Laos is an interesting country in Indochina with many historical and cultural sites.  From Vientiane – the capital of Laos to Luang Prabang – the city of history, Laos is outstanding with both beautiful landscapes (waterfall, caves) and unique architectures (Buddhist temples, enormous statues). The classic Laos tour in 5 days will bring you to best experiences in order to help you enjoy the full exploration of Laos’s highlights.
 

Tour Code: LTP 10
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Tour Type: Landscape, Culture and Nature, Hill Tribe Discovery
Starts/ Ends: Vientiane / Luang Prabang
Tour Route: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Tour Categories: Laos Tours
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Activity Level: Moderate, walking, trekking and boating
Group size: Private only – 1 person minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Day 2: Vientiane – Full-day city tour – Luang Prabang
Day 3: Luang Prabang – Big Brother Mouse – Ban Khia Luang – Pak Ou Caves
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls and Ban Chan
Day 5: Luang Prabang Departure

 
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Day 1: Arrival – Vientiane (D)

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2: Vientiane – Full-day city tour – Luang Prabang (B, L)

After breakfast, we explore Vientiane capital by visiting the major sights of the city; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. These sites are considered as the particularly important Buddhist temples in Laos.

Wat Sisaket vientiane laos

En route to Laos’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you can sightsee the imposing Patuxay Monument, a typical symbol for the victory of Laos, is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

In the afternoon we continue visiting the rest of Vientiane by foot, including Wat Ong Teu, Wat Inpeng and Wat Haisok. We pass by the major shopping area continuing to the Vientiane Central Market of Talat Sao and Talad Coumadin where various goods are displayed for sale; including fresh food, household goods, souvenirs, textiles, gold, silver, and antiques. We then transfer to the airport for your late afternoon flight to Luang Prabang. Here you will be met and transferred to your hotel, where you have the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Wat Ong Teu vientiane laos

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Big Brother Mouse – Ban Khia Luang – Pak Ou Caves (B, L, D)

The day starts with a visit to the Big Brother Mouse shop to select some books for the village visit. We then head north by car along route 13, before taking an unpaved road to Ban Khia Luang village. Have ample time to visit the school, play with the kids and watch them enjoy their new books and take some time to explore the rest of the village as well, where you can see weaving and visit the local temple. We stop for lunch at the village, which can either be a western picnic lunch, or traditional Laos food such as sticky rice, and fresh vegetables cooked by the villagers.

Ban Khia Luang village laos

After lunch, we say goodbye to the village and drive to Ban Khoklin, an attractive place of Laos with beautiful scenery of mountains and paddy fields. At Ban Khoklin we then board a private boat down the Nam Ou river for 30 minutes to Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Then, continue down the Mekong River back to Luang Prabang, arriving back there by late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Pak Ou Caves laos

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls and Ban Chan (B, L)

Today we cross the Mekong River by boat, to the picturesque village of Ban Chan, a well-known pottery village of Laos. We then visit the morning Phousi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Laos ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou, a Lao Loum village, and Ban Thapene, a Khmu village.

Phousi Market luang prabang

Then explore the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. We then return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Kuang si Waterfall laos tour in 5 days

Day 5: Luang Prabang – Departure (B)

Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before you will be transferred to the airport in time for your departing flight. The interesting 5-day Laos tour now concludes.

About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
Inclusion

What’s Included?

  • Transportation in private
  • Accommodation in twin shared room
  • Domestic flight with airport tax as stated only
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water

What’s Excluded?

  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • All air tickets in/to/from Laos
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Lunch or dinner unless where stated
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guides
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

Meals

If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

 
 

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