Historical Laos Tourism
One of Southeast Asia’s lesser-known countries, Laos is definitely off the beaten track, but it has retained its culture, charm and traditional village life, wild jungle and stunning countryside. Come here for tradition and mystery and a unique adventure.Turn this itinerary suggested by into your personal dream trip. To modify this itinerary just enter your travel details and get a personal quote.
Day 1 Vientiane Buddha Park & Temples
This full-day tour starts early at 8:30am with a visit to Wat Sisaket, the oldest original temple in Vientiane. Built in 1818, Wat Sisaket is the sole survivor of an invasion in 1828. It features remarkable frescoes and 6,840 Buddha images. Nearby is Ho Phra Keo, once the royal temple of Lao monarchy. Built in 1565, Ho Phra Keo has been used as a museum since 1970 and contains some of the finest
Day 2 Historical Vientiane
The historical tour starts with a visit to Laos National Museum (closed on public holidays), one of the only museums in Vientiane documenting both the history of Laos and the history of the war. Afterwards, we will continue to the former President Kaysone Phomvihane Memorial Museum (closed on Mondays and public holidays). The museum comprises a central statue hall, surrounded by exhibition
Day 3 Plain of Jars Tour
You will meet your guide upon arrival at Xieng Khouang Airport and betransferred to Phonesavanh, the new capital city of Xieng Khouang Province, for check-in at your hotel. The Northern province of Xieng Khouang was heavily bombed during the Vietnam War and, as soon as the plane begins to descend, one can notice how much of the province is still pockmarked with sizeable bomb craters.
Day 4 On to Your Next Adventure
Today you will discover a new destination. Enjoy a relaxed morning at your hotel before your transfer arrives and you are taken to the next stop on your itinerary.
Day 5 Luang Prabang Temples Tour
Visit Wat Visoun, the site of an impressive stupa, That Makmo, stylistically more Srilankalese than Lao. Then walk to the nearby Wat Aham, which is one of the city’s major tutelary shrines. Climb Vat Phousi hill for an outstanding view over the city. Continue to visit Wat Sene, considered one of the country’s most beautiful temples. Next, drive to visit Ban Phanom, a weaving village populated by Thai
Day 6 Departure day
All of the greatest adventures must come to an end. Accompanied by fond memories, you’ll travel back to the airport for your departure flight and return home.