Within 10 days travelling with ACI Travel, you will discover the best of Laos including: the charming ancient capital of Luang Prabang, the city of Vientiane, the largest water fall of Kuang Si, an exciting boat trip on Mekong River to explore Pak Ou Cave and four thousands of islands and much more.

Highlights
Explore the splendour of Luang Prabang with highlights: Wat Xieng Thong, National Museum, Temple of Visoun
Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Kuang Si Water Fall
Visit Pak Ou Cave, famous with hundreds of Buddha statues by a boat trip
Experience an elephant riding tour in Ban Ann
Top off at Vientiane - the remarkably relaxed capital
Day 1
Arrive in Luang Prabang (D)
Welcome to Luang Prabang! Upon arrival, you will be picked up by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check in. You are free at your leisure at hotel before having a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Luang Prabang..
Overnight: Luang Prabang
Day 2
Luang Prabang-City Tours (B)
Early in the morning, you should get up to view the morning rituals of saffaron- robed monks on their daily outing collecting Alms (often in the form of sticky rice or fresh fruits) from the faithful residents. It is a unique tradition in Laos that dates back centuries. After breakfast at hotel, you will have a chance to visit the most famous pagodas in Laos such as: Wat Visoun with the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa, Wat Mai which was built in 1796 by King Anourout, is one of the largest, most picturesque and most photographed of the wats of Luang Prabang, Wat Xieng Thong, the most enchanting of Laos’ monasteries. You will continue to visit the National Museum – the former King’s palace. You’ll climb the 328 zig-zag steps up to the sacred gilled stupa and big drum of the Phu Si Temple for a panoramic view of Luang Prabang and the Mekong at sunset. Back to hotel and you are free at your leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
Overnight: Luang Prabang
Day 3
Luang Prabang - Kuang Si Fall (B)
We will take an excursion to visit the beautiful Kuang Si fall, the biggest Waterfall in Laos, 32 kilometres south of town. Here you can bath in the turquoise pool or walk along the forest paths. You also visit a Bear Rescue Centure near the falls where the rare Asiatic Black Bear is being protected and restored. On your way back, you’ll have a short stop at a Black Hmong village, where hill tribe handicrafts are sold as souvenirs to passing visitors. Once back in town, you will have the rest of the day free . Overnight in Luang Prabang..
Overnight: Luang Prabang
Day 4
Luang Prabang-Pak Ou Cave (B)
Today, you will have an excursion on Mekong River by boat. You will visit the famous and sacred Pak Ou Buddha Caves, home to many thousands of Buddha images of all styles and sizes that have been placed by local people since the 16th century. Return to Luang Prabang to drop by at the Por Sa paper handicraft and textile village of Ban Xang Khong. The rest day is your free time. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Overnight: Luang Prabang
Day 5
Luang Prabang-Textile Village-Elephant (B)
After breakfast, you will drive out of town to visit the elephant camp at Ban Ann. En route you will stop at the famous village of Ban Phom Nom, home to weavers and craftspeople who made souvenirs for the last king of Laos. Next, you will stop at the Henri Mouhot monument in Kang Noon. He was a Frenchman, best known for being credited with discovering Angkor Wat and who died of malaria while on his fourth trip to Laos. You will then continue to the camp, and upon your arrival, your guide will brief you about the elephants before you set out on a one hour tour before returning to town in the afternoon. The rest of the day is yours free to rest and relax or explore the town on your own..
Overnight: Luang Prabang
Day 6
Luang Prabang-Vientiane-City Tours (B)
Breakfast at hotel. You will leave Luang Prabang and transfer the airport for flight to Vientiane, the current charming and fascinating capital of Laos. Our guide will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check in. After refreshing, you will begin a guided city tour with the highlights of Vientiane. Start with the oldest pagoda of Wat Sisaket, home to almost 7,000 Buddha images. You’ll also stop by the former royal temple of the Lao monarchy, Wat Haw Phra Kaew, and Pha That Luang (the Great Sacred Stupa), which is the most important national monument in Laos, a symbol of both the Buddhist religion and Lao sovereignty. We will continue to visit Lanexang Avenue where you can take some photos of imposing Patuxai Monument. In the afternoon we will visit the Buddha Park, a collection of Buddhist and Hinduiste sculptures located on the banks of the Mekong River, 25km southeast from Vientiane. The day ends with a beautiful sunset on Mekong river. We'll spend the night in Vientiane..
Overnight: Vientiane
Day 7
Vientiane - Pakse - Boliven Plateau - Pakse (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, you will transfer to the airport for flight to Parkse. Continue to drive to Saravanh. You will stop en route to observe the daily life of people in the Boliven Plateau and know how to make traditional coffee and tea. If the time is permitted, you can venture off the beaten track and explore remote areas of the region. Depart to Tad Lo Water Fall, you will drop by at Alak, Nge and Katu village. Return to Parkse and overnight in Parkse..
Overnight: Parkse
Day 8
Pakse – Wat Phou – Don Khong (B)
Today you will take a trip to Khong Island and explore Wat Phou dating back from the 9thCentury, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated temples and one of two Laos World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO in 2001. Continue to visit the 4.000 islands on the way to Don Khong. Overnight in Don Khong..
Overnight: Don Khong
Day 9
Don Khong – Khone Island – Pakse (B)
After breakfast, you will enjoy a long tail boat trip to visit Liphi Waterfall or “ the Corriodor of the Devil”. You will observe local fishermen working before returning to the mainland at Ban Nakasang on your way to visit Khone Phapheng, the biggest waterfall in Southeast Asia. Overnight in Parkse..
Overnight: Parkse
Day 10
Pakse Departure (B)
After breakfast, you will transfer to Pakse Airport for your departure flight. It is time for you to take note or wrap up your memories of Laos vacation package. End all services.
Hotels
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Saynamkhan Hotel
Saynamkhan Hotel
Saynamkhan River View boasts a convenient location in the center of the peninsula and in front of the Nam Khan River. It is only a two-minute walk to the night market, old temples, and museum.There are 16 beautifully furnished rooms with flat screen TV, air condition, free Wifi, mini bar. A dedicated staff and first-rate facilities make this hotel a favorite among travelers.
Vientiane Garden View Hotel
Vientiane Garden View Hotel
Vientiane Garden View hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the city, nestling in many shops, restaurant’s paradise, and just a few minutes from Mekong river side, which situated in a quiet peaceful corner which offers you a perfect stay. The hotel boasts extremely spacious rooms, offering panoramic garden and swimming pool view from your Window, brand new western style bathrooms, and comfy beds. All rooms feature air conditioning, mini bar, Electronic safe deposit box, 32’’ LCD TV with cable program, FREE Wireless internet access in every angle.
Residence sisouk hotel
Residence sisouk hotel
Ideally located in the city center of Pakse (Southern Laos), the 3- star hotel Sisouk Residence welcomes you all year long in a warm, charming and traditional atmosphere. Overlooking the Sedone River, it offers you a unique view of the mouth of the river flowing into the Mekong. The guest house provides an around the clock reception, as well as a coffee bar and 24-hour room service. For added convenience, it offers a currency exchange, massage services and a tour desk. The rooms are air conditioned and include a refrigerator, bottled water and an in-room safe.
INCLUDED
All private transportations
Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
Meals as itinerary
Entrance fee and sightseeing ticket
Local English speaking guide
2 Bottles of drinking water
NOT INCLUDED
International and domestic flights
Personal travel expenses such as: laundry, telephone, tip for guide
Drinks in meals
Others not mentioned in the program
Review
TOUR DEtails
Starts
Luang Prabang
Ends
Parkse
Hotel rating
3 star
Tour guide
Yes
Meals
9B, 1L, 1D