Spending your 6 days discovering the hidden treasure of Laos is worth for a visit. First stop at the world heritage site in Luang Prabang and then head to the city of capital, Vientiane via Vang Vieng. Its time to be grateful for the charming beauty of this landlocked country.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL LUANG PRABANG On arrival in Luang Prabang Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel for check in. Free and easy at night.DAY 2: LUANG PRABANG – ANCIENT TOWN (B)For early-risers (05h30) there is a very special dawn visit to witness the long lines of orange-robed monks leaving their pagodas to receive offerings of food from Luang Prabang residents. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, a city tour begins at the former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Continue to Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-reliefs. Then the Wat Sene with its beautiful golden façade, temple: Wat Xieng Thong. In the afternoon, visit Wat Visoun , Wat Aham, Wat That where the ashes of King Sisavang Vong are interred inside the large central stupa. Continue to climbing the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding countryside, Stop at the night market to go shopping and buy beautiful souvenirs for your loved ones.DAY 3: LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVE (B)After breakfast, we board a cruise boat on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On the way back, we pass the local villages at Ban Xiengmene and Ban Chan before we see the royal temple at Wat Longkhoun, which once belonged to a royal family patronage near by Sackarine Caves.DAY 4: LUANG PRABANG – VANG VIENG – VIENTIANE (B)After breakfast, departure from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, on the way overstop in Vang Vieng, then continue to Vientiane. On arrival in Vientiane transfer to the hotel.DAY 5: VIENTIANE – CITY TOUR (B)We will visit the central market known as the ‘Morning Market’ which is a great place for browsing antiques, handmade textiles and gifts. From there, we will visit 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. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we will stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.DAY 6: VIENTIANE – DEPARTURE (B)After breakfast, transfer to the airport for departure flight.End of services.