NORTH LAOS EXPLORE TOUR
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Explore all the most popular sites of Northern Laos. Commence in Luang Prabang, visiting its numerous ancient temples before cruising on the beautiful Mekong River to peaceful Kamu Lodge and then to mountainous area of Pakbeng. Venture deeper into the Northern Laos through Oudomxay, Muang La, Muang Ngoi and Nong Khiaw to learn more about its diversified hill tribes, its hospitable locals as well as its dramatic landscape.
Style: Cultural tour through Asia
Type: Sightseeing tour in Laos
Duration: 10 days
Destination: 6 destinations in Laos
Starts in Luang Prabang
Ends in Luang Prabang
Suitable: All ages
What’s included: Lands transfers, accommodation, guide, bicycle, helmet, entrance fees, bottled water, snacks and some foods.
Cities: Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, Oudomxay, Muong La, Muong Khua, Muang Ngoi
Highlights: Enchanting Luang Prabang, beautiful Kuang Si Fall, holy PakOu cave, scenic cruise past the beautiful countryside and mountainous areas of Laos.
Day 1 Luang Prabang
Arrive at the airport, meet our guide and transfer to hotel. Free time.
Day 2 Luang Prabang Sightseeing – Kuang Sii Waterfall (B)
Rise early to watch the monks collecting alms before heading to the nearby market. After breakfast at your hotel visit the National Museum, Wat Mai and picturesque Wat Xieng Thong. Lunch before heading out of town to the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls, set within dense jungle. You may also wish to visit the nearby sanctuary for Asiatic black bears. Late afternoon, discover the H’mong Night Market.
Day 3 Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves – Kamu Lodge (B,L,D)
Board a traditional river longboat and cruise leisurely upstream. Stop at the Pak Ou Caves and reach your tented eco-lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon choose from the many traditional activities on offer.
Day 4 Kamu – Pakbeng (B,L,D)
We leave the lodge this morning and keep cruising up Mekong River to Pakbeng, enjoying the beautiful countryside along the cruise. Arrival at Pakbeng at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 5 Pakbeng Sightseeing (B,L,D)
The morning is devoted to visiting the Mekong Elephant Camp. Enjoy the elephant bathing and ride. Take a tuk tuk to visit the local market and then visit the village of Xang Keng Khmus, a beautiful village situated on the edge of the forest. visit a local temple, Wat Chom Si Cheng overlooking the Beng River. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6 Pakbeng – Oudomxay – Muang La (B)
Scenic drive to Muang La via Oudomxay. On the way, visit villages inhabited by Lu and Khmou hill tribes. In Muang Lay, enjoy walking around the resort and nearby village. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and peaceful atmosphere of the area and stop on the way to some local families where you will discover the local daily life.
Day 7 Muang La Sightseeing (B)
Depart in the morning by a 4×4 vehicle to meet Ikhos and H’Mong villagers – two typical communities of Laos. The track you will use is superb and offers an incredible climb up to 1,000m where you will have a memorable and unique view point. Visit the H’Mong village of Ban Tauser
Day 8 Muang La – Muang Khua – Muang Ngoi (B,L)
After 1,5 hour transfer, board a traditional 3 hours boat to the Nam Ou River until Muang Ngoi. Admire the beautiful river scenery as we cruise. Stop in one of the local village before getting to Muong Ngoi.
Enjoy a leisure walk to the surrounding rice fields with mountain backdrops.
Day 9 Muang Ngoi – Nong Khiaw – Luang Prabang (B,L)
Continue cruising down the Nam Ou River to Nong Khiaw. Then transfer by car to Luang Prabang. Visit Lu villages at Bane NaYang then Bane Hat Kho en-route. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Arrive back in Luang Prabang in the late afternoon
Day 10 Luang Prabang Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for your onward flight.
|NORTH LAOS EXPLORE TOUR (TOUR CODE: LAO-NLE10)|
|PAX||2 pax||3-4 pax||5-6 pax||7-9 pax||10 pax +||Single room supplement|
|Standard Class 3*||$ 4028||$ 3291||$ 2787||$ 2748||$ 2536||$ 906|
|Superior Class 4*||$ 4572||$ 3847||$ 3337||$ 3298||$ 3095||$ 1470|
|First Class 5*||$ 5256||$ 3847||$ 3337||$ 3298||$ 3095||$ 2148|
|PRICE INCLUDES: Experienced English speaking guide • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D= Dinner) • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing • Kamu Lodge tour• All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary • Accommodation in twin shared room in hotel with daily breakfast • Simple First Aid Kit • International flight reconfirmation.
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TOUR PRICES AND VALIDITY:
Prices quoted in USD per person in twin shared basis. Itineraries and prices are valid from the most relevant edition of the website & the time of printing our brochure in October 2015 until 31 Sep 2018. Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to change any of the facilities, services, prices, itineraries or vehicles described in the brochure or online without being liable for compensation or refund.
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