• Wat Xieng Thong

Classic Laos Tour

Known as the "land of a million elephants" and arguably the most enchanting country in Indochina, memories of Laos include genuine and simple people, saffron-robed Buddhist monks, sleepy villages and rice paddies all blending perfectly with a traditional culture almost untouched by modern lifestyle.

5 days
Private or Group basis, Escorted
Start your journey

Trip highlights

  • Visit the beautiful temple of Vat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang
  • Take a traditional boat trip on the Mekong River

Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, transfer to your hotel for your for two night stay, the rest of your day is at leisure.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Maison Dalabua Hotel or similar

Today in the morning you will start exploring Luang Prabang visiting temples, the National Museum, Vat Xieng Thing, Phousy Mountain and the TAEC Museum. After lunch transfer to Kuangsi Waterfalls, a multi-tiered limestone formation which is ideal for swimming and relaxing, spend time exploring the area before returning back to your hotel in Luang Prabang.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Maison Dalabua or similar

Embark on a traditional long riverboat cruise from Kamu Lodge Pier while enjoying a refreshment and marvel at the thousands of gold Buddha statues placed in the sacred Pak Ou Caves. Continue cruising up stream, arrive at your lodge around noon for check in before enjoying lunch in an airy SALA settled in the middle of rice paddy fields. This afternoon you can choose to relax or participate in and learn about the traditional Kamu lifestyle including harvesting the rice fields, panning for gold, fishing techniques or join an archery contest. Dinner tonight is a feast by Kamu tribe standards.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Kamu Lodge (tent) or similar

Breakfast and this morning is at leisure until you board the long tail boat at 14.00 hrs to cruise back to Luang Prabang, savour the landscape from the mighty Mekong and once back at the pier you will transfer back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure it is recommended you visit the night market.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Maison Dalabua or similar.

Breakfast is at the hotel and you have time at leisure until your pick up time to transfer to Luang Prabang airport.


  • Accommodation as detailed in double or twin room with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of the year).
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Services of an English speaking local driver/guide
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing as detailed
  • Meals included as stated. Please note: Breakfast is usually a Western style buffet in your hotel. Most other meals are taken at local restaurants.

Not included

  • International flights from the UK
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages during meals
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Optional excursions