Along The Mekong (8N/9D)
Day 1 : Bangkok I
Begin your adventure smack-bang in the centre of Bangkok’s bustling city. Refuel with a bowl of pad thai or papaya salad at a local restaurant before exploring the city’s array of temples, markets and shopping plazas. Perhaps stop by a Thai kickboxing match or just take an evening boat ride down the Mekong.
Day 2 : Bangkok II
Jump in a tuk-tuk and spend the morning visiting the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, before boarding a flight to Chiang Rai in the evening.
Day 3 : Chiang Rai-Pakbeng
Wake early to cross the border into Laos via the port of Huay Xai. After a busy morning, explore the Wat Phra Singh, another elegant and ancient temple. You can notice the gorgeous and modern Wat Rong Khun temple. A short walk to the city’s busiest fruit and vegetable market. overnight in Pakbeng.
Day 4 : Luang Prabang I
Start your morning tour at the market. Here you find many tribes coming to trade. Here you see khmu people with all kind of vegetables, goods, food and craft.
Day 5 : Luang Prabang II
In the morning, wake early to view the flurry of orange-clad monks collecting daily alms, before temple-hopping around the area’s local wats. Spend some time at the Kuang Si Falls, a picturesque setting perfect for a refreshing dip. Perhaps hike to the top of the waterfall for a scenic view or just admire the pristine blue falls from below.
Day 6 : Phonsavan I
Cool down in the mountainous hills of Xiangkhouang while coming to terms with the devastation this region suffered between 1964 and 1973. Later, visit a Hmong village to better understand the customs and traditions of this brightly dressed hill tribe.
Day 7 : Phonsavan II
Visit the mysterious Plain of Jars site before boarding a flight to Laos’ capital.
Day 8 : Vientiane I
Settle in with a city tour to the imposing Patuxai monument and spiritual Wat Si Saket temple. With a pinch of French-chic in the air, there is no better way to experience the vibes of Vientiane than sipping a drink while watching the sunset over the Mekong River.
Day 9 : Vientiane II
Take a city tour in the morning and then get transferred to the Airport for your journey onwards.