Laos Explorer

Join us on our 7 Day Laos Explorer, one of South East Asia’s hidden gems, and lesser well-known destinations. Begin in the cultural hotspot of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage town, visiting temples and the famous Kuang Si waterfalls. Head south the Vang Vieng for blue lagoons, rice fields and retrace the tubing route that put Laos on the backpacker map! Then finish in the capital city of Vientiane where you’ll explore its stunning landmarks and lively nightlife. A perfect week!

What's Included

Airport Pickup
(Up to two days before tour)

Travel Ninja
Your Guide! Like travelling with your best friends and one of them happens to know where they're going!

Transport
All Transport Included Private Van transfers

Accommodation
6 Nights Accommodation Hotels & Twin-share Rooms

Activities
Kuang Si Waterfall The Living Land rice farming Blue Lagoon Vang Vieng Tubing down Nam Song River
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Low Deposit
Stupidly low deposits so you won't have to raid the piggy bank to lock in your trip.
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Free date changes
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Unrivalled Support
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Bucket List
Living Land Rice
Tubing Nam Song River
Bright blue river with green bank and trees with huts
Blue Lagoon

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Day 1

Airport Pick Up

Arrive into Luang Prabang where your guide will be waiting to bring you back to our starting accommodation. Luang Prabang is a charming town, and even a UNESCO World Heritage site. Once the rest of your group has arrived, we’ll head out into town for dinner and drinks to kick of the trip.

Luang Prabang
Airport Pick Up
Help with Onward Travel
Day 2

Temples and Kuang Si Waterfall

Luang Prabang is home to a number of cultural delights. Today we visit the Royal Palace museum, Wat Mai and Wat Xieng Thong, then in the afternoon, we head to the infamous Kuang Si waterfalls for a dip and incredible photo opportunity. Spend the evening at the town’s night market; home to delicious local foods, and plenty of opportunity to test your bartering skills.

Luang Prabang
Royal Palace Museum, temples, waterfalls and night market.
Day 3

Living Land and Transport to Vang Vieng

For the early risers, you’ll get to watch a long-standing tradition of Sai Bat (morning alms), where the locals offer food to a procession of monks. After breakfast, we make out way to a local rice farm where we’ll learn all about the life of the farmers of Asia’s greatest food staple. In the afternoon we’ll walk up to Mt Phousi’s pagoda for some truly stunning sunset views from the top, before coming back down to enjoy our final night in Luang Prabang.

Luang Prabang
Rice Farm & Pagoda for sunset
Day 4

Travel to Vang Vieng and Blue Lagoon

Today we head south to Vang Vieng in our private transport. Once we’ve arrived, we’ll head out for a scenic drive through the rice fields to one of the area’s iconic blue lagoons, so pack your swimmers! After a refreshing dip, it’s time to check out what the local nightlife of Vang Vieng has in store for us.

Vang Vieng
Blue Lagoon & Night out in Vang Vieng
Day 5

Caves & Tubing

The surrounding area of Vang Vieng is dotted with numerous caves. We’ll explore a few of them, stopping to go tubing inside the Tham Nam water cave, before making our way to the Nam Song River where we begin our tubing adventure. Spend the rest of the afternoon floating downstream retracing the original tubing route that put Laos on the backpacker map.

Vang Vieng
Explore Caves & River tubing Adventure
Day 6

Travel to Vientiane and experience local beer shop

Enjoy some free time in the morning, before hitting the road once more; this time bound for the country’s capital - Vientiane. Get to know your local surroundings before exploring one of the local beer shops for a night out. Here you’ll experience local nightlife which included music, great times, and a few drinks for those that want. Great place to spend an evening in the capital.

Vientiane
Visit local beer shops
Day 7

City tour

Today explore the city’s landmarks, including the iconic Patuxai (Vientiane’s very own Arc De Triomphe) - built using USA-funded concrete originally intended to build a new airport. We’ll also visit Buddha Park and one of Laos’ most famous Buddhist temples, Pha That Luang.

The trip comes to an end here for those on the 7 Day Laos Explorer, so it’s time to say your goodbyes. Our guide will be on hand to help with any onward travels.

Vientiane
Buddha Park, Patuxai, Temples, City Tour

Trips Departure Dates

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FAQS

WHERE DOES THE TRIP START & FINISH?

The trip begins in Luang Prabang and ends in Vientiane.

WHICH AIRPORT DO I NEED TO FLY INTO?

You will need to fly into Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ).

WHAT IS THE CLOSEST AIRPORT TO THE END DESTINATION?

The closest airport is Wattay International Airport (VTE) in Vientiane.

WHAT KIND OF ACCOMMODATION IS INCLUDED ON THIS TRIP?

The accommodation for this trip is twin share rooms.

WHAT IS THE CURRENCY?

The currency in Laos is Laos Kip.

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