Wat Sene- Luang Prabang

 

 

LKT - 04 : LAOS OVERVIEW
( 5 days/ 4nights ) starting from

VIENTIANE - VANG VIENG - XIENG KHUANG - 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 - VANG VIENG
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... Shop at Talad Xao (Morning market). Then travel by car to Vang Vieng (150km - 2 hrs). Visit Tham Jang caves, walk along Nam Xong river bank, sunset beyond mountais. Enjoy nightlife in town. Overnight in Vang Vieng.

DAY 2. VANG VIENG - XIENGKHUANG
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit local market. Travel by car to Xieng Khuang (240km - 6hrs). Many stop-overs to visit, en route. tribal villages. Arrive in Xieng Khuang in the afternoon. Visit site 1 and 2 of the plain of jars. Overnight in Xieng Khuang.

DAY 3. XIENGKHUANG - LUANG PRABANG

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit local market and special wood carving shop. Travel by car to Luang Prabang (240km - 6hrs). Many stop-overs to visit, en route, tribal villages. Arrive in Luang Prabang in the afternoon. Luang Prabang city tour including: Wat Visoun, That Makmo, Wat Sene. Climb up Phousi hill to see sunset on Mekong river. O/N in Luang Prabang.

DAY 4. 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 5. LUANG PRABANG DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel. Visit local market, Wat Xieng Thong - the most impressive temple in LPB and the national museum of LPB (former Royal Palace). Free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.


Rate in USD per person

 

Hotel

1 pax

02 pax

3-6 pax

7-10 pax

11-14 pax

15+1 FOC

Singl. Suppl.

Deluxe

778

438

348

298

268

238

108

First Class

758

428

338

288

248

218

98

Superior

698

398

308

258

228

198

68

Standard

668

388

298

248

218

188

48

 

Hotel Categories:

HOTEL

VANG VIENG

XIENGKHUANG

LUANG PRABANG

Deluxe

Thavonsouk

Maly

The Grand

First class

Thavonsouk

Maly

Villa Santi Resort

Superior

Thavonsouk

Maly

Phousi

Standard

Thavonsouk

Maly

Sanakeo

 

Services Included:
- All Transfers by private car or bus as mentioned in tour program.

- English/French speaking local guide.
- All entrance fees for sightseeing and visit for whole trip.

- Boat trip on mekong river
- Accommodation at hotels specified

- Breakfast at hotel
- Guide's fee and expenses for whole trip.

 

 

Not included:
- International air tickets to Vientiane

- Lunches and dinners
- Laotian visa fee of USD 20.00 net per person ( stamped in Bangkok)
- Laotiane visa upon arrival at USD 30- net per person
- Expenditure of a personal nature, such as ; personal insurance, drinks, souvenirs and laundry, etc
- Departure airport tax in Vientiane = USD10.00 net per person

Trip Summary :

Where:

Trip starts in Vientiane and ends in LuangPrabang

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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