Day 1: Ubon Ratchathani – Pakse – Khong Island (--/--/D)
On arrival to Ubon Ratchathani (Thailand), our car and tour guide will meet and drive to Chongmek border pass, crossing border to Laos and continuing to Pakse. Take a traditional boat for a 2-hour cruise to Champassak. Continue by car to Wat Phou - World Cultural Heritage Site. In the afternoon drive to Khong Island and stop en route to visit the ruins of the Khmer temple of Oup Mong at Ban Houei Tomo. Arrive at Ban Hatsai Khoune before sunset and board a traditional long tail boat to reach Khong Island. Overnight in Khong Island.
Day 2: Khong Island – Ban Khone – Khone Phapeng – Phou Asa – Pakse (B/L/D)
Continuing the trip by car to Ban Nakasang. Take a boat for a 20 minutes cruise to Ban Khone where the many old French buildings are seen. We continue discover the area of 4000 islands with our leisurely boat to visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls marking the end of Lao boundary to Cambodia call Liphi waterfall, known as the Samphamith. We may see the rare Mekong dolphin. Returning to Ban Nakasang and drive to famous waterfalls of Khone Phapeng - the largest waterfall in South East Asia. In the afternoon drive to Pakse and, on the way stop in Phou Asa to visit the vestiges of this temple dating from the 18th century. Overnight in Pakse.
Day 3: Pakse – Saravanh –Boloven – Tadlo (B/L/D)
Taking an excursion drive to Tadlo via the plateau of Boloven where tea and coffee plantations growing and most famous Lao coffee. You have chance to observe the traditional coffee and tea maker. En route visit the villages of Ban Tateng and experience the daily lifestyle of ethnic minority people of Alack, Katu, Nge. We will continue to Tadlo and visiting the charming village of Tadlo area then transfer you to Tadlo resort, enjoy swimming in the pool of Tadlo waterfall. Overnight in Tadlo.
Day 4: Tadlo – Pakse – Vientiane (B/L/D)
We will drive to Pakse to board a flight to Vientiane Capital, upon arrival; you are met and transferred to our centrally located hotel.
A city tour acquaints us with the major sights of the capital. We visit the sacred Wat Sisaket the oldest temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, sunset by Mekong Riverside and late evening. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 5: Vientiane - Luang Prabang (B/L/D)
At leisure until transfer to the airport for a flight to Luang Prabang. Visiting Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. Then continuing to visit Wat Mai which was built in 1796, Wat Xiengthong - the uniqueness of Luang Prabang's local style, the National Museum, which was once a king's palace. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 6: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Caves & Ban Phanom (B/L/D)
Begining a full day boat trip on the mighty Mekong River to visit the Pak Ou Caves with their lacquered Buddha statues. Then make a visit to the village of Ban Phanom where traditional Lao textiles are woven on ancient wooden looms. Then return to Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 7: Luang Prabang – Departure (B/--/--)
Free at leisure discovery and transfer to airport flight leaving Laos. End of the tour.
- Private A/C vehicle as per program
- Twin shared rooms and daily breakfast
- English speaking tour guides
- Admission fees
- Boat trip on Mekong
- Airfare Vientiane - Luang Prabang and airport tax
- Luggage handling
- International air tickets to/from Laos
- Meals are quoted separately
- Visa to Laos
- Departure airport tax US$10.00/pax
- Single room (quoted separately)
- Personal expenses and others not stated…