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Laos Package Holidays

Laos Tour with Wat Phou Cruise

Price:
Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Tour Destination: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave - Khouang Waterfall - Vientiane - Pakse - Champassak - Wat Phou - Huei Thamo - Oum Moung Temple - Khong Island

Laos Tour with Wat Phou Cruise Highlights:

Learn & Experience the fasciating Luang Prabang World Heritage Site. Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the slow-flowing Mekong River. Embrace its fascinating beauty, while enjoying the exotic scenes of people living in southern Laos and the mystic ancient Khmer ruins.

In southern Laos, this Mekong River is serene, as the slow flowing water makes its way past sleepy villages down to the Cambodian border. Traveling by boat allows you to observe life on the river and admire the scenery from a unique perspective.

During the three day cruise stop to visit Wat Phou. This stunning Angkorian temple sits majestically in the hills of the Champasak province. Explore the stately ruins and enjoy the views of the river below as you stand at the top of this architectural masterpiece.

The boat cruise also takes you to the area known as the 'Four Thousand Islands'. Si Phan Don, as it is known in the local language, is a section of the Mekong filled with hundreds of small islands. Weave your way past local villages and quiet shorelines, stopping to visit islands and cascading waterfalls.

In between stops, your days are spent on board the grand wooden boat. Relax and watch the scenery, dine on fantastic fresh cuisine, watch spectacular sunsets, and gaze at the star-filled sky.

This leisurely cruise along the Mekong River is a relaxing way to experience the beauty and timelessness

Laos Tour with Wat Phou Cruise

Day 1: Arrival - Luang Prabang - Sightseeing Vacation
Day 2: Luang Prabang - Pakou Cave - Luang Prabang  (B)
Day 3: Luang Prabang – Khouangsi Waterfalls – Hill Tribe (B)
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Vientiane (Flight) (B)
Day 5: Vientiane – Pakse – Champassak – Wat Phou (B/L/D)
Day 6: Huei Thamo - Oum Moung Temple - Khong Island  (B/L/D)
Day 7: Ban Veuthong – the “Niagara of the East – Xieng Di – Pakse  (B/L)
Day 8: Pakse – Departure (B)of southern Laos.

Accommodations:

We deeply understand that acommodation is one of the most very important for all our tour so we carefully inspect or pick hotels, cruises, homestays to match general international standards of three, four, five star hotels that must be clean, comfortable, nice room, good breakfast, helpful staffs, good lacation...
Here some our suggested hotel list for this trip, specially we can book others, cruise as you requested. The journey's best luxury hotels in each regions in Laos we highly recommended

• Mekong River Cruise: Wat Phou Cruise
• Vientiane: Ansara Hotel
• Northern Laos: Muang La Resort
• Northern Laos: Nong Khiaw Riverside
• Luang Prabang: Villa Maydou

Meals:

One of most special highlight in Cambodia travel, you can taste local food in each regions that we will arrange all lunch or dinner in Cambodia food, and If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Cruises Mekong River can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes. Please be note that for the home stay, the meal will be cook by the house owner and they are well-trained for hygiene as well as prepare for good recipes

Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal note: are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast:  Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Maily Buffet breakfast selections include both Cambodian and Western dishes to meet every diner's taste.

Lunch:  Lunches are normally arranged at the Cambodian restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Cambodian dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners' tastes.

Dinner:  Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Cambodian food, Cruises Mekong River suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.

Tourguides:

All Tourguides or Tour escorted are local people who take you to all destionations that meantions in program and our guide will try their best to make you having a enjoyable Vietnam holiday.

Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese speaking tourguides as request

Qualifications: Exellent foreign languages, professional presentaion skills, knowledges, helplessness, friendliness, expreriences.

Laos Tour with Wat Phou Cruise 

Day 1: Arrival - Luang Prabang - Sightseeing Vacation

You may fly to Luang Prabang from Bangkok or Chiangmai. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham and Wat Mai. We then climb to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa and to enjoy a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by the local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 2: Luang Prabang - Cruising trip to Pakou Cave - Luang Prabang  (B)


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After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour taking you to the main points of interest, including the city’s oldest temple Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its low sweeping roofs, representing classical Laotian architecture. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. En route, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the rice wine is produced. Once back in Luang Prabang city we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving. We also have time to visit Ban Xangkhong and Ban Xienglek, small villages well known for silk weavings and for Saa (jute) papermaking Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Khouangsi Waterfalls – Hill Tribe Tour (B)

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. From there 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 handicrafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Hill tribe, Ban Ou, Lowland Lao and Ban Thapene of Khmu village. After we head towards the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can take a dip in the large turquoise pools or walk along the forest paths. We return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom, a well-known tradional weaving village, and then return to the city by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Vientiane (Flight) (B)

Of great interest to most visitors is the The National Museum (closed Tuesdays) at the former Royal Palace, which displays a collection of artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. We also have time to visit the Central Market, before taking our afternoon flight back to Vientiane. After transferring to the hotel, we start exploring Vientiane capital city with a sightseeing tour of some of the major sights of the capital; including the oldest temple Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 5: Vientiane – Pakse – Champassak – Wat Phou Cruising Trip (B/L/D)

You will depart Vientiane early for your 6.30am flight to Pakse, on arrival you will be met and transferred to the Vat Phou Cruise leaving Pakse for Champassak at 10:00am. The Vat Phou is a 34-meter long, air-conditioned converted rice rice barge consisting of twelve twin rooms, all of which are ensuite. There is a large shaded front upper deck, perfect for relaxing and gazing at the passing long scenic stretches and a restaurant onboard. Once on board and we head south, arrive at Champassak in time for a riverside lunch, followed by a guided tour of the mysterious pre-Angkorian 10th century temple of Wat Phou, the boat’s namesake. Wat Phou is a wonderful archeological site of Khmer civilization, predating the famous Angkor Wat in Cambodia. As dusk falls, we board the Vat Phou for a relaxing cruise down-river, enjoying the tropical sunset on the deck. Dinner is served on board, while the boat docks for the night alongside a remote Laotian village. Overnight on board Wat Phou Cruise.

Day 6: Huei Thamo - Oum Moung Temple - Khong Island Cruising Tour (B/L/D)

After a leisurely breakfast on board, we set sail for the village of Huei Thamo, only a few minutes walk away from the spectacular hidden Ancientforest temple of Oum Moung. We rejoin the boat for a leisurely cruise southbound and enjoy lunch on the deck, continuing south to the wild paradise of the “4,000 islands” region. In the afternoon we will arrive at Ban Dua Tae, a traditional Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries. We observe traditional village life and learn about the daily activities within the village. This evening we enjoy a quiet dinner on board, under the stars, serenaded by the songs by the songs of the buffalo toads. Overnight on board Wat Phou Cruise.

Day 7: Ban Veuthong – the “Niagara of the East – Xieng Di – Pakse Cruising Vacation (B/L)


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Today we enjoy breakfast on the upper deck, while cruising to the small village of Ban Veuthong, where we will board a small longtail boat to Khong Island, the largest island in the 4,000 islands region. After visiting the island, we take a long tail boat back to the mainland for lunch amid the bygone splendid of another age; colorful French colonial houses and an old customs post, alongside a stone quay. We will transfer by minivan to the encaptivating, scenic splendor of the Khong Pha Peng waterfall, “the Niagara of the East“, close to the Cambodian border. We return to Pakse which is a two-hour journey by road, arriving in the late afternoon. Once we arrive you will be transferred to yout hotel. Overnight in Pakse.

Day 8: Pakse – Departure (B)

After breakfast, we will shall bid farewell and transfer you to the airport or border.

Laos Tour with Wat Phou Cruise Price & Inclusions:

Tour Price:

Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date or spcial requests. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

Tour Inclusions:

•  Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
•  All private transfer and transportation
•  Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
•  Experienced English or French speaking guide.
•  Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
•  All sightseeing tickets.
•  Seasonal fruits, tissues and water on coach.
•  Services charges and government tax.
•  Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
•  No extra charge after confirmation
•  24/7 hotline support guaranteed

 Tour exclusions:

•  International flights
•  International departures taxes
•  Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
•  Travel insurance
•  Beverage
•  Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
•  Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
•  Laos visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 01 passport photo each person)
•  Other services not mentioned above.

 
 
 
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