Highlights of North Laos

Highlights of North Laos

Starts
Luang Prabang
Destinations
Ends
Vientiane
Luang Prabang → Vientiane

Highlights

  • Admire Alms Giving ceremony, an attractive activity of Theravada Buddhism
  • Visit Wat Xieng Thong and many beautiful temples in Luang Prabang.
  • Visit Kuang Si waterfall – One of the most beautiful waterfall in Laos.
  • Visit ancient temples and golden stupa in Vientiane.
Age range
Under 87 year olds
Accommodation
3 / 4 / 5
Transportation

Explore the landscape, meet the people and delve into the history of the north Laos from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang to Vientiane – the old French colonial trading post.

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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival.

    Welcome to Luang Prabang, profoundly influenced by the French, unquestionably earns the title of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this exquisite town in Laos is not to be missed under any circumstances. Situated on the peninsula formed by the Mekong and the Nam Khan River, Luang Prabang is a perfect spot to unwind, eat good food and enjoy the scenery.  It’s a perfect destination if you are in the process of deciding where to travel in Laos.
    Meet you guide and be transferred to hotel for check in (check in time from 14:00). Rest of the day is free at leisure.
    Meals: Not Available.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

  2. Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pakou Caves – City Tour.

    Take a morning cruise along the Mekong River, about two hours upstream from the centre of Luang Prabang, and discover the numerous Buddha images at Pak Ou Caves. Pak Ou (mouth of the Ou river) includes the Tham Ting (lower cave) and the Tham Theung (upper cave) are caves overlooking Mekong River. It is then only a short distance from the caves to the village of Ban Xang Hai to learn about Lau Lao (Lao whisky) and Lau Hai (Lao wine).
    Move to Ban Xangkhong where the Lue peoples of this village are noted in particular for Saa paper, which is paper made from fast-growing mulberry bark naturally shed by the tree. The paper is beautiful and durable, made into notebooks, scrapbooks, gift bags, cards, lanterns, fans, boxes and art with designs painted in gold.
    In the afternoon we visit Royal Palace Museum, was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family. Continue our trip to Wat Mai, the largest and most richly decorated of the temples in Luang Prabang. Then head to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong - representative of classic Laotian architecture.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

  3. Day 3: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall – Fly to Vientiane.

    This morning you will wake up early (05:30 AM) and take participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. Back to hotel for breakfast.
    Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will take a walk to visit the Ban Ouay, Hmong Hill tribe and Ban Ou, Lowland Lao. Continue driving to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest paths. You are free to visit the Bear Rescue Centre which relies solely on partners, corporate sponsors and donations from the public. Transfer to airport for flight to Vientiane, Laos’ capital, an old French colonial trading post. This city is both abundant in French architecture as well as beautiful, ornate Buddhist temples. Even though it is the country’s largest city, it has not lost its friendly and laid back character.
    Later of this day, take the flight to Vientiane.
    Meals: Breakfast.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane. 

  4. Day 4: Vientiane City Tour.

    We have a full day to explore Vientiane – The charming and fascinating capital of Laos, one of the classic Indo Chinese cities which conjure up exotic images, with its intriguing mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, American and Soviet influences. Our visit will take you to the key sites: Wat Sisaket the city ‘s oldest surviving temple with thousands of silver and porcelain images in the gloriously authentic temple compound that offers you a glimpse into the Vientiane of the past, the next stop is Haw Phra Kaeo. This large temple is beautiful both interior and exterior, it was built to house the famed Emerald Buddha in courtyards filled with frangipani trees. Next is the visit Pha That Luang, the giant golden stupa is a sight to see as the bright gold holds a sharp contrast to the pure blue sky. Then you will go to climb the Arc De Triomphe of Laos, Patuxai. The massive arch has a beautiful mosaic tiled ceiling and once at the top you can see for miles around Vientiane. In the afternoon we visit Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan (as well as other variations of the spelling), is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane.

  5. Day 5: Vientiane Departure.

    Have breakfast at the hotel then enjoy free time before driving to the airport to catch your departure flight home.
    Meal: Breakfast.
    Have a good journey & See you again!

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  • Accommodation

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    1. Guide

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      English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request).

    2. Meals

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      Daily breakfast at hotel.

    3. Transport

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      Car:
      Private transportation with A/C.
      Boat:
      Local boat to Pak Ou caves.

    • Flights

      Flight Luang Prabang - Vientiane: on Laos Airlines (QV).


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    • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
    • Domestic flight: Luang Prabang - Vientiane .
    • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
    • Service of English speaking guides in every location.
    • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

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