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Laos Trip 7 days

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Tour Information

Price: US$ (included taxes & service charge)
Routes: Vientiane - Luong Prabang - Luang Nam Tha - Muong Sing - Oudomxay.
Duration: 07 Days/06 Nights.
Depart from: Vientiane - Return to: Luang Prabang.

Description

Summary: The people's democratic republic of Laos is located in the centre 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 million people who make up the 48 different ethnic groups within an area of 236, 800 square kilometres. Around 70 % of it's 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 forms a natural border with Thailand and some other 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 islands. 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 bond between the land and water. The first kingdom of Laos is Lane Xang kingdom (the Land of Million Elephants).
 
Tour Type: Land tour + well selected hotel + domestic flights/trains, private guided with your own English speaking guide ( unless otherwise specified), your own driver at your own pace and schedule.

Itinerary

Day 1: Vientiane Arrival

Upon 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 Pra Bang

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

Day 3: Luang Pra Bang

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to local boat jetty for a 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. Overnight in Luang Pra Bang...

Day 4: Luang Pra Bang - Luang Namtha

Breakfast at hotel. Visit the 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). En route visit 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 the 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 Pra Bang Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Early travel by car to LPB (3 hrs). Transfer to airport for departure flight.

Tour Prices

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Trip includes:

  • 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
  • Air Ticket: Vientiane - Luang Prabang
  • Accommodation at hotels specified
  • Breakfast at hotel

Trip excludes:

  • 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