Indochina tour information
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Discover a beautiful land of waterfalls, caves and temples
7 days from £1190
Laos is one of the most underdeveloped countries in South East Asia and offers a real contrast to its neighbours. Discover the capital Vientiane and look across the Mekong to Thailand. Catch a boat down the Mekong to the South, an area of Laos rarely visited, ride elephants and stay on the islands of the river. Finally experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang and treat yourself to some of the best cuisine in Laos while watching the sunset over the Mekong River, the perfect end to any trip.
Day 1 : Arrive Vientiane
You will be met at Vientiane Airport and transferred to your hotel. Later, visit Wat Si Saket which is the oldest temple in Vientiane, Pha That Luang Stupa and the Patuxai Victory Monument.
Day 2 : Khong Island
Fly to Pakse. Transfer to the pier and enjoy a cruise on a traditional boat to Chamapssak. Continue by road to visit the spectacular Khmer ruins of Wat Phu. After lunch, enjoy an elephant ride to Phou Asa Hill before continuing by road to Khong Island. (B,L)
Day 3 : Four Thousand Islands to Pakse
Take a boat ride through the Si Phane Done area, also referred to as Four Thousand Islands. After lunch, visit the Liphi waterfalls close to the Cambodian border. Return to Pakse. (B,L)
Day 4 : Pakse to Luang Prabang
Fly to Luang Prabang via Vientiane. Witness a traditional Baci ceremony and climb Phousy Hill for breathtaking views over the city. (B)
Day 5 : Explore Luang Prabang
Take part in the Dawn Alms ritual with local monks and then enjoy a cruise along the Mekong River to visit the Pak Ou Caves. In the evening, we enjoy a traditional dinner and Ramayana performance. (B,L,D)
Day 6 : Experience an H'mong Village
Visit the village of Hâ€™mong Ban Na Ouane. Continue to the Kuang Si Waterfalls and enjoy a walk through the forest or a swim in the many clear pools. Return to Luang Prabang.(B)
Day 7 : Depart Luang Prabang
Transfer to Luang Prabang Airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Dates and Prices
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|1 Jan 2013||31 Dec 2013||£1,190|
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If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the length of drives and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained here.
All passengers must read this document to ensure the itinerary is suitable for their interests and physical capabilities. This is not your final itinerary and therefore does not mention all the sites visited. The order of sightseeing is subject to change.