Authentic Laos (21 days - 20 nights)

Laos is truly a fascinating country. With stunning landscapes, rich culture heritage and genuine hospitality, this nation has always held a magical allure for visitors.

Highlights

Visit of H’Mong and Lao Theung Villages

ride an elephant

Spend the afternoon visiting Nam Lu

Village where Lanten people live

Visit of the capital city

The morning market, Wat That Luang, Wat Sisaket etc…

Day
1

VIENTIANE

Pick-up at the airport by your driver and your guide. Visit of the capital city of Laos. Night in the hotel.

Day
2

VIENTIANE – VANG VIENG

After breakfast, departure towards Vang Vieng. Discover a traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun. Visit of Nam Ngum dam, Tham Chang Cave and local villages. Lunch in a local restaurant. Night at The Elephant Crossing Hotel.

Day
3

VANG VIENG – XIENG KHOANG

After breakfast, visit of the local market. Departure for Xieng Khoang where you will visit the Plain of Jars, site #1. Night at Vansana Hotel.

Day
4

XIENG KHOANG – LUANG PRABANG

After breakfast, visit the Plain of Jars, site #2. Departure towards Luang Prabang. Visit of H’Mong and Lao Theung Villages. Lunch in a local restaurant. Night in Luang Prabang.

Day
5

LUANG PRABANG

After breakfast, visit Luang Prabang by bike: Wat Vixun, Aham, Xiengthong, Wat Sene, Wat Mai, Royal Palace, and Mount Phousi. Night in Luang Prabang.

Day
6

LUANG PRABANG – KUANGSI WATERFALLS

After breakfast, departure for Kuangsi Waterfalls and H’Mong and Khmu Villages by air-conditioned mini-bus. Transfer to Lao Spirit Resort where you will spend the night.

Day
7

LUANG PRABANG

After breakfast, ride an elephant. Visit of villages and cruise to reach Thapen. Back to Luang Prabang, visit of Santi Chedi stupa, the cotton and silk hand-weavings village of Phanom and Henri Mouhot’s Tomb. Night at Mouhot Lodge.

Day
8

LUANG PRABANG

Free time the whole day to discover Luang Prabeng at your own pace. Night in the hotel.

Day
9

LUANG PRABANG – NONG KHIAW

Early in the morning, board a traditional private boat to cruise the Mekong. Visit Pak Ou Cave. Cruise on Nam Ou River to reach Nong Khiaw where you will spend the night.

Day
10

NONG KHIOW – LUANG NAM THA

After breakfast, departure for Oudomxai by private mini-bus. On the way, visit of villages. Lunch in Oudomxai. Then, drive towards Luang Nam Tha. Visit of Lan Ten Village. Night in a Lao style guesthouse.

Day
11

LUANG NAM THA – MUANG SING

After breakfast, visit of the local market. Departure for Muang Sing. In the afternoon, trek in Nam Det Cau Village where Dao and Akha minorities live. Night in Muang Sing.

Day
12

MUANG SING – LUANG NAM THA

After breakfast, departure for Luang Namtha by mini-bus. Trek. Night at an inhabitant’s house.

Day
13

LUANG NAM THA – VIENTIANE

After breakfast, go back to Luang Namtha by mini-bus. Spend the afternoon visiting Nam Lu Village where Lanten people live. Then, transfer to the airport for a flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival, your driver will pick you up. Night in the hotel.

Day
14

VIENTIANE – PAKSE – TADLO

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a flight to Pakse. Trip to Tadlo where Lao Teung people live. Visit of Bane Lak Sip Chet (blacksmith village) and Bane Lak Xao Et. Then, take a bus to visit Phasouam Waterfalls in Muang Bachieng. Visit of Bane Houey Houne (Katou Village) and Bane Khieng Tad Soung (Nge) near Tadlo. Lunch in a restaurant in Tadlo. Relax near the waterfalls. In the afternoon, visit of Khmu, Taoy and Souey villages. Night in the hotel.

Day
15

TADLO – PAKSE

After breakfast, back to Pakse via Muang ThaTeng and Muang Pak Song. On the way, visit of Bane Kok PhoungTai (Kaleum Village), the Arabica plantation near Paksong and the Sekatam Tok Waterfalls. At the end of the day, back to Pakse where you will spend the night.

Day
16

PAKSE – CHAMPASAK – KHONG ISLAND

After breakfast, departure for Champassak. Visit Wat Phou which dates back from the 6th century. Then board a private boat for a cruise on the Mekong River towards Khong Island. Visit villages of Lao Loum people who live by the River. Lunch as a picnic aboard the boat. Night at Sala Done Khong Hotel.

Day
17

KHONG ISLAND

After breakfast, board a private boat to cruise down the Mekong through 4000 islands (Siphandone) until you reach Done Det. Discover Lipha Somphamit waterfalls by the Cambodian border. Lunch in a local restaurant. Around 4pm, board a pirogue to watch Irrawaddy dolphins (Along with Myanmar, it is the only place where freshwater dolphin can be observed). Finally, visit of Khone Phapheng Waterfalls, highlight of the tour. Night at Sala Ban Khone Hotel.

Day
18

KHONG ISLAND

Ride a bike to visit Done Khong. Night in the hotel.

Day
19

CHAMPASAK

After breakfast, visit of Khone Phapheng and Voeunkham by pirogue (freshwater dolphin). Night at Khonephaphen Resort.

Day
20

CHAMPASAK – PAKSE

After breakfast, take Khiat Ngong road to reach Phou Assa where you will ride on elephant-back. In the afternoon, go back to Pakse to visit the National Musuem and disocver the silk weavers village of Bane Saphay. Night in Pakse.

Day
21

PAKSE – VIENTIANE

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a flight to Vientiane. Visit of the capital city: the morning market, Wat That Luang, Wat Sisaket… At the end of the day, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.

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