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Images of Laos
(Trip of 6 Days & 5 Night)

Brief itinerary :

Jour 1 : Arrival at Vientiane. Visit city
Jour 2 : Vientiane – Vang Vieng
Jour 3 : Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang
Jour 4 : Luang Prabang. Full day city tour
Jour 5 : Luang Prabang – Kuang Si – Pak Ou
Jour 6 : Luang Prabang – Departure

Detailled itinerary :

Day 1: ARRIVAL- VIENTIANE (L, D)
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Time permitting; Your half day city tour enables us to see the major temples of Vientiane including the oldest, Wat Sisaket, a temple of thousands of miniature Buddha statues, and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. We also visit Lao national icon, That Luang Stupa, and we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2: VIENTIANE– VANG VIENG (B, L, D) (150km/ 3h by road)
We leave the capital early for our journey northbound; we will see some breathtaking scenery en route as we pass through spectacular countryside towards the mountainous region. Along the way we visit the busy and colourful market of Thalat where various hill tribes come to trade goods and buy provisions. A next stop of our trip is Vang Xang, famous for its archeological site dating back to the 11th century. We reach our final destination Vang Vieng, which is nestled on a bend of the Nam Song River. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Vang Vieng.

Day 3. VANG VIENG– LUANG PRABANG (B, L, D) (240km/ 6h by road)
As part of our half day tour of Vang Vieng, we explore the famous caves of Tham Jang, which was once used by the local people as a hideout from Chinese invaders.
We also cross the river to Ban Huai Ngai, a very pleasant village where we can explore the different lifestyles of the locals. Following lunch, we head north up route 13 to Luang Prabang. The stunning mountain scenery makes for an interesting journey. After a couple of photo stops, we arrive in Luang Prabang early evening. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 4: LUANG PRABANG– FULL DAY CITY TOUR (B, L, D)
Your full day city tour begins after breakfast, with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Today, we also visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham
Following lunch, we visit the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures before we head out of town to see the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek. We then return to the city for a visit to Wat Mai. We then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River. The tour ends after visiting the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Note: the Royal Palace Museum is closed on Tuesdays. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5: LUANG PRABANG– KUANG SI WATERFALL AND PAK OU CAVES (B, L, D) (35km/ 45 minutes by road)
First we 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 villages.  This then takes us to the beautiful Khuang Si 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.
This afternoon, we embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.  Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we disembark the boat to visit traditional villages, and continue taking a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 6: LUANG PRABANG- DEPARTURE (B)
Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before transferring to the airport in time for your departing flight.


Price
Price net per person in US$
All prices are valid to 30 September 2017
( Except 24 and 31 Dec)


Tour price in USD net per person in group of

Surcharge

Categories

2

3- 4

5- 9

10- 14

15- 18

19 up

Single

Standard

     1,120

    981

     758

     649

     615

     591

     183

First Class

  1,201

     1068

     853

     749

     716

     694

     300

Superior

  1,323

     1,190

     976

     871

     838

     816

     397

Deluxe

  1,459

  1,327

     1,066

     965

     934

     912

     524

Note : Supplement Complusulry Dinner on 24th Dec & 31st Dec 2016 at Villa Santi Resort = 65$/pax
      -        Supplement compulsory Gala dinner on 24 and 31 Dec 2016  at Luang Prabang View Hotel = 65 USD pax

  • Surcharge period : 1-5 Jan and 24-31 Dec  at Chitchareun Muang Luang Hotel  = 16 USD/room/night 

The above tariffs are subject to be changed accordingly to the increasing of gasoline cost till 30th day prior to the date of departure.


Hotels quoted in above package based on ROH and similar category

Hotel location

Standard

First Class

Superior

Deluxe

Vientiane

Sengtawan Riverside
(Superior)

Vientiane Plaza
(Superior)

Lao Plaza Hotel
( Regular floor)

Green Park
( deluxe)

Vang Vieng

The Elephant Crossing
( Deluxe)

Thavonsouk Resort
( River Front)

Silver Naga
(Deluxe) 

Riverside Boutique
( Deluxe)

Luang Prabang

Chitchareun Muang  Luang
(Standard)

Villa Santi Resort
( Deluxe)

Luang Prabang View Hotel
( superior)

Villa Maly
(Superior)


Inclusive of above prices

Exclusive of above prices

- Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation based on twin sharing room including breakfast.
- Lunch and dinners in the local restaurants as per program
- Entrance fees and excursions according to program

- Visa stamping fee on arrival
- Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Other foreign language guide
- Peak tourist season or special event rates
- Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned in the program.


Additional Remarks:
Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and room availability.
Hotels listed in above might not be upto standard of your expectation, especially in the remote area where limitation of accommodation.
Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations