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Laos discovery 10 days

Trip Name: Laos discovery 10 days
Type of trip: Private
Trip Duration: 10 Days
Starting: Luang Prabang, Laos
Finishing: Pakse, Laos
Trip Grading: Regular itinerary, moderate walking
Destinations: Luang Prabang – Mekong river boat trip – Pak Ou Buddha cave – Xieng Khoang – Vientian - Pakse – Don Khong
Flexibility: This sample itinerary can be amended longer or shorter accordingly to meet your expectation.
Highlights: The trip features 3 World Heritages; Luang Prabang, Plain of jars, Vientiane,  4,000 Islands
 
Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Luang prabang – Afternoon city tours
Day 2: Luang prabang-Kuang Sii Fall  
Day 3: Luang prabang-Ou Cave
Day 4: Luang prabang-Plain of jars
Day 5: Plain of jars-Vientiane
Day 6: Vientiane-City Tours
Day 7: Vientiane-Boliven Platuea-Pakse
Day 8: Pakse-Wat Phou-Khong island
Day 9: Khong island-Khone island-Pakse
Day 10: Pakse-Depart

Day 1: Arrive in Luang prabang
Welcome to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, meet Glad Travel Agency Co.,Ltd guide and transfer to your hotel. After a short break,  we start visit the majors sites included National Museum, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Mai; visit Wat Xieng Thong, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Meals: None
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.
 
Day 2: Luang Prabang-Kuang Sii Fall (B)
Today, you may want to get up early to participate Arm-Ging, hundreds of monks walking along side walk to collect rice and food from laymen. From there visit Fresh Morning market at Prakham village.
After breakfast drive out of town 30KM to the beautiful Kuang Sii Fall, where you can swim, relax, soft trek to the top of the fall. On return short stop at Black Hmong Village, where hill tribe hand-made handicraft as souveniors for visitors pass by. Arrive in the town, transfer to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.
 
Day 3: Luang Prabang-Pak Ou Cave (B)
 After breakfast, we enjoy a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Xang Khong, well known for its hand weaving.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.
 
Day 4: Luang Pranbang-Xieng Khuang (B)
Today we are driving about 6-7hpurs to Xiengkhouang, which was devastated by American bombing between 1964 and 1973. Upon arrival,we drive out to visit the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are littered all over the plateau. We also have time, this afternoon seeing the old capital of Muang Khoun Province and the nearby villages, home to the Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam people. They have an interesting local culture and a colorful history.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Phonsavanh.
 
Day 5: Xieng Khuang-Vientiane (B)
After breakfast, visit central market before take a short flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane Capital, transfer to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane.
 
Day 6: Vientiane-City Tours (B)
After breakfast we start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Visit Ban Nong Buathong, known as Textiel village.  Overnight in Vientiane.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane
 
Day 7: Vientiane-Pakse-Boliven Plateua-Pakse (B) 
Early morning transfer you to Wattay Airport to t a flight to Pakse. Upon arrival, you are met and drive ahead to Saravanh province via Tateng. The stumbling water and lush vegetation around Tad Fan waterfall of today’s Atacular. We make a stop en route observing the traditional local making tea and coffee, a cup its can be tasted prior exploring the local cultures and its way of life along the way to Boloven Plateau area, the cultivation of rich coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas, and other crops are being seen along both side of our way. This is allowed time for visitors to venture off the beaten path and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Laos pointing for full exploration of the wild beauty of this southern region, Upon arrival at Tad Lo waterfall, we visit villages of Alak, Nge, Katu, the ethnic group of minority. Retrun to town later afternoon. Overnight in Pakse.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Pakse
 
Day 8: Pakse – Wat Phou – Don Khong (B)
After breakfast, we are heading out toward Khong Island, keep our way, crossing Mekong ferry to visit the pre-angkorian, ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia's most dramatically situated temples. Explore these Khmer ruins, perched atop a nearby hill, which is one of Lao World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 2001, this wonderful archeological site of Khmer civilization dated back to the 9-12th centuries. We continue our way to 4000 islands region by land and catch a ferry motor boat to Don Khong. Overnight in Don Khong.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Don Khong
 
Day 9: Don Khong – Khone Island –Pakse (B)
After Breakfast, we enjoy a visit of the surrounding countryside, and board on a long trail boat touring to Don Khone area, taking you to visit the remainsof French period, Liphi Waterfall or "the Corridor of the Devil". We return to the mainland at Ban Nakasang, a fishery village and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng on the journey, the biggest waterfall in the South East Asia, it is really the impressive sight then a lush vegetation near the Lao-Cambodian border, which is teeming with wildlife and it is one of the loveliest destinations in Laos. Return to Pakse later afternoon. Overnight in Pakse.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Pakse
 
Day 10: Pakse-Depart (B)
After breakfast, transfer you to Pakse Airport for your safety flight back home. End of trip.
Meals: Breakfast

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period, hotel choice and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly.
 
Trip inclusion:
Local Transports
Local English speaking guide
Entry fees
Mineral drinking water
Private Boat trip to Ou Cave & boat trip from Khong island-Khone island-Ban Nakasang in 4,000 island
Meals as listed in program
Accommodations
Government Tax
 
Trip exclusion:
Visa fee upon arrival
Insurance
Personal expense does not include in program
Domestic & International flight tickets

Luang Prabang Luang prabang Kuang Sii Fall Kuang Sii Waterfall Mekong river boat trip Pak Ou Cave Plain of Jars Plain of Jars Vientiane - Pha That Luang Vientiane-Patuxay Monument Pakse Laos Tour-Khone Waterfall Khone Phapheng WaterFalls- Don Khone Laos
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