Highlights of Laos from North to South

Luang Prabang - Kuang Si Waterfall - Pak Ou Caves - Vientiane - Pakse - Bolaven - Wat Phou - Khone Phapheng Waterfall - Khong Island 

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Endowed with splendid landscape and incredibly wealthy culture, Laos is sure a great destination to discover in Indochina. Within 9 days, this adventure takes you to many charming attractions as well as peaceful regions of this beautiful land.

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On arrival at Luang Prabang Airport, you will be collected by our guide and transferred to your hotel in central town.

Check in the hotel and relax at your own leisure

  • Meals: N/A
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

If you are an early riser, you will have a chance to observe an interesting ceremony in Laos – Alms Giving. During the ceremony, all of the monks line up and slowly walk in the streets or around local temples in order to receive foods and offerings from local people. 

Breakfast will be served at your hotel. Our itinerary of Day 5 then starts with a visit to Wat Xieng Thong – a sacred and well-designed monument at the heart of the city.

Next stop, 2 temples of Wat Visoun and Wat Mai, where we can admire the architectural beauty of 18th century.

After that, we head to Kuang Si – a dreamy turquoise waterfall where we can comfortably swim, relax and join in a lot of exciting activities.

The balance of day is free at your own leisure.

Dinner is on your own, overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

You will be picked up at your hotel for a short trip to the bank of Mekong River. There, we embark the Neva Mekong to cruise upstream towards Pak Ou Cave. It will take us 2 hours to reach the cave passing by idyllic scenery and rustic villages on both side of Mekong River.

Pak Ou, which is surrounded by stunning limestone mountains, is home to thousands of Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture some photos of a harmonious combination of the cave and alluvial water of the Mekong below.

Once done at Pak Ou, on the cruise back downstream, lunch is served on boat with some delicious Lao dishes.

After disembarkation, our tuk-tuk takes you back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

In the morning, after having breakfast and checking out of your room, you will be picked up to the bus station in Luang Prabang for a drive to Vientiane.

It takes you about 9-10 hours to reach Vientiane.

On arrival, you will be collected by our driver to transfer to your hotel in Vientiane

Check in and relax at your own leisure, meals on your own

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

After breakfast, our Vientiane city tour starts with a visit to Wat Sisaket and Wat Phra Kaeo, 2 of the most beautiful and recognizable temples of the country. 

Next, you will also have chance to admire the beauty of the golden symbol of Laos – Pha That Luang as well as enjoy an impressive view of Vientiane on the top of Patuxai Monument.

You are free until getting transferred to the bus station for a night bus to Pakse. Meals on your own, overnight on the bus

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Overnight on the bus

Once reached Pakse in the early morning, you will be picked up by our local guide. We will go to a nearby restaurant for breakfast.

Afterwards, we head to Bolaven Plateau – the dreamy highlands of Pakse – home to a variety of Lao hill tribes.

Our vehicle will drop us off at 3 great Lao waterfalls of Tad Lo, Tad Yuang & Tad Fane to relax and discover stunning nature of Laos.

Once done at the waterfalls, we continue heading towards our hotel in Bolaven where you will stay overnight and make a stopover at a coffee and/or tea plantation.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Bolaven

After breakfast, we check out of the hotel and leave Bolaven Plateau for 4000 Islands. En route, we pay a visit to Wat Phou – a beautiful Khmer temple with unique architecture dating back to 11th century. 

The tour then continue with a visit to the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia named Khone Phapheng, where you can admire the picturesque landscape of Laos.

Once done at the waterfall, our drive continues towards Don Khong – the biggest island of Si Phan Done, where we will check in hotel and relax at your own leisure.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Don Khong

Today we take a scenic boat trip on Mekong River to visit 2 small islands of Don Det and Don Khone, which are known as heaven of backpackers.

After disembarkation, you will take a bike to easily explore tranquil scenery and rustic life of local people in Ban Khone fishing village. Furthermore, you will have access to ancient French railways and the stunning Liphi Waterfall.

In the afternoon, we come back to our boat, embark and head to Cambodian border – home to one of the rarest species in the world – The Irrawaddy Dolphin. If you are lucky, you can spot one or a group of them playing and 

In the afternoon, we embark the motor boat again to visit Cambodian border where the famous Irrawaddy dolphins live. If you are lucky, you can spot one or a group of them playing, swimming or spouting water out of their nose.

Return to Pakse in the late afternoon. Meals on your own

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Pakse

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. After that, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: N/A

End of the tour

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Laos

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara Luang Say Residence La Residence Phou Vao
Vientiane Lao Orchid Salana Boutique Hotel Settha Palace
Pakse Pakse Hotel Champasak Grand
Bolaven Plateau Tad Fan Resort Tad Lo Lodge
4000 Islands Sala Done Khone Senesothxeun Hotel

In

Luang Prabang
Vientiane
Pakse
Bolaven Plateau Tad Fan Resort
4000 Islands Sala Done Khone
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Vientiane Lao Orchid
Pakse Pakse Hotel
Bolaven Plateau Tad Lo Lodge
4000 Islands Senesothxeun Hotel
Luang Prabang Luang Say Residence
Vientiane Salana Boutique Hotel
Pakse Champasak Grand
Bolaven Plateau
4000 Islands
Luang Prabang La Residence Phou Vao
Vientiane Settha Palace
Pakse
Bolaven Plateau
4000 Islands

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or double room with daily breakfast 
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle 
  • Boat trip to Pak Ou Cave
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets
  • Laos visa
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Kt Wong Kwok Tai Wong

Hong Kong SAR China

"Great Experiences!"

December 2017

Kamea is a very good expert and she could be able to answer all my questions about Laos. And, she is so good to help me solve a lot of problems (i.e. local sim cards - quite affordable and all the river-view rooms, etc.,). We ... More +

Marie Patricia Geurts

Australia

"Brilliant Services!"

Octorber 2017

Both my son and I have been extremely happy with the personal tour booked. Both the tour guides exceptional! We felt really looked after, and as the tour was designed especially for us - very spoilt. The accommodation was superb, staff amazing - could not ... More +

Linda Anne Snyman

South Africa

"Amazing!"

July 2017

We had an absolute wonderful time. Every day or event was more than we expected. We were very impressed with our guides, our tour plan, our hotels, our transport and transfers and the good service we got from Kamea. Nothing was ever a problem, she ... More +

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