Laos Memorable 11 Days
Tour code: LC08
Type of tour: Private tour
Duration: 11 Days 10 Nights
Route: Ubon Ratchathani - Pakse - Tadlo Lodge - Pakse/Champassak/Vat Phou - Huei Thamo / Oum Moung Temple / Khong Island - Ban Veuthong/ the “Niagara of the East/ Xieng Di/ Pakse - Vientiane -Luangprabang
Overview: The capital Vientiane situated on the banks of the mighty Mekong River has changed little over the years and still offers an exotic veneer of French Culture. Luang Prabang is the old royal capital of Laos and is one of Asia's most beautiful cities.
UBON RATCHATHANI - PAKSE - TADLO LODGE - VIENTIANE
( 11 Days 10 Nights )
What make this tour so special:
- Come through Boloven plateauwhere famous tea and coffee plantation
- Morning Elephant ride to visit minority villages of the Katu, Alak and Nge
- Oum Moung Temple & Khong Island exploring
- Cruising to the small village of Ban Veuthong
- Vientiane – Luangprabang overview
- Day 1: Ubon Ratchathani - Pakse
- Day 2: Tadlo Lodge
- Day 3: Pakse/Champassak/Vat Phou
- Day 4: Huei Thamo / Oum Moung Temple / Khong Island
- Day 5: Ban Veuthong/ the “Niagara of the East/ Xieng Di/ Pakse
- Day 6: Pakse - Vientiane
- Day 7: Vientiane
- Day 8: Vientiane - Luangprabang
- Day 9: Luangprabang
- Day 10: Luangprabang
- Day 11: Luangprabang
Day 01 : Ubon Ratchathani - Pakse
Upon arrival to Ubon airport, transfer to Tadlo, through Boloven plateauwhere famous tea and coffee plantation and other lush vegetation and red surface of basaltic soil are incredible all along the way. Arrival Tadlo. Overnight at lovely lodge by the waterfall.
Day 02 : Tadlo Lodge (B)
Morning Elephant ride to visit minority villages of the Katu, Alak and Nge. At leisure. Afternoon return to Pakse. En route, there are some opportunities to explore a part of Boloven. Overnight at Champassak hotel in Pakse .
Day 03 : Pakse/Champassak/Vat Phou (B,L,D)
Early morning 10h30 a.m. departure from Pakse for Champassak, heading south aboard a local longtail riverboat, zigzagging through mild rapids and sand banks, arriving at Champassak in time for a riverside lunch, followed by a guided tour of the mysterious pre-Angkorian 10th century temple of Vat Phou, the boat’s namesake. As dusk falls board the Vat Phou for a relaxing cruise down-river, enjoying the tropical sunset on the deck, dinner is served on board, while the boat docks for the night alongside a remote Laotian village.
Day 04 : Huei Thamo / Oum Moung Temple / Khong Island (B,L,D)
Breakfast on board as we set sail for the village of Huei Thamo, only a few minutes walk away from the spectacular hidden forest temple of Oum Moung. Afterwards rejoin the boat for a cruise southwards and lunch on the deck, while we continue our leisurely sail further south to the wild paradise of the “4,000 islands”, arrived in the afternoon closed to Khong Island (the birthplace of the President of the Peoples republic of Laos) at Ban Dua Tae, and visit this traditional Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries. Back on board for quiet dinner, under the stars, serenaded by the songs by the songs of the buffalo toads.
Day 05 : Ban Veuthong/ the “Niagara of the East/ Xieng Di/ Pakse (B,L)
Breakfast on the deck, while cruising to the small village of Ban Veuthong where we will board a small long-tail boat to Khone Island. After visit, take a long tail boat back to the main land for lunch amid the by-gone splendid of another age; colorful French colonial houses and an old customs post, alongside a stone quay. Take a minivan to amazingly scenic splendor of the Khong Pha Peng waterfall, “the Niagara of the East“, close to the Cambodian border. Back to “civilization, for the two hours ride to Pakse, arriving in the afternoon, about 3:50 p.m.
Day 06 : Pakse - Vientiane (B)
City tour of Vientiane. Visits to the major temples of Vat Sisaket, Vat Phrakeo and the impressive That Luang Stupa, the country’s most important monument. We will also see the Arch of Triumph, the National Museum and the main market. Although it is a capital city, Vientiane has the feel of a small provincial town. The wide boulevards are almost devoid of traffic and with its many temples, the city retains the feel of another age. Overnight at hotel in Vientiane.
Day 08 : Vientiane - Luangprabang(B)
Transfer to airport for the flight to Luangprabang. You are met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. Overnight at La Residence hotel in Luangprabang.
Day 09 : Luangprabang (B)
Visit the major sites of Luangprabang including Vat Visoun, the site of an impressive stupa,Vat Makmo, Vat Aham, which is one of the city's major tutelary shrines, dedicated to Deveta Luang (spirit) Pu Gneu Ya Gneu (ancestors). Climb Vat Phousi hill for an outstanding view over the city. Continue to visit Vat Mai, built in 1796, famous for the five - tiered roof of its wooden sim built in the standard of Luang Prabang style. Visit local market, craft village. Overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Luangprabang (B)
At leisure day to visit the market, craft shopps, craft villages
Overnight in Luang Prabang
Day 11 : Departure (B)
Breakfast, free at leisure, until transfer to airport.
Price per pax (adult) in US Dollars
3 - 6 pax
7 - 11 pax
12 - 15 pax
16 - 19 pax
Private tour : To do the tour privately. The tour is not fixed, it is possible to be customized for your group. All service is reserved for your group only. You do not have to share the bus, boat, tour guide with other tourists. One exception, if you stay at the boat in Halong bay - it is like the hotel in Halong - you still have to share the boat with other people
- Transportation in private air-conditioned
- Accommodation in twin shared
- Boat trip as stated in above sights
- English or French speaking guide
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Meals: B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
- Domestic gov't tax and service charge
- Luggage handling
- Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
- Int’l airport departure tax US$10.00/pax
- Domestic airticket with airport tax
- Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Meals:(lunch or dinner, quoted separately)
- Single room (quoted separately)
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others not stated.
Accommodations offers in this trip
The hotel may be changed up to its availability. It will be confirmed after getting your deposit/ payment. You can get details of your hotel at our website: http://www.vietnamhotels.vn/ ; details of your cruise at our website http://www.halongcruise.vn/
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