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Vientiane - Luang Prabang - Vientiane 5 Days

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Tour Information

Price: US$455.00 (included taxes & service charge)
Routes: Vientiane - Luang Pra Bang - Vientiane.
Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights.
Depart from: Vientiane - Return to: Vientiane.

Description

Summary: The people's democratic republic of Laos is located 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 about 5, 5 million people and make up of 48 different ethnic groups with an are 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 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 lands. 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).
 
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

Arriving on the Wattay Ariport in Vientaine. After obtaining visas on arrival, transfer from the airport to a hotel. Afternoon city tour includes the Great Sacred Stupa – That Luang, Wat Phra Keow, Wat Sisaket and the Arc de Triomphe and the Morning Market. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2: Vientiane - Luang Pra Bang

After breakfast, transfer to ariport flight to Luang Pra Bang. Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel. Afternoon explore this beautiful town, visiting Wat Visounalat, known as “the Watermelon Stupa”; the ornate Wat Mai; and Wat Xieng Thong, an exquisite 400 – year – old royal monastery complex. Late afternoon, climb Phousi Hill, with its derelict anti – aircraft gun and revered shrine, to view the sunset over the Mekong and mountains beyond. Overnight in Luang Pra Bang.

Day 3: Luang Pra Bang

Early morning see long lines of barefoot monks in procession through the streets of Luang Pra Bang. Afterwards travel up the Mekong by motor boat to the Pak Ou Caves, a mystical pigrimage site above the river. Over the past five centuries, kings, princes, merchants, and peasants have come to the caves to worship, leaving behind more than 3, 000 statues of the Buddha. Along the way visit Ban Sang Hai where they make traditional sticky rice liquor. Late afternoon, return to Luang Pra Bang. Overnight in Luang Pra Bang.

Day 4: Luang Pra Bang - Vientiane

Morning visit the Royal Palace, now the National Museum, continue visit to H’mong ang K’hmu villages, a weaving village and the Kuang Si Falls. Late Morning, return to the town. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Vientaine. Fly Luang Pra Bang to Vientiane. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 5: Vientiane Departure

Transfer to the airport for departure flight. End of services.

Tour Prices

Class

2 Pax

3 - 6 Pax

7 - 9 Pax

10 - 15 Pax

16 Pax Up

Single Supplemental

star

$455

$417

$381

$380

$362

$153

star

$495

$460

$429

$423

$408

$157

star

$620

$579

$531

$521

$518

$285

Note: Number of Person in Group/Pax Tour cost per Person (in US $)

Trip includes:

  • All Transfers by private car or bus as mentioned in tour program.
  • English/French speaking local guide
  • Domestic airtickets
  • 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

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