Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Start/ End: Vientiane / Luang Prabang
Tour Type: Explore, Experience, Culture and Heritage.
Tour Customizable: Definitely!
Guide: Local Engish Speaking Guide (other languages upon request )
Transportation: Private air-conditional transport
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Day 2: Vientiane – Xieng Khoang
Day 3: Xieng Khouang – Luang Prabang
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave
Day 5: Luang Prabang Departur
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival (D)
Welcome to the heart of Laos, Vientiane capital, our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short rest, start to visit the major sights of the capital. The first site is Watt Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, stop to take some pictures in the Patuxay Monument which is regarded as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, then move to the Mekong Riverside and enjoy the outdoor activities. Back to the hotel, enjoy the first dinner in Laos. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane – Xieng Khoang (B)
Get up early and enjoy breakfast in the hotel. Next, move to the morning market in Vientiane before we flight to Xieng Khoang in the afternoon. Upon your arrival, we will visit the Plain of Jars which is an impressive archaeological site, place hundreds of large stone jars are littered all over the plateau. Then, we visit the old capital of Muang Khoun Province and the nearby villages, home to the Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam people. They also have an interesting local culture and a colorful history. Overnight in Phonsavanh.
Day 3: Xieng Khouang – Luang Prabang (B)
Have breakfast before visiting Central Market of Phonsavanh to watch different Hil Tribes to barter and exchange merchandises. Then, heading out the small town in Luang Prabang. On the way, we will stop in Thampra which has 200 years old Buddha images and Hmong village along the road. After visiting the village, continue our trip, drive uphill, enjoying mountain splendid natural scenery, forest, and landscape.
Take a rest and have a quick meal before we take over the mountainous region to Luang Prabang. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After checking into the hotel, we start seeing the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai. Climbing to the top of Phousi Mount to see the excellent view with an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. At Night, it’s time to explore Street Night Market, where you can buy the collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B)
Continue our trip in Luang Prabang by the breakfast in the morning, start the fourth day we visit the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents the classical architecture of Luang Prabang Temples. Embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Cave, which displaces thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at Ban Xang Hai, the village famous with local rice wine. On the return, we also visit Ban Phanom where the local weaving made. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Day 5: Luang Prabang Departure (B)
After breakfast, visit the National Museum at the former Royal Palace which displays the collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Laos culture from the days of the early kings through the last sovereign. After that, we will go to the central Market only in the morning before moving to the airport in Laos. End your tour in Laos by our services! Thank you for making your Laos trip with Go Laos Tour!
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