• 8 Days Wild Beauty Of Laos With Vang Vieng

    Jungles, mountains, temples and ethnic hill tribes; Laos is a panorama of nature and traditions. Embark on this overland journey to admire the raw and wild beauty of this jewel from within.
  • 8 Days Wild Beauty Of Laos With Vang Vieng

    Jungles, mountains, temples and ethnic hill tribes; Laos is a panorama of nature and traditions. Embark on this overland journey to admire the raw and wild beauty of this jewel from within. (Photo credit: William Chua)
  • 8 Days Wild Beauty Of Laos With Vang Vieng

    Jungles, mountains, temples and ethnic hill tribes; Laos is a panorama of nature and traditions. Embark on this overland journey to admire the raw and wild beauty of this jewel from within. (Photo credit: William Chua)
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8 days
From AED8,000/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Dubai / Vientiane
    Fly Dubai / Bangkok TG 518 2055/0640 +1 – Daily (6h 45m)
      Bangkok/Vientiane TG 570 1120/1230 – Daily (1h 10m)
    Or Dubai/Bangkok EK 374 2230/0800 +1 – Daily (6h 30m)
      Bangkok/Vientiane EK 4574 0945/1100  -Daily (1h 15m)


    Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Meals: Nil

  • Day 02 - Vientiane

    Enjoy a city tour of Vientiane and visit Wat Sisaket, Wat Phra Keo, and the most popular Wat in town, Wat Si Muang. End the day at That Luang, a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of Vientiane.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 03 - Vientiane / Vang Vieng

    After breakfast, drive to Nam Ngum reservoir. Enroute, we visit a Hmong village and a local market. Arrive at the reservoir and enjoy a picnic lunch by the lake. 

    In the afternoon, take a boat trip on the lake. Visit Ban Keun, known for their salt mines. Arrive in Vang Vieng and visit the Tham Chang cave, which offers stunning views over Nam Song River.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 04 - Vang Vieng
    Spend a full day in Vang Vieng. Choose between two activities:

     

    1. Cycling in Vang Vieng With Caving (Quad biking option available)
      • Today, visit the ‘Cave of the Golden Crab’ before heading off via mountain bike on a tour (26km) through the karst range of the Nam Song and Vang Vieng. Take a short hike to the Tham Poukham Cave.
    2. Vang Vieng Experience with Trekking and Kayak 
      • After breakfast, drive to visit several caves, most notably the elephant cave and the snail cave, known for their limestone formations. Enjoy a picnic lunch before embarking on a short trek, then kayak down the Nam Song river for its spectacular views.
     
    Meals: Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Day 05 - Vang Vieng / Luang Prabang
    Have an early start to Luang Prabang. Drive past lush rice paddies, scenic view points and picturesque villages as well as a stop at a local forest market, offering edible snakes, rats and assorted reptiles! 
     
    Arrive Luang Prabang in the late afternoon and check into your hotel.
     
    Do not miss out the night market tonight!
     
    Meals: Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Day 06 - Luang Prabang

    Today, take a city tour of Luang Prabang to visit some of the important sites including the Royal Palace Museum, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong, as well as Wat Mai and Wat Visoun.

    In the afternoon you visit the excellent Arts and Ethnology Centre which gives you a further insight into the ethnic mix and culture of Laos. Finally, take a climb of Mt Phousi, which offers a panoramic view over Luang Prabang and the Mekong River.

    Optional: Upgrade to an architectural walking tour with Francis Engelmann, a writer and consultant to UNESCO on Heritage House preservation projects since 1994.

    Optional: Enjoy a traditional baci ceremony!

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Lunch included

  • Day 07 - Luang Prabang

    Have an early start to the morning to participate in the daily morning ritual of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms from the faithful residents. Afterwards, have the option of visiting the local morning market.

    Spend the morning on a rice farm and experience the life of a farmer and get your hands dirty! Get the opportunity to learn more about blacksmith work and sugar cane processing.

    Next, proceed to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. Take a leisurely hike through the waterfall’s park, then sit down for a special catered picnic lunch. If time permits, pass by the Free the Bears Rescue Centre which cares for many abused bears. Transfer back to the hotel. 

    Meals: Breakfast and lunch included
  • Day 08 - Luang Prabang/ Bangkok / Dubai

    Day free at leisure. 

    Optional: Textile Workshop Join in tour
    All ladies in the traditional Laotian society are expected to know weaving. Discover the secrets of Lao textile and get to weave and dye your own scarf.

     

    Optional: Private Bamboo Experience with Lunch
    Today, discover a little about the secret of bamboo in Laos culture, Try your hand at a simple bamboo weaving class as well as a cooking class demonstration.  

     

    In the late afternoon, transfer to the Luang Prabang airport for your flight.

    Fly Luang Prabang/Vientiane PG 942 1245/1450 (2h 05m) - Daily 
      Vientiane/Dubai TG 517 1615/1940 (6hr 25min) - Daily
     Or  Luang Prabang/Vientiane EK  4577  1725/1925 (2h) - Daily
       Vientiane/Dubai  EK 373  2125/0050 +1 (6h 25m) - Daily

     

    Meals: Breakfast included

 

 

 

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