Wat Sene- LuangPrabang
 
National Museum
 
The great Stupa ThatLuang
 
 

ST OL 06 : VIENTIANE
( 7 days/ 6 nights ) starting from

VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG - LUANG NAMTHA  MUONG SING - OUDOMXAY - LUANG PRABANG

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. VIENTIANE ARRIVAL
Up on arrival at Wattaya international airport, meet your guide and transfer to hotel for checking in. In the afternoon, Vientiane city tour. Visit that Luang (The great stupa), Patuxai (Victory gate - Arc de Triomphe de Vientiane), Wat Sisaket, Ho Pharkeo (National Museum), Wat Simuong, Wat Ongteu... Sunset on the Mekong river bank. Overnight in Vientiane.

DAY 2. VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG
Breakfast at hotel. Shop at Talad Xao (morning market). Transfer to airport for flight to LPB. Transfer to hotel for check in. In the afternoon, Luang Prabang city tour including: Wat Visoun, Thaat Makmo, Wat Sene. Climb up Phousi hill to see sunset on Mekong river. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 3. LUANG PRABANG
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to local boat Pier for boat cruise along the Mekong river to visit Pak Ou caves. Along the way, visit Ban Sang Hai where they make traditional sticky rice liquor. Back to LBP at noon. In the afternoon, excursion by car to Kuang Sy falls, visit villages en route. Return to town, visit Ban Phanom village, hill tribe H'mong village on the way back town. Sunset at Wat Siphaphoutthabat. O/N in LBP.

DAY 4. LUANG PRABANG - LUANG NAMTHA
Breakfast at hotel. Visit local market, Wat Xieng Thong - the most impressive temple in LPB and the national museum of LPB (former Royal Palace). Travel by car to Luang Namtha (7hrs drive). Visit, en route, tribal villages such as H'mong, Yao, Akha, Lanten, Tai Lu, Tai Dam... Overnight in Luang Namtha.

DAY 5. LUANG NAMTHA - MUONG SING
Breakfast at hotel. Travel by car to Muong Sing (80km - 2 hrs). Stop-over to visit tribal villages such as: Akha, Lanten, Tai Lu, Tai Dam... Overnight in Muong Sing.

DAY 6. MUONG SING - OUDOMXAY
Breakfast at hotel. Visit local market where many Minorities people come to sell and buy goods with their traditional dress. Visit some tribal villages such as: Yao, Tai Lu, Tai Dam... Back to Oudomxay (4 hrs drive). O/N in Oudomxay.

DAY 7. OUDOMXAY - LUANG PRABANG DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Early travel by car to LPB (3 hrs). Transfer to airport for departure flight.

Indochina

All prices are valid through 31 October 2013
Tour price in USD net per person in group of

Surcharge

Categories

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20 up

Single

Standard

2,275

1,213

1,132

712

621

511

496

140

First Class

2,394

1,269

1,189

768

677

567

552

202

Superior

2,485

1,334

1,253

832

742

631

616

228

Deluxe

2,605

1,386

1,308

885

796

685

670

297


ACCOMMODATION

Hotels quoted in above package based on ROH and similar category

Hotel location

Standard

First Class

Superior

Deluxe

Luang Prabang

Manoluck

Villa Santi Resort

The Grand LPQ

Villa Maly

Vientiane

Inter City

Novotel

Lao Plaza Hotel

Green Park

Vang Vieng

Thavonsouk

Thavonsouk

Thavonsouk

Villa Namsong

Pakbeng

Phetxokxay

Phetxokxay

Pakbeng Lodge

Pakbeng Lodge

Nong Khiaw

Nongkhiaw RVS

Nongkhiaw RVS

Nongkhiaw RVS

Nongkhiaw RVS

Inclusive of above prices:

  • Transportation in private
  • Accommodation in twin shared room
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water

Exclusive of above prices:

  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • All air tickets in/to/from Laos
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Lunch or dinner unless where stated
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses 

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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