Welcome at the airport, meet the guide and transfer to the hotel, then start the city tour with a visit to Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham and Wat Xienthong, Wat Mai, National Museum The (Royal Former King's Palace) then climb up to the top of Phousi Hill to explore the sacred, gilded stupa, where our strenuous climb will be rewarded with a beautiful sunset view over the city and the Mekong River. Then transfer to hotel. Night at your hotel.
After breakfast, visit the National Museum [Royal Palace], spend a day cruising the mighty Mekong River with a stop to visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. After the caves visit a riverside village where rice wine is produced and Ban Sang Khong village where traditional textiles and Sa paper are produced. Return to city where you are at leisure.
After breakfast drive 37 km to visit these lovely falls which fall and cascade over limestone cliffs and rocks to form turquoise pools. An ideal place to enjoy a swim or leisurely walk.Return to the city where you are at leisure
After breakfast drive the 270 kms to Xieng Khoung which takes about 7 hours. Stopping en route to visit a K'mu Village [Ban Phou Vieng] and a H'mong Village [Ban Phousung] continuing the drive until your arrival at your hotel.
After breakfast visit the local market and Plain of Jars sites 1 & 2. You will wonder at the more than 2000 stone jars dating back nearly 2000 years and their origins remain a mystery.You will also visit Muong Khoune the former capital of Xieng Khoung province. You will have some time at leisure until your transfer to your flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival, enjoy a city tourvisit the oldest temple Wat Sisaket which houses approx. 6840 statues of Buddha. On the left there is a Burmese style temple and an ancient library which once concealed sacred documents. Hor Prakeo, the original home of the Emerald Buddha, now offers a collection of consecrated art objects including 18th century bronze statues of the Buddha in various positions of meditation. Visit the unforgettable That Luang Stupa, the national symbol of Laos, this large holy stupa is said to contain a hair from the Buddha. Continuing your tour you now visit Patuxay [the Victory Gate], this is the Arc de Triumph of Vientiane. This monument, closely resembles its parisian cousin and is ornamented in Lao style. From the top of Patuxay you have a unique view of the Vientiane panorama including Patuxay Park. Return to your hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel, then you are at leisure until your departure transfer to the airport.
- National fund & gov.t tax
- English Speaking Guide
- Entrance fee
- Boat trip to Pak Ou Caves
- 05 nights accommodation +ABF
- Domestic air ticket VTE-LPQ + tax
Officially known as the Lao PDR (People's Democratic Republic), Laos is in Indochina, comfortably nestled between China to the north, Myanmar to the north-west, Thailand to the west, Cambodia to the south and Vietnam to the east. The mighty Mekong River enters Laos from China, meandering nearly 5,000kms through six countries (including 1,865kms through Laos),