OVERVIEW

Laos Classic Tour

Explore the attractions of Laos. Vientiane filled with impressive temples, beautiful architectures, and famous Buddha Park. Continue to Luang Prabang, you will have different feelings where time passes slower, where the natural and ancient charm of Indochina are still intact. This trip is privately organized and customizable.

ITINERARY

 Vientiane | Luang Prabang | Kuang Si Waterfalls | Pak Ou Caves

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Day 01

Vientiane Arrival

Welcome to Vientiane!

Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

Meals: Not included

You will be picked up by Asia Top Travel’s tour guide from the airport and transferred to your hotel for check in. The room is at your disposal from 14.00 on. 
The rest of day is free at your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Vientiane.
 
Day 02

Vientiane City Tour – Buddha Park

Enjoy the highlights of Vientiane

Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

Meals: Breakfast

Today, you have plenty of time to explore the hidden charm of Vientiane with various historic sites including Haw Phra Keaw - one of the most impressive and interesting temples in Vientiane, Wat Si Saket - feature beautiful architecture and layout, Pha That Luang - the most important Laotian religious and Patuxai - the most prominent landmark in the city which offers an excellent panoramic view of the city. 
 
In the afternoon, make your way to the famous Buddha Park - home to hundreds of Buddha statues and an enormous Buddha image which is 40m in length. Take your time to explore its unique statues with different size and shapes of human, Godheads and animals.
Transfer back to your hotel. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Vientiane.
 
Day 03

Vientiane Fly To Luang Prabang

You will take a short flight to Luang Prabang

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the airport for the short flight to Luang Prabang (no tour guide in Vientiane). 
Welcome on arrival by your local guide and drive to your hotel for check in. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
 
Day 04

Luang Prabang City Tour - Kuang Si Waterfalls

Luang Prabang is well known for its numerous Buddhist temples and monasteries. Let's explore it

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast

For early risers, alms giving ceremony is a good chance to learn about local culture. We suggest you enjoy the sunrise at the crossroads in town around 05.00AM when you will also see monks in saffron robes from many temples in Luang Prabang walking in long silent processions searching for offerings left to them by the faithful. Then it’s time for sunrise moment on the Mount Phou Si where you also can have a nice panorama of the city.
 
Visit the morning market, a perfect place to meet the locals, dine on Lao food, and watch the people as they wander. Grab yourself a frosty bevy and a slice of blood sausage and check it out.
Enjoy a short drive to visit Wat Xieng Thong or Temple of the Royal City- one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art.
 
Afterwards, we head to Kuang Si Falls a stunning turquoise waterfall. On the way, you will pass through rice fields and beautiful small villages dotted along country road. Make a stop at some of the villages before relaxing at the waterfall. Take a fresh swim to refresh yourself in many basins.
 
In the afternoon, we transfer back Luang Prabang and visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre located in a historical building preserved by UNESCO. The exhibition here consists of traditional clothing, religious artifacts and daily working tools of Lao minorities that will help you understand more about their lifestyle and traditions.
 
Leaving here, one the way back to hotel, we will stop to visit the H’mong Night Market where you can find a lot of souvenirs in traditional style of Laos. This is also a paradise for street food lover, and you can have dinner on your own. Our guide will suggest you a good place to enjoy Laos traditional food or hot pot on a nice restaurant at the river bank.  Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
 
Day 05

Luang Prabang City Tour - Pak Ou Caves

Continue discovering the attractive points of Luang Prabang and Pak Ou Caves

Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast

Today set off your exploration with a visit to the Royal Palace also known as the National Museum to learn more about the long-lasting history and culture of the region.
Afterwards, pay a visit to Wat Mai, a beautiful temple located nearby Royal Palace and built in the 18th century. It is the largest and most richly decorated of the temples in Luang Prabang.
 
Transfer to the pier and take a long-tailed boat for an upstream cruise. During the cruise, you will be treated a stunning of nature along the river. From the distance you can see limestone cliffs where the hidden Pak Ou Caves are located. The cave is home to thousands of Buddha statues which make the region a revered one. Take your time to explore numerous images hidden in the cave.
 
Then, make your way back to the city. En-route, stop to visit Ban Xang Hai village to learn more about the making process of the traditional Lao rice whisky. It is a great chance to taste its unique flavor. Move on to Ban Xang Khong village - famous for its wood paper and Lao silk weaving. We transfer back to hotel. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 06

Luang Prabang - Departure

Farewell. See you next time

Accommodation: No

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy last minutes in the city on your own before transfer to the airport (without tour guide) for your departure flight. Room is at your disposal until 12:00 noon only. Meals on your own. End of services.

Price

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in double/twin share with daily breakfast
  • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Meals where mentioned: 05 breakfasts
  • Entrance fees
  • 01 bottle of water/person/day
Trip Exclusions
  • Laos visa
  • All flight tickets 
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions

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