Ultimate Serenity of Laos – 8 Days

Savor the undiscovered gem in South East Asia with its laid-back riverside riverside ambience, and alluring monuments. Stay in the exceptional hotel & resort for your utmost relaxation. Experience, relaxation and high services quality is the focus of this Laos special package.

La Residence Phou Vao Settha Palace 2 Mekong boat to Pak Ou Wat Xieng Thong 1DETAIL ITINERARY
Day 1: Vientiane arrival (Meals: N/A)

Welcome to Vientiane – the country’s charming capital, with its laidback riverside ambience, and alluring monuments. A guide and private car of Laos Tours Expert will meet you at Wattay Airport and transfer to your hotel in town for check-in. Free at your leisure to walk along Mekong River’s bank, especially enjoy a daily night market which offers both modern and traditional local products and some excellent local food stalls found nearby on Chao Anou Road. Elsewhere in the city you will discover a wide array of dining and entertainment opportunities, with something to suit every taste and budget.
Overnight in Settha Palace.

Day 2: Vientiane city tour (Meals: Breakfast)
Start your first impression of Laos by visiting Wat Sisaket – the oldest surviving monastery in Vientiane with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image.
Next stop is Patuxai Monument (or also called Anusawali by Laotian) – the Arc De Triomphe of Laos, where you can climb up on the roof for fantastic panoramic views over the city. Then we move to the most important national monument in Laos and a national symbol – Pha That Luang, and Wat Si Muang – the most popular and venerated temple in Vientiane.
Overnight in Settha Palace.

Day 3: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (Meals: Breakfast)
Enjoy your shopping time in the morning in the biggest market in Laos – Talat Sao (Morning Market). You can buy some souvenirs such as silk and silver jewellery and get insight into daily life of the people of Vientiane.
Catch your short in-country flight to Luang Prabang – the sleepy town nested amongst Nam Khan river & Mekong River. A tour guide and driver of Laos Tours Expert will escort you from the airport to La Residence Phou Vao Hotel – an exceptional choice for your stay in town.
Overnight in La Residence Phou Vao.

Day 4: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site (Meals: Breakfast)
This morning you are advised to wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. Have a simple preparation by your own and show your respect to the monks and our people is highly appreciated.
After breakfast at your hotel, we will visit the former king’s palace, which is now a Royal Palace Museum. Many items nicely displayed include rare furniture, traditional costumes and arts, jewelry, ornaments as well as working tools and utensils of the early part of the 20th century. Continuing on to Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-reliefs. Then we embark on a tour of this enthralling town to visit Wat Xieng Thong – the Golden City monastery, which dates back to the 16th century and is considered to be the finest in Laos. Furthermore, we visit Wat Visoun which entirely rebuilt after its destruction in 1887 by the invading Black Flags from southern China. In the courtyard of Wat Visoun stands the Watermelon Stupa, which is shaped like the fruit it takes its name from. Visit the nearby Wat Aham before continuing to the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre for insight in to the countries various ethnic groups and traditional crafts.
Later that day, we adjourn to the Phousi Holy Hill to enjoy the marvelous panoramic views of the town at sunset.
Overnight in La Residence Phou Vao.

Day 5: Mekong upstream boat trip – Pak Ou Caves (Meals: Breakfast)
Today we board a private longtail boat upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves. En route, stop over to visit Ban Xang Hai where distillation sticky rice wine can be seen. Gently cruise up the Mekong River to admire the startling collection of gold-lacquered Buddha statues of all shapes and sizes nestled deep in the massive limestone caverns of the Pak Ou Cave. On the return cruise, stop at small villages to see the production of traditional Lao textiles and Sa paper by local artisans.
Overnight in La Residence Phou Vao.

Day 6: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls (Meals: Breakfast)
After breakfast we take a stroll on the Phousi Market where you see many local products such as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings.
Enjoy a short drive through the Luang Prabang countryside to Kuang Si Waterfalls. You will have a chance to make the most of beautiful landscapes of rice fields, hills, and small villages. After passing the entrance gate, you will visit the Bear Rescue Center where now cares for 23 bears. Most of the bears arrive at the rescue centre as very young cubs having been confiscated by the Lao Government from illegal poaching and trading. It is likely that they would otherwise have been destined for a life of torture in a “bile farm” outside of Laos.
Continue your steps up to the chain of falls to relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Sitting under the shade of big trees and swimming or jumping up and down in the pools can be relaxing and enjoyable. The water tumbles down a large drop and cascades gently in to several cool, clear pools where you can enjoy a refreshing swim.
Overnight in La Residence Phou Vao.

Day 7: Luang Prabang free day
Overnight in La Residence Phou Vao.

Day 8: Luang Prabang – Departure
Today you will be transferred to the airport and catch your departure flight back home.

Khawp Jai Lai Lai & La Khawn (Thank you very much & Goodbye)

Service Included:
– 1 Domestic flight ticket from Vientiane to Luang Prabang
– Private transport by good quality van with A/C, all transfer in/out
– Private long tailed boat trip on Mekong River to Pak Ou Caves
– Accommodation in Double or Twin room with daily breakfast at selected hotels
– Meals as mentioned in the tour programme, admission fees to tour sites
– Local English speaking guide
– 1 bottle of water per person per day, Government tax, service charge.

Service Excluded:
– International & Domestic airfare and other not mention up above.
– Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
– Travel insurance, Laos Entry Visa fee
– Banking transfer fee/Bank commission charge
– Early check-in and late check-out at hotels