CAMBODIA - LAOS TOUR 9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS
|Tour duration||9 Days/ 8 Nights|
|Tour start/end||Siem Reap/ Luang Prabang|
|Tour route||Siem Reap - Luang Prabang - Vientiane|
From glorious jungle-tangled temples in Angkor to the beautiful Luang Prabang with its amazing temples and markets, you will have a chance to step into the cultural treasures and natural splendors in Southeast Asia.
After your arriving at Siem Reap, take two days to explore the splendid temples in Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom from the small circuit to the large circuit. Then the day after that, take a boat out to the lake village to see how people adapt to life on this unique ecosystem. Fly to Vientiane to have two days Vientiane city tour. And move to Luang Prabang. Spend one day in Kuang Si Waterfall to soak up the beauty of the Kuang Si Waterfalls and swim in the crystal-clear waters. You'll see thousands of Buddha images at the oldest temple in the capital and discover more during a riverboat trip to Pak Ou caves.
Day 1 Arrive in Siem Reap, Half Day Angkor Wat (D)
Your memorable Indochina tour to Cambodia and Vietnam will start from discovering the fantastic world heritage temples in Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be welcomed by your private local guide from Red Lotus Travel.Com at the airport then escorts to hotel. After check in and a short rest, your private guide will lead you to discover the world’s wonder site—Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple was built in 12th century and it is the largest first Hindu, Buddhist temle complex and the largest religious monument in the world. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup.
Day 2 Full Day Angkor Thom &Temple of Ta Prohm (B, L)
After breakfast, the cool weather and less traffic is perfect for you to travel in a Tuk Tuk to visit the ancient city Angkor Thom which was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. The tour in Angkor Thom will starts from the South Gate and walk along the ancient city wall to see the lost temple of Prasat Chroung, then continue to the Bayon temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “smile of Angkor”. You will also visit the Terrace of the Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
When weather gets hot, your driver will pick you up and you can enjoy air-condition and cold drinks inside your private car while transferring you to Temple of Ta Prohm which is wildly known as “lost to the jungle temple”.
Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 3 Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk (B, L)
In the morning, visit a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake—Tonle Sap Lake. You will firstly enjoy a fun ox cart ride through the countryside, continue to have a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake view and mangrove forest on the lake, then spend rest of the morning at the largest village on the lake which is called Kompong Phluk, to discover the fascinating daily lives of the local people who leave on the water.
Rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax.
Day 4 Flight to Vientiane (B)
Enjoy the morning at leisure until transfer to airport for onward flight to continue your Indochina tour to Vientiane—the capital city of Laos.
Upon arrival in Vientiane airport, your private local guide from IndochinaTour.com will welcome you at the airport then escorts you to your hotel in Vientiane City.
Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to relax, you can have a relaxing walk around the hotel to discover the city or stroll along the river bank to enjoy sunset.
Day 5 Full Day Vientiane City Tour (B, L)
Vientiane, the charming capital city of Laos with rich heritage of Buddhist culture, is waiting for you to discover.
You full day city tour will take you to visit the highlights of Vientiane. Your will firstly get to know some more history of Laos by visiting the National Museum, then visit the temple Wat Sisaket which is the oldest surviving temple with thousands of Buddhist images. The temple Wat Prakeo which housing the famous Emerald Buddha image really amazed the Indochina tour makers. Your full day Vientiane city tour will also visit the symbolic site That Luang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.
The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
Day 6 Flight to Luang Prabang (B)
Today you will continue your amazing Indochina Tour in Laos from Vientiane to Luang Prabang.
Enjoy relaxing time in the morning until transfer you to the airport for onward flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, you will meet your private local guide from Indochinatour.com and escort you to hotel.
Rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening, you can wander around the city and the night market to discover local life of Luang Prabang.
Day 7 Full Day Kuang Si Waterfalls & Luang Prabang City Tour (B, L)
Luang Prabang, the city surrounded by Mekong River and well known for its golden city is well known for its beautiful decorated Buddhist temples, it is a place that you will keep appearing in your mind for long time after your Indochina tour.
Your memorable trip will starts from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accepts the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then start the half day excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.
Drive back to the town for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Wat Xiengthong which is symbolic temple of the classic Laotian architecture, visit the Royal Palace Musem to learn some history of Laos. Then visit the Wat Aham Temple which means “Monastery of the Opened Heart” and the Stupa of Wat Visoun.
Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city, you can enjoy some drinks in one of the cafés or strolling along the beautiful riverside.
Day 8 Half Day Pak Ou Cave—the Thousands Buddha Cave (B, L)
Today you will embark on a private boat for a 2 hours boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. Along the boat trip, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River and see daily life of local people in riverside fishing village.
Visit the Pak Ou Cave which locates by the Mekong River and you will discover numbers of gold-lacquered Buddha statues in the cave. After visiting, take the boat back to Luang Prabang and rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 9 Departure from Luang Prabang
Enjoy relaxing time in the morning until transfer to airport for onward flight to continue your Red Lotus Travel.
Trip Price Includes:
Accommodation at hotels as indicated in the program (double/twin share room)
Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – Lunch, D – dinner)
Private transportation at places as indicated in program
All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
English speaking tour guide
Trip Price Excludes:
Other drinks/ personal expenses are note noted in the program
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