Welcome to Central Laos


This part of the country claims the most forest cover and highest concentrations of wildlife, including some species that have disappeared elsewhere in Southeast Asia. With its rugged, intrepid travel, and stylish pockets of comfort in Savannakhet and Tha Khaek, central Laos makes for a great place to combine your inner Indiana Jones with a Bloody Mary.


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Central Laos activities

$575 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 3-Day Tour of Vang Vieng from Luang Prabang

Day 1: Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng – Boat Trip (L)Our vacation will start from Luang Prabang along road to Vang Vieng, a riverside town located in Central Laos. Surrounded by karst landscape, Vang Vieng overflows many interesting activities like caving and tubing down the river. Upon arrival, check in your hotel.After a short rest, we transfer by boat down the poetic Nam Song River offering the amazing scenery of karst rock. This is also a popular tourist destination with landscape of authentic Lao countryside. Following the exploration on the river, we will transfer back to your hotel by private vehicle. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel. Day 2: Vang Vieng Surrounding (B,L) On this day of tour, we will take time exploring further Vang Vieng. Specifically, a private car will take us to Ban Pha Thao where we connect with 2-hour hike to visit 2 caves. One of caves we will visit is Tham Hoi Cave known as Snail Cave of which entrance is guarded by a large Buddha figure. Another cave is Tham Xang Cave known as Elephant Cave which is famous for remarkable limestone formation. Surrounding area is really a paradise of sceneries and from the top of the cave entrance, the view of Mekong River surely will make you overwhelmed. Then, we continue the trip to visit Lao Loum village before enjoying a nice lunch at a local restaurant.Blue Lagoon will be an ideal destination for our afternoon discovery after we traverse through Ban Tai Nguen Nathong. We also have chance to visit Nathong Tai village particular for weaving of Lao Loum and H’mong people to get a glimpse of local daily life. In the late afternoon, transfer back to hotel. Diner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.Day 3: Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang (B)Today is a good opportunity to visit Tham Chang Cave, one of the most important sites of Vang Vieng caves tour. Located on the Southern side of Vang Vieng, Tham Chang Cave used to be home for migrating people with ideal climate. From here, visitors can see the amazing view of the villages and rice fields. Leaving the area of cave, we will transfer back to Luang Prabang where we will say goodbye.

$437 Cultural & Theme Tours

3 Days Vangvieng tour by private car

Day 1 start from vientiane to Vang Vieng we spent the time to get there around 3.5 Hours Upon arrival, check in your hotel , a riverside town located in Central Laos. Surrounded by karst landscape, Vang Vieng overflows many interesting activities like caving and tubing down the river. After a short rest, we transfer by boat down the poetic Nam Song River offering the amazing scenery of karst rock. This is also a popular tourist destination with landscape of authentic Lao countryside. Following the exploration on the river, we will transfer back to your hotel by private vehicle. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.Day 2 Vang Vieng Surrounding On this day of tour, we will take time exploring further Vang Vieng. Specifically, a private car will take us to Ban Pha Thao where we connect with 2-hour hike to visit 2 caves. One of caves we will visit is Tham Hoi Cave known as Snail Cave of which entrance is guarded by a large Buddha figure. Another cave is Tham Xang Cave known as Elephant Cave which is famous for remarkable limestone formation. Surrounding area is really a paradise of sceneries and from the top of the cave entrance, the view of Mekong River surely will make you overwhelmed. Then, we continue the trip to visit Lao Loum village before enjoying a nice lunch at a local restaurant. Blue Lagoon will be an ideal destination for our afternoon discovery after we traverse through Ban Tai Nguen Nathong. We also have chance to visit Nathong Tai village particular for weaving of Lao Loum and H’mong people to get a glimpse of local daily life. In the late afternoon, transfer back to hotel. Diner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.Day 3: Today is a good opportunity to visit Tham Chang Cave, one of the most important sites of Vang Vieng caves tour. Located on the Southern side of Vang Vieng, Tham Chang Cave used to be home for migrating people with ideal climate. From here, visitors can see the amazing view of the villages and rice fields. Leaving the area of cave, then we back to vientiane and your tour end at hotel on time around 17:30