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Highlights: Vientiane - Luang Prabang - Pak Ou cave

Tour is started from: Vientiane

Tour is finished from: Luang Prabang

Tour duration: 4 Days/ 3 Nights

Price from: $175

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

Day 1. Arrival – Vientiane – City Tour – Night entertainment

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel.

Vientiene is a fascinating capital, with a fusion of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences. This charming and easygoing city will provide a smooth introduction to Laos.

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Presidential Palace

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Wat Ong Tue

After a short rest we enbark on an orientation tour of the Lao Capital making our way around some of the city’s most historic sites and seeing some of it’s classic architecture including the old Presidential Palace, Vientiane’s oldest temple 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.

Driving on we will take in That Dam Stupa and the surrounding French colonial villas, pass through the main shopping district and stop at Wat Ong Tue and Wat Hai Sok. Our ride will finish at a leisurely pace along the waterfront with views across the Mekong River to Thailand.

For those who is interesting shopping or entertainment, our guide is showing you to the Morning Market Shopping Mall where find the handmade local textile, silk, cotton, jewelry, silver and gold or even international brand name items. Afterward, we take a walk along the Mekong river bank where you can find touristic shopping bar, restaurant along the Mekong River bank. You may enjoy shopping at the Night Market.

Optional:      After dinner, you can also enjoy yourself night live entertainment, such as Lao style Lamvong, jazz, Karaoke, bars, disco both live band and music show. Overnight in Vientiane (B, L, D)


Day 2. Vientiane – Luang Prabang

If time permits this morning we will visit Thongkhankham Fresh Market or Talat Khouadin Market, where they local traders gather for their agriculture products, before your transfer to the airport for departure

From here we visit Laos’s national icon, That Luang Stupa, stopping along the way to take pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.  Not far from That Luang Stupa is the National Museum, formerly known as the Revolutionary Museum, which exhibits artifacts, photos and legends of Laos’s fighters and leaders from ancient times to the revolutionary, Phathet Lao, period.

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Patuxay Monument

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That Luang Stupa

Late afternoon we board our short flight to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. On arrival we transfer you to your hotel.

Your evening is free to explore the night market and sample some local cuisine at one of the many restaurants the town has to offer. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B, L, D)


Day 3. Luang Prabang – Pak Ou cave

After breakfast we will head off on bicycles to see some of the highlights of Luang Prabang including 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

Heading to the Mekong River we board our private boat for a pleasant and scenic cruise up on the upstream 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. 

Wat Aham - Luang Prabang

Wat Aham – Luang Prabang

Wat Xiengthong - Luang Prabang

Wat Xiengthong – 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.

After a short rest we will climb to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred gilded stupa and to enjoy the panoramic view of the city and the sun setting over the Mekong River. 

Dissenting the mountain your will find yourself in the midst of the famous Luang Prabang Night Market, where you can find a unique selection of handmade textiles and handicrafts locally made by both ethnic Lao and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. 

Your evening is free to treat yourself a spa treatment or massage, do some shopping or relax at your hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B, L, D)


Day 4. Luang Prabang – Departure

This morning you have the option and opportunity to rise early and participate in the daily morning ritual of ‘Alms Giving’, you will experience saffron-clad monks collecting offerings or ‘Alms’ from faithful local residents. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the daily procession.

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Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang

Travel tourist sights Laos

Tad Kuang Sai waterfall

After breakfast back at your hotel we take a stroll through the Talat Sao or morning market full of local foodstuffs from the farms and jungles surrounding Luang Prabang. From here it is a short walk to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts from the Royal period in Luang Prabang.

Returning to the hotel your time is free until you are transferred to the airport for your departing flight. (B, L)


Included in above prices:

  • Accommodation on a twin shared basis (quote separately)
  • Private, Airconditioned transport
  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: All meals are at local restaurant and local food
  • Gov’t taxes and service charges
  • Luggage handling
  • Drinking water


Exclusive of above prices:

  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • Domestic & Int’l air tickets to/from/in Laos (quote domestic airfare separately)
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Shopping, Night life
  • 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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