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Highlights: Vientiane- Xieng Khouang-Luang Prabang

Tour is started from: Vientiane

Tour is finished from: Luang Prabang

Tour duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights

Price from: $275

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 – Vientiane

Day 2.  Vientiane – Xiengkuang – Plain of Jars

Day 3.  Xiengkhuang – Luang Prabang

Day 4.  Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves – Half day city tour

Day 5.  Luang Prabang – Departure


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival – Vientiane

Upon arrival at Wattay International Airport, you will be met by your Local Guide and transferred to your hotel.

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Wat Sisaket – Luang Prabang

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Patuxay Monument – Vientiane

Time permitting (depending on your arrival time) your half day city tour enables you to see the major temples of Vientiane including the oldest, Wat Sisaket, with it’s thousands of miniature Buddha statues, and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. We also visit the national icon of Laos, That Luang Stupa, stopping along the way to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. 

Overnight in Vientiane (B)


Day 2. Vientiane – Xieng Khouang – Plain of Jars

This we transfer to the airport for a short flight to Xieng Kuang

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Night Market in Vientiane

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Xieng Khouang

Upon arrival we will visit Site 1 of the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars that litter the plateau. You will then be transferred to your hotel for the night.

Overnight in Xieng Kuang (B)


Day 3. Xieng Khouang – Luang Prabang

Today we will pay an early morning visit to the Phonsavan Central Market, an interesting market where different hilltribe people come to barter and exchange merchandise.

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Xieng Khouang People

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Wat Xieng Thong – Luang Prabang

Leaving Phonsavan we head towards Luang Prabang, stopping along the way to see the 200 year old Buddha images at Thampra. We drive on through the spectacular scenery of the Xieng Khouang Province with it’s many stunning photo opportunities and stopping a couple of times to explore hill tribe villages.

The journey will take us through the mountainous northern regions of Laos until we reach the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang in the early evening.

Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)


Day 4. Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves

This morning 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 have the option of taking a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving or returning to the hotel for free time to relax.

Your afternoon and evening is free to explore Luang Prabang town, take in the Night Market or relax at the hotel.

Overnight in Luang prabang (B)


Day 5. Luang Prabang – Departure

Ths morning is free until you are transferred to the airport for your flight.


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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