From the energy of Bangkok to the calm of Laos, this trip is a study in contrasts. Visit temples in Chiang Mai then spend the evening exploring the night market. Sail the Mekong into the heart and soul of Laos. An experienced Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will make sure you get the most out of your tour, but will leave plenty of time for you to do your own thing. We utilize many forms of transport (both public and private) to maximize time spent exploring the history and culture of this unforgettable region.
Arrive at any time.
Guided longboat tour of Bangkoks klongs and Wat Po. Optional Grand Palace and National Museum visits. Overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Enjoy a guided tour of Doi Suthep temple. Optional activities include a cooking class or visit to the night market.
Chiang MaiChiang Khong
Head to Chiang Khong via Wat Rong Khun and enjoy the view of the mighty Mekong.
Chiang KhongMuang Pakbng
Cross the border into Laos then travel by traditional boat down the Mekong River.
Muang PakbngLuang Prabang
Continue down the Mekong for most of the day. Take a guided tour of the Pak Ou caves before arriving in Luang Prabang.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Ethnology Museum and Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre before a lunch with a local family. Relax in the afternoon at the Kuang Si waterfalls.
Enjoy a free day exploring all Luang Prabang has to offer. Options include cooking classes, temple visits, massages, night market shopping, bike riding, and hiking.
Luang PrabangVang Vieng
Spend the night in a local village enjoying traditional Laotian food. Sleep and eat like a local.
Enjoy free time in Vang Vieng. Move to a hotel for the night, an ideal location for exploring the countryside by bicycle or kayak.
Explore the capital of Laos. Opt to visit temples, see the National Museum, or explore highlights of the town.
Fly from Vientiane to Hanoi.
Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, stilt house, and Presidential Palace. Enjoy an included water puppet show. Opt to visit the Temple of Literature, museums, and Hoa Lo Prison.
Depart at any time.