Overview

  • Discover many temples, constructions and famous places in the peaceful city of Vientiane.
  • Spending time at the Plain of Jars, where there are jars with over 2000 years old.
  • Soak up the atmosphere on the Phousi Hill, where is a nice spot to overlook the site.
  • Explore the temples in Luang Prabang and the majestic Pak Ou Caves with thousands of Buddha statues.
  • Enjoy the fresh cool water at the stunning Khuang Si waterfall and learn some techniques of making goods at the traditional villages nearby.
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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. Once you land at the airport in Vientiane, our Asia Private Travels local tour guide will meet you at the airport entrance and transfer with you to your hotel.

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

Day 2

Vientiane City Tour - Fly to Xieng Khouang

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Meals: Breakfast

Our today tour will take us to the places of interest in Vientiane that will make you fall in love in this Laos classic journey.

The first destination is Vat Phra Keo, which is an astounding temple from 1565. Not just the beautiful style that makes the temple special but the ornaments are also delicate. In the past, the temple used to honor the famous Emerald Buddha image.

Turn to the next temple – Vat Sisaket. The temple is unique with thousands of Buddha images that are carved, stored on the wall. Moreover, when visiting the temple, you will also have a chance to open the book of history from 1818.

Pha That Louang is a temple that preserves well the architect of Laotian since 1566. Through time, there is damage that the temple had suffered so in 1930, the temple was repaired. This temple means significantly to the Laotian and today, the temple becomes a national symbol, which makes people remind of Laos whenever they think of the memorable experience they had here.

Hop on another well - known construction, this time is Patuxay. This is a memorial monument that dated back to 1957. For a long time, the construction has been an important landmark in the city. If you want to have an overview of the city, you can get to the top of the monument and enjoy the panorama. Inside out, the monument is a piece of art. It looks gorgeous with the combination architecture of the Triomphe in Paris and Laos typical style.

Then, we will stop for a busy but exciting time at the Talat Sao market. This market is a typical local market, which is really famous in the city. Take your time wandering around, you can find there are many interesting things and yummy dishes, snacks to bring home.

In the afternoon, we will fly to Xieng Khuang to continues the Asia Private Travels tour. When you arrive at the airport, transfer via a vehicle to your hotel and have the rest time relaxing.

Spend the night in the hotel in Xieng Khuang.
 

Day 3

Xieng Khuang Plain of Jars

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Meals: Breakfast

This tour day is regarding trekking to the appealing destinations. After breakfast, we will trek shortly to the majestic land, where is called the Plain of Jars. These jars in here are really old and behind them is an interesting history.

Being existed for about 2000 years ago, the jars are said by the archaeologists as being made with a special usage. Some say that they were rice wine storages, some say they were like coffins, which were used for the dead people. Up till now, the theories are still debatable issues.

Around the plain, there are a few villages that peacefully live on, you can get closer to watch their daily life. Then, we will visit a monastery in Ban Xieng Di after going through the areas that were once the severe battlefields during the American war.

Next, we will arrive in Muang Khoun to admire the aged-old provincial capital, which resiliently survives through the American bombings.

Spend the night in the hotel in Xieng Khuang.

Day 4

Xieng Khuang – Luang Prabang

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Meals: Breakfast

Finish your breakfast, we will take a 6-hour drive to Luang Prabang – a UNESCO World Heritage. En route, we will stop one time at the Sala Phoukhou. Then, have lunch at the stop station and we keep on the drive on Road 13, which will lead us through a beautiful natural site.

When arriving in Luang Prabang, let’s continue your Laos trip with Asia Private Travels by hiking up to Phousi hill and enjoy the entire scene of the town. At night, you yourself can have a great time browsing the night market, where you can find cool souvenirs and delicious dishes.

Spend the night in the hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 5

Luang Prabang City Tour – Pak Ou Cave

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Meals: Breakfast

This morning, we begin the journey into Luang Prabang, where there are tons of age - old, historical temples, constructions. First, we will start
with Wat Sene and Wat Xieng Thong temples, which are listed as the oldest temples in the city as well as the temples with stunning architecture.

Wat Sene Souk Haram is one of the most beautiful temples in Luang Prabang. Its name literally means the "Temple of 100,000 treasures.". And talking about cool decoration, Wat Sene is gorgeous when painting with a deep orche color and gilded with gold.

Travel to the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan river, you can see there is a beautiful stupa situated - WatXieng Thong. The temple is special with gilded stuccoes and doorways. The most attractive feature in this stupa is the flamboyant “tree of life” with skillfully painted details on the entrance wall.

Then, take the typical riverboat to visit the famous caves of Pak Ou, where thousands of statues of Lord Buddha silently sit. The cave has an important religious meaning and also, it provides a nice spot to overlook the mellow Mekong River. Near the cave, exist a village that keeps itself a traditional recipe of making rice alcohol - Ban Xang Hai.

In the past, people known the village by the image of large store-wine jars that had existed for over 2000 years. Then, let’s have a walk around Ban Pak Ou Village, which is well-known as a Laotian fishing village on the Mekong River. Not stopping there, we will arrive at Ban Muang Keo Village to see the colorful textiles created on the simple weaving looms. Then, return to the boat to Luang Prabang.

Spend the night in the hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 6

Luang Prabang – Khuang Si Waterfall

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Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, we start the trip to the National Museum, where was once a glorious king’s palace. Inside the buildings, there are many artifacts that belong to the family of royal, such as musical instruments, photos, and gifts from the dignitaries of the foreign countries.

Later on, we depart from Luang Prabang to a natural site, where the Kuang Si waterfall situated. The transfer will take us about 1 hour through gorgeous views. Khuang Si is listed as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Laos. The fall with clear blue water, rock formations, and rock pools that cascading from 5-meter-high water melts the heart of the nature lovers. This is also a highlighted place in the itinerary of Asia Private Travels

Have a swim and funny moments on the fresh cool water of Khuang Si and then, we return to Luang Prabang in the late afternoon. After that, we will travel to Ban Xang Khong village, where spread its fame for producing silk handweaving and traditional Saa Paper.

Spend the night in the hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 7

Luang Prabang – Departure

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Meals: N/A

Enjoy your free time until your departure flight time.

We hope you enjoy the tour.

Your Laos tour package ends.
 

Inclusions

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

Good service but bad weather :)
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Elia

United States

"The tour provided us with a great balance of adventure and relaxation. Luckily, the weather was not very good so we had difficulties with outside activities :( But we r all satisfied with the services <3 Hope we can have a new trip in the future"

Worthy trip to learn new things
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Simone

United States

"The visit to Pha That Louang was a great way to appreciate the significance of religion in Laos, and to experience its rich cultural heritage. This trip is a great opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Lao. The hotel we stayed was comfortable and cozy, our tour guide was so friendly and kind to show us where to have delicious food and interesting things. many THANKS to APT team for a very well-prepared itinerary!"

Best service ever
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Harley

United States

"The tour provided us with a great opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Laos, and to appreciate its unique and diverse attractions. The tour was well-paced, allowing us to fully enjoy each destination without feeling rushed or overwhelmed."

Nice trip!!!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Priscillalala

Australia

"The visit to Kuang Si waterfall was the best of our tour, with its crystal-clear water and stunning rock formations. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly, providing us with insightful information about the places we visited and enhancing our overall experience, many thanks to our tour guide and apt team! Have a nice day!"

Impressive beauty of nature in Laos
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Rocco

Canada

"The visit to the Plain of Jars was an incredible experience, with its fascinating history and scenic trekking routes. The tour provided us with a great opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Laos, with visits to waterfalls, rivers, and scenic routes."

The first time to Laos with my wife
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Will

United States

"The tour was well-organized and provided us with a comprehensive understanding of Vientiane's history and culture, with visits to beautiful temples and architectural landmarks. Many thanks to the tourism company, we had a great chance to visit a new place."

I love all these things at here and it connected members in my team!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Irene Sparks

United States

"I must mention our tour guides -Ms. Sara - were passionate, professional, and always ready to answer our questions. Their expertise enhanced our understanding of Laos! The important thing that this trip connect our team together so we literally have a beautiful tour ever!!!"

The Laos tour was an absolute delight!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Johnny Riggs

Denmark

"The diversity of ethnic groups in Laos was fascinating to learn about. The tour shed light on their traditions and way of life. I miss it already! "

Hope to be back Laos again...
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Stevie

"I explored stunning caves in Laos, discovering hidden chambers and magnificent rock formations; Foturnately, the tour offered a perfect mix of cultural exploration, adventure, and relaxation. An ideal summer vacation! Thank you guys for making this so rea "

Laos is a photographer's dream!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Gertrude

Chile

"Every corner offers picturesque landscapes and vibrant scenes so i took many many photos to post on social media :) The Lao people's warmth and hospitality left a lasting impression on us. They made us feel truly welcome! Good trp ever! "

APT's attention to detail was exceptional!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Nieve Curry

"Wow my tour guide (sorry for forgeting his name) ensured our comfort, from comfortable accommodations to reliable transportation throughout the trip. I also the local culture of people here, they are so kind and friendl, they make me feel like home! "

The food in Laos was a delightful surprise!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Grover Short

Georgia

"The homestay experience in a Lao village was a true cultural immersion. We enjoyed the warm hospitality and gained insights into the daily lives of the locals :) and the food is incredible, from flavorful noodle dishes to aromatic curries, our taste buds were treated to a delicious culinary adventure! i ate so much haha "

Our guide's knowledge and passion for Laos were truly commendable!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Vazquez

Spain

"The tour guide, Mr.Janes brought the history and culture of the country to life, making the tour informative and engaging! Thank you so much!! Btw, the itinerary was thoughtfully designed, allowing us to explore the must-see attractions like Luang Prabang's temples and the mesmerizing Kuang Si Waterfalls. One of the highlights of the tour was the immersive experience of participating in the alms-giving ceremony in Luang Prabang. It was a humbling and spiritual momen!! "

The Laos tour was an absolute gem!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Caleb

Germany

"From the stunning landscapes to the warm-hearted locals, every moment was filled with wonder and beauty. I really appreciate the hard work of our tour guide, he always has a bright smile on face and makes us fun!! "

The natural beauty of Laos left us in awe!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Cunningham

Colombia

"From the turquoise pools of Kuang Si Waterfalls to the tranquil 4,000 Islands, we were constantly surrounded by breathtaking scenery. We visited many beautiful places in the world but this is the first place make us impressive!  "

The tour provided ample opportunities for cultural immersion
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Mackenzie

France

"We participated in traditional ceremonies, learned local crafts, and engaged with friendly locals. Anyway we can learn more about their daily life in a deeper way, i kinda appreciate this tour! "

I highly recommend this Laos tour to anyone seeking an authentic and immersive adventure
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Sanchez

Malaysia

"The Laos tour exceeded all my expectations! From the breathtaking landscapes to the rich cultural experiences, every moment was truly unforgettable! The tour offered a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. We really enjoy it! "

Exploring Luang Prabang was a highlight of the tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Zayn

United Kingdom

"The ancient temples, morning alms-giving ceremony, and charming streets created a magical atmosphere.Btw the homestay experience allowed us to connect with the local communities on a deeper level. It was heartwarming to learn about their traditions and share unforgettable moments! "

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