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NORTHERN LAOS EXPEDITION TOUR

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Tour Code: LAOAD-06
Tour Route: Vientiane arrival - Luang Namtha - Moung Sing - Oudomxay - Muong La - Muong Khoua - Nongkhoiw - Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng - Vientiane departure
Tour Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Vientiane
Tour Type: Landscape, Culture, Adventure
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Vientiane arrival
Day 02: Vientiane city tour
Day 03: Vientiane - Luang Namtha - Moung Sing
Day 04: Moung Sing
Day 05: Moung Sing - Luang Namtha - Oudomxay
Day 06: Oudomxay - Muong La - Muong Khoua
Day 07: Muong Khoua - Nongkhoiw - Luang Prabang
Day 08: Luang Prabang
Day 09: Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng
Day 10: Vang Vieng
Day 11: Vang Vieng - Vientiane
Day 12: Vientiane departure
DETAIL ITINERARY
DAY 01: VIENTIANE ARRIVAL
On arrival in Vientiane Capital, you are met and transferred to our centrally located hotel. Free at your leisure to explore the city by yourself. Overnight at hotel in Vientiane.
Meals included: None
 
DAY 02: VIENTIANE CITY TOUR
On the banks of the Mekong River, Vientiane is the charming and fascinating capital of Laos. This small town conjures up exotic images, with the curious mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French influences. This morning exploration visiting Wat Sisaket which is the oldest temple still standing in Vientiane. This amazing structure features remarkable frescoes and Buddha images. The following sight is Haw Prakeo, the former royal temple of Laos monarchy, where previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Statue. We then visit the imposing Patuxay Monument which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph before continuing to the famous That Luang Stupa. Overnight in Vientiane.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 03: VIENTIANE - LUANG NAMTHA - MOUNG SING
The journey northwards begins as we board the flight to Luang Namtha, a land of rugged mountains, beautiful tropical forest, rich of rivers plain and sharing the border with China and Myanmar. Today Luang Namtha is populated by over twenty ethnic groups that make this region one of the most ethnically diverse provinces in Laos. On arrival, we travel by roads to Moung Sing, stopping along the way at the Akha hill tribe village. This ethnic group was originally in China but immigrated into Laos down centuries. They are very poor, but have an interesting culture and a colorful history. Overnight in Moung Sing.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 04: MOUNG SINH TREKKING
The remote and extremely beautiful mountain region of Muong Sing is ideal for anyone seeking a true adventure and trekking expedition. After breakfast we have time strolling round this small town where many ethnic minorities are frequently seen on the Main street while small vendors along the street sell local textiles and handicraft. Upon leaving the town we take a short drive north before we set off on a half-day walk, using the local tracks. We pass through the breathtaking mountain landscape to the Yao, Akha and Lanten hill tribe villages, and are sure to attraction attention as this part of the country explored by very few visitors. Overnight at Moung Sing.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 05: MOUNG SINH - LUANG NAMTHA - OUDOMXAY
An early morning departure to Oudomxay. These back roads are a perfect way to explore the real Laos. We see very few other travelers, mostly rural dwellers who are just as interested in finding out about our lives as we are of theirs. The drive is difficult at times; however the verdant and rugged mountain scenery combined with the colorful local population makes for a memorable experience. On arrival we check in a very simple hotel and take a walk to explore this hill town. Overnight at Oudomxay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 06: OUDOMXAY - MUONG LA - MUONG KHOUA
The local market also attracts numerous ethnic minorities who converge from the surrounding mountainsides or valley to barter and trade their goods. We visit this congregation before we set off on our journey along the Nambak River to Muong La. Here is a chance to visit Praxack Kham Temple with its sacred Buddha image. This 400-year-old statue legendary possesses many supernatural powers, which are widely worshipped among local people. Upon leaving Muong La, the roads begin to deteriorate but the drive is very interesting as we pass through the scenic landscape. Overnight in Muong Khoua.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 07: MOUNG KHOUA - NONGKHOIW - LUANG PRABANG
Today, embark a long trail traditional boat down stream for a leisurely trip on the Nam Ou River, enjoying with green and Along the way we stop to visit the mysterious caves of Pak Ou which are crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various sizes. We continue our trip to Luang Prabang. This former royal capital with its gleaming temple roofs, fading colonial architecture and stunning mountain backdrop retains a unique charm rarely found in all Asia. There is little traffic on Luang Prabang roads and monks in orange robes scurry in all directions carrying umbrellas to shade themselves from the Sun. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 08: LUANG PRABANG
The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign, is not to be missed. We visit this sight as well as the magnificent Wat Xiengthong. The temple structures are decorated in various ways with gilded stuccoes and doorways. Heading out of this area, we explore some other major sights including the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham, the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and Wat Mai. The perfect way to round off the day is to watch the spectacular sunset over the Mekong River from the top of Phousi Mount. From there, we explore Street Night Bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 09: LUANG PRABANG - VANG VIENG
Today we travel by roads to Vang Vieng. The journey is strenuous as we drive along one of the most scenic but rough routes in the whole of Asia. We arrive in Vang Vieng, a small town which is located on a bend in the Nam Song River. This tranquil town is rapidly developed with the advent of tourist, but the beautiful scenery with a mixture of quiet water and limestone outcrops is unchanged for century. We embark on our boat for a well-paced trip on the Nam Song River, exploring the breathtaking mountain landscape. Over night in Vang Vieng.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 10: VANG VIENG TREKKING
The limestone cliffs and valleys surrounding the resort complex of Vang Vieng are home to numerous caves and caverns. The most famous of these caves, Tham Jang, was used by local people around 200 years as a hideout from Chinese invaders. We visit this beautiful cave this morning before we take a walk to the Tai Deang and the Souay hill tribe villages. They are all friendly and welcoming. The remainder of the day is free for your own exploration of the town and relaxation. Overnight in Vang Vieng.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 11: VANG VIENG - VIENTIANE
Heading out of town we drive back to Vientiane. Along the way we make a stop to visit the archaeological sight of Vang Xang dating back from the 11th century. After checking into hotel we transfer out to see the Buddha Park, a blend of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures created by mystical monk on parkland located by the Mekong River and the impressive Friendship Bridge which links Laos and Thailand. A perfect way to round off the day is to watch the spectacular sunset over the Mekong River from one of riverside bars. Overnight in Vientiane.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 12: VIENTIANE DEPARTURE
After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay airport for departure flight to your home. End of services.
Meals included: Breakfast
INCLUSION & EXCLUSION
Inclusion
Exclusion
  • Hotel accommodation on twin/double sharing with daily breakfast
  • Private transfers and transportation with A/C on tour
  • Domestic air tickets Vientiane - Luang Namtha with economy class and airport taxes
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees on tour
  • Boat trip as in the itinerary
  • English speaking guides
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Mineral water per pax per day
  • Laos visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • All international flights to and from Vientiane and airport taxes
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tipping/gratuities for local guides
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
PRICE

Tour cost is upon your request !

You are interested in of this tour, please feel free to contact us at booking@asianatravel.com.vn or info@asianatravel.com.vn. One of our staffs will contact you within 24 hours when we receive your request.
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