13 Days
Laos & Cambodia
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Day 1: Vientiane welcomes you

Day 2: Vientiane – Vang Vieng (overland)

Day 3: Vang Vieng – Phonsavan

Day 4: Explore Phonsavan

Day 5: Phonsavan – Luang Prabang

Day 6: Explore Luang Prabang

Day 7: Luang Prabang – Parkse

Day 8: Parkse – Don Khong

Day 9: Explore Don Khong

Day 10: Don Khong – Siemreap

Day 11: Siemreap, Angkor Thom, Angkor wat

Day 12: Siemreap – Banteay Srei, Ta Prohm

Day 13: Siemreap – Tonle Sap lake – Departure



Day 1: Vientiane welcomes you

Arrival into Vientiane and transfer to your hotel for check-in.

This afternoon, we visit the oldest landmark in Vientiane, Wat Sisaket, which escaped looting by invading Siamese in the 19th century. We also visit the former royal temple of Wat Phra Keo, original home to the emerald buddha now housed in Bangkok. Continue to the national icon of Laos – “That Luang stupa” and Laos’ very own “Arc de Triomphe” the Patuxai monument, offering views over the city. Overnight in Vientiane.


Day 2: Vientiane – Vang Vieng (overland) (B)

After breakfast, we leave the capital early for our journey northbound; we will see some breathtaking scenery en route as we pass through spectacular countryside towards the mountainous region. Along the way, we visit the busy and colorful market of Thalat where various hill tribes come to trade goods and buy provisions. The next stop of our trip is Vang Xang, famous for its archeological site dating back to the 11th century. In the afternoon, we arrive in Vang Vieng, a small and tranquil town, which is nestled on a bend of the Nam Song River. Its stunning scenery with a mixture of quiet water and limestone outcrops remains unspoiled, despite recent developments with the advent of tourism. We visit Tham Jang Cave, a large cave that runs 7 kilometers deep and surrounding hill tribe villages of Khmu and Hmong. Overnight in Vang Vieng.

Day 3: Vang Vieng – Phonsavan (B)

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and begin our days drive through beautiful mountain scenery to Xiengkhouang, a province of Laos, famous for its ‘Plain of Jars’. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop off and visit the numerous villages along the way.  On arrival, we check into the hotel, the evening is free at your leisure. Overnight in Phonsavan.

Day 4: Explore Phonsavan (B)

Following breakfast at your hotel, we transfer out to visit the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site encompassing hundreds of large stone jars scattered throughout the plateau.

In the afternoon, there will be time to see the old capital of Muang Khoun Province and its’ nearby villages which are home to the H’Mong hill tribe and Tai Dam people who possess an interesting local culture and a vibrant history.

After returning to the town, we also have time to visit the Mine Advisory Center and the UXO museum. Overnight in Phonsavan.


Day 5: Phonsavan – Luang Prabang (B)

Early morning, we visit the Central Market of Phonsavan to watch the different hill tribe people barter and exchange merchandises. We then head out towards Luang Prabang.  En route, we various Hmong and hill tribe minority villages. After a photo stop, we continue driving uphill, enjoying the splendid natural scenery of the mountains, the forest and landscape. The journey will take us over mountainous regions until we approach Luang Prabang, one of the most beautiful traditional towns in Asia. Before we check into the hotel, we continue to visit the Khouangsi waterfall for fresh air, natural resort and relaxation. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 6: Explore Luang Prabang (B)

Today, we enjoy a short guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temples of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground. It represents classical Laotian architecture. We’ll continue to the Royal Museum before embarking on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as exploring the mysterious Pak Ou Caves – two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims.

Along the way, we will stop at the village of Ban Xanghai famous for its local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to another small village called Ban Phanom which is famous for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.


Day 7: Luang Prabang – Parkse (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your short flight to Pakse.

Pick-up at the airport, we drive north to the Bolaven Plateau. It is known for its cooler temperature being located high above the Mekong Valley. We visit the waterfall in the series, Tad Fan, Tad Yuang, Tad Cham Pee.

Return to Pakse town by early evening for overnight.


Day 8: Parkse – Don Khong (B)

After breakfast, we drive south to Champassak and to visit the fascinating pre-Angkorian ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated temples. We have time to explore these intriguing Khmer ruins, which are perched at the base of Mount Phu Kao.

Following lunch, we continue our journey by road and long tail boat to the 4,000 Islands area, where you have the rest of the day to relax. Overnight in Don Khong.


After an early morning breakfast, we explore Khone Island. Here we begin by re-tracing the French colonial-past at Ban Khone, where some old colonial houses still stand and glimpse the first Lao railway with its own locomotive. We continue our exploration of the 4,000 islands area by boat and visit the beautiful Liphi waterfall, also known as the Samphamith, which forms a natural border between Laos and Cambodia. We return to Ban Nakasang and drive to the famous waterfall of Khone Phapeng – the largest waterfall in South East Asia, also known as the ‘Niagara of the East’. Overnight in Don Khong.


Day 10: Don Khong – Siemreap (B)

Following breakfast at the hotel,  transfer to Siemreap.

After crossing the border to Cambodia, meeting with your tour guide and transfer from Dom Kralor to Siem Reap by crossing Steung Treng and Preah Vihear province.

After that, stop en-route to visit the temples of Koh Ker. And then, we continue to Siem Reap in the late afternoon, check-in Hotel. Overnight in Siemreap.


Day 11: Siemreap – Angkor Thom, Angkor wat (B)

Breakfast at hotel.

In the morning, we will explore the kingdom of Angkor by visiting the last capital of the Angkorian Empire, Angkor Thom via the

South Gate, the giant stone faces city temple of Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, the Royal Palace, the Elephant Terrace and the Leper King Terrace.

In the afternoon, we are continuing to visit the epic centerpiece of Angkor Wat temple with its extraordinary architecture and bas-reliefs. End of the day, enjoy the sunset view over Angkor Wat from the top of Phnom Bakheng Hill. Overnight in Siem Reap.


Day 12: Siemreap – Banteay Srei, Ta Prohm (B)

Breakfast at hotel.

In the morning, we explore the most dedicated beauty of the Khmer temple carvings of Bantey Srei in the 11th century. Continue to visit Banteay Samre, the three-tiered temple-hill of Pre Rup and Lake of Sras Srang.

In the afternoon, exploration to Ta Keo, Chau Say Tevada, Thommanon and the impressive Ta Prohm temple, where the famous film “Tomb Raider” was shot and brought the Angkor Wonders to the world. Overnight in Siem Reap.


Day 13: Siemreap – Tonle Sap lake – Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit Pour Krom Village, walking through this lovely local village to experience how local people live, visit a morning local market before transferring to Chong Knies village to enjoy a boat trip on Tonle Sap Great Lake.

In the afternoon, visit Phnom Krom, 12km south of Siem Reap on a hill overlooking Tonlé Sap lake, dates from the reign of Yasovarman I in the late 9th or early 10th century.

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. End of service.

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  • Accommodation at hotels/resorts with daily breakfasts (DBL/TWN room)
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Air-conditioned private vehicles for the whole trip
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee, boat fee, excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinking water for sightseeing days
  • International & domestic air ticket
  • Beverage at meals & meals not specified
  • Visa for Laos & Cambodia (if any)
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Services not mentioned & personal expenses

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