Laos is a country well deserved to be visited so this circuit is perfect for those who want to get a glimpse of it. Luang Prabang is nestled in the northern mountainous region. Former royal capital, it is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage. You will certainly be amazed by this city with its many golden temples and monks in saffron color who live there. Vientiane, the small capital, is also charming with its French colonial buildings, its grand boulevards and the Mekong River on which tourists can take a boat ride to watch the sunset and observe the local life.
 

Tour code:
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Date: Optional (Available all time)
Start/End: Vientiane/Luang Prabang
Tour Routine: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Tour Type: Discovery and Experience
Tour Categories: Laos tours
Tour Customize: Absolutely (Feel free to tell us your requirement in the inquiry form)
Guides: Local Guide (Available in English and also other languages if requested)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Vientiane Arrival – Religious tour
Day 2: Vientiane City Tour
Day 3: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave
Day 5: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall – Departure

 
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Day 1: Vientiane arrival – Religious Tour (L, D)

After your arrival in Vientiane, start the Laos tour by a visit to ancient Wat Si Muang temple. Then reach the Buddha Park which takes about 45 minutes. On the way, stop and take pictures of the Friendship Bridge that was built by the Australian Government in 1994 and connects Laos and Thailand.

Wat Si Muang laos tours

Arrive at Buddha Park and enjoy a walk in the park. Also known as Xieng Khuan, this park is filled with over 200 Buddhist and Hindu statues. The concrete sculptures are weird, but intriguing, sitting majestically in the peaceful park. After visiting the Buddha Park, return to Vientiane.

Day 2: Vientiane City Tour (B, L, D)

After breakfast, you will explore Vientiane capital by visiting the main sights of the capital including the Arts Museum, the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the ancient royal temple of Wat Ho Prakeo, which previously housed the famous status of the Emerald Buddha. On the way to the precious national heritage Laos, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as the Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane capital.

Wat Sisaket Laos tours

In the afternoon, you continue to visit the rest of Vientiane capital on foot, including Wat Ong Tue, Wat Inpeng and Wat Haisok. You go through the main shopping district by continuing to the Central Market of Vientiane Talad Sao and Talad Kouadin where the various goods are on display for sale, including fresh food, household products, souvenirs, textiles, gold, silver and silver, antiques. You return to the edge at the Mekong late afternoon to watch the sunset.

Day 3: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B, L, D)

After breakfast, you board our flight to Luang Prabang.

Fine Arts and Ethnology Center laos tours

After a short rest, you visit the impressive Stupa of Wat Visoun and the sanctuary of Wat Aham. You can also visit a silver jewelry factory, the Fine Arts and Ethnology Center to learn about many inhabited ethnic cultures in Laos. From there, you explore the night market where you can find a beautiful selection of textiles hand-made by locals living around Luang Prabang province.

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B, L, D)

After breakfast, you have a cruise of a few hours on the Mekong to arrive at the Pak Ou Cave located in the cavity of a rock on the Nam Ou River. The sanctuaries at Pak are two large caverns with two deposits that contain thousands of Buddha statues, ranging from a few centimeters to more than two meters of height. And then, you continue to arrive at Ban Muangkeo, a village known for traditional rice whiskey. You are welcome to discover their work and enjoy this specialty.

Pak Ou Cave laos tours

Lunch at a restaurant by the river. Return to Luang Prabang province in the afternoon. Dinner in a local restaurant

Day 5: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall – Departure (B, L)

Continue to visit the Kuang Si waterfall (30km south), which is spectacular in the green environment of the National Park. You stop on road to visit Ban Na Oune, a small village of Hmong, probably the most famous minority group in Laos. Picnic at the waterfall and spend time swimming in the cool water. Back to Luang Prabang province, climb the Mount Phousi, with 328 steps that lead to the top of the hill; you will discover the most beautiful panoramic view of the city Luang Prabang.

Kuang Si Waterfall laos tours

Lunch in a local restaurant. Then come back to your hotel to prepare for departure

What’s Included?

  • Accommodation in twin shared basis
  • Private, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon request)
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • All meals as indicated in itinerary with the set menu & local food (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Luggage handling
  • Drinking water

What’s Excluded?

  • Domestic air ticket
  • International air tickets to/from Laos
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses