Vientiane and Luang Prabang Essentials Tour give you the best options in Vientiane and Luang Prabang in 5 days. Within 2 nights in Vientiane and 3 nights in Luang Prabang, you will experience the best sites in these 2 main cities in Laos. As the result, quick view of Laos culture and people.
Upon arrival, meet our driver/tour guide and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure
After breakfast, meet our guide at the hotel lobby and start Vientiane discovery. Firstly, we transfer to visit Buddha Park – famous for being home to more than 200 religious statues, including a huge 40-meter Reclining Buddha image. And then, we visit Pha That Luang with its golden stupa – sympol of Laos.
After lunch time at local restaurant. We continue our trip to Wat Si Saket – which features remarkable frescoes and more than 6,000 Buddha images. Then steps to Wat Ho Phra Keo and Presidential Palace. After next stops at Wat Si Muang and That Dam – an old stupa whose gold covering was stolen by the Thai army during their 1828 invasion, we stop at the last site: Patuxai Victory Monument.
Transfer back to the hotel around 4:00 pm
Day at leisure until to transfer to the airport to take morning flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, meet our guide at the airport and transfer to hotel. Have a rest and your own lunch.
Afternoon, we start to discover Luang Prabang by visit most of famous sites in Luang Prabang including Wat Visoun (known as the ‘Watermelon Stupa’ on account of its spherical shape), Wat Mai and Wat Xieng Thong, which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of the city’s architecture. Next stop is Royal Palace and National Museum.
The tour end with sunset view on Phousi moutain before drive to hotel.
Wake up early before dawn (around 5:00 am) to catch up with traditional alms giving ceremony. The unique and must-see activities in Laos.
In the early hours of the morning each day, as the sun is rising, the local Buddhist monks pad softly around the streets barefoot in single file, accepting gifts from the locals. All around the town, locals kneel down on the street, offering the monks gifts of rice, fresh fruit and sweets to contribute to their one meal of the day.
Transfer back to hotel for breakfast. And then, we continue exciting day by enjoy a 3-hour morning boat trip from Luang Prabang center to Pak Ou Caves. After discovery of Pak Ou Caves, cruise back and stop at “Ban Xang Hai” local village for tasting their unique homemade local rice whisky and rice wine before reach to Luang Prabang center.
After lunch by your own expense, we take one hour journey by private car (~30 km) to beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall. Enjoy landscape and swimming on natural and clean small lakes there before back to Luang Prabang center.
Day at leisure until to transfer to the airport to take the flight to next destination.