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Activities & Transport
- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
12-Day Magical Nature Tour Of Laos
- Experience and soak in the daily life in Laos!
- Visit the Bolaven Plateau with its famous coffee plantation tour by jeep!
- Witness the old charm of the UNESCO site in Luang Prabang and Wat Phou temple.
- Explore the most secret and famous waterfalls in Laos!
Laos is a magical country with pristine nature, hidden villages and a traveler's dream. Have you ever wanted to explore magnificent jungles? Or hike to beautiful waterfalls? How about a visit ancient temples? If your answer is 'yes', then this trip is perfect for you!
This trip combines nature, local visits to the small villages and beautiful towns that make up Laos. Feel like the king (or queen) of the jungle as you ride friendly elephants. Cruise on the beautiful Mekong River, bike through the ancient capital of Luang Prabang and so much more!
Whatever you choose to do on this 12-day tour, have your camera ready! Come explore with us as we unveil the best corner of Laos!
- Meals, as mentioned in itinerary
- Private vehicles, as mentioned in the itinerary
- Private vehicle, for 4-star and 5-star option on Day 3
- Shuttle bus/songtheow for 3 star option on day 3
- Accommodations, as mentioned in the itinerary
- 1 bottle of mineral water per/day
- Private local English Speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
- Airport transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
- Private local boat as mentioned
- Private jeep in Bolaven
- Entrance and admission fees mentioned in the itinerary
- 24 hour emergency contact number
- Alcoholic beverages (except beer where mentioned in the itinerary)
- Laos Visa Fee
- Gratuity and tips for guides and drivers
- Any other expenses, not clearly stated in the itinerary
- Alms giving ceremony with guide and car in Luang Prabang (from $12 USD per/person)
- Dinner cruise on Mekong river in Luang Prabang (from $41 USD per/person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Laos!
As you exit the airport, the smells and sights of Laos will awaken your senses! An airport vehicle will pick you up immediately to take you to your comfortable hotel where you can relax after your long flight.
The day is yours to adjust to your new home for the next few days!
Explore The Cultural Highlights Of Luang Prabang City
The official first day of your tour will begin with a bike ride through Phosi Market. This is the largest and most authentic market in this ancient city. The hustle and bustle of this market will leave you in awe and you'll be sure to find all sorts of items being sold.
Next, we will visit a few cultural highlights that include a famous temple, monasteries that pay homage to the religion and art of the country and the UNESCO protected arts center where you will learn about local lifestyles and traditions.
You'll feel like a king (or queen) as we explore the Royal Palace of King Sisavang Vong of the Colonial Era, which is now converted into a national museum.
Later on in the afternoon, we will head over to Phousi Mountain, where you will have an amazing panorama view of the city.
Elephant Riding & Kunag Si Falls
This will be an early day, our driver will take us to the famous and magnificent elephant camp.
Be sure to have your camera ready, take a selfie with an elephant or bathe in the river with them as they blast you with water! Or, ride around on your new best friends! These elephants are the friendliest creatures, don't miss your chance to play all day with them in the beautiful pools of water of Kuang Si Falls.
Cruise The Mekong River and Cave Exploring
We will board a traditional boat and travel upstream on the Mekong River. As we head up the river, we will explore the Pak Ou Cave and marvel at the collection of gold lacquered Buddha statues of all shapes and sizes nestled deep in the caverns. After the caves, we will head over to Nong Kiaw, which is a hidden small town with amazing scenery.
Next, we'll drive through the forest and jungle to visit a small village where they use silkworm to make beautiful crafts and dresses. Our guide will then show you around the area where you can explore the local customs and lives of the villagers.
Cruise & Trek Through Muang Ngoi
We'll begin the day on board a long tail boat as we cruise through Muang Ngoi. On the way, we will stop at Ban Sop Kong, the Khmu Village and will start a short trek through the green rice paddy and dense jungle to visit the small waterfall. At the waterfall, we will enjoy a nice lunch before we trek back to the boat.
After lunch, we will arrive at Muang Ngoi in the afternoon, to check in and relax at our hotel. Afterward, grab your camera and follow a guide who will show the small village full of beautiful scenery.
Free Day & Cruise To Luang Prabang
This day will be your free day before we say goodbye to the magical, Muang Ngoi Village.
We will cruise down Namou River to head back to Nong Kiaw, then to the hotel in Luang Prabang. This day will consist mostly of travel, so it is a perfect day to rest up for the next half of the tour.
Temple Exploring In Pakse
We'll take a quick flight to Pakse for a day full of temple exploring! First, we'll stroll through the Dao Heaung where we immerse ourselves in local life, then finally we will go visit some temples.
First, we'll visit Wat Luang, a beautiful temple, rumor has it this is where Lord Buddha occupied, as well, witness the temples ancient drawings on the walls and monks praying. At Golden Buddha Temple, you can climb the top of a hill to view the magnificent statue of Buddha looking down at the Mekong River.
Enter the Fresh Jungles of Bolaven Plateau
This day will be full of exploration in the Bolaven Plateau! We will explore the protected National Parks, waterfalls, remote hill tribes and get a taste of the best coffee beans! In addition, have your camera charged and ready since we will also find Southeast Asia's most spectacular waterfalls!
Jungle Jeep Tour to Coffee Plantation
Today is a perfect day for coffee lovers - we will learn all about it! First, we will explore a farm and the factory to understand how amazing brew is created and the various flavors of the different kinds of coffee beans. You will become a coffee expert by the end of this tour!
Following a morning full of coffee, we will enjoy a nice lunch then go to the small village of Laven, meet ethnic minorities and learn about their lifestyle. Next, we will drive to the secret waterfalls that very few people know about to have a swim in the secret pools and enjoy the natural beauty around us!
Explore Pre-Angkorian Temples and Ou Mon Ruins
A visit to the Vat Phou Temple, will amaze you and will be a great start to your day - you'll witness this stunning pre-Angkorian Temple that is built on three levels.
Afterward, we will explore Ou Mon Ruins before we head to Si Phan Done's biggest island, Don Khong where we'll check in to your hotel, where you can relax or enjoy the stunning views.
4000 Island Tour of Don Det & Don Khone
Don Det and Don Khone are two small islands and are unarguably the most peaceful and magical in the World. We'll enjoy a boat trip along Mekong River and may see the children of Mekong playing under water. Visit the other island which is linked by a bridge to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and take some awesome photos of the local life and natural beauty.
After, we will motor boat our way to the Cambodian border where the famous Irrawaddy dolphins live. If you are lucky, you can see the families frolicking in the river!