Laos Highlights

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Laos Highlights

Laos Highlights

Duration   6 Days/5 Nights
Departure   Daily from Houei Say, Laos
Return   Vientiane, Laos
Additional info     You can tailor this journey to match your travel preferences
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− Explore authentic Laos via its affordable highlights
− Amazing cruise downstream on the Mekong River
− Wonder the ancient temples in Luang Prabang and Vientiane

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  1. After reading this program, you can change the itinerary to fit your travel requirements: budget, hotels, preferences, leisure time, special needs... Our Travel Specialist will work with you to design a perfect holiday just for you. We are committed to offer you the BEST VALUE for QUALITY SERVICES and GREAT CUSTOMER CARE.
  2. Local assistance: Vietnam Hello World Travel Company Team are available all time while you are on the tour: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  3. Our Travel Specialists at Vietnam Hello World Travel Company take care of your holiday. So, you can unwind and enjoy your touring without any hassle. We are on the ground to give you the best travel experiences.
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Contact person: Ms. Jennifer Pham

Itinerary: Houei Say - Pakbeng - Luang Prabang - Vientiane

Day 1: Houei Say - Pakbeng (-/L/D)
Meet upon arrival at Houei Say immigration check point and transfer to the pier.
Board a traditional river boat for a cruise downstream the Mekong River towards Pakbeng (approx. 7 hours depending on the water level). The Mekong River has kept much of its untamed character with impressive rapids and lush jungles along each bank. En route, stop and visit some hill tribes’ villages such as the H’mong village of Ban Houeilampene and the Thai Lu village of Ban Kouaytoune. Picnic lunch on board.
Arrive in Pakbeng, a rustic town village that sits on a steep hillside and offers spectacular views on the Mekong River. Check - in at your hotel. Overnight in Pakbeng.

Day 2: Pakbeng - Pak Ou caves - Luang Prabang (B/L/-)
After breakfast, continue your cruise along the Mekong River towards the former Royal capital of Luang Prabang (approx. 6 hours depending on the water level). On the way, explore Pak Ou cave, at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, to visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phoum, home to hundreds of Buddha statues. Continue to Ban Xang Hai village where sticky rice wine distillation can be seen and then stop at Vat Longkhoune temple, famous for its 18th century frescoes. Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, transfer and check-in at your hotel.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 3: Luang Prabang (B)
After breakfast, visit Vat Xieng Thong, considered as the most beautiful temple of Luang Prabang with roofs that sweep low to the ground, Vat Visoun temple with its Singhalese-style stupa, That Makmo, and Vat Aham, one of the city’s major tutelary shrines housing the puppets of the Lao ancestors.
In the afternoon, visit the National Museum (former King’s Palace) displaying a collection of personal artifacts of the Royal Family. Continue to visit the nearby Vat Mai temple, which was the residence of a Buddhist patriarch before 1975, before climbing Phousi Hill to enjoy the sunset over the city and the Mekong River.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 4: Luang Prabang - Khouang Sy - Luang Prabang (B)
After breakfast, excursion by car to the beautiful waterfalls of Khouang Sy nestled in the lush tropical vegetation.
On the way, visit some hill tribes’ villages such as the H’mong village of Ban Thinkeo and the Khmu village of Ban Thapaene. Return to Luang Prabang and continue to visit the weaving village of Ban Xang Khong, where traditional mulberry leaves paper is also produced.
Time at leisure to stroll through the H’mong market.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5: Luang Prabang - Vientiane (B)
After breakfast, time at leisure until transfer to Luang Prabang Airport to take your flight to Vientiane.
Meet upon arrival, transfer and check-in at your hotel.
In the afternoon, visit Vat Sisaket, the only original temple in Vientiane (built in 1818 - it is the sole survivor of a Thai invasion in 1828), the Ho Phrakeo, the former Royal Chapel, where an Emerald Buddha at the early time of the Lane Xang Kingdom was enshrined, the Patouxai and That Luang stupa.
Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 6: Vientiane (B)
After breakfast, time at leisure until transfer to Vientiane Airport for your departure flight. Tour ends.


  • Accommodation in Double or Twin room at hotels with daily breakfast
  • Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as per program
  • English Speaking Guide in each area as per program except during time at leisure
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program.
  • Private boat for cruises
  • Meals as mentioned on the program (B: Breakfas; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • 1 FOC in half twin room from 15 paying pax.


  • Visa fee in Laos (35 USD per person upon arrival + 2 passport size pictures).
  • International flights and airport taxes to/ from Laos
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Drinks, tips, 
  • Personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned.


  1. Offer subject to availability.
  2. Program is subject to change without notice due to Lao Airlines unexpected changes of schedule or flight cancellations.
  3. We reserve the right to adjust the prices in case of an increase of the fuel surcharge by transportation companies.