Buddhist monks at Luang Prabang
Buddhist monks at Luang Prabang

Essential Laos - 5 Days

Have a glimpse of Laos with a luxury holiday through the capital city and the Royal Capital of Laos for 5 days, 4 nights.

On the tour, we travel from Vientiane to the Royal Capital of Luang Phabang. The tour pace is easy and selected accommodations include the most luxury hotels and resorts with Lao style at each city.

On the trip, we also have a cruise on the scenic Mekong River to have a glimpse of the green countryside around Luang Phabang. All meals, except for daily breakfast, are not included as we'd like to leave our discerning travellers the freedom to try different dishes of the Lao spicy cuisine. Essential Laos is for our travellers to get a glimpse of Laos in a relaxing way and experience the most luxury travel service that Laos has to offer.

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

1. What’s included?

  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation as on the tour itinerary;
  • Air ticket for Vientiane – Luang Phabang as per itinerary;
  • Boat trip on 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 31st and Dec 24th;
  • Drinks or personal expenses;
  • Others not specified in the included services as above;

Day 1: Arrive in Vientiane
Arriving in Vientiane, you are welcomed by our Lao tour guide guide and have a transfer to your luxury hotel. In the afternoon, have a city tour visiting Vat Sisaket, with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues, Vat Prakeo, Vat Simuang, the That Luang Monument and Vientiane’s Arc de Triomphe, the Patouxai Monument.
Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2: Vientiane - Luang Phabang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy the morning at your own pace.
At mid day, we transfer you to the airport for the flight to the former Royal Capital of Laos, Luang Phabang. Arriving at Luang Phabang, you are welcomed by our local Lao tour guide and transferred to city for an oriented walking tour before checking into our hotel.
Overnight in Luang Phabang.

Day 3: Luang Phabang-Pak Ou-Luang Phabang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning, we 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. Then you have time for refreshment.

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 visit a riverside village where rice wine is produced where you can taste the local spirit.
Overnight in Luang Phabang.

Day 4: Luang Phabang free at leisure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy full day free at leisure to soak in the leisure pace of life of the World Heritage Site of Luang Phabang.
Overnight in Luang Phabang.

Day 5: Depart Luang Phabang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You enjoy free time until our driver comes back and transfers you to the airport for your departure flight. We trust you had a wonderful Laos luxury holiday with Paradissa Travel.


That Luang in Vientiane Laos
That Luang in Vientiane Laos

Luang Prabang Laos
Luang Prabang Laos