NORTHERN LAOS TOUR TO VIETNAM

NORTHERN LAOS TOUR TO VIETNAM
Tour Destination:
LUANG PRABANG - XIENG KHOUANG - PLAIN OF JARS - SAM NEUA - VIENG XAI -  NA MEO  BORDER GATE - MAI CHAU (VIETNAM)
Tour Hightlights:
This Northern Laos Tour to Vietnam is known as one of the best Laos Adventure Tours combining the overland sightseeing tours and adventure tours from Luang Prabang via some other emerging eco-tourism destinations of Xieng Khouang, Sam Neua, Vieng Xai, Na Meo ... The minority Hill-Tribe communities here have been involved in tourism development and are actively participating and receiving a significant part of the benefits. We take you on a spectacular walk into the National Protected Area to visit some of these communities. ..
Price:
From $ 460

* BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 1: Arrival - Luang Prabang Sightseeing Tour
Day 2: Luang Prabang Full-Day City Tour
Day 3: Luang Prabang Tour to Xieng Khouang
Day 4: Xieng Khoang Tour to Plains of Jars
Day 5: Xieng Khoang Adventure Tour to Sam Neua
Day 6: Sam Neua Adventure Tour to Vieng Xai - Sam Neua
Day 7: Sam Neua Adventure Tour to Na Meo Border Gate - Viet Nam


Day 1: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam: Arrival - Luang Prabang Sightseeing Tours

Night market in Luang Prabang
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.  The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city or simply relax.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
 

Day 2: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam:  Luang Prabang City Tours (B)

Your full day city tour begins after breakfast, with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Today, we also visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham.  Following lunch, we visit the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures before we head out of town to see the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek.  We then return to the city for a visit to Wat Mai. We then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River.  The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Note: the Royal Palace Museum is closed on Tuesdays.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
 

Day 3: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam:  Luang Prabang Adventure Tours to Xieng Khuang Sighsteeing  Package Tours (B)

Xieng Khoang in laos
Today, we make the days drive through wonderful natural scenery to Xiengkhuang.  The journey will give you plenty of opportunities for photos and visiting hill tribe villages. Upon arrival, we transfer out to visit Site 1 of the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are scattered all over the plateau. Overnight in Xiengkhuang 
 

Day 4: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam: Xieng Khuang Adventure Package Tours to Plain of Jars and Muang Khoun (B)

This morning we have time to visit the interesting Central Market in Phonsavan, visit the MAG exhibition and Site 2 of the Plain of Jars before taking a short scenic trek to Site 3 via a Tai Dam and Lao Leum village. Following lunch we have a half day morning tour seeing the old capital of Muang Khoun and the nearby villages, home to the Hmong hilltribe and Tai Dam people.
Overnight in Xiengkhuang.
 

Day 5: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam: Xiengkhuang Adventure Package Tours to Sam Neua (B)

A long drive today starting early this morning along some fairly rough roads, but the journey is broken up by stops at nearby villages, and to admire the breathtaking scenery. 
Hmong Village North of Sam Neua
We also have time to visit Hintang.  Here we visit the mysterious menhirs (standing stones).  No one is quite sure who built them or why, perhaps burial sites or markers of some sort.  We arrive in Sam Neua early evening.
Overnight in Sam Neua.
 

Day 6: Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam: Sam Neua Adventure Tours to Viengxai - Sam Neua Adventure Travel Packages (B)

Today, after an early breakfast, we visit a number of local weaving villages, we continue onto the famous Vieng Xai Caves.  This is where the Pathet Lao leaders lived during the “Secret War’. After enjoying numerous caves we head back to our Sam Nua accommodation for the night.
Overnight in Sam Neua.
 

Day 7. Northern Laos Tours to Vietnam: Sam Nua Adventure Travel Packages to Na Meo border gate to Vietnam (B)

This morning we drive to the Vietnam border of Na Meo where your tour ends.
 

 

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Inclusive of above prices:
•           Transportation in private
•           Accommodation in twin shared room
•           Boat trip as stated in above sights
•           English speaking guide
•           Admission fee to indicated sights
•           Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
•           Gov’t tax and service charge
•           Luggage handling and drinking water

Exclusive of above prices:
•           Visa stamping fee on arrival
•           All air tickets in/to/from Laos
•           Travel Insurance in all kinds
•           Lunch or dinner unless where stated
•           Single room (quoted separately)
•           Other foreign language guide
•           Peak tourist season or special event rates
•           Tip, drinks and other personal expenses  

Additional Remarks:
•           Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and room availability.
•           Hotels listed in above might not be upto standard of your expectation, especially in the remote area where limitation of accommodation.
•           Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations

 

Grade of Hotel

Tour Cost in USD per person applied to groups of (Valid till 30 Sep 2014)

2 Paxs 3 - 5 Paxs 6 - 9 Paxs 10 - 14 Paxs 15 - 19 Paxs Single Supplement
2-Star Hotels 1139 1046 654 578 473 105
3-Star Hotels 1160 1068 675 600 494 160
4-Star Hotels 1180 1095 703 627 520 140
5-Star Hotels 1221 1129
736 661 555 221

 

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