Exotic Laos Travel

Northern Laos Express

  • Duration: 5 days 4 nights
This classic tour is for tourists who dispose short stay in Laos. Discovering all main buddism temples, natural caves and spectaculor waterfall in northern from Luang Prabang to Vientiane.

Arrival at Luang Prabang international airport and meet your guide, then transfer to your hotel.

This evening, enjoy The Ancient Kingdom walking inside the peninsular along confluence of Khan and Mekong River and surrounding beautiful Lao and French architecture of this small and charming World Heritage town. Luang Prabang Nestled in a stunning setting amid lush mountains, this sacred city of golden temples and saffron robed monks provides endless opportunities for sightseeing

Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with Lao typical food.

Overnight at hotel

Meal: Dinner

Picture of Luang Prabang - Arrival

This morning transfer to the pier where you board a traditional long trail boat, for a relaxing cruise upstream on the mighty Mekong River. Enjoy stunning mountain scenery and witness the simple rural lifestyles.

You will reach Pak Ou caves at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. In these 2 caves are displayed hundreds of sacred centuries-old Buddha images which are the object of pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. Cruise back Luang Prabang. Stop and visit Ban XANGKHONG, a weaving village, where you can jump into wooden looms with local expert for practical and experience.

This afternoon, driving through green rice paddies and farms. On your arrival at the Kuang Si waterfall, enjoy your short walking on trails of falls to visit the bear rescued centre. Enjoy spectacular views and surrounding of orchids inside the park and falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools. You can cool off with a swim. Return à Luang Prabang

Meals on your own. Overnight in hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Picture of Luang Prabang - Pak Ou - Kuang Si

Option for early morning: Wake up early and participate in the daily morning alms giving ritual to saffron clad monks on street. Laos is the only Buddhist nation still preserving this tradition. Visit fresh local markets and back to hotel for breakfast.

This morning, visit to the most photographed temple, WAT XIENGTHONG. Located at the end of peninsular closed to the confluence of Mekong and Khan River. Continue to former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Your visiting day ends by Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple.

Then drive to Vang Vieng. Stop on the way to visit some local villages. Check in hotel on arraival

Meals on your own. Overnight in hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Picture of Luang Prabang - Temples visiting - Vang Vieng

Breakfast served at hotel.

Start your day by an relaxing excursion in long tail boat on Nam Song River. It is a dam and its lake. Its realization has submerged 250 km2 of forest. This spectacular lake is endowed with a hundred small islands. Boat trip and visit villages along the river.

Our guide will escort you to Tam Jang cave 172 steps where you can see the spectacular views of the city and the landscape. 

Then heading to Vientiane, about 4 hours from the capital. On the way, stop and enjoy the beautiful scenery over the Nam Ngum Lake. Check in hotel on your arrival.

Meal on your own. Overnigh at hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Picture of Vang Vieng - Vientiane

Breakfast served at hotel.

With local guide, you enjoy a day to discover the capital of Laos:

Wat Sisaket with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues. The huge golden That Luang monument, where all Lao citizen respect as holy pagoda.

Vientiane’s own Victory Monument, which looks like the Arc de Triumph. This was built at the end of the Indochina wars with money rumored to be American, and earmarked for the airport’s new runway. Thus the departing Americans dubbed this monument the vertical runway! Have a look at the lovely arches inside the monument.

Transfer to Wattay Airport for your departure flight back home.

Meal: Breakfast

Picture of Vientiane - Sightseeings in city - Departure
Khounsua Rd., Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang, Laos
01 Khounboulom Road Sisaket Village, Chanthabouly District Vientiane
Vangvieng, Laos

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