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Classic Tour Vientaine Luangprabang


Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

DAY 01 ARRIVAL VIENTAINE (L/D)

On arrival Vientiane capital, welcome by our local guide and transfer to hotel for check in.

Enjoy a guided tour of Vientiane and discover the hidden charms of the capital, whose name means 'the city of sandal wood'. Vientiane is one of the quietest capitals in the world, far away from the bustle and hustle of other Asian capitals and far from the real-estate frenzy of the regional megalopolis. We start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous

Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Free on own. Overnight in vientaine.

DAY 02 VIENTAINE - NAM NGUM LAKE - VANGVIENG (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Heading out of the town, Drive to Vang Xang archeological site. The name means Elephant Palace, a reference to an elephant graveyard found in the vicinity. The site, which consists of a cluster of 10 high-relief Buddha sculptures on cliffs, is usually assigned to an 11th century Mon provenance. Continue to the beautiful Dane Pha pink sandstone canyon, a holy site since the Mon times. Walk along the canyon to see the Buddha images carved on the cliffs. Visit the famous weaving village of Ban Phone Ngeun, whose inhabitants come from Samneu and then a Hmong village at Km 52. Continue to Nam Ngum Lake and take a boat trip (approx 2 hours) to explore the lush vegetation along the backwaters.

We travel by roads to Vang and we cross the Nam Song River, and then enjoy a short trek through the breathtaking mountain landscape to visit Tamjang Cave. Free and easy for a superb view of limestone mountain and Namsong, overnight in Vangvieng.

DAY 03 VANG VIENG – PHONSAVANH (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a leisurely morning in Vang Vieng before continuing your road journey north to the Plain of jar; xiengkhoung

The drive will take approximately 5 hours, including a stop for lunch in a local restaurant. This journey takes you through spectacular scenery and you might want to stop regularly for photos. Please be aware that there are numerous sharp bends and you will climb/descend a lot of mountains along the way.

Arrive in xiengkhoung and check in to your hotel. Free on your own. Over night in xiengkhoung.

DAY 04 XIENGKHOUNG (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing in the Plain of Jars (Sites I and II) and Muang Khoun Spend the day visiting the famous PLAIN OF JARS, a vast area extending around Phonsavanh from the south-west to the north-east. Mysterious and ancient, over 300 huge stone jars apparently carved out of solid rock are scattered around the plateau. The jars vary in size from 1 to 3.25 meters high and weigh up to six tons each. There are several different theories as to the purpose of the jars, which are estimated to be 2,500 to 3,000 years old. According to local legend, King Khun Chuang had them constructed in order to store wine for the celebration of his conquest of the province in the 6th century. Today’s tour will focues on SITE I and SITE II, out of the many sites so far discovered. Afterwards continue to MUANG KHOUN, an ancient capital and stronghold for the Xieng Khuang royal family was destroyed during the Indochina War. The town was rebuilt after 1975 with rows of wooden Lao houses and a market area and is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Visit WAT PHIA THAT and THAT FOUN. Overnight : Phonsavanh

DAY 05 PHONSAVANH - LUANG PRABANG (B/L/D)

Visit this lively open-air local market. By vehicle from Phonsavanh (Xieng Khuang) to Luang Prabang with sightseeing at Muang Sui A slow journey along mountain roads with stunning views of the forested mountains, lush valleys and karst formations. Stop at MUANG SUI, visiting WAT BAN PHONG, the second oldest temple in the province; the scenic NONG TANG LAKE, rimmed with limestone cliffs; and the extensive cave network of PHA CAVE. Only discovered recently, this cave contains a 5m high Buddha image dating from 777 AD, surrounded by gold and wooden statues of smaller size. Overnight Luang Prabang.

DAY 06 LUANGPRABANG – KUNGSI WATER FALL (B/L/D)

Early morning join local people for alms giving to 250 -300 local monks as part of the original old culture.

Otherwise we take a stroll through the morning market. We then head back to the hotel for breakfast. We will visit major sites including the National Museum and Wat Xieng Thong.

We will drive out of town 30 km to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall, where you can swim, relax and soft trek to the top of the fall. On your way back, you’ll have a short stop at a Black Hmong village, where hill tribe handicrafts are sold as souvenirs to passing visitors. Once back in town, you will have the rest of the day free to indulge in an afternoon tea or coffee at one of the many stylish cafes and bars as you people watch or plan some shopping. In the evening, you will have various choices of outdoor restaurants offering mouth-watering fusion dishes. You will then have a restful night at your hotel in Luang Prabang.

DAY 07 PAK OU CAVE – WEAVING VILLAGE (B/L/D)

Today you will take a Mekong riverboat trip to visit the famous and sacred Pak Ou Buddha Caves, overlooking the confluence of the Mekong & Ou Rivers. The caves are home to many thousands of Buddha images that have been placed here by local people since the 16th Century. Next, you will return to Luang Prabang to visit the Por Sa paper handicraft and textile area at Ban Xang Khong. The rest of the day you will be free to relax. Over night in Luangprabang

DAY 08 LUANGPRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)

Having breakfast at your hotel; being free on your own until transfer to the airport flight to next destination.

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