Vientiane - Luang Prabang 4days 3nights

Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Pak Ou cave, Royal Palace Museum, Wat Xiengthong, Khoangsi waterfall, Phousi Market, Night Market, Mount Phousi

  • 4 days 3 nights
  • Vientiane
  • Vientiane

Overview

With 4 days 3 nights overland Laos from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, you have a great chance to discver all main landscapes of Laos from the active capial Vientiane to World Culture Heritage city - Luang Prabang. Pak Ou cave,  Royal Palace  Museum, Wat Xiengthong,  Khoangsi waterfall,  Phousi Market, Night Market,  Mount Phousi  must be visited. Just contact with us World Mate Travel for more details and best Laos Travel advices

Arrival/Departure Locations

  • Vientiane/ Vientiane

From

  • $0

Service Included

  • Accommodation in twin shared basis
  • Private, Airconditioned Transport
  • English speaking guide
  • Boat trip
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at local restaurant with local food
  • Gov’t taxes and service charges
  • Luggage handling  
  • Drinking water 2 bottle per day during the excursion

Service Excluded

  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • Domestic airticket
  • Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

Tour highlights

  • Bus
  • Trekking
  • Night Life
  • Car
  • Mountain
  • Plane
  • Caves
  • Temple
  • Historical sites

Tour details

Day1: Arrival – Vientiane (L/D)

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel.

Vientiane is a fascinating capital, with a fusion of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences. This charming and easygoing city will provide a smooth introduction to Laos.

After a short rest we embark on an orientation bicycle ride of the Lao Capital making our way around some of the city’s most historic sites and seeing some of it’s classic architecture including the old Presidential Palace, Vientiane’s oldest temple Wat Sisaket, with it’s thousands of miniature Buddha statues, and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image.

Heading for the waterfront your evening is free to enjoy a few drinks watching the sunset over the Mekong River, explore the Night Market and take in some of the city’s nightlife. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day2: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B/L/D) (late afternoon flight)

Breakfast, we visit Laos’s national icon, That Luang Stupa, stopping along the way to take pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.  Not far from That Luang Stupa is the National Museum, formerly known as the Revolutionary Museum, which exhibits artifacts, photos and legends of Laos’s fighters and leaders from ancient times to the revolutionary, Phathet Lao, period.

Late afternoon we board our short flight to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. On arrival we transfer you to your hotel.

After a short rest we will climb to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred gilded stupa and to enjoy the panoramic view of the city and the sun setting over the Mekong River. 

Descending the mountain your will find yourself in the midst of the famous Luang Prabang Night Market, where you can find a unique selection of handmade textiles and handicrafts locally made by both ethnic Lao and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. 

Your evening is free to explore the Night Market and sample some local cuisine at one of the many restaurants the town has to offer. Overnight in Luang Prabang (B)

Day3: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave – Vientiane (B/L/D) (Evening flight)

This morning you have the option and opportunity to rise early and participate in the daily morning ritual of Alms Giving, you will experience saffron-clad monks collecting offerings or ‘Alms’ from faithful local residents. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the daily procession.

After breakfast we will see some of the highlights of Luang Prabang including a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts from the Royal period in Luang Prabang. we are seeing the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roof sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham

Heading to the Mekong River we board our private boat for a pleasant and scenic cruise up on the upstream to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. These caves are an ancient pilgrimage site and contain thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years. 

Returning to Luang Prabang we then board our short flight to Vientiane. On arrival we check in to the hotel. Your evening is free to treat yourself a spa treatment or massage, do some shopping or relax at your hotel. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day4. Vientiane – Departure (B)

Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before you will be transferred to the airport in time for your departing flight.

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