In-Depth Laos Tour

10 days Luang Prabang - Xieng Khouang - Vientiane - Pakse - Khong Island

From $ 1599 USD/pax
From $ 1599 USD
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3 Reviews
4.8

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Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang
3days
Mekong River Boat Ride & Pak Ou Caves

Xieng Khouang
2days
Plain of Jars

Vientiane
1day
Temples

Pakse
2days
Trek in Village & Waterfall

Khong Island
1day
Be lazy on the beautiful beach

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Pakse

Highlights

  • Hotel: 2-4 Stars
  • Attractions: 27+
  • Destinations: 5
  • Age: 20-50
  • Comfort: Standard
  • Style: Cultural & Natural

Private guide & van for a more personalized experience

Enjoy lunch at local restaurants

Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Luang Prabang

Explore the mysterious Pak Ou Caves

Explore the quaint Khong Island

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - International Arrival, Luang Prabang

    • Sights: 1

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      None
    • Activity:

      Welcome to Luang Prabang! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and escorted to check in the hotel. After a short break, climb up to the summit of Mt. Phousi which is 150 metres above the centre of town to enjoy a marvelous view of surrounding landscape of the Luang Prabang and the breathtaking sun set over Mekong River. You may explore the night market on your own. 

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  • Day 2 - Luang Prabang Sightseeing

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Get up early to observe the Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony  at 5:40am, if you like. The spiritual and peaceful ceremony is one of the most sacred Lao traditions. It gives you a wonderful opportunity to understand the local's piety towards their religion. Then go back to the hotel for breakfast.  After breakfast, you will pay a visit to Wat Aham, Wat Visoun and Wat Mai. Then continue to visit the Royal Palace Museum

      in the afternoon, you will go to visit a local village of Lao minority groups at Ban Ouay Village. The following is the beautiful Khouang Si Waterfalls where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or wander around in the forest trails. Back to the city in late afternoon to catch the sunset at Wat Phabath.

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  • Day 3 - Luang Prabang Sightseeing

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      This morning, you will enjoy a local boat ride up the Mekong River to discover the life along the river. You will find how important the River plays a role in the daily life of the villages settled along the Mekong. You can observe the daily activities of the fishermen, how they throw their nets in an elegant arm gestures.

      After two hours’ upstream cruise, you will disembark to visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, which are filled with thousands of gold-lacquered Buddha statues of various sizes and shapes crammed into the cave nestled in a limestone cliff.

      After visiting, you will be driven back to Luang Prabang. En route, you will stop at village of Ban Xanghai and Ban Xang Khong that are famous for making traditional rice-wine and traditional handicrafts.

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  • Day 4 - Luang Prabang - Xieng Khouang

    • Sights: 1

    • Accommodation:

      Xieng Khouang Phouchan Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      After breakfast, you will be driven through the wonderful natural scenery to Xieng Khouang. Along the way, you will have lots of opportunities to taking photos. And you will visit hill tribal villages

      Visit the breathtaking the Site 1 of Plain of Jars, when you arrive in Xieng Khouang, which is claimed to be built over 1,500 years ago and of profound importance.


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  • Day 5 - Xieng Khouang Sightseeing

    • Accommodation:

      Xieng Khouang Phouchan Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Dinner

    • Activity:

      Experience the local life in the Central Market this morning. Then pay a visit to the UXO MAG Exhibition Room and Site 2 of Plain of Jars. Then have a scenic trekking to Site 3, and visit villages of Tai Dam people and Lao Leum people. 

      After lunch, you will take a trip to the old capital of Muang Khoun and the nearby villages, home to the Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam people.


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  • Day 6 - Xieng Khouang - Vientiane

    • Accommodation:

      Lao Plaza Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Take a short flight to Vientiane in the morning. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Today, you will visit the major sights of the capital, including the oldest temple- Wat Sisaket, famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of miniature Buddha statues, and the former royal temple Wat Pra kaew, which originally constructed as the Lao royal family’s personal chapel and it houses the famous Emerald Buddha Image.

      En route to Lao’s national symbol That Luang Stupa and you will have a chance to take pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, well known as Vientiane’s Arc de Triumph. 

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  • Day 7 - Vientiane - Pakse

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Take an early morning flight to Pakse. On arrival, you’ll head for Saravanh province via Tateng Village.  Stopover en route to see the locals making coffee and tea  - have a cup of either before exploring the way of life and cultures along the way to Boloven Plateau Area

      When arrive at  Tad Lo Waterfall, you will  visit the villages of Alak, Nge, Katu ethnic minority group. Return to the town in the late afternoon. 

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  • Day 8 - Pakse - Khong Island

    • Accommodation:

      Pon Arena Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      After breakfast, drive about 1 hour to the pre-angkorian Ruins of Wat Phu, a fantastic place giving a great taste of Khmer temples.

      Then continue your way to 4000 Islands Region and Khong Island. Life moves quite slowly here, like a boat being paddled against the flow on the Mekong. Rest of the day is at leisure. Being lazy on the beautiful beach might be a good choice.

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  • Day 9 - Khone Island - Pakse

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      In the morning, have a sightseeing of the surrounding countryside. Then board on a long tail boat sailing to Khone Island area and visit Liphi Waterfall, "the Devil’s Corridor". 

      Then you will return to the mainland at Ban Nakasang before driving further south to visit Khone Falls, one of the largest and most powerful waterfalls in Southeast Asia. Transfer back to Pakse in the later afternoon. 

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  • Day 10 - Pakse, Departure

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Free at leisure till your guide and driver meets you and escorts you to the airport for your international flight back to your sweet home.

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Accommodation

Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

Sakkarine Road, Ban Wat Sene, 06000 LUANG PRABANG, Laos

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We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 7.3km Airports
  2. 3.6km Public Transport
  3. 1.2km Center
Why This Hotel:

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

Situated in the heart of Luang Prabang

Xieng Khouang Phouchan Resort

Ban Phonsavanh, Peak District ,Xieng Khouang, Laos

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 7km Airports
  2. 4.9km Public Transport
  3. 5km Center
Why This Hotel:

Free WiFi is offered

The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and free toiletries

Lao Plaza Hotel

63,Samsenthai Road P.O.Box 6708 , 01000 Lao

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 4.8km Airports
  2. 1.3km Public Transport
  3. 1km Center
Why This Hotel:

Located in the heart of the Vientiane

Set international standards for the discerning traveler in this ancient and wonderful land

Champasak Grand Hotel

Lao Nippon Bridge Mekong Riverside Road, P.O. Box 419 ,Pakse, Laos

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 6km Airports
  2. 1.5km Public Transport
  3. 1km Center
Why This Hotel:

Featuring a prime riverfront setting with spectacular views of the Mekong River

Just 1.5 kilometres from KM2 Bus Station and a 15-minute drive from Pakse International Airport

Close to a large supermarket, local shops and the Lao-Japan Friendship Bridge

Pon Arena Hotel

Don Khong, Laos

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 144km Airports
  2. 141km Public Transport
  3. 140km Center
Why This Hotel:

Located on the riverfront

Waterfront restaurant

Internet and bicycle rental services

    All transfers specified, in private car or air-conditioned minibus

    The service of an English Speaking guide

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

    All excursions specified in the itinerary

    All entry fees

    All meals specified in the itinerary

    All bank charges and exchange rate changes at time of payment

    All insurances including cancellation, travel, repatriation and lost luggage insurances

    All drinks with meals and other items of personal expenditure

    All tips

    All services not specified in the itinerary

    All meals not specified in the itinerary

    Domestic flights not mentioned

    International flights

    Additional insurance

    Entry visas and visa fees (contact us for further information)

    Travel Insurance (Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip)

3 Reviews
4.8

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  • Lukas L
    4.7

    If you're looking to see the best and local Laos and find out more about the Lao people, this is for you. UME did the whole arrangements, and our guides Jack and Kevin for showing us a fantastic time!

  • Fiona W
    5.0

    A lot of people think they can do things by themselves when it comes to Laos but we found that with ume travel you get to see not only the best places but also a lot of the hidden areas that alone you may not have even realised was there, especially those fantastic stories behind this. My boyfriend is really into archology and culture. We have a fantastic time!

  • James P
    4.8

    We were able to customize the sites we wanted to see from their suggested Laos itinerary. We were very pleased with UME Travel! :-) Our guide David is the best fulltime tour guide we have seen with great personality and well educated. looking forward my next trip with UME !

Service

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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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    Local Available 7/24

    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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    Warm Welcome Kits

    We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.

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