Itineraries: Trials of Naga - 10 Days

Trials of Naga 10 Days - 9 Nights
Tour code : NGT 08
Day 1

Chiengkhong - Hoesay - Pakbeng

On your arrival at Chiangkong-Houisay Immigration Check-Point, proceed with formalities and then take a private slow boat trip down south along the Mekong River to Pakbeng (lunch en route). Overnight in Pakbeng in riverside accomodation.

       
Day 2

Pakbeng - Luang Phrabang

After breakfast, continue by boat to Luangprabang. On the way visit several hill tribe villages , onwards to famous Pak Ou caves known as Tham Ting. Visit rice wine distillation village at Ban Sanghai and arrive at sunset in LP. Overnight in chosen hotel.

       
Day 3

Luang Phrabang Tour

Full day city tour of this ancient capital city of the Lao Kingdom beautifully situated on the Mekong surrounded by hills. Visit Wat Visoun, Wat May, Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Praphuthabat, The National Museum known as former Royal Palace then followed sunset watch over the Mekhong river and panoramic view of Luangprabang City on Chomsi/Phousi Mountain.

Day 4

Luang Phrabang - Kuangsi fall

Full day excursion to visit the picturesque K huang Si waterfalls (picnic lunch on site). Swimming recommended in the clear natural pools. Late afternoon return to Luangprabang to visit Ban Phanom weaving village and Ban Sangkong village (natural paper making process from mulberry trees).

Day 5

Luang Phrabang - Vientiane

Very early start (5:45am) drive to Ban Vat Sean to discreetly watch long lines of monks collecting alms's ceremony then back for breakfast. Check out from hotel andthen visit the former Royal Palace and transfer to the airport for short flight to Vientiane . On arrival to the new capital transfer to hotel and free leisure time.

Day 6

Vientiane Tours

Full day city tour of Vientiane , visit Wat Prakeo ( the original home of the emerald Buddha) , Wat Sisaket (the house of thousand Buddha images). In the afternoon, visit Anousavari ( Vientiane 's own Arc de Triomphe), Pra thatluang stupa (the stupa that kept the relic of Lord Buddha)and followed by shopping at Morning Market.

Day 7

Vientiane - Pakse - Tadlo

After an early breakfast, transfer to airport for dawn flight to Pakse. Upon arrival meet our guide , then excursion by road (the old coffee road ) toward Tadlo in the heart of the Bolaven Plateau. En route, stop over at Km 35 to visit the famous Tad Fan Waterfall and ethnic villages in the surrounding countryside. Overnight in Tadlo.

Day 8

Tadlo - Champasak - Kong Island

A.M. take a drive to Champasack to visit Wat Phou (Khmer ruins dating to the 11th century ) then take a drive toward Kong Island, on the way visit local Phasouay Waterfalls and local villages such Alak, Katou.,etc. then continue our trip to Kong Island . Overnight at Kong Island

Day 9

Khong Island - Khonphapheng Water fal l- Pakse

After an early breakfast, catch a boat for hour trip to Done Khone island. Visit the famous Liphi ( Devil's Corridor), if you are lucky you catch a glimpse of the famous Irriwady fresh water dolphins and the remnants of the French colonial area ( old pier, stream rail way , former French hostital buildings and Messagerie Maritime Offices) then catch the ferry boat to Ban Nakasang village and drive to visit Khon Phapheng ( Niagara of Asia ).Return trip to Pakse. Overnight.

Day 10

Pakse-Departure

After breakfast, free at your leisure/doing shopping until the time to transfer to the airport.

Cost includes:

•  Accommodation at hotel based on twin sharing

•  Air-conditioned transportation

•  Sight seeing as described in the itinerary including all admission

fees.
•  Local English or French speaking guides

Cost excludes:

•  Flight and aiport taxes

•  Visa fee

•  Travel insurance

•  Meals other than those mentioned in the program

•  Personal expenses such as tips, bar bills, laundry and

telephone charges.