Wat Sene- LuangPrabang
 
National Museum
 
The great Stupa ThatLuang
Victory gate - Arc de Triomphe de Vientiane
 

ST OL 08
( 5 days/ 4nights ) starting from

VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG -VIENTIANE

Laos in brief the people's democratic Republic of Lao is located in the center of in the center of Indochina, sharing borders with China to north west, Thailand to west, Cambodia to the south, and Vietnam to the east.
Laos has a population of a bout 5,5 millions inhabitants and make up of 48 different ethnic groups with an are of 236,800 square kilometres. Around 70 % of its terrain is mountainous reaching a maximum elevation of 2,820 m in Xieng Khouang province. The landscapes of northern Laos and regions adjacent to Vietnam in particular are dominated by hills. The Mekong river is the main geographical feature in the west and in fact, from a natural border with Thailand and some areas. The Mekong flows through nearly 1,900 km of Laos. In the south the Mekong reaches a breadth of 14 km, creating an area with thousands of land. The capital Vientiane and all other major cities and towns are located of the bank of the Mekong river, while virtually every village depends on the vital bon between the land and water. The first kingdom of laos is Lane Xang kingdom (the Land of Million Elephants.)

 

Day 1: Arrival into Vientiane
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.   The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Vientiane
Day 2: Vientiane – City tour – Luang Prabang (Flight)
After breakfast, we explore Vientiane capital by visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. . En route to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. In the afternoon, we catch our short flight to Luang Prabang.
Your expert guide will meet you at Luang Prabang International Airport while your private transportation brings you directly to your chosen hotel. After checking into your hotel, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham and Wat Mai, we then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as have a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River at sunset. From there, we explore the Night Market, where you can browse a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by the local people and hill tribes surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang (Breakfast)
Day 3: Luang Prabang – City tour and Pak Ou Caves  
Today, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temples of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as exploring the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Along the way, we will stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is produced. On return, we take a short drive to another small village Ban Phanom, which is famous for its hand weaving.
Overnight in Luang Prabang (Breakfast)
Day 4: Luang Prabang – City tour and Khouangsi fall
An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (often in the form of sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the ritual.
After breakfast, we visit the National Museum (closed Tuesdays) at the former Royal Palace.  It displays a collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. There will also be time for us to look around the Central Market. We then continue towards Khouangsi Waterfall, en route, we visit the local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Ban Ou, Laoloum and Ban Thapene, and then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall.   Here you can take a dip in the inviting pools or walk along the forest trails surrounding the waterfall.  We return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Xangkhong, a village well known for silk hand weaving and for traditional Saa Paper making. Overnight in Luang Prabang (Breakfast)
Day 5: Luang Prabang – Departure
After breakfast, free and easy at own leisure until time to transfer to the airport for your outbound flight to the next destination. End tour in Laos!


Validity: 01 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 : USD per person.

DESCRIPTION

Number of passenger(s)-Nett per person

Single
supplement

In single

in half-twin room

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20-24+1

Standard class

836

446

359

293

270

258

256

130

Superior class

964

510

422

356

334

326

322

185

First class

1175

615

528

462

443

436

433

286

Validity: till 30 April 2017 & 01 Oct 2017 – 31 Dec 2017 : USD per person.

DESCRIPTION

Number of passenger(s)-Nett per person

Single
supplement

In single

in half-twin room

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20-24+1

Standard class

892

473

386

320

299

286

284

159

Superior class

1012

534

446

380

358

350

347

208

First class

1514

785

698

632

614

610

604

448

+ Surcharge for Christmas and Eva New year upon confirmation
+ 1 FOC in half twin room for group from 20 pax and up.
Supplement for Flight Vientiane – Luang Prabang via Lao Airline is at US$109/ticket
(airfare & flight schedule are subject to change by airline without prior notice)

DESCRIPTION

CITY

HOTEL NAME

Economy class

Vientiane

Lao Orchid hotel (Deluxe room) *** www.lao-orchid.com

Luang Prabang

Chitcharleurn hotel (ROH room) *** www.cm-hotel.com

First class

Vientiane

Mercure Hotel (Superior room) **** http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1828-mercure-vientiane/index.shtml

Luang Prabang

Villa Santi Hotel & Resort (Deluxe room) **** www.villasantihotel.com

Superior class

Vientiane

Lao Plaza Hotel (Superior room) ****+ www.laoplazahotel.com

Luang Prabang

Villa Maly Hotel (Superior room) ****+ www.villa-maly.com

Including services

  • Hotel accommodation by twin share basis with daily breakfast
  • Ground transportation by private, air-cond vehicle
  • Regional ENGLISH speaking guide
  • Sightseeing with admission fees
  • Private boat trips as programmed
  • Mineral water and cold tissues on tours

EXCLUDING services

  • International air tickets arrival to and departure from Laos
  • Visa stamping on arrival to Laos (US$ 30 per person)
  • All other meals & beverages are NOT mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses and Tips

Trip Summary :

Where:

Trip starts in Vientiane and ends in Vientiane -Laos

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),

Transport:

Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

 

 

 

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