|Tour Code: VL061|
Tour Route: Vientiane-Vang Vieng-Luang Prabang (Could Customize)
|Departure Date: You Choice!|
Custom Days: 5,6~10..14.. Days
Day 1: Arrive in Vientiane (Dinner)
Welcome to Vientiane, Arrive at Vientiane airport, and after customs & immigration formalities, transfer with your guide to your hotel. After a short break, Enjoy a city tour to Wat Sisaket with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Visit Wat Simuang and Wat Prakeo, which was the original home of the famous Emerald Buddha, which today lives in Bangkok.There are many excellent restaurants in Vientiane, and you will easily find something to suit your taste.Visitthe huge golden That Luang monument, where all Lao citizen respect as holy pagoda. VisitVientiane's own Victory Monument, which looks like the Arc de Triumphe.This was built at the end of the Indochina wars with money rumoured to be American, and earmarked for the airport’s new runway.Thus the departing Americans dubbed this monument the vertical runway!Have a look at the lovely arches inside the monument. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane – Vang Vieng (Breakfast/Lunch)
After breakfast, We drive ahead to Vang Vieng, about 3-4hours from the capital. Once a key military airfield during the Indochina wars, the town’s central feature is the long-abandoned runway along the eastern side of town.On the west side, a small river separates the town from the nearby caves & mountains, which can easily be visited from town. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant en route. After lunch, Visit Jang Cave, visit Mulberry Organic farm.Taking nice photos at Song River. Overnight in Vang Vieng.
Day 3: Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang (Breakfast/Lunch)
After breakfastl, We Drive to Luang Prabang, drive passes through splendid scenery and past many panoramic lookout points on the winding mountaintop road.There are several stops en route to take in the scenery. Arrive in Luang Prabang, check into the hotel, and enjoy an exploring the former royal capital & crown jewel of the ancient Lane Xang Empire (pronounced ‘lan sang’) – the Land of a Million Elephants. Shopping Night Market. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang – World Heritage Sites in Luang Prabang (Breakfast/Lunch)
After Breakfast, Visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa.The rounded dome is 1stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao. Continue to visit Wat Mai.Built in 1796, the five-tiered roof of the wooden Sim (chapel) epitomizes the graceful Luang Prabang architectural style. Visit Wat Xieng Thong further emphasizes the uniqueness of Luang Prabang, its several roofs sweeping low to the ground.See also the impressive "tree of life" mosaic here.The gilt panel on the exterior of the chapel depicts semi-erotic episodes from the Ramayana. Climb upPhou Sii hill stands right in the center of this small city.Climb its 350 steps to enjoy commanding views for many miles in each direction.Wat Phu Sii sits atop the mountain, along side the skeletons of Indochina war anti-aircraft guns! Shopping Hmong market, where hundred of Hmong vendors display their handmade handicraft. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 5: Luang Prabang – Local Style Mekong Riverboat Experience – Pak Ou Buddha Caves (Breakfast/Lunch)
After Breakfast Visit the National Museum, once a king's palace.Displayed inside is a lovely collection of personal artifacts of the royal family, including photos, musical instruments, and many gifts received from the dignitaries of foreign countries. Begin a Mekong Riverboat trip with your guide on the mighty Mekong River to visit the famous & sacred Pak Ou Buddha Caves.These caves, overlooking the confluence of the Mekong & Ou Rivers from on high, have been home to many thousands of Buddha images that were placed here by local people since 16th century, when King Setthathirat found the caves and declared them a holy spot. On return Visit Por Sa Paper Handicraft & textile area at Ban Xang Khong. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day6: Luang Prabang - Next destination (Breakfast)
After Breakfast, relax until your flight time to transfer you to the airport.