9 Days Recreational Laos Holiday

Luang Pragang, Pakse

Tour Code: TCT-Laos-01

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from $ 1096

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Tour Feature

Fine-designed Laos tour route for recreation
Classic Luang Pragang tour lead you to enjoy an authentic Laos
Enjoy the beautiful natural view in Pakse
Re-trace the French colonial times escorted by the local experienced tour guide

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Luang Pragang  Airport pick up service
02 Luang Pragang Morning alms, Wat Visoun, Wat Siengthong, Royal Palace Museum, Wat Mai
03 Luang Pragang Village visit with bamboo experience, cotton spinning, weaving, ect, Kuang Si Waterfall
04 Luang PragangMuang Ngoy Ban Nayang Village, Nam Park Market, Pa Thok Cave, boating trip to Muong Ngoy
05 Muang NgoyLuang Prabang Pak Ou Caves
06 Luang Prabang Pakse Boloven Plateau, Tad Fane Waterfall
07 Pakse-Don Khong Wat Phou, 4000 Islands
08 Don Khong - Pakse Khong Island, Liphi Waterfall
09 Departure Pakse Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Luang Prabang

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

Arrival at Luang Prabang international airport, you will meet your local tour guide, who will then transfer to your hotel.

Luang Prabang city view
Luang Prabang City View
 

Day 2Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning alms giving ritual to saffron clad monks. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving this procession. Stop and visit fresh local markets and back to hotel for breakfast.

This morning, depart to visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. The rounded dome is stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao. Then visit to the most photographed temple, Wat Xiengthong, which is located at the end of peninsular closed to the confluence of Mekong and Khan River.

This afternoon, continue to former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Then take a visit Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple.

Royal Palace Luang Prabang
Royal Palace
 

Day 3Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from hotel to the venue located inside a small village overseeing rice field to participate in the Bamboo Experience. You will be explained on usage on bamboo to make various items and also given experience to play their childhood games with metal balls, crossbow arrow. Participate in a bamboo weaving course with the guides of an expert teacher. Try with a knife to cut the bamboo into several pieces and then weave them for about an hour to complete your own mat that you will take with you as a keepsake.

Then, enjoy great time learning about using bamboo in cooking, such as: bamboo shoot soup, bamboo shoot with banana leaf with sticky rice ... Afterwards, savor your creations in the traditional Laotian house (Pavilion style).

In the afternoon, travel outskirt of Luang Prabang, driving through green rice paddies and farms. Stop for visit a few villages of H’mong and Lao Loum people. Your guide will introduce you to local people, which is a great opportunity for you to involve with their daily activities such as wooden cotton spinning, weaving, rice harvesting and green vegetable farms. On your arrival at the Kuang Si Falls, enjoy the spectacular main waterfalls surrounding of orchids inside the park and falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools.

Village visit Luang Prabang
Village Visit
 

Day 4Luang Prabang Nong Khiew Muang Ngoy

Meals: Hotel breakfast
Accommodation: Ninh Ninh guesthouse – Local best

This morning, we will drive to Nong Khiew. Stop to visit Ban Nayang Village and Nam park market en route. Arriving in Nong Khiew, we will visit Pa Thok Cave and walk around to discover Nong Khiew town before embarking on boat to Muong Ngoy.  Arrival and check-in Ninh Ninh guesthouse in Muong Ngoy.

Mekong River cruise
Mekong River Cruise
 

Day 5Muang Ngoy Nong Khiew Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, visit some local villages before walking back to Muong Ngoy. Embark on boat to cruise back Nong Khiew, from which we drive to Luang Prabang. Visit Pak Ou Caves at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. In these 2 caves hundreds of sacred centuries-old Buddha images are displayed, which are the object of pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. Heading to Luang Prabang, check in hotel in Luang Prabang for overnight.
Pak Ou Cave
Pak Ou Caves
 

Day 6Luang Prabang Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Athena Pakse Hotel ★★★★

Transfer to airport for flight to Pakse. You are welcomed by local guide, then transferred to visit Boloven Plateau. As soon as you leave Pakse the road climbs in elevation as you ascend onto the Plateau. The area of volcanic rock makes for suburb tea and coffee plantations which thrive on the rich soil and the cooler climate. Visit Tad Fane Waterfall, which just need a further 2km driving from Tad Fane, with a pleasant walk or drive through the coffee plantations. Transfer back.

Pakse
Pakse
 

Day 7Pakse Don Khong

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Pon Arena-Local best

After breakfast, depart for short city tour in Pakse, and then transfer to Champassak and visit the temple ruins of Wat Phou. Heading to 4000 Islands area. On arrival, check in hotel in Don Khong. Spend your time to discovery the largest island located in the Mekong River, southern Laos.

Wat Phou Laos
Wat Phou
 

Day 8Dong Khong Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Athena Pakse Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, transfer to Ban Nakasang where you start your cruise to Khong Island. Arrival and begin re-tracing the French colonial times here as many remnants (old pier, stream railway, French buildings) stand still. Continue to visit the gorgeous Liphi Waterfall, which is a must-see for waterfall-lovers. Cruise back Nakasang village. Head to your hotel in Pakse.

4000 Islands
4000 Islands
 

Day 9Depature Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
 

Free at leisure before transfer to international airport for departure.
 

Service Ends

Day 1Arrival Luang Prabang

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

Arrival at Luang Prabang international airport, you will meet your local tour guide, who will then transfer to your hotel.

Luang Prabang city view
Luang Prabang City View
 

Day 2Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning alms giving ritual to saffron clad monks. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving this procession. Stop and visit fresh local markets and back to hotel for breakfast.

This morning, depart to visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. The rounded dome is stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao. Then visit to the most photographed temple, Wat Xiengthong, which is located at the end of peninsular closed to the confluence of Mekong and Khan River.

This afternoon, continue to former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Then take a visit Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple.

Royal Palace Luang Prabang
Royal Palace
 

Day 3Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from hotel to the venue located inside a small village overseeing rice field to participate in the Bamboo Experience. You will be explained on usage on bamboo to make various items and also given experience to play their childhood games with metal balls, crossbow arrow. Participate in a bamboo weaving course with the guides of an expert teacher. Try with a knife to cut the bamboo into several pieces and then weave them for about an hour to complete your own mat that you will take with you as a keepsake.

Then, enjoy great time learning about using bamboo in cooking, such as: bamboo shoot soup, bamboo shoot with banana leaf with sticky rice ... Afterwards, savor your creations in the traditional Laotian house (Pavilion style).

In the afternoon, travel outskirt of Luang Prabang, driving through green rice paddies and farms. Stop for visit a few villages of H’mong and Lao Loum people. Your guide will introduce you to local people, which is a great opportunity for you to involve with their daily activities such as wooden cotton spinning, weaving, rice harvesting and green vegetable farms. On your arrival at the Kuang Si Falls, enjoy the spectacular main waterfalls surrounding of orchids inside the park and falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools.

Village visit Luang Prabang
Village Visit
 

Day 4Luang Prabang Nong Khiew Muang Ngoy

Meals: Hotel breakfast
Accommodation: Ninh Ninh guesthouse – Local best

This morning, we will drive to Nong Khiew. Stop to visit Ban Nayang Village and Nam park market en route. Arriving in Nong Khiew, we will visit Pa Thok Cave and walk around to discover Nong Khiew town before embarking on boat to Muong Ngoy.  Arrival and check-in Ninh Ninh guesthouse in Muong Ngoy.

Mekong River cruise
Mekong River Cruise
 

Day 5Muang Ngoy Nong Khiew Luang Prabang

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Villa Santi Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, visit some local villages before walking back to Muong Ngoy. Embark on boat to cruise back Nong Khiew, from which we drive to Luang Prabang. Visit Pak Ou Caves at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. In these 2 caves hundreds of sacred centuries-old Buddha images are displayed, which are the object of pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. Heading to Luang Prabang, check in hotel in Luang Prabang for overnight.
Pak Ou Cave
Pak Ou Caves
 

Day 6Luang Prabang Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Athena Pakse Hotel ★★★★

Transfer to airport for flight to Pakse. You are welcomed by local guide, then transferred to visit Boloven Plateau. As soon as you leave Pakse the road climbs in elevation as you ascend onto the Plateau. The area of volcanic rock makes for suburb tea and coffee plantations which thrive on the rich soil and the cooler climate. Visit Tad Fane Waterfall, which just need a further 2km driving from Tad Fane, with a pleasant walk or drive through the coffee plantations. Transfer back.

Pakse
Pakse
 

Day 7Pakse Don Khong

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Pon Arena-Local best

After breakfast, depart for short city tour in Pakse, and then transfer to Champassak and visit the temple ruins of Wat Phou. Heading to 4000 Islands area. On arrival, check in hotel in Don Khong. Spend your time to discovery the largest island located in the Mekong River, southern Laos.

Wat Phou Laos
Wat Phou
 

Day 8Dong Khong Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: Athena Pakse Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, transfer to Ban Nakasang where you start your cruise to Khong Island. Arrival and begin re-tracing the French colonial times here as many remnants (old pier, stream railway, French buildings) stand still. Continue to visit the gorgeous Liphi Waterfall, which is a must-see for waterfall-lovers. Cruise back Nakasang village. Head to your hotel in Pakse.

4000 Islands
4000 Islands
 

Day 9Depature Pakse

Meals: Hotel Breakfast
 

Free at leisure before transfer to international airport for departure.
 

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Oct 1st – Apr 30th May 1st –Sep 30th
2 ~ 5 pax $1602 $1523
6 ~ 9 pax $1174 $1096

What are Included
  Internal flight or train as specified
  Private transfer between airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

What are Excluded
  International air tickets or train tickets for arrival and departure
  Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  Comprehensive travel insurance

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019, except some local festivals and national holidays.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   Prices are worked out based on 1st class hotel
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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