The Best Laos Tour for the First-time Travelers

Starting from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, you will have a brief idea of this mysterious country by this 6-day trip covering the most popular destinations in Laos.

You will visit the iconic temples of Laos and enjoy a leisure trip in Luang Prabang old town with relaxing sightseeings and various outdoor activities as you like.
Travel Route: Vientiane - Luang Prabang
Day: 6
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
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The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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Get to Know Laos’ Capital, Vientiane

Visit the iconic temples and landmarks of Laos including Wat Si Saket, Patuxai Monument, Pha That Luang, etc.

Enjoy the Most Popular Destination in Laos, Luang Prabang

Visit the wonderful Buddhist temples and cultural sites, including Royal Palace Museum, Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Aha, etc.

Cruise along the Mekong River

Take a boat trip along the Mekong River in Laos to explore the stunning caves and experience the village life of the locals along the river.

Wat Si Saket
Royal Palace Museum
Kuang Si Waterfalls

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Vientiane arrival
Welcome to Laos!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Vientiane Wattay International Airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane
After breakfast, you will start to explore Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. First, you will visit the National Museum to get to know more about the history of Laos. Then, you will visit the Wat Si Saket, the oldest temple in Laos with thousands of Buddhist images. After that, you will visit That Luang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.
In the afternoon, you will take a drive about 25km from Vientiane to Xieng Khuan, also known as the Buddha Park, which is filled with over 200 Buddhist and Hindu statues.
After the tour, you will get back to downtown Vientiane.
Stay overnight in Vientiane.
Wat Si Saket, the oldest temple in Laos.
Day 3: Vientiane to Luang Prabang
Today, you will take a morning flight to Luang Prabang.
After checking into the hotel, you will start the city tour by visiting the Royal Palace Museum, where you can see many interesting artifacts, such as traditional costumes, jewelry, ornaments, rare furniture, etc.
Then, you will visit Wat Xieng Thong, which is the most famous and beautiful temple in Luang Prabang. Built-in 1560, the temple is a distillation of the ancient temple architecture style. Here, you can appreciate the classical Laotian aesthetics up close, from the roofs sweeping low to the ground to the gold pillars carved with patterns.
After that, you will move on to the Wat Wisunarat Temple and Wat Aham with impressive stupas.
In the afternoon, you will head to the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn more about Laos’ ethnic cultures and continue to visit the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek.
Later, you will get back to the city and visit Wat Mai before climbing up Mount Phousi. You will be indulged in the sunset view of the city and the Mekong River.
At night, you can explore the Night Market, where you will find kinds of handmade textiles, homemade handicrafts, etc.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Royal Palace now is the National Museum in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang
Before breakfast at the hotel, you will first partake in a Morning Alms (Sai Bat) on the street.
Then, after having breakfast, you will go to take a 2-hour boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. En route, you will not only enjoy the scenery along the Mekong River but also see how the locals lead their life at the riverside.
Later, you will explore the Pak Ou Cave, where a number of gold lacquered Buddha statues are. Also, you will stop at Ban Xanghai village to try some local homemade rice wine. On the way back to Luang Prabang, you will take a short stop at Ban Xang Khong, which is well known for its traditional Saa Jute paper-making.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Ban Xang Hai is also named the Whiskey Village
Day 5: Luang Prabang
Today’s trip starts with a morning visit to the Phousi Market, a local market where you can find almost everything there. It is a way to get close to the local life.
Then, you will visit Kuang Si Waterfalls. You can enjoy the natural scenery, take some exciting outdoor activities, or just relax yourself in the park.
Before getting back to Luang Prabang, you will visit the Black Hmong Ethnic Village to see how the ethnic group live in that natural environment.
The rest of the day is free for you to explore Luang Prabang town.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
The stunning natural scenery of Kuang Si Waterfalls.
Day 6: Luang Prabang Departure
Say goodbye to Laos.
You are free to arrange your time until the guide transfer you to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

Laos Travel Restriction

Please make sure you have applied for a Laos tourist visa. You can apply for a visa through your local Lao Embassy or you can choose to apply for a visa on arrival. When you request a quote, our professional local travel consultant will provide you with more detailed guidance on the visa application for Laos.

Visa-free countries for Laos include Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Brunei, and Myanmar.

Laos is currently open for travel to visitors from all over the world. You can enter the country as long as you are vaccinated and have a negative antigen COVID-19 test result. A health declaration form and appropriate documents need to be filled out online in advance.

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