Classic Laos

15 days

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Day 1
Depart from UK, heading to Bangkok.
Day 2
Transfer through Bangkok to Chiang Rai, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 3
Transfer to Huay Xai in Laos. Take a leisurely cruise down the Mekong on the luxury Luang Say boat to the small riverside village of Pak Beng. The cruise stops at interesting Lao villages en route.
Day 4
Visit the early morning market in Pak Beng before cruising to Luang Prabang.
Day 5
Half day electric bicycle tour of Luang Prabang. This fascinating tour takes you out of the town away from the tourist trail where you will see ancient temples and handicraft villages.
Day 6
Day at leisure to relax and explore Luang Prabang at your own pace.
Day 7
An early start this morning for your drive to Phonsavan, famous for the 'Plain of Jars'. The scenery is spectacular and you will stop regularly to admire the views and visit some of the local villages. After stopping in Phou Khoun for lunch you will continue on to Xiengkhuang Province where you will visit a hidden Buddha Cave that served as an army hospital during the war.
Day 8
This morning pay a visit to the Mines Action Group to learn about the work they do in clearing land mines and unexploded ordnance in the area. The rest of the day will be spent exploring the iconic Jar Sites.
Day 9
An early start this morning to pay a visit to the local market and the Ancient ruins of Muang Khoun before commencing your journey to Vang Vieng.
Day 10
This morning you will pay a visit to the picturesque Tham Jang Cave and offers spectacular views over the Nam Song River and surrounding karst scenery. Leaving Vang Vieng behind you will make your way to Vientiane.
Day 11
This morning you have a city tour of Vientiane, including a selection of the city's impressive Temples, including the capitals oldest temple — Wat Sisaket.
Day 12
You will be transferred to the airport this morning for your flight to Pakse where you will be met and transferred east to the Boloven Plateau. Throughout the day you will visit a number of ethnic minority villages, local markets tea and coffee plantations and picturesque waterfalls.
Day 13
Morning visit to the beautiful Tad Fane Waterfall before transferring to Champassak and onto the World Heritage listed Wat Phou and the stunning 4,000 islands.
Day 14
A free day at leisure today, to relax by the pool or hire bicycles to explore the island and its enchanting little villages.
Day 15
Transfer to Pakse airport for your flight to Bangkok and then home to the UK.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

This comprehensive tour of Laos showcases the huge variety of sights and activities the country has to offer, offering so many diverse experiences and creating an unforgettable 2 week itinerary.

You will cruise the  Mekong and discover how the river is the lifeblood of the country. Explore H’mong villages, meet the locals and learn about their way of life. Discover mysterious archaeological sites found on the Plain of Jars. Explore ornate temples and stunning waterfalls in and around Luang Prabang and adapt to a slower pace of life around the stunning province of Champasak.

1 night Chiang Rai – 2 day/1 night cruise from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang – 3 nights Luang Prabang – 2 nights Phonsavan – 1 night Vang Vieng – 2 nights Vientiane – 1 night Boloven Plateau – 2 nights Champasak

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