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Discovery of Laos in semi-freedom

This 12-day trip will delight travelers looking for day parole. You will be accompanied to discover Laos from north to south with several free days to explore the surroundings on your own. On the program, culture with Luang Prabang & Champassak as well as nature with Vang Vieng or the 4000 islands.

Proposed services

  • Customizable
  • Private Trip
  • Local guide
  • Exploration
  • Culture

The route day by day

1

Arrival in Chiang Rai

When you arrive in Chiang Rai Airport, you will be welcomed and driven to your hotel (rooms will be available from 2 pm).
Then enjoy some free time to recuperate after your flight, and discover the city independently.

Night in Chiang Rai at the La Luna Hotel.


Détail du jour

Daily services : Private Driver

La Luna Hotel

Hotel La Luna is situated in Chiang Rai in the north of Thailand. It offers its guests spacious bungalows with a comfort that cannot be matched, and a pleasant calmness. It is also situated close to the amenities of the centre of town. Ideal for romantic trips.

Garden Bungalow (Easia) (x 1)

The Garden Bungalow is composed of a King sized or single beds. The bungalow is warm and offers a view of the gardens and the surrounding vegetation. Provides all the comfort needed for a relaxing day.

2

Cruise on the Mekong River towards Laos

Chiang rai, Luang prabang, Pakbeng

You will leave Thailand in the early morning for Laos, passing by Chiang Khong. After completing Lao customs formalities, you will meet up with your guide and board a traditional boat for your cruise to Pakbeng. You will make a stop in a village situated on the banks of the river. A meal will be served on board and you will arrive in Pakbeng in the afternoon.

After checking in to your hotel, head off again to discover the area on foot, or you can simply sit and admire the sunset on the river.

Night in the hotel.

Note:

- The boat Shompoo operates every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday for trips downsteam

- Departure guaranteed with minimum 8 adult passengers.

- If non-private boats are not operating, it will be necessary to reserve a local private boat with a national private guide. This can lead to a hefty supplement.

-Duration of the cruise : 7 hours


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
  • déjeuner
Daily services : Boat / Private Driver / Private French Guide

Mekong Riverside Lodge

Built in 2010, Mekong Riverside Lodge is set on half a hectare of land with a traditional Laotian architectural design of 06 large bungalows and 06 rooms, each with large open-air windows overlooking the Mekong and mountains.

Standard (x 1)
  • Safe
  • Fan
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

Each room is equipped with comfortable beds, mosquito nets, electric mosquito coils, ceiling fan and private bathroom. Your spacious bathroom has a hot shower and Western-style toilet. The hotel has walkways through our beautiful gardens, connecting all rooms to the restaurant and massage area, through our beautiful gardens.

3

Arrival in Luang Prabang

Luang prabang, Pakbeng

You will leave Pakbeng and head to Luang Prabang on a non-private boat, sailing through the magnificent and changing landscape around the Mekong River, which runs through a steep valley.

When travelling through the forest-covered banks, you'll be able to spot a village and some of the people who live there. Lunch will be served on board before heading off to see the sacred caves of Pak Ou with its hundreds of delightful little statues of Buddha, and where you will have a splendid view of the Mekong River.

The boat trip will end in Luang Prabang, the former royal capital, classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Night in the hotel

 


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
  • déjeuner
Daily services : Boat / Private Driver / Private French Guide

Villa Chitdara

Facing the Mekong River and in the heart of Luang Prabang, this 25-room boutique hotel occupies a French colonial-style villa. Villa Chitdara is located a 7-minute walk from Phra Bang Bronze Buddha and a 12-minute walk from Mount Phousi.

Standard (x 1)
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Room Service
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

Elegant rooms with a private balcony where you can enjoy the street (to see the procession of the monks) or the view of the garden.

4
5

Free day in Luang Prabang

Luang prabang

Free day to make some visits independently

Nights in the hotel


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast

Villa Chitdara

Facing the Mekong River and in the heart of Luang Prabang, this 25-room boutique hotel occupies a French colonial-style villa. Villa Chitdara is located a 7-minute walk from Phra Bang Bronze Buddha and a 12-minute walk from Mount Phousi.

Standard (x 1)
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Room Service
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

Elegant rooms with a private balcony where you can enjoy the street (to see the procession of the monks) or the view of the garden.

6

On the way to Vang Vieng

Luang prabang, Vang vieng

Travel to Vang Vieng in an air-conditioned vehicle (6 hour journey), from which you will be able to see the magnificent mountain landscape. On arrival, you will be driven to your hotel to check in.

Night in your hotel


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
Daily services : Private Driver / Private French Guide

Vansana Vangvieng Hotel

Vansana Vangvieng Hotel is located on the banks of the Nam Song River and facing the Vang Vieng Limestone Mountains. The hotel therefore offers a delightful panorama in a peaceful atmosphere.

Standard (x 1)
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

The hotel rooms are set in large modern buildings and are simply but elegantly decorated. They all have a balcony with a remarkable view.

7

Head to the capital Vientiane

Luang prabang, Vientiane, Vang vieng

Travel from Vang Vieng to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, in an air-conditioned vehicle (3.5 hour journey)

Arrival in Vientiane around midday.

Free time in the afternoon to discover Vientiane independently.

Night in the hotel


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
Daily services : Private Driver / Private French Guide

Beau Rivage Mekong

Charming hotel with a unique decor located on the banks of the Mekong. In the evening, take the opportunity to stroll along the Mekong and enjoy the many restaurants nearby.

Standard (x 1)
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels

The Standard room offers a view of the Garden. With a simple decoration, you will have a comfortable stay in this colonial house with 3 floors.

8

Free day, then night bus to the South of Laos

Luang prabang, Vientiane

Free day to make some visits independently

In the evening, transfer to the station to board the night bus to Pakse.

Night in the bus



Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
Daily services : Private Driver
9

Experiencing the 4000 islands from close up

Luang prabang, Si phan done

You will be driven by car to the south of the island of Don Khong, to a village on the plains where you can meet a local Lao family who will show you the traditional way of making rice paper and rice noodles. Next, your excursion continues by boat to the island of Don Som. You will then make a stop in Ban Thapho where the locals will teach you how to make a farmers hat using palm leaves that you can take with you as a homemade souvenir.

After a second boat journey, you will make a stop to discover the old Keng Koum Temple, with both Hindu and Buddhist influences. Your adventure then continues further along the Mekong River towards the island of Don Thorlathee where the villagers earn their living making woven bamboo objects. The next boat journey will take you to Don Xang Island where you can take a walk in the surrounding nature before heading to Don Khone Island.

Local lunch.

Settle in to your hotel.

There will be some time left over to relax and discover some more independently

Night in the hotel


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
  • déjeuner
Daily services : Boat / Private Driver / Private French Guide

Sengahloune Resort

Located on Don Khon Island, Le Sengahloune Resort offers accommodation a 2-minute walk from the Old French Railway Bridge. Enjoy the calm and serenity of the place in the heart of the Mekong.

Standard Mekhong Riverview (x 1)
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom

This room has a balcony with a view of the river and offers all the comforts you need for your stay in the 4000 islands.

10

Heading to Champasak

Luang prabang, Champasak, Si phan done

You will depart from Siphandon by boat to reach the region of Champasak.

The countryside around Champasak is among the most charming in Laos. You will head off on a walk to discover Vat Muang Kang, the oldest temple still in use in Champasak, which combines both French colonial and Buddhist architectural styles. Situated along the Mekong River, the site provides a magnificent view and a calm atmosphere with its garden, its historical buildings and its wooden dormitory for the monks. From there, you will start a walk along a bamboo-lined path, passing through traditional villages where the locals prepare traditional rice boxes or various culinary specialities. During this walk, you can enjoy pastoral landscapes around the Mekong up to the Vat Phanon Temple.

Vat Phou is a pre-Angkorian temple classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once you arrive, you will be taken by electric car to the foot of Mount Phou Kao, passing by two artificial lakes. From there, you will walk up to the former axis marked out by stone pillars which will guide you to the first terrace where the ruins of the finely sculpted Hindu Khmer palaces lie. The old staircase lined with frangipani plants rises up to the third temple, a unique structure dedicated to Shiva. Your exploration will continue behind the temple where you will find a natural spring and sculptures of animals in the rock. Then return to the entrance of the site.

Night in the hotel


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
Daily services : Boat / Private Driver / Private French Guide

Nakorn Cafe River View Guest House

Between the river and the mountain, in front of Wat Nakhone (original city), the Nakhorn Cafe Guest House & restaurant is located at a perfect distance from Wat Phu and Pakse, along a large street stretching all the way. along the edge of the mythical river, the Mekong.

Superior Mekong view (x 1)
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

Comfortable rooms in a natural and cultural setting with a view of the Mekong.

11

Free day in Champasak

Luang prabang, Champasak

Free day to explore independently around Champasak, one of the most charming parts of Laos .

Night in the hotel.


Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast

Nakorn Cafe River View Guest House

Between the river and the mountain, in front of Wat Nakhone (original city), the Nakhorn Cafe Guest House & restaurant is located at a perfect distance from Wat Phu and Pakse, along a large street stretching all the way. along the edge of the mythical river, the Mekong.

Superior Mekong view (x 1)
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

Comfortable rooms in a natural and cultural setting with a view of the Mekong.

12

Departure from Laos

Luang prabang, Champasak

Free day to explore independently

Based on the departure time of your flight, you will be transferred to Pakse Airport to take your return flight.



Détail du jour

Repas :
  • breakfast
Daily services : Private Driver

Dates and prices

Period Price per adult
From November to April
1059 EUR * Choose

*Excluding international flights, price per adult, subject to variations depending on the options desired, the availability of our partners and the exchange rate.

This price includes
  • 24/7 OnSite Support in English
  • Daily meals indicated
  • All activities described except options
  • All transfers, unless otherwise stated
  • Complete travel roadmap
  • Accommodation
This price does not include
  • International flights

  • Tips

  • Personal expenses

  • The insurance

NB: The hotels proposed are our selection for this tour, they will be subject to change to hotels of a similar category depending on their availability.

Proposed accommodation

La Luna Hotel Chiang Rai

Hotel La Luna is situated in Chiang Rai in the north of Thailand. It offers its guests spacious bungalows with a comfort that cannot be matched, and a pleasant calmness. It is also situated close to the amenities of the centre of town. Ideal for romantic trips.

  • Pool
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Massage Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Service
  • Activity Center
Garden Bungalow (Easia) (x 1)

The Garden Bungalow is composed of a King sized or single beds. The bungalow is warm and offers a view of the gardens and the surrounding vegetation. Provides all the comfort needed for a relaxing day.

Mekong Riverside Lodge Pakbeng

Built in 2010, Mekong Riverside Lodge is set on half a hectare of land with a traditional Laotian architectural design of 06 large bungalows and 06 rooms, each with large open-air windows overlooking the Mekong and mountains.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Standard (x 1)

Each room is equipped with comfortable beds, mosquito nets, electric mosquito coils, ceiling fan and private bathroom. Your spacious bathroom has a hot shower and Western-style toilet. The hotel has walkways through our beautiful gardens, connecting all rooms to the restaurant and massage area, through our beautiful gardens.

  • Safe
  • Fan
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator
Villa Chitdara Luang Prabang

Facing the Mekong River and in the heart of Luang Prabang, this 25-room boutique hotel occupies a French colonial-style villa. Villa Chitdara is located a 7-minute walk from Phra Bang Bronze Buddha and a 12-minute walk from Mount Phousi.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry Service
Standard (x 1)

Elegant rooms with a private balcony where you can enjoy the street (to see the procession of the monks) or the view of the garden.

  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Room Service
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator
Vansana Vangvieng Hotel Vang Vieng

Vansana Vangvieng Hotel is located on the banks of the Nam Song River and facing the Vang Vieng Limestone Mountains. The hotel therefore offers a delightful panorama in a peaceful atmosphere.

  • Pool
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Room Service
  • Massage Room
  • Laundry Service
Standard (x 1)

The hotel rooms are set in large modern buildings and are simply but elegantly decorated. They all have a balcony with a remarkable view.

  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator
Beau Rivage Mekong Vientiane

Charming hotel with a unique decor located on the banks of the Mekong. In the evening, take the opportunity to stroll along the Mekong and enjoy the many restaurants nearby.

  • Spa
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry Service
Standard (x 1)

The Standard room offers a view of the Garden. With a simple decoration, you will have a comfortable stay in this colonial house with 3 floors.

  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Towels
Sengahloune Resort Si Phan Done

Located on Don Khon Island, Le Sengahloune Resort offers accommodation a 2-minute walk from the Old French Railway Bridge. Enjoy the calm and serenity of the place in the heart of the Mekong.

  • Pool
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Standard Mekhong Riverview (x 1)

This room has a balcony with a view of the river and offers all the comforts you need for your stay in the 4000 islands.

  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Mini-Bar
  • Private Bathroom
Nakorn Cafe River View Guest House Champasak

Between the river and the mountain, in front of Wat Nakhone (original city), the Nakhorn Cafe Guest House & restaurant is located at a perfect distance from Wat Phu and Pakse, along a large street stretching all the way. along the edge of the mythical river, the Mekong.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Laundry Service
Superior Mekong view (x 1)

Comfortable rooms in a natural and cultural setting with a view of the Mekong.

  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony /Terrace
  • Private Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Refrigerator

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Our travelers' opinions

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Thailand for Lovers

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Southern Thailand off the beaten track

Our trip to Thailand had a very good balance of relaxation and activities.
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From the Centre to Chiang Rai

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Discovery of Laos in semi-freedom

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  • 12 day(s)
  • Custom made
    • Pakbeng
    • Luang Prabang
    • Vang Vieng
    • Vientiane
    • Champassak

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