9 days 8 nights

9 days / A glance to Laos and Vietnam

This 9 day tour takes you to visit Laos and Halong bay of Vietnam. Beautiful sites in Laos include: Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Xieng Khouang, Vang Vieng, Plain of Jars, Pak Ou cave, Elephant Village, Mekong river. Exploring Halong bay – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. And much more.

Day 1: Vientiane / Arrival & city tour (L)

means car
Arrive in Vientiane. Upon arrival, we welcome you at airport and transfer to hotel. After a refreshment, visit the oldest Wat Sisaket, That Luang Stupa and the imposing Patuxay Monument. and Buddha Park.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2: Vang Vieng / Pristine landscape (B,L)

means car
Drive to Vang Vieng. Enjoy tubing along Somg river, see the stunning view of the town. (Alt: Walking to enjoy the great mountain scenery and visit surrounding caves).

Overnight in Vang Vieng.

Day 3: Xieng Khouang / Visit “Plain of Jars” (B,L)

means car
Drive to Xieng Khouang. Visit the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are littered all over the plateau. Visit some villages of hill tribal people.
Overnight in Phonsavanh.

Day 4: Luang Prabang / Way to Luang Prabang (B,L)

means car
Early morning, visit Central Market of Phonsavan to watch different Hill Tribes bartering and exchanging merchandises. Afternoon, heading to Luang Prabang, visit interesting places on the way.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5: Luang Prabang / city tour (B,L)

means car
Thad Makmo stupa, Wat Mai, Wat Xieng Thon. Enjoy boat trip on Mekong river, visit very famous Pak Ou Buddha Caves, Visit Por SA Paper Handicraf & textile area. 
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 6: Luang Prabang / Elephant tour & fly to Hanoi (B,L)

means airplane
After breakfast, proceed to the “Elephant Village”. Enjoy sightseeing with Elephant ride. Lunch on the river. Transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7: Halong bay / A wonder of nature (B,L,D)

means boat cruise

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We leave Hanoi for Halong bay around 8.00am. Upon arrival in Halong, embark and have delicous lunch onboard. We cruise through thousand amazing islands and islets during the lunch. After lunch, take a refresh in your room before visiting Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming… Go back to the boat, get a drink and enjoy a sunset scenery in the bay.

Overnight on boat in Halong bay.


Day 8: Halong bay / Fascinate landscape (B,L)

means boat cruise

Morning, breakfast on board. Cruise further and stop at a Pearl Farm village. Continue cruising through many islands and islets to explore the hidden charm of Halong bay. Lunch on board while going back to the prier. Transfer back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.


Day 9: Hanoi / Departure (B)

means car
After breakfast at hotel, we pick you up at hotel. Visit famous places in Hanoi. After that, transfer to airport for your departure flight.


  • Transportation in private
  • Accommodation in twin shared room
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals mentioned
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water


  • Tip
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

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