Treasure of Laos 5 Days

Hanoi - Halong - Sapa - Hue - Hoi An - HCM - Mekong

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Overview

The ‘classic’ tour in Laos and essential for anyone with a short amount of time on their hands or great for combining into a bigger Indochina multi country tour. All the main sights are included, as well as our exclusive interactive Hmong village experience !
Visiting speepy Laos capital city where many ancient momuments and stupas Up there in Luang Prabang, you experience the ancient kingdom of Laos where traditionally remain uncharged in century. Perhaps drop a text book to local kid and support local community at Ban Khia Luang Big Brother Mouse. Take a boat trip along the Mekong River. Sunset experience on top of mount Phousi and all you desir

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodations in Twin sharing with breakfast basis at mentioned hotels or similar ones if the mentioned hotels are not available
  • Meals as mentioned in the program B = breakfast, Br=Brunch, L= lunch and D=dinner
  • English speaking local guides during the whole trip
  • Entrance fees for all the mentioned visits
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during the whole trip
  • Vietnam visa approval letter – COMPLIMENTARY (Values up to 20 USD per person)
  • Cyclo ride and water puppet show in Hanoi
  • Private boat trip in Hue, Nhatrang and Mekong delta
  • One night on a non-private boat in Halong bay (Chartered boat request may apply surcharge)
  • Mineral water and cold wipe (2 small bottles+2 cold wipes per person per day)
  • International air tickets from/to Vietnam
  • Domestic air tickets Hanoi-Hue, Danang-Nhatrang-Hcmc (Total current fare : 235 USD, economy class, VN airlines - Currently valid airfare that may change without prior notice from airlines) Vietnamese visa stamping fee (25 USD per person with Single entry and 50 USD per person with multiple entries,paid to the Immigration officers at the airport on arrival)
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Laundry, telephone calls, tips and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Any services other than mentioned

Tour Amenities

Car Parking
Free Coupons
Laundry service
Restaurant
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

Tour Plan

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

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)

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)

Your half day city tour begins with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum (Close on Tuesday), which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then head to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We also have time to visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham and Wat Mai. In the afternoon we 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 early evening. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)

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)

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    Max Guests

    50

    Min Age

    16+

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