Tours

Laos

 

LAOS VIENTIANE

5D/4N   Valid Until Sept 2019

Laos is a Southeast Asian country traversed by the Mekong River and known for mountainous terrain, French colonial architecture, hill tribe settlements and Buddhist monasteries. Vientiane, the capital, is the site of the That Luang monument, where a reliquary reportedly houses the Buddha’s breastbone, plus the Patuxai war memorial and Talat Sao (Morning Market), a complex jammed with food, clothes and craft stalls.

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1     ARRIVAL VIENTIANE (L/D)

Upon arrival at Vientiane city of the moon. An ancient city, situated on the bend on the left bank of the Mekong River as the largest city and the capital of Laos. Meet by our representative and transfer to hotel for check-in. After Lunch, sightseeing tour of Vientiane, visit Masjid Asaha Mosque for praying, religious museums of Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple to have been survived from the Siamese war of 1828 and its cloister contains more than 8000 Buddha statues; That Luang Stupa,the single most important monument in Laos, which was built to cover the original small stupa, containing a piece of the chest bone of Buddha; Patouxay (Arch de Triumph), built quite recently in commemoration of those who died during the wars in the past and it is today as the land mark of Vientiane. Dinner at local restaurant.

 

DAY 2     VIENTIANE / LUANG PRABANG (B/L/D)

After breakfast, Transfer to Wattay airport for flight to Luang Prabang, the ancient first capital of Lane Xang kingdom, the center of religious life in Laos and today known as the World Heritage City. Arrive in Luang Prabang, time to visit the sacred city of nearly fifty temples in Luang Prabang: Wat Visoun, the 16th century temple, a museum for religious artifacts; Wat Xiengthong, the 16th century temple which epitomizes the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture; Wat Aham, the early 19th century temple. Continue proceed to Phousi. Hill with 328 steps leads to the summit. Dinner at local restaurant.

 

DAY 3     LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take an excursion to visit Pak Ou cave in the side of a lime stone cliff and opposite of the mouth of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers. On the way, time for visiting some Lao typical villages. Ban Xanghai, the famous village for rice whisky. After lunch, visit Ban Xang khong, the well-known village for its wood papermaking and also traditional silk weavings. Dinner at local restaurant.

 

DAY 4     LUANG PRABANG / VIENTIANE (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel, Visit to the National Musuem, the former Royal Palace which houses the collection of valuables including the famous Prabang Buddha statue, gift received from foreign dignitaries…etc. In afternoon, transfer to Wattay airport for departure to Vientiane. Upon arrival, transfer to visit the well- known weaving village of Tai Deang ethnic group: Ban Nongbouatthong; visit Morning Market, the best shopping place at Vientiane. Dinner at local restaurant.

 

DAY 5     DEPARTURE VIENTIANE (B)

Bid farewell to Vientiane today. After breakfast transfer to airport for departure flight and bringing with you sweet memories of an enjoyable holidays with us.