Luang Prabang – Xieng Khouang – Vangvieng – Vientiane

Program Title: All Around Laos: Luang Prabang – Xieng Khouang – Vangvieng – Vientiane
Duration: 5 days 4 nights

Highlights

  • See the highlights of Laos in 5 days
  • Uncover the Laotian war history
  • Relax at the party town of Laos – Vangvieng
  • Wander through the relaxing streets of Luang Prabang
  • Enjoy many, many delicious local Laotian meals!

Included in package

  • All meals (local food)
  • English or Chinese speaking guide(s) / translator(s)
  • 3 star hotel or similar accomodation
  • All entrance fees for activities
  • Transfers and transportation
  • Government Taxes and VAT

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Luang Prabang – Xieng Khouang (B,L ..)

Start the trip by travelling Southeast of Luang Prabang to Xieng Khuang province. On the way, you will visit Khmu and Hmong ethnic minority villages where you can learn more about ethnic minority cultures and lifestyles. The province is located in the east of Laos, near the border of Vietnam. Highlights are the mysterious archaeological site Plain of Jars, the historical trail of the Vietnam war, the influences of the French colony, and ethnic minority communities. Prepare for the cool weather in this region!

By Jakub Hałun [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons

Day 2: Plain of Jars 1,2 – Moung Khoun (colonial district) (B,L,)

Today, you will visit the amazing mysterious Plain of Jar archaeological site. The jars were made by a General thousand years ago to keep his rice whiskey in celebration of a war win. After a local lunch, continue your journey to Mouang Khoun and see the influences of the French and American colony, where a blend of French and Laos culture still exists. Spend the day exploring the region.

Day 3 : Xieng Khouang –Vangvieng (B,L,)

After breakfast, continue your travel to Vangvieng district, a popular destination for backpackers. On the way, you will visit Tham Phukham cave, which was previously a hospital for the Laos Army during the Vietnam war and a Buddha cave. Enjoy lunch served at Phu Phieng Fa restaurant located at a mountain where you have access to nice views and scenery.

Day 4: Vangvieng Highlights (B,L,D)

Spend the day seeing the highlights of Vangvieng. Surrounded by high limestone mountains and by the Namsong river, the town is home to many exciting restaurants, bars, pubs, and night clubs. There are also many outdoor activities to do including kayaking, rafting, tubing, trekking, caving, rock climbing, biking, and ziplining as well.

Today, you can zipline in the morning, and spend the afternoon kayaking and swimming. The day is yours to relax by the Namsong river bank! At night, enjoy a farewell dinner and party for your last night in Laos.

Day 5: Vangvieng – Vientiane – Airport (B,L)

You guide and drive will transfer you to the Vientiane International Airport airport for your flight forward. Safe flight and wish you a happy journey home!

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