Laos Splendid Heritages
Day 1 Vientiane
Arrive at Vientiane, transfer. Visit Pha That Luang -a gleaming golden stupa which is perhaps most important national monument in Laos, Ho Pha Keo- the formal royal temple, Wat Si Saket; and Patuxai, a monumental arch inspired by the Arc de Triomphe. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2 Vientiane – Vang Vieng
Travel from Vientiane to Vang Vieng, stop for a visit to Vang Xang, 11th century Buddhist archaeological site where primitive Buddha images are carved on the cliff. Continue to visit Talat Fish Market in Huay Mor. ExploreTham Chang Cave Which used as a bunker against marauding Chinese in the early 19th century. Overnight in Vang Vieng. (B)
Day 3 Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang Visit Tham Pha Thao Cave
Enjoy a short trek through rice paddies, stop at a Hmong village in Ban Pha Thao, visit the cave of Tham Pha Thao Continue to visit Tham Xang Cave it contains a few Buddha images and a Buddha footprint plus the elephant shaped stalactites. Travel to Luang Prabang, pass through Ban Phatang and Muang Kasi. Visit local villages on the way. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B)
Day 4 Luang Prabang
Explore Wat Visoun-The oldest living temple in Luang Prabang and Wat Aham. Continue to visit Wat Xieng Thong, the crowning jewel of all the monasteries and temples in the city. Discover Wat Sibounheuang, Wat Si Moungkhoun, Wat Sop and Wat Sene. Continue to visit the National Museum, a modest but graceful building which combines traditional Lao and French beaux-arts motifs. Afterwards, visit Wat Mai, and Mount Phousi for sunset. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B)
Day 5 Luang Prabang
Boat to Tham Pak Ou Caves, travel up the Mekong River to the steep limestone cliffs overlooking the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers, home to the Tham Pak Ou Caves. On return, stop at Ban Xang Hai Village, a local village famous for the production of laolao, the local rice wine whisky. Visit the weaving village of Ban Xang Khong. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B)
Day 6 Luang Prabang
Excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls: From Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall, travel by vehicle to visit local village of Ban Muang Khai. Continue by vehicle to Kuang Si Waterfall, located in a perfect natural setting near Luang Prabang, this multi-tiered waterfall tumbles over limestone formations into a series of turquoise pools. Enjoy swimming in the clear water or just relaxing in the natural environment. Continue to BAN THA PENE, a nearby Khmu village, before returning to Luang Prabang by vehicle.
Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B)
Day 7 Luang Prabang
Have free time until transfer for flight back. Tour ends