The Treasures of Laos

The Treasures of Laos

This amazing trip is created for those looking to dig a little deeper into Laotian life and explore the hidden gem that make Laos such a rewarding destination.

    Places visited:

  • Luang Prabang
  • Phonsavan
  • Vang Vieng
  • Vientiane
  • Hin Bun
  • Thaket
  • Champasak
Itinerary Idea in Detail:
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  • Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival

    Upon your arrival in Luang Prabang, you will be met and taken to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

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  • Day 2: Luang Prabang (B)

    Rise up early to take part in a spiritual ritual which has been a part of Luang Prabang’s heritage – alms giving to the monks at dawn. Return to your hotel for breakfast before spending the day to explore the delights of Luang Prabang with your private guide. You and your guide will have great time exploring the city with electronic bicycles. In the afternoon, you will take a trip to the scenic waterfalls at Kuang Si.

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  • Day 3: Luang Prabang (B)

    Today you will explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site at your own leisure, soaking up the atmosphere of this charming town of Buddhist temples.

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  • Day 4: Phonsavan (B, L, D)

    After breakfast you will drive through the mountains to Phonsavan Province, which is home to the mysterious Plains of Jars. The transfer will take you through some of the most impressive scenery in Southeast Asia.

  • Day 5: Phonsavan (B, L, D)

    You’ll visit the three sites of the strange giant stone jars and the ancient capital at Muang Kham. While you are here, you may wish to try local hot springs.

  • Day 6: Vang Vieng (B, L, D)

    You’ll visit the three sites of the strange giant stone jars and the ancient capital at Muang Kham. While you are here, you may wish to try local hot springs.

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  • Day 7: Vang Vieng (B, L)

    You have your full day today at leisure to explore this beautiful area.

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  • Day 8: Vientiane (B)

    You’ll be transferred from Vang Vieng to Vientiane today, with your tour guide and driver. Spend the rest of the time to explore Laos’ capital.

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  • Day 9: Vientiane (B)

    Half day Vientiane city tour, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. You may want to have the herbal sauna and massage in the grounds of a monastery on the edge of town, or just relaxing at your hotel.

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  • Day 10: Hin Bun (B, L, D)

    After breakfast at your hotel, your guide and driver will pick up and drive you to the beautiful Hin Bun National Park.

  • Day 11: Thakhek (B, L)

    This morning you will visit Kong Lor Cave, before heading on to Thakhek, an attractive town with some interesting buildings and a good spot to break your journey south.

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  • Day 12: Thakhek (B)

    You will spend the day exploring the area with your tour guide, heading out to Buddha Cave. 

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  • Day 13: Champasak (B, L, D)

    Today you head south to the 4,000 Islands region, with three nights to explore the area.

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  • Day 14: Champasak (B)

    Spend a day on the water with your guide exploring this beautiful region.

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  • Day 15: Champasak (B, L)

    Head to the magnificent Wat Phou temple complex today, exploring these impressive ruins that pre-date Angkor Wat.

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  • Day 16: Champasak Departure (B)

    A final morning to relax before a transfer to the airport to take your flight home.


PRICE PER PERSON: 4,800 USD (double occupancy)

All Incense Travel tours are private and depart daily.

 

Trip cost includes:

  • Private airport transfers
  • Private touring with your personal guides and drivers
  • Regional flights as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Preferred rooms at suggested hotels and boats mentioned in the itinerary based on double occupancy
  • English speaking guides
  • Around-the-clock support during your tour
  • All meals mentioned in the detailed itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Sightseeing as mentioned with permission fees and entrance tickets

 

Trip cost DOSE NOT include:

  • International airfare
  • Any meals not specified after each itinerary day, beverages at meals
  • Tips or gratuities to tour guides or staff
  • Hotel accommodation pre and post the trip
  • Pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any)
  • Travel insurance, visas, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Highlights

  • Experience the charming atmosphere of Luang Prabang.
  • Explore the strange giant stone jars of Phonsavan.
  • Visit the hidden caves of Kong Lor.
  • Explore the 4.000 islands area and interact with locals in the region.

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