Vientiane & Luang Prabang
Blessed with immense natural beauty and a fascinating history, Laos has much to offer. This introduction showcases the cultural highlights of its laid-back capital, Vientiane, and charming Luang Prabang, with its stunning scenery, lush forest and beautiful waterfalls.
2 Nights Vientiane
2 Nights Luang Prabang
Private Arrival & Departure Transfers Per City
Private Vientiane City Tour
Private Luang Prabang City and Temple Afternoon Tour
Private Kuang Si Waterfall Tour with Ban Xang Khong Visit
Upon your arrival at Vientiane Wattay International Airport, our guide will meet you for a transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day is free to relax or explore the area.
After breakfast, please meet your private guide and driver for a Vientiane City Tour to explore this sleepy city with relaxed charm, tree-lined boulevards, and interesting temples and colorful markets. Tour the many highlights of the city, including Pha That Luang, a gleaming golden stupa which is perhaps the most important national monument in Laos; Ho Pha Keo, the formal royal temple, now a museum with beautiful examples of Buddhist sculpture; Wat Si Saket; and Patuxai, a monumental arch inspired by the Arc de Triomphe, but executed with Lao motifs.
Your afternoon is at leisure.
(Breakfast, Accommodations, Vientiane)
In the morning, your guide will meet you for a private transfer to the airport for your flight (not included) to Luang Prabang. Upon landing you will have a private transfer to your hotel. After checking in and freshening up, you will meet your guide for your afternoon Luang Prabang City Tour. Set between the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers, Luang Prabang is an enchanting town filled with historic temples and colonial style buildings. The entire town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. Begin your tour with Wat Visoun (Wat Wisunalat). The oldest living temple in Luang Prabang, Wat Visoun dates back to 1513 and contains a collection of antique wooden Buddhas. Visit the nearby Wat Aham before continuing to Wat Xieng, the crown jewel of all the monasteries and temples in the city. Its many ornate buildings feature exquisite mosaic and gold-stenciled murals. From there, stroll down the main street (Wat Street) of Luang Prabang. Time permitting, stop at some of the many temples that line its sides, including Wat Sibounheuang, Wat Si Moungkhoun, Wat Sop and Wat Sene.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
(Breakfast, Vientiane; Accommodations, Luang Prabang)
From Luang Prabang, travel by vehicle to Kuang Si Waterfall. This waterfall is located in a perfect natural setting near Luang Prabang, this multi-tiered waterfall tumbles over limestone formations into a series of turquoise pools. Enjoy swimming in the clear water or just relaxing in the natural environment. Visit a local village (Ban Ou or Ban Na Ouane) and Ban Xang Khong, a village near Luang Prabang well known for its traditional handwoven cotton and silk, as well as production of the local sa (mulberry) paper.
(Breakfast, Accommodations, Luang Prabang)
Meet your driver at your hotel for a private transfer to Luang Prabang Airport, where you'll return home or onwards to your next Avanti Destination!
(Breakfast, Luang Prabang)
** Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change