Laos Retreat Tour - 11 Days

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Overview

Day 1: Luang Prabang – Arrival (D)
Day 2: City Tour – Royal Ballet Theatre (B/D)
Day 3: TAEC – Massage at Red Cross – Join a Sunset & Dinner Cruise (B/D)
Day 4: Kuang Si Waterfall + Afternoon tea @ Butterflies (B)
Day 5: iMekong to Pak Ou – Hillside Resort (B/L)
Day 6: Hillside Resort – Free (B)
Day 7: Luang Prabang – Pakse – Bolaven Plateau – Sinouk Coffee Resort (B)
Day 8: Bolaven – 4000 Islands – Khone Island (B)
Day 9: Khone Island – Khone Phapheng – Wat Phou – Done Daeng (B)
Day 10: Done Daeng – Free (B)
Day 11: Done Daeng – Departure (B)

Itinerary

Day 1
LUANG PRABANG – ARRIVAL (D)

On arrival at the Luang Prabang airport, you will be met and transferred to check in the hotel. Situated in the center of northern Laos, Luang Prabang is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural, historic, and architectural values. Join a private Baci ceremony at a local family. Enjoy the colorful Ethnic Fashion Show to learn about Laos ethnic clothes. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2
LUANG PRABANG CULTURE & ARCHITECTURE (B/D)

After breakfast, our guide will take you on an in-depth walking tour of the city with Mr. Francis Engelmann, who is the retired UNESCO specialist. You will see the four different types of buildings categorized by UNESCO.
Then we will visit some famous attractions inside city center including the oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.
Late afternoon, we climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 3
LUANG PRABANG – MORE ETHNIC CULTURE INSIGHT (B/D)

We have ample time to relax before transferring to the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Center, the collection of diverse Lao ethnic groups. We will stroll around to visit the center to understand more about the Lao ethnic culture. Enjoy a traditional Lao massage, which will help you recover from the exploration in the last some days. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 4
KUANG SI WATERFALL & BUTTERFLIES PARK (B)

Wake up as the sun rises, we will prepare to join the most sacred tradition of Laos: the daily morning alms giving. Visiting the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall and Butterflies Park, where you can enjoy the afternoon tea with the homemade cookies whilst relaxing inside the green peaceful garden. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5
MEKONG RIVER CRUISE & PAK OU CAVE (B)

You will transfer to the boat pier where we will take the i-Mekong boat upstream the Mekong river to Pak Ou Cave. Within the two caves of Pak Ou cave, are stupas, shrines, and outstanding carvings of Buddha. From there, we will transfer to Hillside Nature Lifestyle Resort, which is located just 10km from the city center amongst the ever-green nature. Overnight at Hillside Nature Lifestyle Resort

Day 6
FREE AMONG THE NATURE (B)

You are free to stroll around the resort or the nearby area. There is the option of trekking to the jungle behind the resort via the marked route and maps from the resort. Overnight at Hillside Nature Lifestyle Resort

Day 7
LUANG PRABANG – PAKSE – BOLAVEN PLATEAU (B)

After breakfast, we will transfer back to Luang Prabang to take the flight to Pakse, the biggest town of southern Laos. You will visit Tad Phaseum waterfalls, Tadlo Waterfalls where we enjoy an easy trek to nearby villages of ethnic minorities villages like Laven, Alak, Taoy, and others. From there, transfer directly through the plateau to your accommodation to spend the night.

Day 8
BOLAVEN PLATEAU – 4000 ISLANDS (B)

After breakfast, visit Tad Fane and enjoy the scenery around the waterfall. Enjoy 1.5 hours long tail boat for venturing into the widest reach of the Mekong River.
We continue to discover the 4000 islands area by tuktuk and visit the marvelous Liphi waterfall, also called the “Corridor of the Devil” one of the most beautiful waterfalls marking Lao border with Cambodia. Overnight on Khone Island.

Day 9
KHONE PHAPHENG WATERFALL – WAT PHOU – DONE DAENG (B)

After breakfast, return to the mainland at the fishing village of Ban Nakasang and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng, which is considered the largest waterfall by volume in SouthEast Asia. We will visit Wat Phou, an ancient Khmer religious complex dating back to the 5th Century. Take the boat back to Done Daeng before dark. Overnight at La Folie Lodge

Day 10
FREE TO EXPLORE THE ISLAND (B)

You are free to stroll around the island for your own exploration. The lodge has free bicycle and the maps for you to borrow and explore the island on the marked route on your own. Overnight in Done Daeng

Day 11
DONE DAENG – PAKSE – DEPARTURE (B)

Free before transferring back to Pakse to take the departure flight.

City Hotel name Room type
Luang Prabang Sofitel Luang Prabang Garden Suite
Ban Xiengmouk Hillside Nature Lifestyle Resort Bungalow
Bolaven Plateau Sinouk Coffee Resort Deluxe
4000 Islands Seng Ahloune Resort Deluxe
Daeng Island La Folie Lodge Superior

INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

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
  • Flight ticket Luang Prabang - Pakse
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals as per program
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water
  • Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
  • No extra charge after services confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Tour price excludes:

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • 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

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