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Highlights: Luang Prabang-Pakse-Champassak

Tour is started from: Luang Prabang

Tour is finished from: Pakse

Tour duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights

Price from: $215

Please note that: Prices will depend on travel date, hotel choice, room categories, numbers of people traveling and all our itineraries are flexible and can be altered to suit your requirements.

Full Itinerary

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival – Luang Prabang

Day 2. Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves

Day 3. Luang Prabang – Pakse – Champassak

Day 4. Champassak – 4000 Islands – Champassak

Day 5. Champassak – Pakse – Departure


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival – Luang Prabang

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Luang Prabang

Laos best sightseeing

Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.   The rest of the day is free for you to explore the town by foot or bicycle.

Overnight in Luang Prabang(B)


Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave

After breakfast we will head out to see the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roof sweeping low to the ground representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham

From here we board our private boat for a pleasant and scenic cruise up on the Mekong River to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. These caves are an ancient pilgrimage site and contain thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years. 

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Pak Ou Caves – Luang Prabang

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Ban Phanom – Luang Prabang

Returning to Luang Prabang we disembark our boat and take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving. From here we drive to Kuang Sii Waterfall stopping along the way to visit the morning Phousi Market, this where all locals of Luang Prabang come to do their daily shopping. You will see a variety of local foodstuffs and products including dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, fish, vegetables and fruit, everything needed for daily life in Laos.

On arrival at the Kuang Sii Falls you will have the opportunity to cool off with a refreshing swim in the topaz pools below the falls, walk along the forest trails and visit the Bear Sanctuary.

Arriving back in Luang Prabang late afternoon you are free to treat yourself to a spa treatment or massage, relax at the hotel or then head to the Night Market to do some shopping.

Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)


Day 3: Luang Prabang – Pakse – Champasak

After breakfast we transfer to the airport for our flight to Pakse.

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Mount Phu Kao – Pakse

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Wat Phu Laos

On arrival in Pakse, we drive south to Champassak and to visit the fascinating pre-Angkorian ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated mountain top temples. We have time to explore these intriguing Khmer ruins, which are perched at the base of Mount Phu Kao. 

Overnight in Champasak (B)


Day 4: Champasak – 4000 island – Champasak

After an early morning breakfast, we head south by road and boat to Khone Island. Here we begin by re-tracing the French colonial-past at Ban Khone, where some old colonial houses still stand and you glimpse the first Lao railway with its own locomotive.

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Ban Hang Khone – Done Khone

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Khone Phapeng – Don Khone

We continue our exploration of the 4000 islands region by boat and visit the beautiful Liphi waterfall, also known as the Samphamith, which forms a natural border between Lao and Cambodia.

We return to Ban Nakasang and drive to the famous waterfall of Khone Phapeng – the largest waterfall in South East Asia, also known as the ‘Niagara of the East’.

Returning to Champasak your evening is free to enjoy a few drinks as the sun sets over the Mekong River.

Overnight in Champasak (B)


Day 5: Champassak – Pakse – Departure

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Elephant Riding – Pakse

After breakfast you will be transferred back to Pakse airport your departure flight (B)


Included in above prices:

  • Private, Airconditioned Transport
  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • Gov’t taxs and service charges
  • Luggage handling
  • Drinking water


Exclusive of above prices:

  • Accommodation on a twin shared basis (quote separately)
  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • Domestic airticket
  • Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses


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