Discover the Enchantment of Laos 8 Days / 7 Nights

Discover the Enchantment of Laos 8 Days / 7 Nights
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Vientiane 5 Destinations Luang Prabang
Vientiane Vang Vieng Xieng Khuang Plain Of Jars Luang Prabang
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Leap a world of wonder with our 8-day Laos adventure! Immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes, ancient temples, and vibrant culture. Your whimsical tale begins here. Embark on an enchanting escape that promises stories you'll treasure forever.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Vientiane, Laos' vibrant capital nestled on a graceful bend of the majestic Mekong River, where it embraces the border with Thailand.
  2. Vang Vieng: An enchanting riverside gem nestled between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, where stunning karst formations paint a picturesque backdrop.
  3. Xieng Khuang: Nestled in northern Laos, this province mesmerizes with its majestic green mountains and striking karsts.
  4. Luang Prabang, once the heart of Laos, pulsates with cultural and religious fervor. Adorned with monasteries, monuments, traditional attire, ancient French architecture, and picturesque landscapes – it's a treasure trove for wanderers seeking beauty and heritage intertwined.
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Arrive in Vientiane at Wattay Airport
Arrive in Vientiane at Wattay Airport

Journey with us as you gracefully touch down at Wattay Airport, Laos' international gateway, where a warm welcome awaits. Venture downtown Vientiane, a captivating capital blending Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, Soviet, and American influences. Embark on a city tour to uncover its charms; visit the ancient Wat Sisaket with myriad Buddha statues and the regal Wat Prakeo once home to the legendary Emerald Buddha Image.

En route to Laos' prized gem - the revered That Luang Stupa - pause for snapshots of the magnificent Patuxay Monument often dubbed Vientiane's own Arc de Triumph. Immerse yourself in this enchanting journey and rest in Vientiane overnight.

Meals: N/A.

Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane.

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Vientiane – Vang Vieng
Vientiane – Vang Vieng

After breakfast, Embark on a mesmerizing journey as we leave this enchanting town heading northbound on route no. 13. Witness awe-inspiring scenery passing by as we journey through breathtaking countryside towards the majestic mountains. A stop along our route leads us to Vang Xang, an ancient archaeological site steeped in history dating back to the 11th century.

Our voyage culminates at the charming village of Vang Vieng in the afternoon, nestled serenely on the bend of the Nam Song River. The lush landscape, adorned with tranquil waters and limestone formations, retains its pristine allure amidst burgeoning tourism. Upon arrival, we traverse the Nam Song River to explore Tham Jang caves, followed by a delightful trek through scenic mountain terrain to uncover Tam None Cave and hill villages. The day crescendos with a spectacular sunset casting its glow over the Nam Song River — a sight to behold.

Nestle Vang Vieng for a restful evening. As night falls, amble through the town's vibrant streets where bars resonate with episodes of Friends and Family Guy, stalls brim with fake Ray-Bans and tubing memorabilia, and local vendors tantalize taste buds with pancakes and burgers. And remember, while many revel in tubing down the river in Vang Vieng's playful currents, ensure good health and sobriety before partaking in this exhilarating adventure! Let the merriment commence!

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Vang Vieng.

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Vang Vieng – Xieng Khuang
Vang Vieng – Xieng Khuang

After breakfast, Embark on a captivating journey as you drive 6-7 hours to the once-devastated Xieng Khouang, a land scarred by American bombings 1964 to 1973. Upon reaching your destination, settle your hotel before setting off to explore the city.

Enjoy an overnight stay in Xieng Khuang after a picturesque drive of 240 kilometers Vang Vieng, taking around 7 hours (subject to weather conditions). Let each mile traveled weave tales of adventure and discovery, creating memories that will linger long after the journey ends.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Xieng Khuang.

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Xieng Khuang – Plain Of Jars
Xieng Khuang – Plain Of Jars

After savoring a delightful breakfast, embark on an enchanting journey to the central market. Then, set off to explore the Plain of Jars - a breathtaking archaeological marvel adorned with numerous grand stone jars scattered across the plateau.

Discover the ancient charm of Muang Khoun Province and its neighboring villages, where the vibrant Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam community reside. Delight in their captivating local customs and rich heritage. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in history at the provincial national museum. Conclude your day by unwinding in Xieng Khuang for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Xieng Khuang.

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Xieng Khuoang – Luang Prabang
Xieng Khuoang – Luang Prabang

Embark on a captivating journey as we start the day at Central Market of Phonsavanh, observing the vibrant Hill tribes engaging in lively bartering and merchandise exchanges. Our path then leads us this quaint town to Luang Prabang, a scenic 260km drive filled with treasures.

Pause along the way to marvel at ancient Buddha images in Thampra, alongside diverse Hmong and hill tribe villages exuding warmth and hospitality. As we ascend through majestic mountains, immerse yourself in nature's beauty, lush forests, and picturesque landscapes.

Indulge in a rejuvenating break at Sala Phoukhoun, where the junction of Vientiane - Xieng Khouang - Luang Prabang converges. Traverse mountainous terrain en route to Luang Prabang, a town exuding tranquility, charm, and cultural allure. Unwind at your hotel after this enriching expedition - a delightful escapade awaits you amidst Laos' splendor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

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Luang Prabang City – Pak Ou
Luang Prabang City – Pak Ou

Today, Embark on a cultural adventure in Luang Prabang with saffron-clad monks and their black Alms-giving bowls, receiving offerings including the ubiquitous sticky rice at dawn.

Following breakfast, immerse yourself in the city's history as you tour Wat Sene, the oldest temple, and marvel at the classical architecture of Wat Xiengthong. Sail upstream on the Mekong River to Pak Ou Caves, home to thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues.

Pause at Ban Xanghai for a taste of local rice wine distillation before exploring Ban Xang Khong and Ban Xienglek, renowned for handcrafted Jute Sar paper. Let this journey spark your curiosity and fill your spirit with wonder!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

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Luang Prabang – Elephant Riding
Luang Prabang – Elephant Riding

Embark on an unforgettable adventure today as you prepare to ride on the majestic back of an elephant. Bid farewell to your hotel and journey to Elephant Village for an awe-inspiring experience. Delight in a captivating 1.5-hour elephant ride atop the Howdah, followed by a scenic walk through a mesmerizing natural jungle valley with cascading limestone formations.

Recharge with a delectable lunch provided at the Elephant Jungle Camp, complete with a delightful picnic lunchbox and refreshing drinking water. Explore the enchanting Tad Sae Waterfall before embarking on a brief boat excursion the waterfall back to our Elephant Village. Then, return to Luang Prabang, where the evening beckons you to uncover the charms of local nightlife before bidding adieu tomorrow.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

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Luang Prabang – Departure
Luang Prabang – Departure

Savor the final morning in the enchanting "Land of Elephants" before embarking on your departure flight or onward journey. It's the end of our adventure together. Farewell for now, but rest assured, our paths will cross again!

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: N/A.

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