A little monk reading at Luang Prabang

Laos Highlights - 8 Days

The trip features the most popular tourist attractions in Laos with a scenic road trip from Vientiane to Luang Prabang via the backwater of Vang Vieng for 8 days, 7 nights.

The tour pace is moderate and accommodation is at a boutique hotel at each destination. The trip Laos Highlights is designed to take in the bests of the tranquil Laos with the leisure-pace life and the warm-heart people.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Arrive in Vientiane
Day2 Vientiane (B)
Day3 Vientiane – Vang Vieng (B/L)
Day4 Vang Vieng (B/L)
Day5 Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang (B/L)
Day6 Luang Prabang City Tour – Pak Ou Cave – Luang Prabang (B)
Day7 Luang Prabang free at leisure (B)
Day8 Depart Luang Prabang (B)

1. What’s included?

  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation as on the tour itinerary;
  • Boat trip on the Nam Ngung Lake and the Mekong River as per itinerary;
  • Accommodations on twin-shared basis as indicated in the program;
  • Meals as indicated in the program: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner;
  • All admission fees during guided times in the program;

2. What’s not included?

  • Insurance of any types;
  • International airfares;
  • International airport taxes;
  • Compulsory dinners on Dec 24th and Dec 31st;
  • Drinks and other personal expenses;
  • Others not specified in the included services as above;

Day 1: Arrive in Vientiane (no included meals)
Arriving in Vientiane, you'll meet our Lao tour guide and have a transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, have a city tour visiting Vat Sisaket, with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues, Vat Prakeo, Vat Simuang, the missile-like That Luang Monument and Vientiane’s Arc de Triomphe, the Patouxai Monument.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight in Vientiane in a carefully selected boutique luxury hotel by Paradissa team.

Day2 Vientiane (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Tour of the Budda Park and the moring market. In the afternoon, you'll enjoy free time at leisure strolling around this peaceful capital city.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight in Vientiane.

Day3 Vientiane – Nam Ngung Lake - Vang Vieng (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Travel through the scenic countryside of Laos to Nam Ngung Lake. Arriving at Nam Ngung, we'll have lunch and enjoy an hour boat cruise amid the myriad islands. Then we'll continue our journey to Vang Vieng. We'll arrive at Vang Vieng in time to catch sunset over the tranquil countryside.
Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner on our own.
Overnight in Vang Vieng in a boutique riverside hotel.

Day4 Vang Vieng (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today we'll have full day getting lost in the labyrinth of forests, valleys, rivers and ranges of limestone mountains with a trekking adventure. We'll have lunch en route and arrive back at our hotel in Vang Vieng in the afternoon.
Free time for dinner.
Overnight in Vang Vieng.

Day5 Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Set our on a 5-hour journey through ranges of mountains and forests to Luang Prabang, the former Lao Royal Capital and a World Heritage Site. There are plenty of opportunities to take photos and to encounter with various ethnic groups on the way. Arriving at Luang Prabang, we'll check into our hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at our own pace.
Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner on our own.
Overnight in Luang Prabang in a boutique luxury hotel with convenient location.

Day6 Luang Prabang City Tour – Pak Ou Cave – Luang Prabang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
We'll visit the former Royal Palace, now the National Museum, Vat Xieng Thong, Vat Sen, Vat Visun and Mount Phousi with the panoramic view of this countryside city. you have time for refreshment after this.

In the afternoon, have a boat trip on the lazy Mekong River to visit the Pilgrimage Pak Ou Caves with thousands of lacquered Buddha statues crammed into the two caves on the riverbank. On the cruise back, we'll visit a riverside village where rice wine is produced where you can tastes the local spirit.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight in Luang Phabang.

Day7 Luang Prabang free at leisure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You full day free at leisure for taking in the peaceful life of Luang Prabang or for exploring the countryside around the town.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight in Luang Phabang.

Day8 Depart Luang Prabang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You have free time until our tour guide and driver come back and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. We trust you had a great Laos holiday with Paradissa Travel.

 

 That Luang in Vientiane
That Luang in Vientiane

 

Luang Prabang Laos
Luang Prabang Laos