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PROGRAM TOURS
 
VTT.HLV6  Magic of Mekong 6 Days
VTT.HLVV6  Mekong Soft Adventure 6 Days
VTT.HLXVV8  Discover the Mekong 8 Days
VTT.L3  Luangprabang Overview 3 Days
VTT.LV4  Wonder of Laos 4 Days
VTT.LXVV7  Charming of Laos 7 Days
VTT.V3  Vientiane Overview 3 Days
VTT.VXL5  Laos Magic On View 5 Days
 
VTT.LXVV7  Charming of Laos 7 Days   

Day1: LUANGPRABANG (B)
Arrive in Luang Prabang, the ancient first capital of Lane Xang kingdom, the center of religious life in Laos and today the World Heritage City. Arrive in Luang Prabang and transfer to our hotel for check-in.
In the afternoon, we take a sightseeing tour of the sacred city of temples, of which nearly fifty temples still remain in the town and surrounding areas. Visit Wat Visoun, the 16th century temple served as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, the early 19th century temple, whose two guardian figures at the foot of the steps which represent two characters from the Ramayana - Hanuman, the Monkey God and a fierce Yaksa; Wat Xiengthong, the 16th century temple which, more than any temples in Luang Prabang, epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture; Phousi Hill, the 328 steps leads to the summit of Phousi hill that dominates the sky-line of Luang Prabang overlooking the finest panoramic view in the whole Luang Prabang.

Day 2 : LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE (B)
Witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks – an awe-inspiring sight and follow up by the visit of local morning market.

Breakfast at hotel, visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign.
Excursion (a few hours) by boat, upstream on the Mekong to visit Pak Ou cave in the side of a lime stone cliff and opposite of the mouth of the Mekong and Ou rivers. The sanctuaries at Pak Ou consist of two large caves, both repositories for thousands of Buddha images, which range from mere centimeter to two meters in height. En route, Lao typical villages are barely visible behind a screen of foliage. Slender canoes bobbing by the shore, bamboo poles and floats mark the location of nets and fish traps. Our first stop will be at Ban Muangkeo, a well-known village for Lao traditional rice whisky, namely Laoh-Khao to be distilled. We are welcome to taste it and also take away. We arrive back at Luang Prabang in late afternoon. Overnight at hotel

Day 3 : LUANG PRABANG - XIENGKHUANG (B)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Xiengkhuang, on the way we stop at Sala Phoukhoun and then continue Xiengkhuang. Arrive Xiengkhuang where is the province well-known for having been heavily bombed during Indochina war. After transfer to hotel in Phonesavanh , then drive to visit , Plain of Jars1 ( 10 Km SE of Phonesavanh ) the archaeological stone Jars date back 2000 years ago. Overnight in Xiengkhuang

Day 4 : XIENGKHUANG (B)
After breakfast, Drive to Muang Kham about 1& ½ hrs. It is a small trading town at the junction road to Northeast Laos and to Vietnam border . En rout, visit villages of Tai Dam ethnic group and also Hmong minority group. Lunch at local restaurant at Muang Kham. After lunch continue by car to visit Tham Piew near Muang Kham , the historical cave which was bombed during last war that killed hundred of people who hid inside. Continue to drive about 40 mn to visit natural hot spring in the forest , where you can have a bath there . Return to hotel in late afternoon. Overnight in Xiengkhuang

Day 5: XIENGKHUANG - VANG VIENG (B)
Breakfast at hotel, travel by roads to Vang Vieng. The journey is strenuous as we drive along one of the most scenic but rough routes in the whole of Asia. We arrive in Vang Vieng, a small town that is located on a bend in the Nam Song River. This tranquil town is rapidly developed with the advent of tourist, but the beautiful scenery with a mixture of quiet water and limestone outcrops is unchanged for century.
The most famous of these caves we will visit, Tham Jang, was used by local people around 200 years as a hideout from Chinese invaders. Over night in Vang Vieng.

Day 6: VANG VIENG – VIENTIANE (B)
Morning, heading out of town we drive back to Vientiane. Along the way we make a stop to visit the archaeological sight of Vang Xang dating back from the 11th century. Arriving Vientiane for city tour, Vientiane is the charming and fascinating capital of Laos. This small town conjures up exotic images, with the curious mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French influences. We explore the town this afternoon; with Wat Sisaket which is the oldest temple still standing
in Vientiane. This amazing structure features remarkable frescoes and Buddha images. The following sight is Haw Prakeo, the former royal temple of Laos monarchy, where previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Statue. We then visit the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane 's own Arc de Triumph before continuing to the famous That Luang Stupa. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 7: VIENTIANE (Departure) (B)
Breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.

Accommodation

Location

Standard 3*

Superior 4*

Vientiane

Vansana Riverside www.vansanahotel-group.com

Lao Plaza hotel www.laoplazahotel.com

Luangprabang

Vansana LPQ www.vansanahotel-group.com

Villa Santi  Hotel & Resort www.villasantihotel.com

Vangvieng

Vansana Vangvieng www.vansanahotel-group.com

Silver Naga hotel www.silvernaga.com

Xiengkhuang

Vansana Plain of Jars  www.vansanahotel-group.com

Vansana Plain of Jars www.vansanahotel-group.com
 


Note: The supplement for guide as below:
• Surcharge French guide: 15USD/day
• Surcharge German, Russian guide: 20USD/day

Remark: Price is effective from Jan02, 2015- Apr30, 2016
• High season from Oct 1 – Apr 30
• Green Season from May1-Sep30

Include
• Accommodation in sharing romm with daily breakfast at hotels mentioned
• Local English speaking guide
• Transfer services in a private air-conditioned Van , Bus
• Entrance fees
• Traditional local boat trip as mention in program
• 1 FOC in Twin sharing room for 15 payment
• Fresh water and wet wipe during day tour (one bottle/person/day)

Exclude
•Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
• Domestic & International flights
• Lao Visa - apply and issue at border with cost 35$/pax
• All kind of insurance
• Tips
 

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