Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Pakse & Don Khone
Laos is a country often overlooked by travellers, however this vibrant destination is filled with kind people, a rich history, and beautiful local traditions. Visit ancient Temples, swim under picturesque waterfalls, learn how to create local cuisine (in local homes), and enjoy cruising across the stunning Mekong Delta. Spend time exploring the 4,000 Islands area, and learn about this amazing destination from your professional English speaking guides!
Day 01: Arrive Luang Prabang (-/-/-)
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
Day 02: Luang Prabang (B/-/D)
Take a morning tour of the city, wandering the impressive temples of Wat Visoun, the National Museum, and the UXO Centre. In the afternoon visit the stunning Kuangsi Waterfall, depending on the season you can have an afternoon swim. Learn about animal conservation at the Sun Bear Reserve before travelling to the Night Market. After exploring the markets you will experience a traditional Baci Ceremony with locals.
Day 03: Luang Prabang (B/-/-)
After breakfast the day is yours to explore at your leisure. You could also take an optional tour.* 1. Pak Ou – take a boat journey on the Mekong River, exploring the Pak Ou Caves and traditional weaving villages. 2. Rice Experience – visit a local farm and learn about rice cultivation. 3. Alms Experience – cruise across the Mekong and help a local family prepare the daily alms for local monks. Wander through the Monastary of Happiness, and enjoy the stunning views of Phousi Mountain. Take a Tuk-Tuk ride around Luang Prabang and visit the markets, then take a boat ride to the gardens of Pha Tad Ke.
Day 04: Luang Prabang – Vientiane (B/-/-)
Learn how local meals are cooked and participate in the daily giving of alms to local monks, before receiving a blessing. In the afternoon visit the city’s most beautiful temple, Wat Xieng Thong. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Vientiane where you will be met and transferred for your hotel.
Day 05: Vientiane (B/-/-)
Visit the COPE Educational Centre and learn about Laos’ Hidden War, then wander the Buddha Park. Explore Temples, Stupas, and Monuments.
Day 06: Vientiane – Pakse (B/-/-)
Transfer to Pakse by air, then travel across the Mekong River to Khone Island. The afternoon is yours to enjoy on the island, relax, swim, or visit the local villages by bicycle.
Day 07: Pakse (B/-/-)
Explore the beautiful Liphi Waterfall, on the border of Laos and Cambodia. You may even spot the rare freshwater Irrawaddy Mekong Dolphin! Take a scenic boat ride then see the Niagara of the East, Khone Phapeng.
Day 08: Depart Pakse (B/-/-)
Your last morning is free at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Number of Days 8
Price From $2249
Prices are based on Low Season (01/08/2022 – 31/12/2022). *Surcharges apply for other periods.
7 nights quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
Domestic flights from Luang Prabang – Vientiane, Vientiane – Pakse
Small boat from Pakse – Don Khone
Tipping for guide and driver
All transportation, daily tours and admission fees
Professional English speaking local guides
International airfares and taxes
Optional activities (*)
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $2,249 per person (land only, low season)
Private Touring available for an additional fee.