Laos Heritage Show - 7 Days

Laos Heritage Show - 7 Days

Price from US$ 1811 / PP


On arrival at the airport, you will be met by our staff and transferred to a traditional boat for a 2-hour cruise to Champasak. We disembark at this ancient town and afterwards continue by car to Wat Phou, another World Heritage Site. It contains some of the most ancient Khmer architecture, dating back to the 7-11th centuries. In the afternoon you will drive to Don Khong, an area known for its 4000 islands. En route, we stop to visit the ruins of Oup Mong, a Khmer temple. Overnight on Don Khong Island. Pon Arena Hotel or similar
After an early breakfast, we explore the local villages, where you will see an array of relics from the French colonial era including an old railway and locomotive. We continue to discover the area by boat at our leisure and make sure to stop at Liphi waterfalls, one of the most beautiful in Laos. This is also where, if lucky, we can see the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin. We return to Ban Nakasung and drive to Khone Phapheng, the largest and most famous waterfalls in South East Asia. In the afternoon we drive to Pakse and on the way stop to visit the vestiges of an 18th century temple. [If time permits and elephants are available] we may get a chance to have a 2hr elephant ride through forest paths (own account). We reach Pakse before sunset where you transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Pakse. Pakse Hotel or similar
After breakfast we make an excursion to Tadlo via the Boloven plateau where tea and coffee plantations are located. You will have the chance to observe how these specialties are cultivated. En route we visit ethnic villages in Ban Tatung to experience the traditional lifestyles of the Alack, Katu and Nge tribes. When we reach Tadlo, we transfer you to the Tadlo resort. Overnight in Tadlo. Tadlo Lodge or similar
In the early morning we drive to Pakse and board a flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to our centrally located hotel. A city tour acquaints us with the major sights including Wat Sisaket, which contains more than 8000 Buddha statues, Wat Ho Prakeo the former home of the Emerald Buddha statue and That Luang Stupa, the single most important monument in Laos. We also see the Patuxay (Lao Arc de Triomphe), which was built recently in commemoration of those who died during past wars and today it is the city’s main landmark. The day ends with a sunset over the river. Overnight in Vientiane. Lao Orchid Hotel or similar
After breakfast you will have free time until your transfer to the airport for a short flight to Luang Prabang. Upon landing we check into our hotel and visit Wat Visoun, the site of the impressive Thad Makmo stupa. Phousi hill stands in the center of this small city and we climb the 350 steps to enjoy impressive views of the surrounding area. Wat Phousi sits atop the mountain, alongside the skeletons of Indochina war anti-aircraft guns! We then continue to visit Wat Mai, which was built in 1796. We explore the Street Night Market, where you will find a lovely selection of local handmade textiles. Overnight in Luang Prabang. Villa Chitdara Hotel or similar Note: as per local regulations, only vehicles of 16seaters are allowed in the city of Luang Prabang.
After breakfast we enjoy a short-guided tour of the city’s oldest temple, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong where you can see the impressive “tree of life” mosaic set in colored glass. We then board an upstream cruise on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside. We’ll make sure to stop at the Pak Ou Caves, sanctuaries consisting of two large caverns, both repositories for thousands of Buddha images. We will also stop at a few villages during the day, including Ban Xanghai where the local rice wine is produced. We return to Luang Prabang in the afternoon after seeing Ban Xang Khong and Ban Xieng Lek - small villages well known for silk weavings and Saa (jute) Papermaking. Overnight in Luang Prabang. Villa Chitdara Hotel or similar
After breakfast we visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture throughout the ages. We also will see the Central Market if time permits. After visiting these sights in the morning, there will be free time to venture into town and stroll around the shopping areas. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for departure. Good bye and see you again!

What's Included

  • 06 nights hotel accommodation on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast. All taxes and service charges included.
  • Vientaine: Lao Orchid Hotel or similar (Superior room)
  • Luang Prabang: Villa Chitdara Hotel or similar (Standard room)
  • Don Khong: Pon Arena Hotel or similar (Standard)
  • Pakse: Pakse Hotel or similar (Standard)
  • Tadlo: Tadlo Lodge or similar (Standard room).
  • Internal Flights: Pakse - Vientian & Vientiane - Luang Prabang. (economy class, including fuel charge & airport taxes). Packed Luggage: 20kg + Handing Luggage: 7kg.
  • Professional English Speaking Guide en-route.
  • Meals as mentioned in each day of Itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at airports on arrival and departure days.
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Private boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Alms giving participants
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Drinking water & Tissue
  • Insurance is not covered by Legend Travel Group
  • Visa stamping fee
  • Pre, post tour accommodation
  • International Flight (IN/OUT Laos)
  • Single room extra charge for single supplement fee
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
  • High Season Surcharge for Merry Christmas, New Year and Public Holidays (if any)
  • Child from 0 - 4 Years old is = 50% Adult`s cost.. Sharing the same bed with parents
  • Child from 5 - 11 years old = 75% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents
  • Child from 12 - up = 100% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents
  • Triple room = 3 Persons sharing one room (01 Double Bed + 01 Single Bed)
  • More than 30 days before arrival: no cancellation charge will be done (Client’s non-refundable deposit will be forfeited)
  • 14-29 days before arrival: 10% of the cost of the tour is forfeited
  • 6-13 days before arrival: 40% of the cost of the tour is forfeited
  • Within 5 days before arrival: 100% of the cost of the tour is forfeited
  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Block
  • Wide Brim Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Swimming Suits
  • Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
  • Original Passport

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