explore the Plain of Jars Site 1 which is very famous in Xieng Khuang. Spend the rest of the day wander around the small town of Xieng Khuang. Then return to Xieng Khouang and overnight.

Day 6
XIENG KHUANG – LUANG PRABANG (B)

Early morning, depart for Luang Prabang. We will make a shot stop at Ban Phoudam village, where we can see the two hill tribe minorities of H’Mong and Khamu living in harmony, before driving to the photo stop at Ban Kiew Nya for the panoramic view prior to reaching Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 7
LUANG PRABANG – PARK OU CAVE (B)

Wake up as the sun rises to join the most sacred tradition of Laos: the daily morning alms giving. Then visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace.

Today morning, we will prepare to join the most sacred tradition of Laos. We then visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. After breakfast, you will visit the Royal Palace Museum, Wat Xiengthong. Then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. En route, you will stop at Ban Xanghai. You’ll visit the old Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong. If time permits, we can drive to visit the Ban Xangkhong, the Thai Lue village or Ban Xienglek village. Late afternoon, stop at Wat Prabath to admire the romantic sunset. Evening, you’ll join the famous and bustling Night Market. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 8
LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALL – BUFFALO FARM (B)

Today we will join the most sacred tradition of Laos, the daily morning alms giving, which dates to the 14th century then visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. After breakfast, we visit Royal Palace Museum, Wat Xiengthong, the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall, the Buffalo Dairy Farm, Phousi Hill, famous Night Market. Overnight in Luang Prabang

If you wish, take a short visit to the Bear Rescue Center. On the way back to Luang Prabang, we will take a short visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center. Transfer back to your hotel late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 9
LUANG PRABANG – DEPARTURE (B)

You are free to stroll around the town for your own exploration before taking the departure flight

Tour price includes

  • Transportation with air-condition in private
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals as per program
  • service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water

Tour price excludes

  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • All air tickets quoted separately
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
  • 10% VAT in case the payment is transferred into our company bank account

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

    Link Tour:
    Full Name (*)
    Phone Number (*)
    Adults:

    Ghi Chú*

      +  24  =  25