Vientiane - Luang Prabang overland 5days

posted Aug 11, 2014, 2:26 AM by Mickey Dong Hoang Thinh   [ updated May 14, 2015, 8:53 PM by Vietnam Travel Tour ]
Day 1 : Arrive in Vientiane. 
Meet & greet at airport, transfer in for check in
Afternoon city tour of Vientiane: visit Wat Sisket there are 10136 Buddha statues built between 1818-1824, continue to Wat Horprakeo, original home of the emerald Buddha.  Wat Xiengkuan is an interesting blend between Hinduism and Buddhism.  After that you head to the UXO project for the blind in Laos. On the way back to the hotel we will stop on the bank of the Mekong for sunset. Overnight stay. 

Day 2 : Vientiane – Vang Vieng 
After breakfast you will take our private van for a 3 hour trip to Vang Vieng. Here a beautiful mountain valley and river pass through the middle of town. You will arrive before noon and in the afternoon tour around Thumjung Cave and Phou Kham Cave. Then on to a mulberry farm for the start of a relaxing tube ride down the Namsong river.  Overnight stay. 
tube ride in Vang Vieng Laos

Day 3 : Vang Vieng – Luang Prabang 
After breakfast you take our private van to Luangprabang. On the way we will stop at the best recommended scenic views and mountain villages to take photographs. Arrive in Luang Prabang, a World Heritage site, before sunset. Overnight stay. 

Day 4 : Luang Prabang - Kayaking on the Nam Ou river 
After breakfast you will ride in a zongtael for about 2hrs to Ban Lathahae. Before you begin kayaking your guide will explain techniques such as how to pass the rapids and rocks. You will then take the kayak down the river for an enjoyable and exciting trip. Lunch is on the bank of the river. There is also a stop at Ban Houay Lueng, home of Kmu tribe people. Then continue to the historical Pak Ou caves at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers. Our car or zongtael will pick you up there for transfer back to Luang Prabang. Overnight stay. 
kayaking on Nam Ou river to Pak Ou Cave

Day 5 : Luang Prabang 
After breakfast, have a break and wait for your transfer to the airport.