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Laos Highlights For Families

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This tour is perfect for families looking to visit Laos from all angles. You won't only be covering the must-see's, but you're also offered a unique chance to discover Lao culture and traditions, with very hands-on activities, hosted by local, passionate people. From cooking, elephants and scenic views, there's really something to satisfy everyone on this fantastic trip to Southeast...

This tour is perfect for families looking to visit Laos from all angles. You won't only be covering the must-see's, but you're also offered a unique chance to discover Lao culture and traditions, with very hands-on activities, hosted by local, passionate people. From cooking, elephants and scenic views, there's really something to satisfy everyone on this fantastic trip to Southeast Asia. 

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Vientiane

Your holiday begins...
• Meet your Lao English-speaking guide and
   transfer to your hotel for check-in
• Head to the Buddha Park, containing a mixture of
   Hindu and Buddhist style sculptures 
• In the afternoon visit the COPE centre, established
   in 2008 as a free permanent exhibition

Visited:
Vientiane
Accommodation
Ansara Boutique Hotel (Vientiane)

Day 2: City Sights in Vientiane

Discovering Vientiane...
• Breakfast at the hotel before a morning in Vat
   Sisaket, home to hundreds of Buddha statues  
• Visit Ho Phra Keo, a religious museum with Lao
   and Khmer works of art
• View the Patuxai Monument, and enjoy a
   panoramic view over the city from the rooftop 

Visited:
Vientiane Tha Ngon
Accommodation
Ansara Boutique Hotel (Vientiane)

Day 3: Cooking Class in Vientiane

On towards the country...
• Tuk-Tuk to an organic rice, fish and vegetable farm on the outskirts of Vientiane  
• Learn how to plant rice and fish, then cook up a
   Lao lunch with the day's produce  
• Take a course learning how to make different
   dishes - then eat them for dinner

Visited:
Vientiane
Accommodation
Ansara Boutique Hotel (Vientiane)

Day 4: Scenic Views on the Way to Sayabury

Hilltop views...
• Drive along Mekong River in one of the nicest
   parts of the island  
• Enjoy the view on the way and stop at Vat Kok Ma Temple from a hilltop
• Pass by Pak Lai and explore local markets
   then continue to Sayabury 

Visited:
Vientiane Sayabury
Accommodation
Night at Outhomphone Hotel (Sayabury)

Day 5: Elephant Conservation Centre

The elephant in the room...
• Meet the team of vets, biologists and of course
   the beautiful Asian elephants 
• Reach the nursery in the forest, where the baby
   elephants learn how to sustain themselves 

Visited:
Sayabury
Accommodation
Night at Outhomphone Hotel (Sayabury)

Day 6: Atop Luang Prabang 

Every scene imaginable in one day...
• Drive to Luang Prabang, passing stunning
   scenery, rice paddies and dense forest jungles
• Visit Phou Sy hill to view the town, the Mekong
   and Nam Khan rivers and mountain ranges
• Stop at the Hmong minority people Night Market to admire handicrafts

Visited:
Sayabury Luang Prabang Province
Accommodation
Night at Le Sen Boutique Hotel (Luang Prabang Province)

Day 7: Essential Sightseeing in Luang Prabang

Learn the folklore...
• Take a sightseeing tour of Luang Prabang by
   bicycle 
• Lunch at Khaiphaen restaurant, a vocational
   training restaurant for disadvantaged street kids 
• Enjoy a massage to end the afternoon at
   L’hibiscus Massage 

Visited:
Luang Prabang Province
Accommodation
Night at Le Sen Boutique Hotel (Luang Prabang Province)

Day 8: Boat Ride up the Mekong River

Local traditional rites...
• Take a Tuk-Tuk to the peninsula, to an alms giving ceremony of the monks
• This ancient ritual of collecting food from
   worshippers is locally known as “Tak Bat  
• In the afternoon, have an Ock Pop Tok dyeing
   session

Visited:
Luang Prabang Province Pak Ou
Accommodation
Night at Le Sen Boutique Hotel (Luang Prabang Province)

Day 9: Fruit-Carving and Buddhist Ceremony

Local traditional rites...
• During a fruit-carving session, create works of art with everyday fruits and vegetables
• Drive to Kuang Si waterfalls for the chance to
   swim in the turquoise water ponds 
• Stop by a boulodrome, a ball game which is now one of the preferred hobbies of Laotians

Visited:
Luang Prabang Province Kuang Si
Accommodation
Night at Le Sen Boutique Hotel (Luang Prabang Province)

Day 10: Last Day in Laos

Hands-on experience...
• Ms Chailee, a skilled seamstress, teaches others
   about the importance of recycling
• Recycle products of development by creating
   useful and fashionable bags
• Lunch at Luang Prabang Kitchen and transfer to
   airport

Visited:
Luang Prabang Province

Vientiane Tha Ngon Sayabury Luang Prabang Province Pak Ou Kuang Si

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $5,960 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
02 Adults and 01 Child (under 11 years old)
Price per Family $5,910

Included in price:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels when available based on twin/double occupancy with daily breakfast. Single occupants must add the supplement single.
  • Ground transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles or as stated in the program
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Local Lao English-speaking licensed guides
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program
  • All activities as stated in the program
  • Private boat cruise as mentioned
  • All permissions and local taxes
  • Refreshing tissues and drinking water during overland transportation

Not included in price:

  • Visas and stamps in Laos: tourist visas are available at the border for most nationalities (30$ to 45$ per person depending on nationality to be cleared on the spot in cash + one passport sized picture + eventual overtime fees. Passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond travelling dates.
  • Intercontinental flights and taxes
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurances of any kind
  • Luggage handling
  • Tips to drivers, guides, porters and waiters
  • Any other services and meals not mentioned in the proposal
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of the local agent
  • Banking fees

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