Laos: Classic Tour via the Rivers

16 days Luang Prabang - Pakbeng - Muang La - Nong Khiau - Vientiane - Pakxong - Champassak- Pakse

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Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang
3days
Travel by Tuk-Tuk

Pakbeng
1day
Mekong Boat Cruise & Pak Ou Caves

Muang La
2days
Rice Paddies and Plantations

Nong Khiau
2days
100 Waterfalls Adventure Trail Trek

Vientiane
2days
Cruising at Tha Ngon

Pakxong
1day
Villages & Markets

Champassak
4days
Cycling Around 4,000 Islands

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Champasak

Highlights

  • Hotel: 2-4 Stars
  • Attractions: 20+
  • Destinations: 7
  • Age: 20-50
  • Comfort: Standard
  • Style: Cultural & Natural
Visit Rice Paddies and Plantations Meet with Local Hmong and Ikhos Minority People Experience 100 Waterfalls Adventure Trail Trek Cycling Tour Around 4,000 Islands
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arriving in Luang Prabang

    • Sights: 1

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      None
    • Activity:

      Upon arrival,meet your Lao English-speaking guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in.After refreshment,you will ascend Phou Si Hill,offering stunning views over the Mekong, rivers, and mountain ranges.Once back at ground level, stop at the awakening Hmong Night Market.

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  • Day 2 - Luang Prabang and Natural Dyes Class

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Today you will travel like a local by Tuk-Tuk to the peninsula,to the alms giving ritual.Continue to the open-air food market, held daily in the streets nearby the former Royal Palace.Head to the Ock Pop Tok weaving centre for a dyeing class about silkworms and silk types.

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  • Day 3 - Kuang Si Waterfalls

    • Accommodation:

      Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Dinner

    • Activity:

      Starting your day with a visit to the major food market of Talat Phosy before your Lao cooking class. After calss, you will take an excursion to Kuang Si waterfalls, stopping en-route to visit ethnic minority villages.You will also visit the Asian Black Bear Rescue Center, enjoying picnic lunch near a waterfall.

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  • Day 4 - Mekong Cruise and the Pak Ou Caves

    • Accommodation:

      Laos Sanctuary Pakbeng Lodge  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Today you will visit the Pak Ou Caves, containing thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues. Then you will enjoy your Mekong cruise to Pakbeng.Your lunch will be served on board while cruising up the Mekong River.You will arrive at Pakbeng’s pier before sunset.

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  • Day 5 - Rice Paddies and Plantations

    • Accommodation:

      Muang La Lodge  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Morning transfer to Oudomxay and Muang La, with a few stops to meet ethnic villages. Encounter various tribes on this part of your holiday. Pass villages perched on steep mountainsides and others in valleys carved out by ancient rivers.  

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  • Day 6 - Hmong and Ikhos Minority Villages

    • Accommodation:

      Muang La Lodge  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Today you will visit an Ikhos and Hmong village, two of the many ethnic groups in Laos. Learn about daily life and how the villagers follow customs passed down through centuries. A short walk takes you to an abandoned Hmong village with a stunning 360° panorama.  

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  • Day 7 - Cruise on Nam Ou River to ​Nong Khiau

    • Accommodation:

      Laos Kamu Lodge  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Dinner

    • Activity:

      Today you will transfer to Muang Khua and then cruise on the Nam Ou River to Nong Khiau. Stop en route to visit some minority villages in Muang Ngoi.Lunch is served on a sand river bank or islet or on board. 

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  • Day 8 - “100 Waterfalls Adventure Trail Trek

    • Accommodation:

      Laos Kamu Lodge  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      A peaceful boat ride on the Nam Ou River allows you to explore a small Lao village.Learn about the villagers and their way of life.Witness water and jungle and hear the constant sound of clear waterfall cascades.

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  • Day 9 - Reaching Vientiane

    • Accommodation:

      Lao Plaza Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Breakfast at the hotel before transfer by road down to Luang Prabang.Lunch at Khaiphaen Restaurant, a vocational restaurant for disadvantaged children.Relax and enjoy an hour-long Lao traditional body massage at L’hibiscus. 

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  • Day 10 - Cruising at Tha Ngon

    • Accommodation:

      Lao Plaza Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Breakfast at the hotel before a morning in Vat Sisaket, home to hundreds of Buddha statues.Drive to Tha Ngon, and make an en route stop to visit Don Mak Khai Market.Visit the Lao Disabled Women Development Centre.

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  • Day 11 - Pakxong and Boloven Plateau Visit

    • Accommodation:

      Laos Sinouk Coffee Resort  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Pakse.Lunch will be at a local restaurant, before a great afternoon way up at Boloven Plateau.Stop at Tad Lo Waterfall, villages, visit a tea and coffee plantation, and the Tha Teng Market.

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  • Day 12 - Coffee Plantation and Champassak

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Arrive at Pakxong and experience coffee tasting at Jhai Coffee shop.At noon, enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at Tad Say waterfalls.Drive to Souy village and walk inside the bamboo village. 

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  • Day 13 - Cycling Tour Around 4,000 Islands

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Cross by ferry to Ban Muang and transfer to Ban Hat Xay Khoun overland.Cycle around the islands, and see the old locomotive, railway and colonial bridge.Return to Ban Nakasang by boat and visit the largest waterfall in South East Asia. 

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  • Day 14 - Visiting Khmer Architecture at Vat Phou

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast,Dinner

    • Activity:

      Visit Vat Phou, a UNESCO World Heritage site.Vat Phou is one of the best preserved examples of major Khmer architecture.Lunch at Inthira’s restaurant in Champassak before a free day at leisure.


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  • Day 15 - Free Day at Leisure

    • Accommodation:

      Champasak Grand Hotel  

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Breakfast at the resort, then enjoy the day free at leisure. You can take advantage of your resorts amenities and activities or relax and absorb your holiday adventure so far.

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  • Day 16 - Time to Leave Laos

    • Meals:

      Breakfast

    • Activity:

      Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then rest until your transfer to the airport in Pakse.We will assist with luggage and with formalities of immigration if necessary.Thank you for visiting Laos, we hope to see you again soon.

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Accommodation

Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel

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

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  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

Laos Sanctuary Pakbeng Lodge

Ban Done Khame ,Pakbeng, 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. 173km Airports
  2. 10.2km Public Transport
  3. 10km Center
Why This Hotel:

Elephant treks throughout the mountains of Pakbeng

Easily access to main city sites

Good place for you to take a break from your busy days

Muang La Lodge

Muang La District Oudom Xay Province Laos PDR

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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. 214km Airports
  2. 220km Public Transport
  3. 138km Center
Why This Hotel:

Tented camp experience

Far removed from the well-trodden tourist trails.

Laos Kamu Lodge

Ban Nioy Hai, Muang Nga District, Oudoumxay Province, 06000, Laos, 01000 Ban Gnoyhai, 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. 8km Airports
  2. 2km Public Transport
  3. 2km Center
Why This Hotel:

Allowing guests to get in touch with innermost selves

Learning more about yourselves by being a part of an ancient community

Good place for you to take a break from your busy days

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

Laos Sinouk Coffee Resort

LakKhao Village, Paksong-Thateng Road Bolaven Plateau - Champasak Province Southern LAOS - LAO PDR

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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. 85km Airports
  2. 82km Public Transport
  3. 80km Center
Why This Hotel:

Surrounding by coffee plantation

Allowing guests to get in touch with innermost selves

Good place for you to take a break from your busy days

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

    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)

2 Reviews
4.9

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  • Sanjiv K
    5.0

    I confirm all what was written in my tour confirmation letter, book it online and enjoy. Thanks so much for a great tour!

  • Trish W
    4.8

    Our travel advisor Diana is always open for every question you ask her and gives you every information you need. Quick response! Our local guide is Nicha She guided us through the best highlights of laos and kept us informed of the landmarks history and folklore. Thanks again for everything, we had a wonderful time with you !

Service

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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.

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    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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