This tour combines all the major attractions in the south of Laos with the most important central destinations. The south of Laos holds some of the most spectacular and largest waterfalls in Asia. It has coffee plantations and tribal villages on the Bolaven Plateau, the ancient Khmer temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wat Phu, and the laidback Four Thousand Islands in a wide section of the Mekong River. The trip also includes many boat cruises, at which you have a chance to spot the rare river dolphins. In central Laos you will do a city tour of the capital Vientiane and visit World Heritage city Luang Prabang, with its charming French architecture and ancient temples.
Bangkok-Pakse–Champasak-Wat Phou (Meal-Lunch)
Arrival13.20 PM at Pakse Intl. Airport with Lao Airlines 224.
Welcome to southern Laos. Upon arrival at Pakse Airport, Meet your guide and Drive to Champsak to visit the pre-angkorian, ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia ‘s most dramatically situated temples. Explore these Khmer ruins, perched atop a nearby hill, which is one of Lao World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 2001, this wonderful archeological site of Khmer civilization dated back to the 9-12th centuries. Overnight in Champasak.
Champasak-Don Khong – Khone Island-Pakse (Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)
Around 0730am, Meet your guide and continue to Khong island about 3hour drive. Upon arrival, we enjoy a visit of the surrounding countryside, and board on a long trail boat touring to Don Khone area, taking you to visit the remains of French period, Liphi Waterfall or “the Corridor of the Devil”. We then return to the mainland at Ban Nakasang, a fishery village and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng on the journey, the biggest waterfall in the South East Asia. After that Return to Pakse late afternoon. Overnight in Pakse.
Pakse-Boloven Pakse-Vientiane(Meals: Breakfast-Lunch)
Vientiane-City Tours-Buddha Park(Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)
After that Enjoy a city tour to Wat Sisaket with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Visit Wat Simuang and Wat Prakeo, which was the original home of the famous Emerald Buddha, which today lives in Bangkok. There are many excellent restaurants in Vientiane, and you will easily find something to suit your taste. Visit the huge golden That Luang monument, where all Lao citizen respect as holy pagoda. Visit Vientiane’s own Victory Monument, which looks like the Arc de Triumphe. This was built at the end of the Indochina wars with money rumoured to be American, and earmarked for the airport’s new runway. Thus the departing Americans dubbed this monument the vertical runway! Have a look at the lovely arches inside the monument. Afternoon, We start to visit the major sight out of town about 30 km, visit Buddha Park, a blend of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures created by mystical monk on parkland located by the Mekong River and the impressive Lao- Thai Friendship Bridge. En route stop at Lao/Thai Bridge, taking photos before continue to the park. Overnight in Vientiane.
Vientiane-Luang Prabang-Kuang Sii Fall (Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)
Flight transfer by QV101 @ 1130AM-1215PM
Luang prabang-City Tours-Pak Ou Cave-Lunch (Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)
As an optional, Today you may want to get up early to participating an Arm-Giving, hundred of monks walking along side walk to collect rice and food from laymen. We then visit Fresh morning Market at Prakham village to see local lives.
Today, You are free and relax until your flight time, Meet your guide and Transfer you to Luang Prabang Airport for your departure to your next destination. Wish you enjoy the rest of your trip.