Best of Laos – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Experience the dreamy essence of Laos on this extensive eight-day tour. From the former royal capital of Luang Prabang, visitors can explore its abundance of temples and the diverse local cultures through friendly local people. Moving south, see how colonial mansions, tree-lined boulevards and Buddhist temples impart a unique timelessness to charming Vientiane before continuing further down the Mekong River to the charming towns of Pakse and Champasak.
The tour nears its end at the incredible ‘Sipandon’, where the Mekong fans out to create an impressive landscape of 4,000 islands. Here there is also a chance of spotting the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins that are at times, extremely inquisitive in their nature. This is an excellent tour for those who want to experience the authentic charm of Laos through its people and stunning landscapes.
Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival – Baci Ceremony
Stroll around the charming town of Luang Prabang before joining in a Baci ceremony in the evening.
Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves
Embark on a boat-ride upstream toward the mystical Pak Ou Caves, stopping at local riverside villages on route.
Day 3: Luang Prabang Walking Tour
Explore Luang Prabang and its many intricate, hidden qualities on a full day walking tour.
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall – Vientiane
We travel to Vientiane, a journey full of splendid views with a rest period at the refreshing Kuang Si Waterfalls. Continue to the capital city of Vientiane.
Day 5: Vientiane City Tour – Buddha Park
Discover the city from the back of a local tuk tuk before heading out of the capital to the sculptural Buddha Park.
Day 6: Vientiane – Pakse – Champasak – Wat Phou – 4000 Islands
Fly to Pakse and visit the ancient sit of Wat Phou. Then explore the impressive 4000 Islands reigon.
Day 7: 4000 Islands – Khone Bapheng Waterfall
Take a boat to the peacefull islands of Don Det and Don Khone to discover a timeless way of existence.
Day 8: 4000 Islands – Pakse Departure
Day at leisure before departing to Pakse for a return flight.