Thailand & Laos Experience
Duration :12 Days/11 Nights
Price From : $5,690
Highlights :

Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pakbeng, Puang Prabang, Vientiane


 

Explore the most significant sites in Thailand, from bustling Bangkok to the quiet wilderness surrounding Kanchanaburi, from the waterways of the Chao Phraya to the walled city of Chiang Mai. Thailand has so much to offer its visitors. Laos is a magical nation where you will meet devout monks and hilltribe villagers, enjoy lush tropical backgrounds and cascading waterfalls, and a night market full of fabrics, handicrafts and delicious local snacks. Travelling down the mighty Mekong on the Luang Say Cruise is a truly unique experience.

 

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Day

1

Arrive Bangkok

Upon arrival in Bangkok you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Day

2

Bangkok

Absorb the energy of Bangkok as you explore the Grand Palace and everyday life on the famous Chao Phraya River.

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Day

3

Bangkok-Chiang Mai

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the capital of Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai. Get a stunning view out over the city when you visit the Doi Suthep Monastery and experience a chat with a local monk.

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Day

4

Chiang Mai

Get your bearings with a walking tour starting in the old city and tour some colourful local markets before visiting the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre. This evening is free to enjoy the night markets.

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Day

5

Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai

Spend today driving approximately 4-5 hours to Chiang Rai, a gateway to the infamous ‘Golden Traingle’ region, where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar (Burma) meet.

Day

6

Chiang Rai-Pakbeng

Transfer to the Lao/Thai border to board the Luang Say Cruise, and glide down the majestic Mekong River to the small town of Pakbeng. Witness the amazing scenery of this region along the way from the deck of your comfortable, traditional-style boat.

Luang Say Cruise

Day

7

Pakbeng-Luang Prabang

Continue your journey down the Mekong to the famous UNESCO-heritage listed city of Luang Prabang. On the way stop at Pak Ou (thousand Buddha) caves.

Luang Say Residence

Day

8

Luang Prabang

Take a trip to the spectacular National Museum, formally the royal residence, then visit the most beautiful of the town’s wats to gain an appreciation for Buddhist culture. In the Updated 05 April 2013 2 afternoon, finish off the day with a game of petanque and sunset drinks on the famous Mekong River.

Luang Say Residence

Day

9

Luang Prabang

Rise early this morning to witness hundreds of monks perform the morning alms tradition. Visit a local market, the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, then drive to the beautiful Kuang Si falls for swimming and a stop at a bear rescue centre. In the evening, participate in a fun and interactive Lao cooking class where you have the chance to taste your own creations!

Luang Say Residence

Day

10

Luang Prabang-Vientiane

Fly to the sleepy Laotian capital, Vientiane. Visit the National Museum and the golden That Luang.

Settha Palace Hotel

Day

11

Vientiane

Continue exploring the capital’s most famous landmarks with visits to Wat Si Saket, Haw Phra Kaew and the Patuxai Independence Monument. Also get the chance to visit the educational and interactive COPE visitors centre. Cap off your last day in this magical land with a Baci blessing ceremony to send you on your way.

Settha Palace Hotel

Day

12

Depart Vientiane

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

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Tour Name :Thailand & Laos Experience

Tour Type : Private

Duration : 12 Days/11 Nights


Tour price per person

Departures Between        Twin Share             Single Supplement Solo Traveler           
Oct 08-Oct 31 2016 $6,280 $2,595 $10,375
Nov 01-Dec 31 2016 $6,680 $3,285 $10,730
Jan 01-Feb 28 2017 $6,450 $3,185 $10,805
Mar 01-Mar 30 2017 $6,450 $3,185 $10,805
Mar 31-Apr 27 2017 $6,450 $3,185 $10,805
Apr 28-May 31 2017 $5,690 $2,280 $9,370
Jun 01-Jun 29 2017 $5,690 $2,280 $9,370
Jun 30-Aug 03 2017 $5,690 $2,280 $9,370
Aug 04-Aug 31 2017 $5,690 $2,280 $9,370
Sep 01-Sep 28 2017 $5,690 $2,280 $9,370

 

What's included in the cost

  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 internal economy class flight within Asia, with airport assistance, as indicated in the itinerary. (Surcharge for domestic business class flights is available, upon request.)
  • Breakfast daily, 10 lunches and 1 dinner.
  • Private sightseeing (including all entrance fees) as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Local English speaking guides.
  • Comfortable private transportation in air-conditioned vehicles with driver. 
  • Snacks and refreshments along the way.
  • Airport meet and greet service.
  • Arrival and departure transfer.

 

Not included in the cost

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Airport taxes
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities


Additional Information

Please call toll free 800 475 1569 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in USD ($) based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of any additional fuel surcharges. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking. 

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