First discovery from North to South
Discover the beauties of Laos from north to south, passing through the country’s major natural and cultural sites. A complete program, with little extras included or optional to live beautiful, typically Lao experiences!
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The price includes
All transfers, entrance fees, supervision, accommodation, full board except drinks and some meals.
12 days / 11 nights
Active but not too much!
All year round
Up to 40 participants with some adaptations
- A complete discovery of the country
- The little extras: massage, pétanque, fashion show
- Meet Laotian artisans
- The bucolic stay on the island of Khône in the middle of the Mekong
- Cultural visits to fully understand the country
Arrival in Luang Prabang at the end of the morning. Welcoming by the guide and transfer to the hotel. Lunch and rest time. A traditional Lao massage is offered in the afternoon. Diner in town in the heart of Luang Prabang nightlife.
Early wake up to attend the bonzes offering ceremony. Return to the hotel for breakfast via the morning market. Visiting the main points of interest of the city (the national museum, the vat Xieng mouane, the heritage house, the museum of ethnology) by tuk tuk (typical local transport). Sunset at vat prabat Tai and why not, game of pétanque with the Laotians who love it! Dinner in a restaurant with ethnic fashion show. Free time at the very pleasant night market.
Relax at the magnificent Kuang Si Falls, with its multiple natural pools. Swimming possible. Stops on the way in the Hmong village and the Khamu village. Lunch at the Ock pop Tok weaving center, dedicated to the preservation of traditional and natural textile techniques. Natural dyeing workshop in the center. Sunset over the Mekong. Dinner at the restaurant of traditional specialties.
Cruise on the Mekong river visiting the famous pak caves or home of hundreds of Buddha statuettes. Other stops to explore villages, one of which specializes in the production of rice alcohol. Lunch at the restaurant, then visit of the vat Xieng Thong, the most majestic and oldest temple in the city. Climbing to Mount Phousy to admire the view of the city and the Mekong. Dinner in a pleasant restaurant.
Breakfast and departure for Vang Vieng. The trip is a bit long but punctuated by several stops and beautiful karst landscapes. Lunch at Phou Fiengfa in a restaurant which offers a magnificent panoramic view.
Arrival in Vang Vieng. Dugout canoes wait to descend the Nam Song River at sunset over the limestone reliefs. Arrivel to the hotel. Dinner and free evening.
Visit of the Vang Vieng region famous for its karstic reliefs and caves.
After we will go to the organic farm of Phou Din Daeng which aims at responsible, organic farming as well as at perpetuating various traditional market gardening and goat breeding techniques. Lunch on site.
Swimming in the “blue lagoon”, resurgence at the foot of the Phou Kham caves. Free end of the day, dinner, overnight stay.
Road to Vientiane with a stop along the way at the Vang Sang caves where some bas-reliefs have been carved (about 3 hours of road without stops).
Arrival in Vientiane and to the hotel. Rest of the day free in Vientiane. Dinner and free evening.
Vientiane. Full day of discoverying the city: its main monuments including the Ho Phra Keo temples and the Wat Si Sakek, the Patuxai, the That Luang. A stroll through quiet alleys rarely visited by tourists to meet local artisans and the daily life of the inhabitants. Lunch in a restaurant which trains street children in cooking skills. Walk to the park of Chao Anouvong at the end of the day. Tour of the Vientiane night market. Dinner at the restaurant, a hidden address in the heart of Vientiane!
Morning flight to Pakse. Welcoming by the guide followed by lunch. Drive to the bolaven plateau to discover magnificent waterfalls which are numerous in the region, as well as a coffee plantation. Coffee from Laos is very famous. Direction Champassak to the south for dinner and overnight.
Visit of the pre-Angkorian temple of Vat Phou as well as the city of Champasak where many buildings from the French period remain. Lunch, then we continue south (2h). On the way stop at the temple of uomo older than Wat phou, at the village of Ban Nong bune famous for its woodcarvings, and at the village of Ban Houay Keua where there are many craftsmen who work with bamboo.
Boarding a pirogue to reach Don Khone Island. Arriving to the rooms and end of the day free to discover the charming little island in the middle of the Mekong.
Easy bike ride for a pleasant discovery and a peaceful immersion in meeting the inhabitants of the island. In the afternoon, visit of the impressive Li Phi Falls, where you can observe different fishing techniques that are sometimes perilous. Dinner and free evening to relax.
Return to the main land and stop at the Khone Phapheng Falls, which are considered to be the most important in Southeast Asia. After it will be the time to reach Pakse by road. Lunch, and transit to Ubon Ratchatani airport in Thailand for the flight to Bangkok followed by the return international flight.
To combine with your ideas for a stay or a unique experience, compose your trip as you wish! We prepare your complete package according to your wishes!
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