Vientiane Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 164

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Day 1: Luang Prabang

Welcome to Laos. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your guide and driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Luang Prabang

Today discover the incredible Pak Ou Caves on a Mekong boat trip. Here, hundreds of tiny gilded statues of Buddha, worshipped for centuries teeter on stone shelves in the cave walls. Visits are also made to the local villages of Ban Xanghai and Ban Muangkeo.

Day 3: Luang Prabang

After breakfast explore Luang Prabang by bicycle, a fun and eco-friendly way of exploring the town visiting the temples of Wat Visun, Wat Aham and the beautiful Wat Xieng Thong, famed for its intricate mosaics and painted figurines. Visits to local villages where silk and Saa (Mulberry) Paper are made and from Phou Sy Mountain, witness Luang Prabang's stunning temple tops fade as the sun sets.

Day 4: Luang Prabang - Vientiane

After breakfast we make our way to the famous Khouang Si waterfall, visiting the Bear Sanctuary en-route before we have time for a relaxing swim or just relax by the water’s edge. Late afternoon we return to Luang Prabang and the airport for our flight to Vientiane.

Day 5: Vientiane

Today we visit the COPE educational centre, a compelling centre that teaches us about Laos’ Hidden War and the aid that is being given to help civilian victims of conflict. Afterwards we continue on to the unique Buddha Park or Xiang Khouan as it’s known locally, the park is filled with hundreds of Buddhist and Hindu statues creating a peaceful atmosphere. On our way back to town we visit the Vientiane Orchid Centre which hosts one of the largest orchid collections in the world. Later, take a tuk-tuk tour of Vientiane visiting - Wat Sisaket. En route to Lao’s national icon, That Luang Stupa, we pass the Patuxay Monument, known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

Day 6: Vientiane

Today is your last day in Laos with your deaprture airport transfer.

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