The beauties of laos 5 days - 4 nights

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Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Tour Code: LVP-BL5-2016

DAY 1

ARRIVAL – VIENTIANE – CITY TOUR

(-/-/-)

Upon arrival at the airport, we will first visit the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to Lao’s national icon, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop enroute to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

You are then free for the rest of the day to troll around the town for your own exploration. Overnight in Vientiane

 

DAY 2

VIENTIANE – LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALLS  (B/-/-)

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After breakfast, we will take the morning flight to Luang Prabang.

Upon arrival, we transfer directly to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails.

Before returning to Luang Prabang, we stop to visit the Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park (closed on Tuesday), one of the must-visit spots, where you can have an optional 15 minute tour to learn about butterflies and local flora.

Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, we will take a short visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center, where you will have a short tour so you get information about Silk, about weaver, about the Women that work in the Centre.

Arriving back to city center, we ascend the 329 steps to the top of Phousi Hill for a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang

 

DAY 3

LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVES (B/-/-)

 

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. From there, we will take a short visit to the morning local market near the Royal Palace. At the market, you can find anything from rice, to fresh vegetables, to steamed fish, frogs, and anything else that might be the day’s catch, just set up on the ground, this is what the locals do every day. This is really the chance for you to get a real flavor of the local culture.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will first visit Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then embark on the a leisure cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.  Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine.

On arrival back in the city, we will visit magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.  Afterwards, we will visit the Traditional Art and Ethnology Center to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures. Free for the rest of the day to stroll around the town for the last minute shopping. Overnight in Luang Prabang


Option: if time permits, you may wish to visit the Kopnoi Promotion Center, and enjoy the Tea tasting Ceremony, where you can also have a small lecture about Lao culture. 

 

DAY 4

LUANG PRABANG – ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE

(B/L/-)

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After breakfast at the hotel, your car and guide will take you to Elephant Village. On arrival, you will be welcome and greeting by the Camp Manager and participate in short briefing. After enjoying the impressive experience of approx. 30 minute elephant ride on the Howdah (Elephant seat).; you will then take a return boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall and spend some time in the clear water. Your lunch will be provided at the Elephant Village Restaurant (Buffet lunch served with Coffee or Tea and drinking water).

We are free to stroll around before transferring back to the center.  Along the way, we take a short visit to the tomb of the 19th century French explorer Henri Mouhot; the first European to rediscover Angkor Wat and the Royal Kingdom of Luang Prabang. You are free for the rest of the day. Overnight in Luang Prabang

 

DAY 5

LUANG PRABANG – DEPARTURE

(B/-/-)

You are free before taking the departure flight

 

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VALID FROM 01 MAY 2016 UNTIL 30 SEP 2016

OPT

TOUR PRICE IN USD NET PER PERSON IN GROUP OF

SGL

2

4

6

8

10

1

440

315

293

287

275

89

2

493

367

346

339

327

141

3

539

414

392

385

373

177

 

AIRFARES SURCHARGE | subject to change without prior notice

-          Lao Airlines | Vientiane (VTE) – Luang Prabang (LPQ) | $91/pax

 

CITIES

HOTEL NAME

ROOM TYPE

OPTION 1 – 3 STAR

Vientiane

New Rose Boutique Hotel

Superior

Luang Prabang

Vansana Hotel Luang Prabang

Standard

OPTION 2 – 4 STAR

Vientiane

S Park Design Hotel

Deluxe

Luang Prabang

Villa Santi Resort

Deluxe

OPTION 3 – 5 STAR

Vientiane

Don Chan Palace

Classic

Luang Prabang

Kiridara Hotel

Deluxe

 

INCLUSIVES

EXCLUSIVES

ü  Transportation with air-condition in private

ü  Accommodation in twin/double shared room

ü  Boat trip as stated in above sights

ü  English speaking guide

ü  Admission fee to indicated sights

ü  Meals as per program

ü  Gov’t tax and service charge

ü  Luggage handling and drinking water

·         Visa stamping fee on arrival

·         All air tickets quoted separately

·         Travel Insurance in all kinds

·         Single room (quoted separately)

·         Other foreign language guide

·         Peak tourist season or special event rates

·         Tip, drinks and other personal expenses 

 

 

Cancellation policy:

ü  No Show                =          100 % charge

ü  1-10days                =          50 % of the tour price

ü  11-20days              =          30 % of the tour price

ü  21-35 days             =          10 % of the tour price

ü  36 days up             =          no charge

 

Additional Remarks:

ü  Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and room availability.

ü  Hotels listed in above might not be up to standard of your expectation, especially in the remote area where limitation of accommodation.

ü  Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations

 

 

 

Services Inluded:
  • - Private transfers  with  Professional English Speaking guide
  • - Accommodation with breakfast at mentioned Hotels
  • - Meals (Food only / NO drinks) as mentioned in programs
  • - All Entrance fees for the whole trip as mentioned in programme
  • - Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • - Daily 2 mineral water bottles per day per pax.
  • - All taxes
  • - Highly responsive 24/7 support during the tour.
  • - High quality personally handpicked local guides at all places that are government approved.
  • - Courteous chauffeur at your service for the tour.
  • - In tour flights if any
  • - Special assistances in ease city for smooth check-ins.
Services Excluded:
  • - International flights & departure taxes
  • - Visa On Arrival guaranteed letter
  • - Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • - Travel insurance
  • - Beverage
  • - Other services not mentioned above

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