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Day 1 - Arrive in Vientiane

Welcome to Laos! Upon arrival,your professional private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall.You will be transferred to your hotel with a private car and driver.The rest time is free at leisure.


Accommodation: Lao Plaza Hotel

Day 2 - Vientiane Sightseeing

Today you will pay a visit to the oldest Buddha park - Wat Sisaket with thousands of tiny Buddha statues and the former royal temple Wat Pra kaew built as the Lao royal family's personal chapel and it houses the famous Emerald Buddha Image. En route to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will stop to take some photos of the imposing Patuxay Monument,well known as Vientiane's Arc De Triumph. 


Lunch at local restaurant,and then continue your visit to the Wat Xieng Khoun(Buddha Park) where more than 200 Buddha images are found along the banks of the Mekong River. After visit the COPE center, shopping, transfer back to hotel free and relax at your hotel. 

Wat Xieng Khuan
Wat Xieng Khuan
That Luang Stupa
That Luang Stupa
National Museum & Hor Phra Bang
National Museum & Hor Phra Bang
Wat Sisaket
Wat Sisaket
Wat Phra Kaew
Wat Phra Kaew
Patuxay Monument
Patuxay Monument
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch
Accommodation: Lao Plaza Hotel

Day 3 - Vientiane - Luang Prabang

After breakfast drive to airport for short flight to Luang Prabang, transfer to hotel in Luang Prabang. After refreshment, your visit will start with the Wat Visoun,it was turned into a Museum of Religious Arts in 1942, and houses collections of Buddha images and religious artifacts from the fourteenth century. A short drive along the Nam Khan river bring us to Wat Xieng Thong. This is one of the most important temples in the entire country of Laos and the most important one in Luang prabang. 

 

After a short walk along the streets you will arrive at Wat Mai (“New Monastery” built in 1796).The most striking feature of the temple is the gilded relief panels covering the front facade. Next to Wat Mai temple is the National Museum (close every Tuesday) which used to be the Royal Palace (Haw Kham). Your guide will help explain some information as you tour the museum. It houses the Royal throne of the Lane Xang kingdom in its original splendor, and many other religious treasures.

 

To finish our trip you will climb the steps of Phou Si hill.The gilded stupa at the top of the hill is built on a large rock outcropping.Further down the side of the hill is part of Wat Phra Buddabhat (The Buddha's Footprint Temple). From here enjoy the view of the peninsula where the Nam Khan river meets the mighty Mekong river.

Wat Aham
Wat Aham
Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong
 Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham
Mt. Phousi
Mt. Phousi
Wat Visoun
Wat Visoun
National Museum & Hor Phra Bang
National Museum & Hor Phra Bang
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch
Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Day 4 - Luang Prabang Sightseeing

Get up early to observe the Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony at 5:40am if you like.You will continue to explore the open-air Morning Market in the old town. There's only a few large grocery stores here—instead, food is still produced by small farming families and villages and were brought to Luang Prabang for sale from the surrounding rural areas. Your guide will explain some seasonal vegetables and fruits to you and he will also guide you pick some snacks.Return to the hotel for breakfast.


Then you’ll board a traditional slow boat for the trip on the Mekong River.This majestic river runs from the Tibetan Plateau through China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. You will stop to visit the holly Tam Ting Caves (also called the Pak Ou caves). This is a site of ancient spiritual significance.Over 4,000 wooden figures of Buddha, many highly ornate, stand within the natural limestone caves, testament to the skill of Lao craftsmen centuries ago.Continuing along the river, you will visit some local villages: Ban Xang Hai where you can see rice whisky (Lou Lao) being distilled and taste the local product;and Ban Xang Khong, where Lao craftspeople make saa paper from the bark of mulberry trees. 


After return to Luang Prabang, you’ll take a private car to visit the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls, stopping on the way to visit Hmong and Khamu villages. Hmong and Khamu villages have different structures and ways of life; here, you can learn about their traditions and the differences between Lao, Khamu and Hmong culture. The multi-tiered waterfall, which takes on a striking turquoise color in the dry season, is perfect for a refreshing bath in the afternoon. Clean and relaxed from the waterfall. After the visit, you will back to town.


Kuang Si waterfall
Kuang Si waterfall
Ban Xanghai
Ban Xanghai
Ban Xang Khong
Ban Xang Khong
The Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony
The Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony
Morning Market
Morning Market
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch
Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Day 5 - Departure

Explore Luang Prabang freely before be escorted to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Lao Plaza Hotel
Day3-4 Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

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apoltin

We wanted to get outside of city, but many of the itineraries offered by other tour companies seemed rushed or included activities we weren't interested in. after look through so many tour on the net, we finally decided to book with UME. We were very pleased with out tour and would recommend it to all wishing to experience Thai local life and enjoy beautiful nature in laos.

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