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Explore the mysterious temples and breathtaking landscapes of Cambodia and Laos on this 9 days tour through Indochina. From floating villages to towering ancient temples and mysterious, Buddha-filled caves this tour takes you deep into the wonders of these two beautiful countries.

TOUR BRIEF

Start city: Siem Riep                                 - End City:Luang Prabang
Siem Reap – Phnom Penh –  Luang Prabang - Vientiane.
Duration: 9 days/8 nights
Private Tour. Departure: Daily, upon your request

Price: Quoted in US dollars per person based on Twin, Double shared room. Apply for Private Tour.

Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp
Land tour/pp 898 678 589 242
Flights/pp 320 320 320  
Total/pp 1,218 998 908
Included
- International flights: Siem Reap - Luang Prabang
- Domestic flights: Luang Prabang - Vientiane
- Accommodations 
- Daily breakfast
- Transportation by A/C car as itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary
- Entrance fees, boat trips, performance & excursions
Excluded
- Visa to Cambodia & Laos
- Drinks, except others mentioned
- International Flights, insurance, tipping
- Other personal expenses


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ITINERARY

Day 1: Siem Reap – Arrival – Angkor Wat
Welcome to Siem Reap, the provincial capital and gateway to the ancient Angkor Temples. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srei and the legendary Angkor Wat. Our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and drive you to the hotel for check-in. In the late afternoon, we drive to the Archeological Park to visit the magnificent Angkor Wat - the largest Khmer temple and finest example of Angkorian art and architecture.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 2: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Ta Prohm – Angkor Thom
Enjoy an entire day dedicated to discovering the mysterious Angkor temples. Wake before dawn and take a tuk-tuk ride to visit the jungle-entwined temple, Ta Prohm. Sunrise is one of the most beautiful and haunting times to visit the temples, whose ancient sandstone blocks are painted gold by the early morning rays. Return to the hotel for breakfast then set back out on a full day temple tour.  Begin with Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next, visit Bayon temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Khmer cuisine served at the home of a local. After lunch we drive to Banteay Srei, home to Angkor’s finest stone carvings, followed by Preah Khan (Sacred Sword): one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep.

Day 3: Siem Reap – Khmer Village – Beng Melea – Siem Reap
Learn about local Cambodian culture as we spend the morning in a Khmer Village. Have breakfast at the hotel and then drive to the village, where you will help a local family go about their daily tasks. You may be planting rice, harvesting, roof making or banana picking – life here revolves around the seasons, so your tasks will depend upon the time of year you visit. A boxed lunch will be provided at a local house. After lunch then continue on to visit the incredible jungle-covered temple: Beng Mealea. This distant temple is a gem in the midst of the jungle; half strangled with vines and decorated by lichen, Beng Mealea is the true adventure experience.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 4: Siem Reap – Floating Village – Luang Prabang
Today we visit Cambodia’s largest fresh-water body, Tonle Sap Lake. Have breakfast at the hotel then drive outside of town to the dock, where we will take a traditional wooden boat on a tour along the lake to visit the local floating village. Return to Siem Reap in the afternoon and explore the Psar Chass, also known as the “Old Market”. Enjoy time for shopping before driving to the airport to catch your flight to Luang Prabang. Our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. Enjoy a short city tour to acquaint you with the sites of this small, enchanting town. Visit the impressive Wat Xieng Stupa, the National Museum, Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Mai. In the evening, we climb to the top of Phousi Mountain to explore the sacred, gilded stupa and watch the sunset over the city and winding Mekong River. Return to town and explore the Night Market, where you can find an expansive collection of textiles, hand-woven by the local hill tribe peoples.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodations: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 5: Luang Prabang – Kuangsii WaterFall
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then drive out of town to visit Kuansii: an impressive waterfall, cascading over calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of sparkling, turquoise pools. Climb the stairs and to enjoy various views of the falls. En route, stop for a short visit to a Black Hmong Village and learn about their daily life and living conditions. Return to Luang Prabang in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 6: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave
Spend the day discovering some of Luang Prabang’s most famous sites. After breakfast, take a guided tour of the city’s oldest temples: Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong - representative of the city’s classical architecture.  After our tour, board a boat for a cruise up the Mekong, enjoying beautiful views of the tranquil countryside on our journey to the mysterious Pak Ou caves. Stop along the way at the Ban Xanghai village, famous for their homemade rice wine. Arrive at the Pak Ou caves in the afternoon and explore these mysterious caverns, filled with thousands of gold-lacquered Buddha images. Return to Luang Prabang in the evening. 
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 7: Luang Prabang – Vientiane
Today we fly from Luang Prabang to Laos’s capital, Vientiane. Enjoy a free day to relax and explore the city at your leisure.
Meals: Brekfast.
Accomodation: Hotel in Vientiane.

Day 8: Vientiane City Tour
Enjoy a full day touring Laos’s capital city. With its wide boulevards unclogged by traffic and many golden temples, this sleepy city hardly feels like modern capital. After breakfast, start your tour with the city’s oldest temple, Wat Sisaket - filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Then explore the former royal temple, Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. En route to the famous That Luang Stupa, stop to visit the imposing Patuxay Monument, known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. We conclude out tour with a trip to Bna Nong Bua Thong textile village.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane.

Day 9: Vientiane – Departure
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then drive to the airport to catch your departure flight home.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Note: Visa to Laos and Cambodia is easily get on arrival airport. 2 photos (4cm x 6cm) is needed.
Please be aware that flight times, hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability.
If the listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered.
All hotels are rated according to local standards.

All itineraries are flexible and can easily be altered to suit your needs and interests.
Please contact one of our travel consultants for more information.

 
 

 

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