1. Visit Wat Si Muang, famous for its supernatural power.
2. Buddha Park, an enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures on the Mekong Riverside meadow, near the Friendship Bridge.
3. Come back to the town to visit the oldest Wat Sisaket, a temple of thousands of miniature Buddha statues, and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image.
4. Visit Lao national icon, That Luang Stupa, enroute stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane
1. Take the morning flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, visit the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.
2. Embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, witnessing a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.
3. Along the way, stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine.
2. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today we visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, a Khmu village.
3. Reach the beautiful Khouang Si Waterfall where we can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails.
4. We then return to Luang Prabang.
5. In the afternoon, we still have time to visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham before ascending the 329 steps to the top of Phousi Hill for a beautiful sunset view of the city and its glowing reflection on the Mekong River.
6. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.