8 Days Laos

Code: HL2-8TR
Every Thursday (2 To Go) GROUP 2019: 20/12, 27/12
Category:
  • Khone Phapheng Waterfalls
  • Kuang Si Waterfall_SS_69573955
  • Patuxai
  • That Luang Shrine
  • Wat Phu- Champassak
Luang Prabang
National Museum Wat Mai & Wat Xieng Thong
Mekong river cruise Tham Ting (Pak Ou Holy Caves)
Khuang Si waterfalls Mt Phousi
Pakse
Wat Phu- Champassak
Khong Islands
Don Det and Don Khon islands Li Phi waterfall
KhonePhapheng Waterfalls
VangVieng
ThamXang (Elephant Cave) Tham Hoi cave (Snail cave)
Tam Nam (Water Cave) Hmong village of Phathao
Vientiane
That Luang Shrine (Great Sacred Stupa) Pratuxai Monument
Wat Sisaket Ho Prakeo

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Day 1: Singapore – Luang Prabang (L/D)

SIN/LPQ                    TR350              0900/1110
Assemble at Changi International Airport for your scheduled flight to LuangPrabang, one of the most beautiful cities in Laos. Situated between the Mekong and Khan Rivers. It has been nominated as a World Heritage city. It was the royal capital until 1975. Upon arrival, visit the National Museum, it is the former Royal Palace constructed in 1904. The former Palace displays a lovely collection of personal artifacts of the Royal Family, photos, musical instruments and gift from foreign countries. Then continue tour to visit Wat Mai & Wat Xieng Thong – the most beautiful temples in LuangPrabang.

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Day 2: LuangPrabang (B/L/D)

This morning visit Kwang Si waterfalls & minority villages with its beautiful scenery, fresh air, fresh flowers and not to be missed out is to visit Bear Rescue center. After lunch, we will start with the Mekong river cruise, first stop will be to Tham Ting (Pak Ou Holy Caves), underground sanctuaries venerated for centuries – it houses thousands of Buddha statues. The number of statues has been increasing as people from LuangPrabang bring statues of Buddha with them when they visit. Next stop at Ban Shang Hai – a small fishing village that specializes in producing Lao Lao (fermented rice liquor). We will also visit Ban Muangkeo – famous village for rice wine and weaving too.

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Day 3: LuangPrabang – Pakse – Khong Islands (B/L/D)

LPQ/PKZ QV513 1040/1220
Today take a domestic flight to Pakse – a city in Southern Laos. Upon arrival, transfer directly to Wat Phu- Champassak,Visit Vat Phou temple, a stunning and mysterious khmer complex overlooking the Mekong River. The buildings are probably built by King Suryavarman II who reigned in the 12th century, but the construction of older parts of building may date as back as 5th century. Continue journey south to the borders of Laos and Cambodia where the Mekong River is widest at this junction. When the tide subsides, many tiny islands would surface to form the magnificent “Four Thousand Islands”. Proceed to one of the largest islands – Khong Island. Later in the afternoon, get to visit villages and schools.

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Day 4: Khong Island – Ban Khone – Pakse (B/L/D)

After breakfast, travel by boat to the various small Khong Islands. Enjoy a leisurely trip to Don Det and Don Khon islands, beautifully connected by an ancient 14km railway trail. This traces back to Laos colonial past where this long railway served as a form of transport by the French to carry water. It now leaves behind its old tracks and steam locomotive. Continue journey to visit the rushing Li Phi waterfall and explore local villages. In the afternoon, return to the mainland to KhonePhapheng Waterfalls – the biggest Niagara Falls in South East Asia. During the wet season, the width of waterfall can be as wide as 10km with a height of 21m. Transfer back Pakse in the late afternoon.

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Day 5: Pakse – Vientiane – VangVieng (B/L/D)

PKZ/VTE QV306 0945/1100
Transfer out to airport for departure flight back to Vientiane. Arrive in Vientiane, travel north to VangVieng on road, stopping at ThaHeua, a small fisherman village that specializes in dried fish, which you will see hanging in front of the houses. Upon arrival in VangVieng, enjoy your dinner before checking in to the hotel for a good night rest.

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Day 6: Vang Vieng (B/L/D)

After breakfast, depart from Green Discovery Office in VangVieng and transfer 14 km north to the amazing ThamXang (Elephant Cave) which lies on the banks of the Nam Song River. It is an important Buddhist temple and owes its name to the remarkable limestone formations in the cave. Next we head to the nearby Tham Hoi cave (Snail cave) which winds its way deep into the mountains. Here we spend 45 minutes exploring the numerous long corridors and wonderful limestone formations. We will also explore the Loop Cave and its amazing stalagmite formations before continuing on to Tam Nam (Water Cave) At Tham Nam cave a cool pool of spring water lies at the mouth. It is a brilliant place to cool off by going for a swim! We tube through the cave which is full of water. In the dry season the water is completely crystal clear!After this we trek 2km to the Hmong village of Phathao. The journey there passes through rice paddy fields and vegetable gardens.

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Day 7: VangVieng – Vientiane (B/LD)

Proceed back to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane starting with a visit to That Luang Shrine (Great Sacred Stupa), the most important national monument in Vientiane, with its golden stupa believed to contain a relic of Lord Buddha. Next, visit the Pratuxai Monument, situated in the centre of Vientiane prefecture. You may climb to the top of this victory gate monument and enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Proceed with a visit to Wat Sisaket, the only temple in Vientiane that has survived the destruction of the city by the Siamese in 1818 now is a museum containing 6848 Buddha images and store scriptures published in the 18th century. Across the street is Ho Prakeo which houses the Emerald Buddha. From the terrace of Ho Prakeo, you can enjoy a view overlooking the President’s Palace.

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Day 8: Vientiane – Singapore (B)

VTE/SIN                TR350            1350/1800
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your return flight. Arrive in Singapore with fond memories of a wonderful tour to Laos.

Tours Info

Airline Scoot Airlines (TR)
Flying hours (Approx)
Singapore/LuangPrabang – 3 Hours 10 Minutes
LuangPrabang/Pakse – 1 Hours 40 Minutes
Pakse/Vientiane – 1 Hours 15 Minutes
Vientiane/ Singapore – 3 Hours 10 Minutes
Time Difference Laos are 1 hours behind Singapore.
Passport An international passport with a minimum validity of six months from the date of departure is required.
VISAS For Singapore passport holders, visas are not required for entry into Laos. However, for other nationalities, kindly check with our office or the embassies directly.
Travel Insurance Travel insurance is highly recommended by us. It covers unforeseen circumstances such as delays, baggage loss, personal accidents, injuries or illnesses. Please approach our staff for your complete insurance needs.
Itinerary subject to changes Itinerary & order of sightseeing tours may be reshuffled due to unforeseen circumstances

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