Overview

  • Discover the amazing art, history, culture of Vientiane when visiting the old cities and the aged-old charming temples.
  • Splash in the turquoise water at Khuang Si waterfall and witness the important religious ceremony – almsgiving in Luang Prabang city.
  • Admire the Buddha images in Pak Ou Caves, which overlook the gorgeous site of the Mekong river and learn the technique of producing wine at the local villages nearby.
Classic Laos 5 Days
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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Vientiane Arrival

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Meals: N/A

Vientiane – the capital echoes thousands of years proud history with its captivating ancient, modern constructions is the first stop in the itinerary of Asia Private Travels. Once you land at the airport in Vientiane, our local guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for check - in.

Meals are on your account and spend the night in Vientiane.

Day 2

Vientiane City Tour – Fly to Luang Prabang

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Meals: Breakfast

Vientiane capital always urges tourists to discover the over hundred-year temples, monuments; the little cities influence Indo Chinese style and the cultural feature of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, American and Soviet that becomes parts of the capital lifestyle. Among all the fascinating places, Wat Sisaket is proud to be on top of the worth visit destination in Vientiane. This temple is famous for being the oldest temple that still preserves in excellent condition the precious silver and porcelain images. Thanks for the temple existence, some glorious scene of the rich past is revealed to the modern world. 

After flowing along the river of history in Wat Sisaket, we leave to discover a new fantastic place, which is the Haw Phra Keo. This temple is magnificent with undeniable astounding structure, wall patterns, erections, and a spacious courtyard that is home for the frangipani trees. All the beautiful human work is to show respect to the god. Indeed, at this temple, the people sincerely, honestly honor the Emerald Buddha. After that, we will have lunch with delectable local dishes at a local restaurant.

Then, in the afternoon, be we will continue this Laos tour get lost in the old part of the local market in the capital. The market is the intersection of the country’s culture; it is shown in merchandise that gathers from many parts of the country. These souvenirs and food are fantastic that make you want to buy. 

After that, we will spend our time in Pha That Luang – the gigantic golden stupa, where is best-known for the golden sharp that pierce the clear blue sky. Continue our itinerary, we will climb up the Arce De Triomphe of Laos, which is also known for the name Patuxai. With beautiful of the skillful mosaic arch and an ideal spot to overview the entire Vientiane.

That is all about our Vientiane day tour. Now, we will get to the airport and fly to another well-known city: Luang Prabang.

Once you land, get together to your hotel and check-in.

Meals are on your account and spend the night in Vientiane.

Day 3

Luang Prabang – Sightseeing – Khuang Si Waterfall

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Meals: Breakfast

Optional: Tak Bat ceremony ticket: 15 USD/pax (from 2 pax upward).

Early birds will have a chance to see the alms giving ceremony – one important religious activity in Luang Prabang. If you would like to watch the dawn, you should come to the recommended place at the crossroads in time, around 05:00am. This place provides a nice spot to enjoy the dawn, and also, you can see the monks from temples walking in the line and receiving the offerings from the Buddhists. 

In the morning, our classic journey tour group starts going to Phousi Mount, a favorite spot to overlook the panorama of the beautiful city of Luang Prabang.

After that, we go down the mountain to arrive at Vat Xieng Thong, which is also known as the Temple of the Royal City. This temple is not just a stunning construction with skillful patterns, paintings, but it contains a spiritual meaning of the religion.

Next, we head to one temple, which is highlighted by the unique structure of the earliest Lao style – Wat Visoun.

Be built in the 18th century, located near the alluring Royal Palace; Wat Mai is a full-of-art temple, which is also the most gigantic, the most being decorated with expensive ornament. This is our next destination to explore, to learn regarding the art of the previous generations.

Then, we will transfer to one hottest tourist attraction in Laos: the Khuang Si Falls. With crystal blue water and over 5-meter-high, the cascade waterfall, tourists will meld for the unspoiled beauty and can help themselves splashing in the water of Khuang Si. Moreover, the way getting to Khuang Si is also a pleasant ride, which is through the endless rice paddle field and small rustic villages scattered along the road.

After that, we travel go back to the city and enjoy the free time. Meals are on your account and spend the night in the hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 4

Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave

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Meals: Breakfast

Today, we will join the Mekong cruising tour to get to a more exciting destination. About two hours of scenic cruise, we will arrive in Pak Ou Caves, where is impressive with hundreds of Buddha carvings, statues. 

In the Pak Ou cave (which means the Ou river’s mouth), it is divided into two parts: the Tham Theung (upper part) and the Tham Ting (lower part).   After that, we leave the cave to visit the Ban Xang Hai local village, which is just a few minutes away from the cave. This village soon spread its fame with the technique of producing LauLao (Lao whiskey) and LauHai (Lao Wine). 

You can watch the process of making the wine and also, grab yourselves some bottle to try how does this drink taste. On the way returning to Luang Prabang, we will stop to transfer to Ban Xang Khong and Ban Xienglek to learn the process of making Jute Sar paper.

Then, we travel back to the city and enjoy the free time. Dinner on your account and spend the night in the hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 5

Luang Prabang – Departure

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy the leisure time until leaving for the departure flight (no guide). Room service is on until noon. Meals are on your account. Asia Private Travels Services end here.

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Exclusions

Trip Notes

► Visa Requirements:  Laos visa on arrival is available at Luang Prabang and Vientiane International aiports as well as the border checkpoints. You will need to prepare a passport with at least 6 months in validity, 2 passport - size photos and cash for the handling fee. Visa fee ranges from $20 - $42 USD depending on your nationality.

► Car Procedure:

Group Types of Car
1 - 2 pax 7 - seater car
3 - 8 pax 16 - seater car
9 -14 pax 25 - seater car
15 - 20 pax 35 - seater car

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day. Special request for early/late check in/out will come with a surchage.

Airfares (if any) may change without prior notice to e-ticket issuance.

► Child Policy

  • 0 - 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) .
  • 2 - 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • 5 - 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • From 12 years and older: 100% of the regular fare will be applied.

► During Peak Season and Special Occasions, Surcharges may be Added to the Price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you stay.
  •  Laos New Year: Extra fee required.

Reviews us on Tripadvisor

The most memorable moments lol
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Martin

United States

"I fell! I fell! I fell when reached the stream! Important to say it 3 times again, what's a shame when everyone looked at me :( Remember to wear sneakers, trust me and don't forget! Many thanks to the APT company, you guys supported me a lot and carefully, I can't wait for out next trip!"

Great trip for potato family :)
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Mrs.Potato

United States

"The Mekong cruising tour to Pak Ou Caves was an impressive experience with the hundreds of  breathtaking Buddha carvings and statues, and the lovely view of the mellow part of the Mekong River!  well organized tour, friendly tour guide, delicious food and comfortable accomodations <3 Many thanks! !!"

great time in luang prabang
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Anselm

Croatia

"A nice trip with nice service. I had a chance to explore Laos in 5 days and I really like Luang Prabang and the friendly local people here. The cruise tour was great too. Love it"

this was the best
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Roderick

United Kingdom

"a well organized tour with good service. Thanks for supporting me a lot. Luang Prabang was a great destination for anyone who wants to explore Laos. You will fall in love with this place at first sight. Many thanks"

a must trip that everyone should take
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Kane

Australia

"If you are looking for a trip with great service to explore Laos, this trip is perfectly fit for you because I has a really nice experience during the time in Laos. I could tried many delicious foods, visited many beautiful places and talked with many friendly people. Thanks for a good tour"

a happy trip to visit laos
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Geoffrey

Canada

"Nice time here. A lot of things to explore, visited many temples and waterfalls. Everything was good, the service was great too. Both tour guide and driver were so friendly. Really appreciate this time in Laos."

a great trip for anyone
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Garrick

United States

"Thanks for giving me this chance to explore Laos. Luang Prabang was a really nice place for anyone who seeks peace. I really enjoyed this time, I could talk with many friendly people and they always smiled with me "

fantastic tour to explore Laos
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Emery

Australia

"Highly recommend this trip for everybody because I had a nice time on this tour. The service was good and your team supported me a lot. I visited many beautiful sites during the trip and the tour guide and driver were nice too. "

great adventure
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Derek

United States

"Our tour guide was so great, he supported me a lot and he helped me learn more about this country. From Vientiane, we started out journey and everything was nice. I love to explore the local people's lives through going to local market, it helped me to know more. Thanks"

full of fun
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Cadell

Japan

"I participated in many interesting activities to explore this tranquil country and I enjoyed every moment in this tour. Laos is a nice country and unlike the news on the internet, it is safe and people here is friendly, they treated me very well. Thanks for a good service"

unforgettable trip
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Amory

Canada

"Absolutely amazing! Khuang Si waterfall was a nice place to relax and I really love this site. Only 5 days in Laos but I totally fell in love with this quiet and peaceful country. Next time I will take my mom to go here"

great tour, great value
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Xavia

Canada

"Awesome trip to explore this country.I love everything in this trip: views, foods... The local people here were really friendly, they were willing to share with me their daily life and I had a good impression with them. Highly recommend!"

Simply incredible!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Winifred

NewZealand

"We only stayed in Luang Prabang for a few days but it was a great time in Laos. Everything here was nice, food, views... I love them and I surely would recommend this trip to my friends. Thanks for a good tour!"

great trip to explore Vientiane and Luang Prabang
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Vera

Australia

"The tour was good, and the service was great too. The tour guide was nice and he was so informative. Besides, I could visit and experience by myself to explore this peaceful country. Highly recommend!"

beautiful but too hot
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Stella

United States

"My friend and I went to Laos in May, it was too hot however, the scenery here was great to explore. A peaceful country with many tranquil sites to relax and chill. The cruise tour was great too, I love the experiences here but I don't like the hot weather. "

Fantastic 5 days tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Pandora

Canada

"A perfect tour to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, we took 5 days to visit many famous places in Laos. Pha That Luang was so impressive and I took many beautiful pictures here. I also tried many unique foods here they were great!"

Nice experience around Vientiane and Luang Prabang
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Olwen

United States

"My family decided to take a tour to explore this peaceful country and this was totally worth it. Luang Prabang was so beautiful and we had many beautiful memories here. We went to the local market and learned more about the local life here. a nice experience."

Don't miss this wonderful tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Miranda

United Kingdom

"I spent 5 days visiting many places in Laos and that was a happy time. I could explore many temples and immerse myself in many cool waterfalls. A truly happy time and I could learn more about Laos' culture and the local people here. Thanks for a good tour!"

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