Laos on a Shoestring

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Overland Tours / Tours
Country: Laos
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 500 to 750 £ Pound (UK)

Start this nine-day tour in laid-back Vientiane and head south to Chiang Mai, experiencing some of the best of Southeast Asia along the way. 

Caves, city lights, temples, street food crawls – this adventure’s got it all. Feeling active? Hike, bike, or swim in Vang Vieng. Feeling dreamy? Cruise the Mekong and then get a real feel for local life with a village homestay. Once in Chiang Mai, opt to visit Doi Suthep temple or catch a Thai boxing match. Better yet, do both!

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Vientiane
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Vientiane/Vang Vieng
Enjoy the beautiful limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng. Free time to hike, bike, swim or go caving.

Day 3 Vang Vieng
Free time to explore Vang Vieng. Opt to explore some of the caves by bicycle or take an invigorating walk.

Day 4 Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang
This morning travel from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. Get your bearings with a CEO-led orientation walk.

Day 5 Luang Prabang
Witness the giving of alms to the Buddhist monks and visit the night market. Opt to take a cooking class, visit temples or cool off at Kuang Si Waterfalls.

Day 6 Luang Prabang/Pak Beng
Cruise the Mekong on a long houseboat before arriving at a village homestay for the night.

Day 7 Pak Beng/Chiang Khong
Mekong River travel day. Cross into Thailand.

Day 8 Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai
Drive to Chiang Mai. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, catch a Thai boxing match or grab a bargain at the famous night market.

Day 9 Chiang Mai
Depart at any time.

 

Trip Specifics

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Start/Finish: Vientiane to Chiang Mai
  • Price: From £519
  • Trip Code: ALVC

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