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Laos in Style

Laos in Style

Purpose: Fun, Discovery, Culture, History
No. of days: 10 days - 9 nights
First & Last Cities: Luang Prabang, Pakse
Other cities: Pak Wou, Vang Vieng, Vientiane, Champasak, Siphandon, Bolaven Plateau, 4,000 Islands, Don Khong
Starting cost: $1,889
 
Day 1: Luang Prabang
Arrive at Luang Prabang Airport, you will meet a local guide at the exit after immigration and your luggage collected and you will be transferred by private car to your hotel for check in. (Official check in at your hotel: 14h00) The rest of day at leisure. Lunch and dinner on own account Accommodation at your hotel
 
Day 2: Luang Prabang (Pak Ou Caves by traditional boat)
Breakfast at your hotel You’ll be picked up at your hotel and visit of the Royal Palace Museum, housing the most important treasures of Laos’ recent past, embark at the local pier of Luang Prabang on a traditional boat and cruise upstream on the Mekong River to visit the sacred Buddha caves. Visit Tham Ting and Tham Phoum caves in which you find hundreds of Buddha statues. Lunch at a local restaurant near the cave. Return to the city by boat. On the way back stop at Ban Xang Khong, handmade paper village and then climb up to Phousi Hill for a unique view over the city and its surroundings End of the day with Hmong market, where you could buy some souvenir. Dinner on own account Accommodation at your hotel [B/L]
 
Day 3: Luang Prabang (Kuangsi Waterfall)
Breakfast at your hotel You’ll be picked up from your hotel and then visit Vat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple of Luang Prabang dating back from the 16th Century and then leave to Kuangsi waterfall. On the way, you’ll stop at a Hmong village Ban Na Ouane. Then continue to the waterfall and take a short walk through the forest to the waterfall. After enjoying the scenery, you may choose to take a swim in one of the nearby clear pools.  Lunch at Carpe Diem Restaurant Return to the town. On the way you will stop at Lao Buffalo Farm, where you may have a chance to feed Buffalo. Dinner on own account Accommodation at your hotel [B/L]
 
Day 4: Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng
Breakfast at your hotel Leave Luang Prabang for Vang Vieng by road. Enjoy the vista of deep valleys and the Hmong villages along the ridges.  Lunch at a local restaurant on the way Make a stop at Phatang (11 miles north of Vang Vieng). From the village temple you will get an outstanding view over the mountains. Check in at your hotel, dinner and accommodation at your hotel [B/L/D]
 
Day 5. Vang Vieng
Breakfast at your hotel. You’ll picked up from your hotel and then visit Organic Farm and then Visit Tham Chang Cave with its stunning view over the valley, and then Phoukham cave and Blue Lagoon. Lunch at a local restaurant in the city. In the afternoon, enjoy Kayaking on Nam Song River about (2 hours) and the rest of the day, you may choose to stay at hotel’s pool or take a walk to around the small city to observe local life. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel [B/L/D]
 
Day 6: Vang Vieng, Vientiane
Breakfast at your hotel. Leave to the karstic mountains for the rich plain of the Mekong. Arrive in the capital at lunch time. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit Vientiane, the capital of Laos: Visit Cassidy Lao Textile explores a unique private collection of Lao artifacts and textiles. Proceed to That Luang Stupa, the most revered shrine in Laos and pass by Patouxay (the Arch of Triumph). Take a walk along the Mekong at sunset. Dinner on own account Accommodation at your hotel [B/L]
 
Day 7: Vientiane, Pakse, Wat Phou, Champasak
Breakfast in box from your hotel. Today you will be picked up early at your hotel’s lobby and transferred by private van from your hotel to Vientiane airport for check in and depart to Pakse on an early flight (around 8 am). At Pakse Airport, you will meet our guide who will drive you to Bolaven Plateau, a unique elevated region in Laos, where tea and the famous Café Lao are grown. Stop at a plantation; continue to the spectacular Tad Fane Falls located in pristine jungle and then the small town of Champasak. Visit Vat Phou, the Khmer ruin temples dating from 8-11th century and see the Vat Phou Archeological Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, check-in at your hotel. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel [B/L/D]
 
Day 8: Champasak, 4,000 Islands, Don Khong
                        Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, cross the Mekong River by small boat and drive to the mighty Khonphapeng Waterfalls at the southern tip of Laos. Continue to the port for a ferry boat to Don Khon and Don Det. Cross the French railway bridge linking Don Khon and Don Det and pass-by an old locomotive, left behind by the French colonial authorities. Walk or Tuk Tuk to the beautiful Liphi Waterfalls. Lunch in a local restaurant on Khone Island. Return to Nakasang pier then continue by road to Khong. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel [B/L/D]
 
Day 9: Don Khong (Village Life immersion)
Breakfast at your hotel. Take a boat trip to Done Loppadi (Loppadi Island). There, you will meet with the villagers and learn about their way of life, their trades, culture and religion. You will learn how to make a traditional fishing or how to weave traditional rice baskets. After lunch, partially prepared by yourself as you will try your hand at cooking sticky rice, you will take another boat trip to Done Sang (Sang Island) where you will fish with the locals, like the locals! Take a boat trip back to Don Khong. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel. [B/L/D]
 
Day 10: Don Khong, Pakse, USA
Breakfast at your hotel. Return to Pakse airport to catch your departure flight (the departure flight should be after 12.00) or to Dong Kalor border to cross to Cambodia. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch | [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • All transfers and tours by minivan with
  • 9 nights’ accommodation:
    • Luang Prabang – 3 nights
    • Vang Vieng – 2 nights
    • Vientiane – 1 night
    • Champasak – 1 night
    • Don Khong – 2 nights
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • 6 lunches
    • 5 dinners
  • Visit:
    • Royal Palace Museum
    • Handmade paper village
    • Lao Buffalo farm
    • Phatang Temple
    • Visit Vat Phou, the Khmer ruin temples
    • See the Vat Phou Archeological Museum
  • Caves:
    • Sacred Buddha Caves
    • Tham Chang Cave
    • Phoukham cave
  • Boat trips:
    • Traditional cruise on Mekong River
    • Boat trip to Loppadi Island
    • Boat trip to Sang Island
  • Excursion to Kuangsi Waterfall
  • Tour an Organic Farm
  • Admire the Blue Lagoon
  • Kayak on Nam Song River
  • Sightseeing of Vientiane
  • Sunset walk along the Mekong River
  • Tour the Bolavan Plateau Coffee and Tea region
  • Explore a coffee plantation
  • Waterfalls:
    • Admire Ted Fane Falls
    • Appreciate the beautiful Liphi Waterfalls
    • Drive to the mighty Khonphapeng Waterfalls
  • Cross the French railway bridge
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing and visits
  • English speaking local guides
  • Transportation by A/C vehicle
  • Services charges, room tax and baggage handling
Not included in tour
  • International airline tickets
  • Domestic air ticket, quoted as supplement
  • Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
  • Lao visa fee upon arrival ($35 per person)
  • Travel insurance
  • Dinners in Luang Prabang and Vientiane
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Expenses of personal nature

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Room Type Tripadvisor
First Class
Luang Prabang Sanctuary Superior 4.5
Vang Vieng Silver Naga Deluxe 3.5
Vientiane Lao Orchid Superior 4
Champasak La Folie Lodge Superior 4.5
Don Khong Pon Arena Standard 4
Deluxe
Luang Prabang Luang Prabang View Hotel Superior 4.5
Vang Vieng Amari Deluxe 4.5
Vientiane Salana Boutique Hotel Deluxe 4.5
Champasak The River Resort Riverfront Villa 5
Don Khong Pon Arena Deluxe 4

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season 2-3 Pax 4-5 Pax 6-9 Pax Single Suppl.
First Class
Jan - April $2,019 $1,539 $1,339 $499
May - Sep $1,889 $1,419 $1,219 $355
Deluxe
Jan - April $2,349 $1,875 $1,669 $795
May - Sep $2,205 $1,735 $1,535 $605
Prices are per person and may change without notice
 
Tour Code: LA02LPQ20TE