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Another Day in Laos 14 days

 The best of the best that Laos can offer is what you will experience with this tour. From the alluring sunset cruise in Luang Prabang, to the timeless natural beauties of Nong Khiaw. From the amazing cruise along the Nam Ou River from Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw, which is no doubt the most beautiful part of the lazy Nam Ou River to the cruise exploring the mysteries of 4000 Island area. From Muang La to Done Daeng are the two most beautiful resorts of Laos. All makes your unique tour unforgettable.

 

DAY 1:  LUANG PRABANG – ARRIVAL

DAY 2:  LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALLS – SUNSET CRUISE      

DAY 3:  LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVES – NONG KHIAW

DAY 4:  NONG KHIAW – MUANG NGOI – MUANG KHUA – MUANG LA  

DAY 5:  MUANG LA – TIMELESS MOMENT WITH IKHO PEOPLE         

DAY 6:  MUANG LA – FREE     

DAY 7:  MUANG LA – OUDOMXAY – VIENTIANE

DAY 8:  VIENTIANE – PAKSE – DONE DAENG 

DAY 9:  DONE DAENG – FREE

DAY 10: DONE DAENG – VAT PHOU CRUISE  

DAY 11: VAT PHOU CRUISE    

DAY 12: VAT PHOU CRUISE – CHAMPASAK   

DAY 13: CHAMPASAK – BOLAVEN PLATEAU – CHAMPASAK

DAY 14: CHAMPASAK – PAKSE – DEPARTURE 

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DAY 1:  LUANG PRABANG – ARRIVAL

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to check in the hotel. You are free before transferring to a local family to enjoy a private Baci ceremony after sunset. The Baci ceremony as a traditional ritual of the Lao people expresses the spirituality of the country and is a highly memorable experience and a deep insight into Lao culture for the participants.

We then transfer back to the city center to have the first taste of Lao foods at one of the best restaurant in Luang Prabang

The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang

DAY 2:  LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALLS – SUNSET CRUISE      

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. From there, we will take a short visit to the morning local market near the Royal Palace. At the market, you can find anything from rice, to fresh vegetables, to steamed fish, frogs, and anything else that might be the day’s catch, just set up on the ground, this is what the locals do every day. This is really the chance for you to get a real flavor of the local culture.

After breakfast, we visit Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts.  Our next stop in the city is the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We will also take a look at the Traditional Art & Ethonology Center to learn about the many Lao ethnic groups. We then visit Wat Visoun, dating back to 1513 during the reign of King Wisunarat (Visoun), this is Luang Prabang’s oldest temple and was once home to the Prabang Buddhas.

Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, a Khmu village.  This then takes us to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails.

Before returning to Luang Prabang, we stop to visit the Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park (closed on Tuesday), one of the must-visit spots, newly opened on January 2014.

Late afternoon, we will transfer to the boat pier to board on the Nava Mekong for the cruise along the Mekong River to admire the sun setting over the mountains. The authentic Lao lunch will be served on board together with some traditional Lao music and dance.

We arrive back in the city at around 08:00PM, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang

DAY 3:  LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVES – NONG KHIAW

Our excursion to Northern Laos starts with boarding on the leisurely cruise upstream the Mekong River to visit Pak Ou Caves., two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. En route, you will stop at Ban Muang Keo, a well-known village for its traditional Lao rice whisky distilling.

After lunch (your own account) at local restaurant overlooking the Mekong River and the caves, we will hop on our minivan to continue the trip up to Nong Khiaw, the small lovely town along the lazy Nam Ou River.

We will arrive there just in time to catch the sunset. Overnight in Nong Khiaw

DAY 4:  NONG KHIAW – MUANG NGOI – MUANG KHUA – MUANG LA  

In the morning, we will hop on a leisurely long-tail boat upstream the Nam Ou River to Muang Khua, the small town, the small town along the way to Tay Trang Border with Vietnam. The scenery along the way is said to be the most beautiful part of the gently Nam Ou River. Along the way, we may make a short stop to enjoy the drink at one of the bars in Muang Ngoi overlooking the Nam Ou River. We arrive in Nong Khiaw just in time to catch the sunset before checking in your simple guesthouse.

The picnic lunch will be served on one of the best sand beach along the way.

We arrive in Muang Khua mid-afternoon; from there, we will be picked up and transfer directly to Muang La Resort, one of the best resort in Laos. This is the place for our excursion the next day, and where we will spend the next three nights. Overnight in Muang La

DAY 5:  MUANG LA – TIMELESS MOMENT WITH IKHO PEOPLE         

You leave The Resort following a picturesque route along the banks of the River Nam Pak, to visit two villages of the Ikhos people. The Ikhos are one of the most isolated communities in Laos and originate from Tibet and Yunnan Province in China. In their mountain village with houses built from bamboo and wood, you will learn about their way of life, their belief in the spirit world which affects everything they do and their unique method of dyeing their clothes using extracts from the plants of the forest.

A truly unforgettable experience!

We transfer back to the resort at around lunch time; the rest of the day is free. Overnight at Muang La Resort

DAY 6:  MUANG LA – FREE     

You are free to stroll around the resort or the nearby village. There are also many optional activities for you to spend the day. Overnight at Muang La Resort

DAY 7:  MUANG LA – OUDOMXAY – VIENTIANE

After the breakfast at the hotel, we will bid the farewell to our lovely resort to transfer to Oudomxay, where we will take the flight to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. QV502 ODY VTE 12:40 13:30

Vientiane is a charming and fascinating capital, with an interesting mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences.

On arrival in Vientiane, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.  After a soft rest, we will stroll around to visit Lao national icon, That Luang Stupa, and we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

The rest of the day is spent to explore some famous shop in the center of Vientiane including Carol Cassidy, where you will find the best silk in Laos.

A spectacular view over the Mekong River at sunset is a perfect way to finish the day. Overnight in Vientiane

DAY 8:  VIENTIANE – PAKSE – DONE DAENG 

In the morning, we will first visit Wat Si Muang, which is very famous for its supernatural power before transferring out to the airport to take the short flight to Pakse, the biggest city of the Southern Laos. QV303 VTE PKZ 10:20 11:35

Upon arrival, we will transfer to the province of Champasak before taking the small leisurely boat crossing the Mekong River to the island of Daeng, the home to the amazing La Folie Lodge, where we will spend our next 2 nights.

DAY 9:  DONE DAENG – FREE

You are free to explore the island on your own or just relax at the resort. Overnight at La Folie Lodge

DAY 10: DONE DAENG – VAT PHOU CRUISE  

We are free in the morning before taking the boat back to Champasak to board on the Vat Phou Cruise.

Upon boarding at the Vat Phou boat, we help you to your cabins to unpack, before serving lunch on deck. All meals are included on the Vat Phou Mekong cruise and our galley produces the finest of Laotian, Vietnamese and Thai dishes, lovingly prepared and beautifully presented. The highlight of the afternoon is the Vat Phou ruins – the majestic pre-Angkorian 10th century temple complex and our boat’s namesake. You have time to visit the museum at the ruins site, walk up to the highest temple and take as many photos as you would like. As dusk falls, we transfer you back to the Vat Phou boat for a chance to enjoy the tropical sunset on the deck. Dinner is served on board, while the boat docks for the night alongside a remote Laotian village. Overnight on board

DAY 11: VAT PHOU CRUISE    

Breakfast is on board as we set sail for the village of Huei Thamo. This is a small village a few minute walk away from the mysterious hidden forest temple of Oum Muong. Afterwards we rejoin the boat to continue our cruise southwards. Lunch is on the deck, while we leisurely sail closer to the wild paradise known as the 4,000 Islands All meals are included on the Vat Phou Mekong cruise and the galley produces the finest of Laotian, Vietnamese and Thai dishes, lovingly prepared and beautifully presented. Late afternoon we disembark from the boat to walk through Ban Deua Tia, a small Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries, you will also visit the local school and share some time with the students.

Our day’s cruise finishes at the most northern tip of Don Khong, the largest inhabited island in the river archipelago. After dinner, the evening is yours to relax and enjoy.

DAY 12: VAT PHOU CRUISE – CHAMPASAK   

While you have breakfast on the deck, the Vat Phou boat cruises down the Mekong to the small village of Ban Veuthong, where you board a small boat to meander among the 4,000 Islands to Khone Island. You will visit the old French railway, the French colonial house and walk across the bridge that links Khone and Det Islands. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant on Don Khone Island along the banks of the river. This afternoon you will visit the Khone PhaPheng waterfalls, the “Niagara of the East”.  After your visit to Phapheng waterfall you will be transferred back to Champasak, where we will spend our next two nights

DAY 13: CHAMPASAK – BOLAVEN PLATEAU – CHAMPASAK

The next destination of our trip will be Bolaven Plateau. On our way we pass many lush plantations, hills, forests and villages. Part of our pleasure of travelling in this region is to observe the beautiful countryside and meet local people. We stop over at some of the nearby villages, home of the Kato hilltribe group. The hill tribe people are unfailingly friendly; welcoming you with waving hands and smilling faces. These ethnic minorities still retain their age and old cultural traditions and are recognisably distinct from each other by their dress. We continue our journey through the Paksong and Boloven Plateau. The Boloven Plateau is known for its cooler temperature being located high above the Mekong Valley. Rivers run off this high plateau in all directions and then plunge out to lush forests along in a series of spectacular surging waterfalls. The scenery around Tad Fan waterfall is spectacular with twin waterfalls plummeting into a deep gorge surrounded by flourishing vegetation. A trip to the plateau provides a refreshing break from the heat and allows you to see the cultivation of rich coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas, and other crops that are grown in the area. This trip gives visitors the chance to venture off the beaten track and to discover some of the lesser-known areas of Laos, exploring the wild beauty of this southern region.

We transfer back to Champasak late afternoon. Overnight in Champasak

DAY 14: CHAMPASAK – PAKSE – DEPARTURE          

You are free before transferring back to Pakse to take the departure flight

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Another Day in Laos 14 days

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+ Choose the tour length as long as your schedule and budget allow.
+ Plan the tour with hotels and sightseeing spots that you are specifically interested in.
+ You may order the dishes you want .
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+ Travel at your own pace that flexibly fits your travel style.
+ Ideal for those who need special assistance, such as the elderly, people with disabilities or families with small children.

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We offer a complete package tour that covers all expenses excluding the cost of international flight ticket. Our tour prices vary depending on:

+ Travel period: prices tend to be higher in peak season (March, April, November, and December) than in low season (May, June, September).

+ Number of travelers: The more people in your group travel, the less you pay.

+ Hotel quality: If you choose a 5-star hotel, you will surely have to pay more than a stay in a 3-star hotel.

+ Booking date: Early bird booking can help you save a great deal than last minute booking.

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Although tips are not compulsory in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, it is an etiquette to offer something for those such as your drivers or waiters for their services during the trip.

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There are a variety of accommodation options in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. You can choose from an economic, unrated hotel to an exceptionally luxurious resort and those in between. For your convenience, it is recommended that you stay in a small, authentic, family-run hotel rather than big and crowded one.

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Our great cars are from popular brands such as Toyota, Ford, and Mercedes. They are all brand new, modern and air-conditioned. Below is our standards chart:

Number of travellers

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Type of vehicle

vehicle of 4 or 7 seated

Vehicle of 7 to 16 seated

Vehicle of 12 to 16 seated

Vehicle of 24 or 30 seated

Vehicle of 35 to 45 seated

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