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23 days / 22 nights

New Tour Package

Discover Laos

Discover Laos in 23 days - 22 nights.
Period of Departure: only from middle October to 31st March.
Group of minimum 2 persons and maximum 6 persons

Day 1: Chiang Ray - Chiang Khong – Houei Sai
Day 2: Houei Sai - Muang Meuang (Houei Sai - Muang Meung (B).
Day 3: Meuang Muang - Ban Xieng Dao - Xieng Kok - Ban Kha Lang - Ban Ja - Lao / Myanmar border - Xieng Kok (B)
Day 4: Xieng Kok - Muang Long - Muang Sing (B)
Day 5: Muang Sing (Discovery ethnic groups) (B)
Day 6: Muang Sing and Luang Namtha - Ban Na Mor Nua (BD)
Day 7: Ban Na Mor Nua - Ban Navai (BD)
Day 8: Ban Navai - Nhot Ou (B)
Day 9: Nhot Ou. (B)
Day 10: Nhot Ou - Boun Neua - Phongsaly (B)
Day 11: Phongsaly - Hatsa - Muang Khoua - Muang Ngoi (B)
Day 12: Muang Ngoi - Luang Prabang (B)
Day 13: Luang Prabang (City Tour) (B)
Day 14: Luang Prabang (Elephant Camp and Kwangsi (B)
Day 15: Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng (B)
Day 16: Vang Vieng - Vientiane Capital (B)
Day 17: Vientiane Capital (B)
Day 18: Vientiane Capital (B)
Day 19: Vientiane - Pakse - Phasouam – Tadlo (B)
Day 20: Tadlo - Paksong - Tad Fane – Pakse (B)
Day 21: Pakse - Wat Phou - Khone Pha Pheng – Khone Prapheng (B)
Day 22: Done Khong - Done Deth - Done Khone - Lyphy – Resort Khone Phapheng (B)
Day 23: Done Khong – Departure Laos (B)

Day 1: Chiang Ray - Chiang Khong – Houei Sai.
Our Thai Driver welcomes you to the airport in Chiang Rai, arriving from Bangkok on morning flight. He will drive you to Chiang Khong and helps you for Thai immigration formalities. You cross the Mekong on a boat that you must pay 40 Baht per person to get to the Bokeo immigration post. Your local guide will welcomes you and will assist you for the Lao immigration formalities and for the arrangement your visa (the cost of the visa will be on your own expense and a photo ID is requested).

Transfer on foot to Sabaidee GuestHouse not far from immigration. Registration at the Guesthouse. Climb to the summit of Mount Manilat Ban Houeisai center and walking tour in town. Free time.
Overnight Sabaidee Guesthouse,

Day 2: Houei Sai - Muang Meuang (Houei Sai-Muang Meung about 120 km). (Breakfast).
At 8.00 AM, breakfast at the Guesthouse, then depart by Song Theo (local transport transformed from a pick-up) for the trip to Muang Meung District which is about 120 Km from immigration. On the way, stop for visiting ethnic villages such Lanten, Lu, White Museu, Museu Black, Lao Kui Ikor. Upon arrival in Muang Meung, Check-in at the Guesthouse of Pa La or similar. Walking tour in the village. Free time.
Overnight at the Pala Guesthouse or similar.

Day 3: Meuang Muang - Ban Xieng Dao - Xieng Kok - Ban Kha Lang - Yi Ban Ja - Lao / Myanmar border - Xieng Kok (Xieng Kok-Frontier Post: 17 km). (Breakfast)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, then transfer by Song Theow to Ban Xieng Dao (14 km), located along the Mekong River to board a local boat for the boat trip upstream on the Mekong to Xieng Kok. On the way visit villages of ethnic (Ikor, Lu). Your guide will distribute to you each of you a life jacket before boarding. You will contemplate the scenario of the Mekong for about 1 hour by boat. Arrive in Xieng Kok, check in at the Guesthouse. Proceed the tour on minivan on the road the Lao-Myanmar border. On the way, visit ethnic groups: Ikor, Museu, Lanten, Lao Kui. Return back to the Guesthouse. Free time.
Overnight at Xieng Kok Resort.

Day 4: Xieng Kok - Muang Long - Muang Sing (70 Km) (Breakfast)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, then excursion on minivan from Xieng Kok to Muang Sing via Muang Long. On the way, multiple stops to visit the ethnic villages such as: Ikor, Lanten, Museu. Upon arrival in Muang Sing, check-in at Guesthouse. Free time.
Overnight at Phou IU Guesthouse.

Day 5: Muang Sing (Discovery ethnic groups). (Breakfast). Difficulty of trekking: level 4/5
At 6.00 Am, visit the market Muang Sing. Breakfast at the Guesthouse, then transfer on minivan about 20 minutes (approximately 18 km) on the road from Muang Sing to Luang Namtha and then walk to the National Protected Area of Nam Ha in the mountains about an hour with 2 stops relax. Continuation of the trekking up the mountains and crossing forests. Visit a waterfall at about 1.30 hours; from there, panoramic view of the National Protected Area of Nam Ha. Crossing the primary forest and farmland to visit an Akha village (Ban Namdaet May). From the top of the mountain, you have an excellent view over the valley of Muang Sing, then continue walking to visit the Yao village (Ban Nam Mai). Your minivan will wait for you there. Departure for the Guesthouse. Free time.
Overnight at Guesthouse Phou IU.

Day 6: Muang Sing and Luang Namtha-Ban Na Mor Nua (110 km). (Breakfast, Dinner)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, then excursion on minivan from Muang Sing to Luang Namtha. On the way visit villages of ethnic groups as: Ikor, Hmong, Lenten, Tai Dam. Sightseeing at Luang Namtha before continuing the road to Ban Na Mor Neua where you spend the night in the village. Here, we with the Chief of the Village, will prepare you dinner. Free time to visit the village,
Dinner and homestay in Ban Na Mor Nua.

Day 7: Ban Na Mor Nua - Ban Navai (85 Km). (Breakfast, Dinner)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, thanks to the Head of the Village, then excursion on minivan to Ban Na Nua Ban Mor Navai. On the way visit villages of ethnic Ikor, Hmong, Tai DAm, Khmu, Lu. Upon arrival in Ban Navai (Lu Village), homestay in the Village Chief’s house. Walking tour of the Village and swimming in the River. The village chief and villagers will you organize the Baci ceremony to welcome you and to wish you good health, great success in your work and family happiness. Here again, the Chief of the Village and us, will prepare dinner.
Baci, dinner and homestay in Ban Navai,

Day 8: Ban Navai - Nhot Ou (151 km). (Breakfast)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, thanks to the Head of the Village, then excursion on minivan to Ban Navai Nhot Ou. On the way visit the former French colonial army camp in Boun Tai Viillage and visit ethnic villages: Ikor, Tai DAm, Hmong, Tai Lu. Upon arrival in Nhot Ou District, check-in at Manivong Guesthouse or similar. Free time.
Overnight at Manivong Guesthouse or similar.

Day 9: Nhot Ou. (Breakfast)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, then excursion on minivan around Nhot Ou to explore the ethnic groups (Lolo Ikor, Lu, Phu Noi ethnic. Return back to the Guesthouse or similar. Leisure.
Overnight at Manivong Guesthouse or similar.

Day 10: Nhot Ou - Boun Neua - Phongsaly (Breakfast)
At 7.00 Am, breakfast, departure on minivan to the road Nhot Ou-Phongsaly through Boun Neua. On the way, stop at your requests. Arrive Phongsaly, check in at hotel. A short tour of the city. Free time.
Overnight at Phoufa Hotel.

Day 11: Phongsaly - Hatsa - Muang Khoua - Muang Ngoi. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel, depart on minivan for Hatsa. Boarding the boat for the traditional lowering of the Nam Ou to Muang Ngoy. Stop at Muang Khoua. A quick tour of the city, further down the Nam Ou. Arrived in Muang Ngoi, check-in at Rattanavong Guesthouse or similar.
Discover the Nam Ou from Phongsaly to Muang Ngoi on a traditional boat. Free time for feisure.
Overnight at Rattanavong Guesthouse or similar.

Day 12: Muang Ngoi - Luang Prabang. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the Guesthouse, then continue the journey by boat down stream to Luang Prabang. On the way stop to visit the caves of Pak Ou. Pak Ou Caves are located about 25 km from Luang Prabang along the Mekong River and the mouth of the Nam Ou River. There are 2 caves: a cave at the bottom called ’Tham Ting, and a cave at the top called’ Tham Pum ’. There are thousands of statues and statuettes of Buddha in the traditional style of Luang Prabang. Visit Ban Xang Hai to see the local distillery of alcohol made from sticky rice. Arrival in Luang Prabang, transfer to Villa Santi Hotel or Santi Resort & Spa for check-in. Free time (you may visit the night market by yourself. The Night Market in Luang Prabang, starts from 5.00 PM - 9.30 PM).
Overnight at the Villa Santi Hotel in town or Santi Resort & Spa.

Day 13: Luang Prabang (City Tour). (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel, then visit the World Heritage city starting to visit the former Royal Palace and Wat Mai, Wat Visoun, Wat Aham. Wat Xieng Thong. In the afternoon, visit Lu village Xang Khong, a weaving village and visit the Tsa paper production there. In the afternoon, climb to the summit of Mount Phousi for the panoramic view of the city and to admire the sunset over the Mekong. Visit the Night Market. Transfer to the hotel Free time.
Night at the Villa Santi Hotel in town or Santi Resort & Spa.

Day 14: Luang Prabang (Elephant Camp and Kwangsi (Breakfast)
Early, you may go see by yourself the alms giving where over two hundred monks passed on the main street.

Breakfast, then visit the local market, market Phosi. Then continue the tour on minivan to the Elephant Camp. On the way, stop to visit the Santi Chedi Stupa Phon Phao, a large golden stupa which has three floors. The interior walls are painted with images telling Buddhist stories. Getting on a long a longtail boat to the Elephant Camp. Arrival at Camp, ride on elephant for an hour and a half through the forest. Then boarding on a long tail boat to the Tad Tse waterfall. Rest in the cascade of Tad Tse. Continuation of the excursion on minivan to the cascade of Kwangsi. On the way, visit Hmong village NOUAN. Arriving at the waterfall, resting and swimming if you wish. Back at the hotel.
Free time.
Overnight at the Villa Santi Hotel in town or Santi Resort & Spa.

Day 15: Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng. (Breakfast).
Breakfast at hotel, depart on minivan to Vang Vieng. Stop along the road to take pictures. Arrival in Vang Vieng, check-in at the Elephant Crossing Hotel or similar. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Elephant Crossing or similar.

Day 16: Vang Vieng - Vientiane Capital. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel, visit the Cave of Tham Chang and long tail boat trip on the Nam Song for an hour. Departure on minivan from Vang Vieng to Vientiane Capital. Arrived in Vientiane, transfer to City Inn Hotel for check-in. Free time for leisure.
Overnight at City Inn Hotel.

Day 17: Vientiane Capital. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel, city tour on minivan starting with a visit of Ho Phra Keo. built in 1560 by King Pra Keo to house Setthathirath Morakod, Wat Sisaket, built in 1818 by King Anouvong. the only temple that has survived from the Siamese invasion, visit Patuxay or "Gate of Victory", built in 1962. A unique panorama of the capital Vientiane is worth for a climb, then excursion to the Buddha Park and shopping at the “Mall " at Talad Sao. In the afternoon, discover the festival of That Luang Stupa “parade of various villages with offerings to the stupa”. Transfer to the hotel. Free time.

That Luang Stupa, built in 1566 by King Setthathirath when moving the capital of Xieng Thong (Luang Prabang) to Vientiane. It is the national symbol of Laos.
Overnight at City Inn Hotel.

Day 18: Vientiane Capital. (Breakfast)
Free in Vientiane Capital .
Overnight at City Inn Hotel.

Day 19: Vientiane - Pakse - Phasouam – Tadlo (Breakfast)
Early morning transfer to airport for flight from Vientiane to Pakse. Thanks to your guide and driver. Fly to Pakse on the flight QV512 from 6.30 Am. Arrival at Pakse airport, welcome by your new local guide and your new driver and drive to Tadlo. On the way stop to visit the waterfall “Tad Phasouam”. Arrival at Tad Lo, check-in at Saise Guesthouse. Visit Tad Log waterfall.Free time.
Overnight at Saise Guesthouse,

Day 20: Tadlo - Paksong - Tad Fane – Pakse. (Breakfast).
Breakfast at hotel, excursion by road to Paksong. Visit Katou Village, Waterfall Tad Fane, visit tea plantations and coffee. Arrive in Pakse, transfer to the Pakse Hotel. Free time.
Overnight at Pakse Hotel.

Day 21: Pakse - Wat Phou - Khone Pha Pheng – Khone Prapheng.
(Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel and then excursion by road to visit the archaeological site of Wat Phou. Wat Phou Khmer temple ruins, dating from the 11th - 12th century. Then departure for the visit Phou Asa. Ride on elephant. Then continue drive to visit Khone Pha Pheng, the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia. Transfer to Khonephapheng Resort. Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Overnight at Resort Khonephapheng.

Day 22: Done Khong - Done Deth - Done Khone-Lyphy – Resort Khone Phapheng. (Breakfast).
After breakfast at the resort, Drive to Khong Island where you will embark on private boat excursion through Siphandone "Four Thousand Islands." Stop in Done Khone and trek to the Somphamit (Liphi) waterfall. On the way, visit the old French bridge linking the island and the island Deth Done Done Khone, the first locomotive in Laos, then visit the Fall of Liphi. Walk to boat. Boat up stream to Village Nakasang, visit the local market. Back to the Resort on minivan. Arrival at the Resort, Free time for leisure.
Overnight at Khonephapheng Resort.

Day 23: Done Khong – Departure Laos. (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to the border crossing at Nong Nok Khien to leave Laos or transfer to Pakse Airport for flight to other destination.

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If you are interested in this program, please contact us for the rates and details. You may modify the program as you need.

Tour Included:
- Transfers, tours and elephant rides as mentioned in the program with local English speaking guide in Laos (a local guide in northern Laos to the capital Vientiane and one in southern Laos).
- Accommodation in twin or double sharing
- One way domestic flight from Vientiane to Pakse.
- Meals as mentioned in the program:
+ All breakfasts.
+ Two dinners during your 2 nights "Homestay" in Laos.
- Official travel permit.

Tour not included:
- Cost of entry visa to Laos.
- Other than flights from Vientiane to Pakse.
- Beverages
- Supplement for single room "single room" as indicated above
- Other meals not mentioned above (all breakfasts and all dinners except for two dinners during the Homestay in Laos)
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Drinks during meals and personal expenses (telephone, minibar ...)
- Tips and services not mentioned above
- Other costs not mentioned above.