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Discover the highlights of Laos within 8 days on this classical journey that ensures all the famous spots including the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Have an in-depth experience at beautiful Vientiane, cultural Muang La, and natural Luang Prabang, which offers both comfort and spirituality for your body and soul.


About This Trip

Price: From 1,965 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Spring and Autumn
Experience: Culture, Temple


Tour Highlights
  • Emerging into the spirit of Laos
  • Discover a variety tribe of ethnic groups
  • Cruising the lazy Nam Ou river



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Vientiane

  • Pick up from the airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel.
  • Visit the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Sisaket, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image and on the way to Lao’s national icon, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa.
  • Stop enroute to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument.

Day 2: Vientiane – Muang La

  • Take the flight to Muang Xay, the capital city of Oudomxay province, which is the commercial hub of the Northern Laos. QV501 VTE ODY 11:40 12:30
  • Transfer to Muang La to visit Pra Xack Kham Temple with its sacred Buddha image.
  • Check in, relax and enjoy the views at Muang La Resort including the facilities such as spa, sauna and steam room (it does get cold in the evenings here, especially November – March). The resort is built next to a natural hot spring and they fill a small pool every evening with water from the hot spring.

Day 3: Muang La

  • Visit an entirely isolated Ikhos village, an ethnic group originates from Tibet and Yunnan and these villagers have seen very few foreigners.
  • Learn about the daily life of the villagers and how they still follow ancient customs passed down through the centuries.
  • Walk for approximately 45 minutes to the Hmong village of Ban Tauser. The remote route to the village takes you to a viewpoint with a stunning 360° panorama. The Hmong originate in the high steppes of Tibet.
  • Learn about their way of life, including the great importance of their livestock. Dinner at Muang La Resort.
  • Transfer back to Muang La Resort for dinner.

Day 4:Muang La

  • Stroll around the town for your own experience.

Day 5: Muang La - Nong Khiaw

  • Depart for Muang Khua. From there, we will board on a long-tail boat downstream from the Nam Ou river to Nong Khiaw, the lovely boutique town along the lazy Nam Ou River. The scenery along the way is said to be the most beautiful part of the gently Nam Ou River.
  • Arrive in Nong Khiaw just in time to catch the sunset before checking in your hotel.

Day 6: Nong Khiaw - Luang Prabang

  • Transfer back to Luang Prabang.
  • Visit Ban Pak Ou at the riverside overlooking the Nam Ou River, and Mekong River.
  • Visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.
  • Take the boat downstream the Mekong River to the heritage city of Luang Prabang.
  • Visit the village at Ban Muangkeo along the way, which is famous for its traditional Lao rice whisky.

Day 7: Luang Prabang

  • Rest and Relax in the morning.
  • Transfer directly to the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls, which is the biggest in the Luang Prabang area with three tiers leading to a 50-metre drop into spectacular azure pools before flowing downstream.
  • Walk to the nearby village of Ban Thapene.
  • Take a short visit to the Bear Rescue Center as well, if you wish.

Day 8: Luang Prabang

  • Prepare to join the most sacred tradition of Laos, the daily morning almsgiving, which dates to the 14th century.
  • Visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. From there, you will visit the Royal Palace Museum, which was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family.
  • Visit to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong, a superb piece of Lao temple architecture.
  • Transfer to the airport.

Tour Location

Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel

Find your Zen. Step into the open plan rooms of our hotel in Luang Prabang that ease you into a sense of calm with teak flooring, indigenous fabrics and sleek design. Open the French louvred doors onto your private balcony or terrace with verdant green or pool-blue views that surround the hotel. Laos getaways await where you can enjoy the comforts of home and more, with a blissful rain shower, coffee machine and wall-mounted flat screen TV.
  • 5-star
  • 100 feet long swimming pool
  • Free WiFi is offered throughout the property
  • Free private parking
Traffic Instructions
  • Luang Prabang International Airport 1 miles
  • Oudomxay Airport 6 miles

Pullman Luang Prabang

Landscaped pathways and meandering streams. Ponds, paddy fields and shimmering pools. The setting is idyllic. The architecture, a contemporary nod to traditional Lao terraced housing. In the midst of all the greenery, semi-detached villas all turn to face the misty mountains.
  • 5-star
  • Swimming pool and fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's playground 
Traffic Instructions
  • Luang Prabang International Airport 5 miles
  • Oudomxay Airport 1 miles

Villa Maly Boutique Hotel

A Destination unto itself - once the home of Lao royalty, Villa Maly is today an exquisite boutique hotel, surrounded by a lush abundant tropical garden. The rooms are elegant and comfortable with a hint of history and creative touches. Its wonderful location is situated in the historic Unesco protected zone amongst other stately homes.
  • 4-star
  • Outdoor pool
  • Welcome drink and cool towel 
Traffic Instructions
  • Luang Prabang International Airport 2 miles
  • Oudomxay Airport 7 miles

Burasari Heritage Luang Prabang

Burasari Heritage invites you to enjoy a classic Indochinese experience in Luang Prabang, Asia’s most celebrated UNESCO World Heritage city. Located on a tranquil riverside lane, Burasari Heritage blends classic French colonial aesthetics with the warmth and coziness of traditional Lao teakwood houses.
  • 4-star
  • Welcome drink and cool towels
Traffic Instructions
  • Luang Prabang International Airport 4 miles
  • Oudomxay Airport 2 miles

Terms & Conditions

  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.

Please Note

  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
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  7. For other travel requirements such as Ski Package, Diving, Weddings - please contact our Hotline:(+86)187-2197-8867.
  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.