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Essential Discovery Of Laos Tour / 4 days

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Essential Discovery Of Laos 

Laos is the highlight destination of Southeast Asia that many visitors come here each year. The UNESCO World Heritage City of Luang Prabang is worth-seeing place for you to find out most of the unique tradition of Laos. While the Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony helps you to get more deeply understanding of the most sacred Laos tradition and ritual of local people, visiting Mount Phousi in the late afternoon leads you to watch the sun set over Luang Prabang with wonderful moment, Pak Ou Cave takes you come back thousands of years with Buddha Statues  and the Khouangsi Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in this area makes great swimming holes for you to relax.Reaching Vientiane, you will have opportunity to many ancient temples and pagodas which blend all of city with the countryside nearby that creates colorful picturesque of the modern capital city of Laos. It’s easy to see National Museum – excellent way to learn about the history, culture and local people of Laos, Wat Visoun, Wat Aham, Wat Mai which is three of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship and offer fascinating insight of Buddhism religious and That Luang – national symbol and the most sacred monument in Laos. Essential Discovery of Laos will be a fantastic trip to explore special values of World Heritages and have an unforgettable memory!

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival & City Tour

Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave – Khouangsi Waterfall (B L)

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Take flight to Vientiane & City Tour (B)

Day 4: Vientiane  Departure (B)

Essential Discovery Of Laos Tour / 4 days

Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival & City Tour

Depending on your arrival flight time, our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit The National Museum (close Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign and the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai. We then ascent up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by the local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Inclusion: Transport, E.S guide, Entrance fee, Hotel & Mineral Water.

Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou – Khouangsi Waterfall(B L)

AM: This morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. Have breakfast at hotel. Then our guide picks up you at hotel to enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Then you board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of 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 small village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is distilled. Have lunch at restaurant.

PM:  This afternoon, you  continue your excursion toward Khouangsi Waterfall, en route, we visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. The Khouangsi Waterfall setting really illustrates paradise. You return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Xangkhong, a village well known for silk hand weaving and for traditional Saa Paper making. You come back the city by late evening to observe the sunset at Wat Phabath. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Inclusion: Transport, E.S guide, Local Boat, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Hotel & Mineral Water.

Day 3: Luang Prabang – take flight to Vientiane & City Tour (B)

AM: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, you have free and leisure time to relax at hotel or explore Luang Prabang by your own way. Then our driver picks up you at hotel and drop you off airport  for flight to Vientiane. Vientiane is a charming and fascinating capital, with an interesting mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences. On arrival at the Vientiane Capital, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Free to have your own lunch.

PM: After your own lunch, you start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. En route to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight in Vientiane.

Inclusion: Transport, E.S guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Domestic Flight Ticket, Hotel & Mineral Water.

Day 4: Vientiane Departure (B)

Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, you have free time to relax and more walking around streets for more exploration. Depend on your flight time; the driver drops you off the airport for taking flight departure. End of tour.

Inclusion: Transport, Breakfast.

Price: USD/person 

Size of group

1 per

2 pers

3 - 4 pers

5 - 8 pers

9 - 12 pers

Single supplement

Hotel 3 stars

818

488

417

375

350

116

Hotel 4 stars

899

531

460

418

392

153

Hotel 5 stars

1297

731

659

617

591

352

Included: All mentioned in itinerary details. Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) & Dinner (D). 

Excluded: Visa fee, personal expenses, international air ticket & other services not mention above in detail itinerary.

Hotel Information:

Place

Rate

Name of the Hotel

Room

Luang Prabang

3 Stars

Villa Pumalin

Deluxe

4 Stars

Villa Santi Hotel

Deluxe

5 Stars

Satri House Hotel

Deluxe

Vientiane

3 Stars

Sengtawan Hotel Riverside

Deluxe View

4 Stars

Laos Plaza

Plaza Floor

5 Stars

Settha Palace Hotel

Deluxe

Note:

  • Price for 01 pax includes single supplement already.
  • Single Supplement means the single using his/her own room.
  • Price for airfare tickets just is valid until 01st March, 2015. When you have booking, we will check the price again

What to bring: Passport, towels, swimsuits, toiletries, change of clothes, hat & camera.

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