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Day 1 - Arrive in Luang Prabang

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.Luang Prabang is a very special city! It enchants with its magnificent location,amidst mountain ranges and historic temples, which gives the city a title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Good to know

Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This beautiful city was the royal capital and seat of government for the Kingdom of Laos until the revolution of 1975. The main part of the city consists of four main roads crisscrossing a peninsula between the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers.

Day 2 - Luang Prabang Sightseeing

Depart from the hotel at 08:30,you will 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.


Continue your tour to visit Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham (“New Monastery”), National Museum (Royal Palace) and Hor Phra Bang.After lunch, you will visit Wat Visoun, Wat Xieng Thong and Tad Kuang Si Waterfall. Then visit Mount Phousi and Night Market

Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Day 3 - Luang Prabang - Phonsavanh

Check out from hotel, you will head to Phonsavanh, which is the capital city of Xieng Khuang Province, a well-known tourist destination for its famous Plain of Jars. Enjoy scenic views enroute and visit one of the many Hmong villages in the region. The Hmong are an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of Laos. They are also one of the sub-groups of the Miao ethnicity in Southern China. Hmong groups began a gradual southward migration in the 18th century due to political unrest and to a lack of arable land.


Accommodation: Vansana Plain of Jars
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Phonsavanh is a well-known tourist destination for its famous Plain of Jars. By 1973, almost every town and village in Xieng Khuang had been bombed and destroyed as a result of what is now called “The Secret War” in Laos, a ten-year period during which the USA and its allies bombed the region without regard to borders in an attempt to stop movements on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Approximately two tons of ordnance per inhabitant was dropped on the country, with much of this bombing occurring over Xieng Khuang. However, the area is still remarkably beautiful, with the mysterious ancient jars resting near the strange craters that scar the earth, memories from the dark days of a devastating war.

Day 4 - Plain of Jars & Muang Khoun

Start the day with visit the Plain of Jars (Site I and Site II) which is a largest ancient cultural site in Laos. Plain of Jars Site I is one of the largest sites with over 300 jars. The site, also known as Site I is located about 15 km. Southwest of Phonsavanh. The large area surrounded by a fence is adjacent to a Laos army military base.Plain of Jars Site II or Hai Hin Phu Salato is located about 20 km. Southwest of Phonsavanh. The site contains 93 jars spread across two adjacent hills.


Continue to Muang Khoun, the former royal capital of the Xieng Khuang Region. You will to Wat Phia Wat, That Foun Stupa and That Chomphet Stupa.

Accommodation: Vansana Plain of Jars

Day 5 - Phonsavanh - Muang Sui - Vang Vieng

Today you will depart from Phonsavanh to Vang Vieng.Stop will be made in Muang Sui where you will visit Tham Pha Cave,a two limestone caves hid hundreds of small Buddha figures from the Haw invasion a few centuries ago;and Nong Tang Lake,a large picturesque natural lake flanked by high limestone cliffs. 


After lunch at Phou Khoun and enjoy a panorama view from Phou Khoun Observation Site. You will continue to Vang Vieng. Your guide will help you with your hotel check in and the rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Good to know

The small town of Vang Vieng is located 150 km north of the Vientiane. This is a place of a dreamlike landscape of bizarre limestone mountain peaks and scenic cliffs with the Nam Song River bisecting the town. At the base of the town’s limestone mountains are a network of caves.

Day 6 - Vang Vieng - Nam Song - Vientiane

Enjoy 1 hour boat cruise on Nam Song River before drive North to the famous archaeological site of Vang Xang.This archaeological site dates back to the 11th century. The name of the site translates to 'Elephant Palace' in reference to a nearby elephant graveyard. Here you’ll wander through the historic sites and see the fascinating Buddha sculpture reliefs inscribed onto the cliffs. Continue to Vientiane for hotel check in.

Accommodation: Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Day 7 - Vientiane City Tour

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. Continue to the Talat Sao (Morning Market), where you can find an abundance of locally made handicrafts.

Accommodation: Mercure Vientiane Hotel

Day 8 - Departure

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

Accommodation

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Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

It was once a former residence for King Sisavangvong’s wife

Situated in the heart of Luang Prabang

Vansana Plain of Jars
Room Type:Standard Room
Mercure Vientiane Hotel
Mercure Vientiane Hotel
Mercure Vientiane Hotel
Mercure Vientiane Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1,2,5,6 Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
Day3-4 Vansana Plain of Jars
Day7 Mercure Vientiane 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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jskendzel

AMAZING AGENCY 100% TRUTED experience fantastic guide very friendly. I will come back on day fantastic adventure.

Yeeling C

Well, I have to say, I'm always a little nervous about booking an online trip, but everything is perfect. Mr. Jack is our guide. He is knowledgeable and good at English. He explains all history well. He also has good photographic skills. This experience with umetravel exceeded our expectations.

ESSIrvine

Yes, Cambodia is an amazing tourist destination with not only beautiful temples, but also many ways to experience local life, like floating markets and tilted houses on the water. I am so happy to share my tour with my tour advisor Eva and local guide Jack. Thank you all ume staff!

Jan L

A memorable and moving experience. We were booked at the Lao Plaza Hotel in Cambodia. An excellent hotel! Great breakfast, pool, bar and the staff was of the highest caliber. Our guide Jack was friendly, informative and professional. He took the time to get to know us and shared much information about his life in Cambodia.

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Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

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You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

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Warm Welcome Kits

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