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Highlights of Laos - Gold Accommodation

Small group tour
6 days - From AU$2590* PP

Laidback Laos is home to smiling faces, stunning river scenery and delicious cuisine. Discover Vientiane's atmospheric temples and riverside eateries, while beautiful Luang Prabang reveals elaborate monasteries, colourful markets and a delightful blend of architecture. Mingle with the locals on a visit to a family home for a special Lao blessing, play a round of petanque and see hundreds of robed monks collecting morning alms, as you discover the true heart of Laos.

Inclusions

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 1 internal flight within Asia
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles (except walking touring and electric trolleys in Luang Prabang)
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travellers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • return transfers

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DECEMBER 12th
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AU$2590*

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JANUARY 16th
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AU$3182*

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MARCH 12th
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DECEMBER 15th
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Small Group Tour Itinerary

2017

DAYS 1-2: VIENTIANE
On arrival in Vientiane, transfer to your hotel. The country's riverside capital is full of alluring monuments. Taste traditional Lao coffee at a local coffee shop in the morning, and then explore some of the city's most famous landmarks, such as Wat Sisaket, Wat Pha That Luang and Patuxai. Explore the COPE Centre and learn more about its role in helping victims of ordinance left over from the tragic 'Secret War', and visit a weaving workshop to learn about the importance of textiles to Lao culture. In the late afternoon, receive a unique welcome in a traditional Lao baci ceremony in a local home.

Hotel: Settha Palace

DAYS 3-6: LUANG PRABANG & PAK OU CAVES
A short flight brings you to the fabled riverside town of Luang Prabang. Take a walking tour of beautiful Wat Mai and the Royal Palace, then participate in a fun cooking class in a beautiful rural setting bamboo weaving demonstration. Play a hands-on role in making your own delicious dinner, in a delightful pavilion overlooking rice paddies. The next day, savour a traditional Lao breakfast and French coffee at an eatery frequented by your guide. Explore the city's famous sites on foot, including Xieng Thong, the tip of the peninsula and the Royal Palace jetty. A boat trip to Pak Ou Caves unveils a vast collection of Buddha sculptures spanning many centuries. Return to Luang Prabang for free time. Rise early to witness the ancient ritual of local monks collecting alms at dawn, then visit a morning market. Visit the scenic Kuang Si Falls and learn the art of making sticky rice and grilled chicken - your own picnic lunch. End with a game of petanque and sunset drinks. Enjoy a farewell dinner before departing the next day.

Hotel: Maison Souvannaphoum

 

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Highlights of Laos - Deluxe reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Accommodation
9.5
Content of holiday
10.0
Tour leader, if applicable
10.0
Local guide(s)
10.0
Value for money
10.0
Overall rating
10.0
Scores 10.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
10 out of 10

Teresa

Newcastle Family
+
Tours to caves. Visit to bamboo house - cooking, activities
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed traveller: 23 April 2016
Published on: 01 May 2016
10 out of 10

Sarah

Newcastle Family
+
Really well organised. Tour leader very capable and considerate
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed traveller: 23 April 2016
Published on: 01 May 2016

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