Laos Eco Tour
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- Visit Vientiane with classic highlights
- Trek through Phou Khao Kway National Park to enjoy the nature
- Learn about traditional handicraft with a weaving class
- Explore temples of Luang Prabang on a bicycle
- Trek through villages to famous Kuang Si Falls
Start at Vientiane, the capital of Laos and finish at Luang Prabang, visiting well-known natural sites and including many interesting activities, this Laos eco tour will be an unforgettable experience for those who would like to have an ecological travel in this beautiful country.
Laos Eco Tour Welcome – Vientiane Arrival & Sightseeing
You will be warmly welcomed by the guide at the airport. After checking in and taking a short rest, start the journey with a tour around the city. You can visits some highlights in Vientiane. The first stop will be Vat Phra Keo Pagoda, the home to the Emerald Buddha built in 1565. Then make a visit to Pha That Luang, a cloister guarding a huge stupa of Buddha saved during the time Vientiane was raided by the Siamese.
Damaged by the Ho plunderers in 1873, it was restored by the French in 1930. Pha That Luang has become the symbol of the nation, representing both Buddhism and Lao’s sovereignty. This large relic is a masterpiece of Laotian architecture. After that, you will have chance to make a stop at Patuxay, a monument constructed to memorize the war with France. A panoramic view of Vientiane can be seen from the top of this site.
At the end of the afternoon, you can walk along the Mekong River and admire the dreaming sunset here. Spend overnight at the hotel.
- Remark: The program will alter depending on your arrival flight.
Vientiane Orchid trek (B/L)
Start the day with a real eco-tour to Phou Khao Kway National Park to explore the breathtaking scenery and magnificent waterfalls. This trek is a unique opportunity to understand more about the diversity of over 50% of the wild orchid species of Laos. Learning about their characters and studying the animals in the park will be interesting activities in the day. Enjoy the lunch among the green space of Phou Khao Kway National Park and take a short rest there. Continue the trek before returning to your hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner on your own and enjoy the night at the hotel.
Visit Weaving center and arrive at Luang Prabang (B)
In the morning, you will visit a vocational Training Centre – a weaving associationwhere teaching weaving skill for Laotian women in rural or disadvantage areas and reviving the traditional crafts. During the visit, you can learn how to tie and dye your own scarf using natural dyes, and learn how to weave using a traditional Lao looming.
In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport to take a domestic flight to Luang Prabang, the World Heritage City.Check in at the hotel and enjoy free discovering time in the evening.
Luang Prabang cycling tour (B/L)
As a part of the UNESCO reconstruction plan, new buildings are limited while old houses and streets are reconstructed to keep Luang Prabang as magical as it has always been. You will ride your bike to the center of the town located on a peninsula, 300m above the sea level. There you can find the Royal Palace, many old buildings, monasteries and temples. Make a stop at Wat Mai temple, which was built at the end of the 18th century. Continue visiting the Wat Xieng Thong, a vast collection of sacred temples, considered the most beautiful temple of the city and one of the Laotian jewels.
The next stop would be Wat Visoun, the oldest temple in Luang Prabang, with its wooden windows inspired by the Khmer temple of Vat Phou. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
This former royal city situated at the junction of the Mekong and the smaller Nam Khan River and is surrounded by majestic mountains. Continue riding along the Mekong River to reach Ban Xieng Lek and Ban Xang Khong, which are renowned as paper making villages. Dinner on your own and spend an overnight at the hotel.
Explore Ban Long Lao and Kuang Si (B/L)
After having breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred through a scenic way crossing valleys and small villages. Stop at H’Mong ethnic village of Ban Long Lao situated about 30 kilometers west of Luang Prabang to understand the rustic life of this hill-tribe ethnic. From there, you can trek to the famous Kuang Si Waterfall through vegetables gardens, rice fields and forests under the shade of hard wood trees such as Rosewood and Ebony. Reached Kuang Si Waterfall, you can enjoy a picnic lunch in fresh atmosphere of the nature. Enjoy a swimming in the clear water before heading back to Luang Prabang. Dinner on your own and spend overnight at the hotel.
- Note: the Kuang Si Waterfall trek can take around 3 or 3.30 hours in dry season, but can reach 4 or 5 hours in rainy season.
Discover Luang Prabang surroundings (B/L) - Join in tour
In the morning, leave Luang Prabang center and drive south to the elephants’ village, a famous attraction of Laos ecotourism. A mahout will introduce you to the elephants and tell youtheir way of life, their eating, and their habits. Start your adventure on the back of a gentle elephant to discover the mysteries of the forest along the river. After about 1.5 hours riding elephant, you will arrive at a second camp where you can enjoy a nice picnic lunch. After taking a short rest, continue your exploration by crossing numerous bamboo and wooden bridges to reach the famous Tad Sae Waterfall. After relaxing and refreshing in the water under the fall, you will take a local boat trip to head back the elephant village. Return to the hotel in Luang Prabang center and enjoy relaxing time in the town.
Luang Prabang Departure - Laos Eco Tour Ending (B)
After having breakfast, you will check out the hotel and say goodbye to Luang Prabang to end this Laos eco tour.
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Price in USD per person. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Laos New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges.
- Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
- Internal flight Vientiane – Luang Prabang in economy class
- Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
- Join-in tour to elephant village
- Local English speaking guide
- Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
- Entrance fees
- International flight tickets
- Laos visa
- Single supplement surcharge
- Other meals than mentioned
- Other services than mentioned
- Drinks, other than water on activity days
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
- Travel insurance
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