World Heritage – Amazing Waterfall – Vientiane City Tour

  • Destinations: Luang Prabang, Vientiane
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Type: 2 - 6 Days, Culture & History, Nature, River Cruise

Welcome to Luang Prabang, the charming former capital of Laos and famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the beautiful French colonial architecture and get inspired by the ancient temples. Take a boat trip on the Mekong River and visit to the famous Pak Ou Budha Caves, before you head to the amazing multitierd Kuang Si waterfall. Then fly to Vientiane, the most laidback capital city in the world. Our Vientiane city tour will take you to all the important sightseeing attractions of the Lao capital.

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Day 1

Discover World Heritage & Temple Sites

Welcome to Luang Prabang! Upon arrival at the airport, you are met and transferred to the 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 impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount 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 Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2

Wat Xiengthong – Mekong River Boat Experience – Pak Ou Buddha Caves – Kuang Si Waterfall

After breakfast, we 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 represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine.

On return, we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. You will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local village 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 pools or walk along the forest paths, return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom, a well known weaving village, return to the city by late evening, for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Meals included: breakfast

Day 3

Royal Palace – Fly to Vientiane – Vientiane City Tour

The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign, and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights, this morning before we catch a flight back to Vientiane.

Upon arrival, we see the major temples including the oldest Wat Sisaket, a temple of 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, sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, sunset by Mekong Riverside and late evening. Overnight in Vientiane.
Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Optional Program – Next Destination

After breakfast, relax before we transfer you to the airport or the Friendship Bridge land border, or enjoy our optional program.
Meals included: breakfast.

Please make your choice below or contact us for other suggestions.

Luang Prabang hotels
Rating Type Name
Superior (SUP) Villa Chitdara (or similar)
Deluxe (DLX) Maison Dalabua (or similar)
Superior (SUP) Luang Prabang View Hotel (or similar)

Vientiane hotels

Rating Type Name
Superior (SUP) Lao Orchid Hotel (or similar)
Deluxe (DLX) Salana Boutique  (or similar)
Deluxe (DLX) Green Park  (or similar)

The pricing for this tour varies according to group size and time of year.

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Price includes:

1. Accommodation at hotel base on twin sharing basis
2. Air conditioned transportation
3. Tours as per itinerary including entry fee
4. Meals as indicated on itinerary
5. English Speaking guide
6. Drinking water, cool towel refreshments during the trip
7. Private Mekong Boat trip
8. Flight Luang Prabang-Vientiane
9. NTA & GOV Tax

Payment policy

Deposit 20% of total amount after confirmation of the tour packages.
Total payment should be made 25 days before tour start.

Cancellation policy

Less than 30 days: 20 % charge
Less than 20 days: 40 % charge
Less than 15 days: 50 % charge
Less than one week: 70 % of the tour price
No show: 100% charge

Child policy

Under 24 months old:
sharing twin room with 2 adults in the same bed is free of charge (if an extra bed is needed, charge is as described below).

02-12 years:
sharing twin room with 2 adults – 25% discount for an extra bed and breakfast and 50% discount without extra bed and breakfast