Classic Laos 5 days

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price from: $422 USD

That’s wonderful when you discover Classic Laos 5 days.The mystery Laos is charming with the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts, impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham and beautiful nature such as Khuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails or have good time to exploration of the area of the 4000 islands by boat. Moreover, discover the fascinating pre-Angkorian ruins of Wat Phu and you will be attracted by the architecher here. Especialy, taking a boat into the famous Kong Lor Cave which is over 7km long and includes a spectacular cavern over 100m high. Beside that, moving to local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, Khmu villages where you can see the daily life of the local people and see how do they made traditional crafts.Beside that, walk for around three hours through forest and upland fields to the highest point of the trek, where there is an Akha resting place would make you feel interesting. So, let Travel Sense Asia support you the Classic Laos 5 days and keep your great time in ancient Laos.

vientianeDay 1. Arrival – Vientiane

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at you leisure to relax. Overnight in Vientiane.

 

 

 

 

 

patuxay monumentDay 2. Vientiane – full day city tour – Luang Prabang

After breakfast, we explore Vientiane capital by visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. . En route to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

In the afternoon we continue visiting the rest of Vientiane by foot, including Wat Ong Tue, Wat Inpeng and Wat Haisok. We pass by the major shopping area continuing to the Vientiane Central Market of Talad Sao and Talad Kouadin where various goods are displayed for sale; including fresh food, household goods, souvenirs, textiles, gold, silver and antiques. We then transfer to the airport for your late afternoon flight to Luang Prabang. Here you will be met and transferred to your hotel, where you have the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)

Lao kids reading their first booksDay 3. Luang Prabang – Big Brother Mouse – Ban Khia Luang – Pak Ou Caves

The day starts with a visit to the Big Brother Mouse shop to select some books for the village visit. We then head north by car along route 13, before taking a unpaved road to Ban Khia Luang village. We then have ample time to visit the school, play with the kids and watch them enjoy their new books. We also take some time to explore the rest of the village, where you can see weaving and visit the local temple. We stop for lunch at the village, which can either be a western picnic lunch, or traditional Lao food such as sticky rice, laap and fresh vegetables cooked by the villagers.

After lunch we say good bye to the village and drive to Ban Khoklin, which takes us through some beautiful scenery of mountains and paddy fields. At Ban Khoklin we then board a private boat down the Nam Ou river for 30 minutes to Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. and continue down the Mekong River back to Luang Prabang, arriving back there by late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)

kuang si waterfallDay 4. Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls and Ban Chan

Today we cross the Mekong River by boat, to the picturesque village of Ban Chan, a pottery village. We then visit the morning Phousi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, a Khmu village. This then takes us to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. We then return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)

Day5. Luang Prabang – Departure

Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before you will be transferred to the airport in time for your departing flight. (B)

Wholesales Rates All prices arevalid through 30 September 2014Tour price in USDnet per person in group of Surcharge
Categories 1 2 3-4 5-8 Single
Standard 1,010 610 545 422 82
First Class 1,183 694 629 505 156
Superior 1,220 730 665 542 158
Deluxe 1,387 799 734 704 235

* S.R.S: Single Room Supplement extra charge

* Price is not applied for Christmas and New Year Period,

Please contact us if you are travelling in this period, because there are some luxury hotels required to have Compulsory Dinner.

*At the time of quotation, Travel Sense Asia reservesthe right to adjust prices to take account of unusual movements incurrency markets, hotel and transport costs as a result of inflationaryprice pressures in oil and other commodity markets.

Included:

  • Transportation in private
  • Accommodation in twin shared room
  • Domestic airticket as stated only
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water

Excluded:

  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • International air tickets to from Laos
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Lunch or dinner unless where stated
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Child or adult in triple sharing room
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses