LAOS Along Mekong

8 Days/7 nights

From Luang Prabang – the most charming city of Laos by the greatest attraction of nature – Kong Lor cave to the “real” Thailand. A week trip can be combined with visits to Cambodia, Vietnam or Thailand and add a few days of beach vacations.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

We will start our adventure in Luang Prabang, the most charming city of Laos, full of temples and colonial architecture that will allow you to get to know Laotian culture and national heritage. We will also admire the works of nature – the Kong Lor cave and the Kuang Si waterfalls, where you can take a dip in the turquoise water of the waterfall. On the way, we will stop at Vang Vieng, located in a picturesque valley, 

  • Luang Prabang – the former capital and the most charming city in Laos, the old town and temples are on the UNESCO World Heritage list
  • Kong Lor Cave. 7.5 kilometers of nature wonder, an underground river passage on an exhilarating boat ride in a huge cave complex
  • Rural Villages and traditional ways of life in the Laos countryside
  • Nakhon Phanom: Mekong Underwater World

ITINERARY

Package tour 8 Days / 7 Night from $1,500 pp

The trip is organized individually – it is possible to modify the program, according to the preferences of the customer.

DAY 1 --- LUANG PRABANG
 You’ll be met in your hotel in Luang Prabang (or at the Luang Prabang airport on arrival ) At evening – guided walk on the main street of the old town. Visit to “Food Street”. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 2 --- LUANG PRABANG (B)
Private trip to the Kuang Si Waterfalls, after returning to Luang Prabang visiting the old temples and the Royal Palace. Entrance to the Phousi hill with a beautiful panorama of Luang Prabang and the surrounding area. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 3 --- LUANG PRABANG - VANG VIENG (B)
On the way to Vang Vieng will be beautiful panoramas, mountains and rural villages. Transfer to Vang Vieng in a picturesque valley. Accommodation in a hotel by the river. Optional balloon flight over the valley (at sunset or sunrise), cost about 100.- $ per person. Overnight in Vang Vieng.

Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 --- VANG VIENG - VIENTIANE (B)

Transfer to Vientiane.On the way, we will visit the famous Buddha Park with amazing characters. . Accommodation in a hotel in the city center. Visiting the most important temples in the capital of Laos. Overnight in Vientiane.

Meals included: Breakfast.
DAY 5 --- VIENTIANE - KONG LOR (B)

 Transfer to Kong Lor – off the beaten track and into Phou Hin Poun National Park. We continue onwards into Khammoune province and into the mountainous area, where a stop at a view point near Khoun Kham offers a breathtaking view over the surrounding area. Upon arrival to the small town of Ban Kong Lor, the rest of the day is at leisure to admire the views or swimming in crystal river.

Overnight in Ban Kong Lor
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 6 --- KONG LOR (B)

 A trip to the cave Kong Lor. The greatest attraction of the nature of Laos but there are still no excursions in coaches here. After breakfast, join the guide and driver for a short drive (5-10 minutes) towards the Kong Lor Caves. After a briefing, life jackets and headlamps will be given before entering the cave. Upon entering, board a longtail boat which will cruise through the length of this spectacular cave along an underground section of the Hin Boun River. A length of 7.5km will be traveled before daylight is seen again!
Discover stalactite and stalagmite formations while partially exploring the cave on foot. In some places, the cave is up to 90m wide and 100m high. Upon reaching the other side of the cave, stop for refreshments and walk to local villages, enjoying the scenery and observing a simple way of life. Return by boat, traveling ‘downstream’ through the cave, to Ban Kong Lor. 

Overnight in Ban Kong Lor
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 7 --- KONG LOR - NAKHON PHANOM (B)

After relaxing morning we will begin the drive to Nakhon Phanom. We will visit Mekong Underwater World, before accommodation in Nakhon Phanom.

Overnight in Nakhhon Phanom
Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 8 --- NAKHON PHANOM (B)
Transfer to Nakhon Phanom airport.

 

Package tour 8 days from $1,500 pp

Prices are per person based on 2 people sharing. Prices include any specified domestic flights / trains / private car transfers, accommodation on board basis as shown, sightseeing excursions with a private guide and park entrance fees. International flights are not included, but can be booked separately if required. All prices are based on low season rates and will increase in High and Peak season.

Inclusions
  • Private tour package, 8 Days/ 1 Night.
  • Professional guide, English speaking (Russian or Polish on request)
  • Hotel accommodation based on sharing a twin/double room
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat, Life jackets and head torches for Kong Lor Caves trip
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (or Nakhon Phanom Airport)
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
Exclusions
  • International and domestic flights
  • Travel insurance, tips, visa
  • Camera/video fees
  • Meals other than mentioned above
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal expenses

 

ACCOMMODATION

Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane: 3* hotels

Kong Lor : 2* Spring River Resort

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