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Discover Laos

$2180

per person

See why many fall head over heels for Laos; a country that combines some of the best elements of Southeast Asia in one bite-sized destination. This family-fun journey is packed with many activities and must-see attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Laos is especially famous for its forest, waterfalls, and delicious local delicacies which has Thai and Indian influences. The relaxed grandeur of Luang Prabang is a sight to behold, and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the more in-demand places to visit.

Laos is a land where elephants have deemed a sacred symbol of prosperity. Ancient temples tell the story of its fascinating past, and the Mekong River is the lifeblood of the community. This is a fascinating destination where the warm-hearted locals traditionally show respect for one another by greeting with a ‘nop’ gesture rather than shaking hands. See the bond in tradition and spirituality as each morning hundreds of saffron-robed monks glide through the streets to accept alms at dawn.

6 Days, 5 Nights: Luang Prabang, Xiengkhouang, Vientiane


TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

 ✦ Customizable Private Tour 
  • Luang Prabang City Tour
  • Luang Prabang World Heritage City*
  • Wat Visoun
  • Wat Aham
  • Wat Mai
  • Night Market Walk
  • Sunset at Mount Phousi
  • Morning Alms Ritual with Monks
  • Phosi Market
  • Wat Sene
  • Wat Xieng Thong
  • Pak Ou Caves
  • Village Visits
  • Khouang Si Falls
  • National Museum
  • Plain of Jars*
  • Morning Market Tour
  • Vientiane City Tour
  • Wat Si Saket
  • Wat Prakeo (Emerald Buddha temple)
  • Golden Pha That Luang Stupa
  • Patuxay Monument (Victory Gate)
  • Buddha Park

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Silk Weaving
An artisan skill passed from mother to daughter, it continues to serve as a beautiful expression of an ancient culture.

WORLD-CLASS HANDICRAFTS

Enchanting temples and laid-back village life, Laos resembles a mythical land where time stands still. An artisanal skill such as silk weaving is passed from mother to daughter and continues to serve as a beautiful expression of an ancient culture.

HEAVENLY WATERFALLS

Waterfalls that take your breath away are abundant throughout Laos. No trip to this country is complete without seeing some of these spectacular streams of water falling over steep cliffs. See the staggering 200 feet tall Kuang Si Fall that is one of Southeast Asia’s most spectacular waterfalls.

Kuang Si WaterfallA breathtaking and refreshing waterfall
Morning OfferingAt dawn the Saffron-robed monks walk in the streets to accept offering from the residents who offer sticky rice or bananas for spiritual redemption

SACRED STORIES & TRADITIONS OF THE PAST

The town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has the best examples of traditional architecture and urban structures in the country. The neighboring tribal villages also do not fall short for an unforgettable cultural experience.


    1

    Luang Prabang | Luang Prabang City Tour

    Welcome to Laos! Your driver will meet you at Luang Prabang International airport. We start our afternoon tour with temple (wat) visits including Wat Visoun, Wat Aham and Wat Mai followed by an evening at the Night Market. In between the two, we will take a gentle 300 step walk up to Mount Phousi, Luang Prabang’s highest hill, for a spectacular view.

    MOUNT PHOUSI
    Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the city, its many temples and Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers

    LUANG PRABANG NIGHT MARKET
    Stroll around to search for authentic local street items. Don’t forget to always bargain with a smile

    2

    Luang Prabang | Pak Ou Cave, Kuang Si Falls

    We start early today to participate in the daily morning alms ritual offering food to the monks.  Then visit Phosi Market where you will see dried buffalo skins, local teas, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings.
    After breakfast, we visit the city’s oldest temple Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong which represents classical Laotian architecture. Then cruise upstream on the Mekong River for a visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. Stop at the village of Ban Xanghai where local rice wine is distilled. Visit Ban Phanom, a small village well known for its hand weaving. In the afternoon, visit Khouang Si Falls and local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    SACRED DAWN OFFERING
    Monks tread the streets to accept sticky rice and bananas from the locals.

    PAK OU CAVES
    A myriad of Buddha statues are crammed into two caves in the limestone cliffs.

    KUANG SI WATERFALL
    Laos' rivers flow through jungles and deep gorges carving out breathtaking waterfalls.

    3

    Luang Prabang | Xiangkhouang Province

    We visit the National Museum (closed on Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace which reflects the richness of Lao culture, from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. Next, we drive to Xieng Khouang. Then in the afternoon we will see the ancient capital Muang Khoun and its nearby villages.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    ETHNIC MINORITIES
    This small country has 130 ethnic minority tribes. This makes for unbeatable opportunities to catch a glimpse of disappearing cultures.

    4

    Xiengkhouang - Vientiane | Plain of Jars, Morning Market, Weaving Village

    We visit the Plain of Jars. It is one of Southeast Asia's most mysterious and misunderstood prehistoric places, comparable to Easter Island or Stonehenge. Then we take a short flight to Vientiane. Vientiane is considered one of the most laid-back capitals in the world. The city is packed with glittering temples, wandering Buddhist monks, river serpent statues, and boulevards lined with frangipani and tamarind trees. Visit the Morning Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    MYSTIC PLAIN OF JARS
    Thousands of mysterious giant stone jars are scattered across miles of rolling hills. Each jar weighs several tons.

    GREEN PAPAYA SALAD
    A signature Laotian dish that offers a perfect blend of all the Laotian flavors. It is refreshing and filling with a healthy punch.

    5

    Vientiane | City Tour

    Today’s city tour includes Wat Si Saket (the oldest temple in Vietiane) with thousands of miniature Buddha statues, religious museum of Wat Prakeo (Haw Phra Kaew or Emerald Buddha temple), and the golden elegant Pha That Luang Stupa which is the most important national monument in Laos. Its foundation dates back to the 3rd century. And then Gallic style Patuxay Monument (Victory Gate) is Laos’ own Arc de Triumph with a Laotian twist. The Victory Gate is a monument commemorating the Laotians who died in pre-revolutionary wars. Capture breathtaking panoramic views over Vientiane city and the Mekong river. In the afternoon, take a 45-minute drive to visit Buddha Park that is filled with more than 200 eccentric Buddhist and Hindu sculptures.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    PHA THAT LUANG STUPA
    The sacred golden monument houses a breastbone of Buddha.

    PATUXAY MONUMENT
    Capture breathtaking panoramic views over Vientiane city and the Mekong river.

    BUDDHA PARK
    Filled with more than 200 eccentric Buddhist and Hindu sculptures.

    6

    Vientiane | End of Tour

    After breakfast, the tour comes to an end.  Please inform us of your international flight details in order to schedule your airport transfer to Wattay (VTE) International Airport. 
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotels

    We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.
    DestinationComfort ClassPremium Class Luxury Class 
    Luang PrabangMaison Dalabua
    Xiengkhouang
    VientianeVientiane Plaza
     Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.  

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
     

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

     

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE TOURS

    YearTour DatesComfort PremiumLuxury
    2020Oct – Dec 20$2,180$2,555$3,545
    2021Jan 15 - Apr$2,290$2,685$3,720
    2021May - Sep$2,220$2,585$3,270
    2021Oct – Dec 20$2,290$2,685$3,720
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Daily departures except Sundays.
    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • ‣ A deposit of $300 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure date.
    • ‣ Monthly installment plan is available - please inquire.

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest arrival airport is LPQ (Luang Prabang International).
    • ‣ The nearest departure airport is VTE (Wattay International).
    • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels