6D5N LAOS NORTHERN HERITAGE TOUR

IN LPQ / OUT VTE
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Sales period: 15 Dec 2017 - 15 Jan 2018
Travel period: 16 Feb 2018

fr. SGD 1398

Highlights

  • One Way Domestic Airfare (LPQ – VTE) on QV ‘M’ Class
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • 3 Nights Stay at Luang Prabang hotel with Daily Breakfast
  • 2 Nights Stay at Vientiane hotel with Daily Breakfast
  • Tours and Meals as per itinerary on Private Tour Basis with English Speaking Guide
  • Dinner
    Upon arrival at Luang Prabang Airport, meet and transfer to your choice of hotel. Then, have dinner. If time permits, visit the famous Night Market where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people.
    Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    After breakfast, enjoy a short guided tour and see the city’s oldest temple Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong, representing classical Laotian architecture. Following, board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, enjoy the panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves; two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Thereafter, stop by the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local speciality of rice wine is produced. Head back to Luang Prabang city and take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village well known for its hand weaving. Visit other villages like Ban Xangkhong, Ban Xienglek, which is known for silk weavings and for saa (jute) papermaking. End the tour with a climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, glided stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River.
    Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Experience the unique Laos tradition in their daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (often in the form of sticky rice) from the faithful residents. Next, visit the Phousi Market and see offerings such as dried buffalo skin, local tea, and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. After breakfast, visit the former Royal Palace and Houses (Museum), which hosts a range of interesting artifacts, as well as the stupa of Wat Visoun. Then, have lunch before visiting local villages of Laos ethnic minority groups of Ban Ouay (a Hmong Village), Ban Ou (a Laoloum village) and Ban Thapene (a Khmu village). Following, head towards Khuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. Thereafter, return to the city and end the tour with a sunset at Watthabath Tai.
    Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    After breakfast, transfer to Luang Prabang Airport for your Domestic Flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival at Vientiane Airport, meet and transfer to Vientiane hotel before embarking on your Vientiane City Tour. Visit the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple of minature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha image. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, stop enroute to take some pictures of the Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. After, have dinner and return to your choice of hotel.
    Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    After breakfast, visit the Buddha Park, which has an enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures on the Mekong Riverside meadow, near the Friendship Bridge. In the noon, visit the morning mark and continue to visit Chaoanou Vong Pak RK for sunset on the Mekong River. End the tour with a dinner with a Traditional Dance Show.
    Breakfast
    After breakfast, transfer to Vientiane Airport for your flight home.

    Package Exclusions:

    • All airport taxes and fuel surcharges, visa fees, personal travel insurance, food and beverages, all personal expenses, and compulsory tipping (US$6/P/D)

    Remarks:

    • For late arrival and/or early departure flights that fails to meet tour and meals on first and/or last day, no replacement or refund provided
    • Compulsory Tipping – (US$6/P/D)
    • Bonus inclusion(s)/freebies, if any, are subjected to weather and unforeseen conditions
    • No replacement or refund for any unused portion
    • Tour is subjected to changes without prior notice based on weather conditions
    • All rooms and tours subjected to confirmation
    • No deviation of any passengers throughout the journey is allowed
    NOTE: Prices exclude airport taxes & surcharges. All hotel & seats reservations are subject to availability. Any increase in room rates arising from the events and conventions shall be borne by customers.