Laos Experience - 07 Days
You will discover
- Day 01Vientiane arrival (-/-/-)
- Day 02Vientiane full day city tour (B/-/-)
- Day 03Xieng Khuang – Plain of Jar (B/-/-)
- Day 04Xieng Khoang – Transfer to Luang Prabang (B/-/-)
- Day 05Luang Prabang – City Tour – Pak Ou cave (B/-/-)
- Day 06Luang Prabang – Khuang Si fall (B/-/-)
- Day 07Luang Prabang – Departure (B/-/-)
You will be interested in:
- Discover the beauty spots in the capital of Laos: Wat Sisaket, Pha That Luang temple, Patuxay arc, Vat Phra Keo temple.
- See local life at Talat Sao market
- Explore the mysterious plain of Jars.
- Visit the most beautiful and famous Vat Xien Thong or the temple of Royal city, Wat Visoun temple and Wat Mai temple
- Boat trip on the Mekong River, caves discovery.
- Explore the traditional local villages
- Immerse into the stunning turquoise Khuang Si fall.
Day 01 : Vientiane arrival (-/-/-)
Upon Vientiane airport, our Authenik Travel’s tour guide and driver will welcome you and transfer to your hotel in the Vientiane - the country’s charming capital, with its laidback riverside ambience, and alluring monuments.
Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 02 : Vientiane full day city tour (B/-/-)
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and meet our tour guide for full day Vientiane city exploration.
The highlight of the trip will start from Vat Phra Keo temple built in 1565. It is one of the most interesting and impressive temples in Vientiane. It previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha image.
Next, we visit Vat Sisaket temple which is well known for not only its cloister wall storing thousands small Buddha images but also its beautiful architecture and decoration with history dated back to 1818.
We transfer to visit Pha That Luang temple built 1566 and reconstructed 1930. It is the most important Laotian religious and national monument. The temple has a special architecture reflecting culture of Laos and identity, becoming a symbol of Laos nationalism.
Later we discover the Patuxay arc - the memorial monument built in 1957 and is the most prominent landmark in the city. Its architecture was inspired by the architecture of Triumph in Paris and combined with typical Laos style. From the top of the monument, you could enjoy the great panoramic view of the city.
Talat Sao market where you can do some shopping and uncover the local life.
In the afternoon, take a short flight to Xieng Khuang airport.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel.
Overnight in Xieng Khuang.
Day 03 : Xieng Khuang – Plain of Jar (B/-/-)
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a short trek to explore the mysterious Plain of Jars and the surrounding areas. The jars are supposed to be 2000 years old, although there is little proof to date them accurately.
Nowadays, archaeologist still struggle to find the specific purpose of the jars.
Used for funerary urns or store rice wine? It remains a question without any answer. Observe local village life; visit a small monastery in Ban Xiengdi and pass through areas that used to be important battlefields during the American war.
We continue 1 hour driving to visit Muang Khoun, the one place in the old provincial capital that was not been destroyed by American bombings.
Overnight in Xieng Khuang.
Day 04 : Xieng Khoang – Transfer to Luang Prabang (B/-/-)
Enjoy your breakfast, take a 6 hour driving to Luang Prabang with some stops and lunch at Sala Phoukhou. After lunch we continue on our way to Luang Prabang via Road 13 whilst enjoying the beautiful landscapes along the road.
Upon arrival, check in hotel and climb up to Phousi hill to enjoy the panorama view of Luang Prabang town. Return to the town and discover the night market by you own.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 05 : Luang Prabang – City Tour – Pak Ou cave (B/-/-)
After your breakfast at hotel. Meet our tour guide to take a short driver to Vat Xien Thong or the temple of Royal city. This is one of the most important Laos monasteries and still remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, traditional art and royalty.
The next will be Wat Visoun temple – dating back to 1513, the King Visoun Dynasty. This is the oldest temple in Luang Prabang and was once the home to Luang Prabang Buddhas. Wat Visoun temple is with an unusual structure which represents the earliest Lao style.
Followed by Wat Mai, a beautiful temple built in the 18 century, located by the Royal palace. It is the biggest temples with beautiful decoration in Luang Prabang.
Enjoy a boat trip along the Mekong river to discover the peaceful landscapes the numerous the Buddha images in Pak Ou caves such as Pak Ou cave (the mouth of the Ou River), Tham Ting cave ( Lower cave) and Tham Theung ( Upper cave). Then walk around Ban Pak Ou Village, a small Laotian fishermen’s village on the Mekong River, and continue to Ban MuangKeo village, where you will see the production of colored fabric, which is woven on simple weaving looms.
Return to Luang Prabang by boat.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 06 : Luang Prabang – Khuang Si fall (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel and explore the life style at local market in the morning, Enjoy a 1 hour driving through rice fields and beautiful small village. Make some stop to discover their daily life before reaching Khuang Si fall, a gorgeous turquoise waterfall. Refresh and swim in the clear water.
Back to city and the rest of day is free at your leisure.
Overnight at Hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 07 : Luang Prabang – Departure (B/-/-)
Free on your own till meet your driver for a transfer to airport for your flight home or next destinations.
- Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
- Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
- Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
- Domestic flight
- Local English speaking guide
- Meals where mentioned (B= breakfast; L= lunch; D= dinner)
- All entrance fees
- Water on tour.
Service Not Included
International flight tickets from/to your country
Others not mentioned
Drinks, other than water on activity days
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
What clients say about us?
Very committed and responsive local team, tour was absolutely what we wanted - TripsAdvisorApr 24, 2018
Right from the time of my enquiry, to tour around Vietnam, the team at Authentik was very proactive and professional in their approach.Jan 8, 2018
A tailor-made trip perfectly organized by Authentik Vietnam.Nov 26, 2017