Experience Hill Tribes Lifestyle 9 Days in Laos

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Experience Hill Tribes Lifestyle 9 Days in Laos

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Destination for this trip:

Laos

Length of trip:

9 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 0 to $ 2000

Best travel dates to go:

March, August


Detailed Description of this trip:

This 9 Day-tour will give you a tremendous experience with over twenty ethnic minority groups. Stroll around the small town of Muong Sing, passing through some hill tribe villages rarely visited by other tourists. Enjoy a boat trip downstream the Nam Ou River to Luang Prabang enjoying the forest landscape and discovering UNESCO cultural heritage city. Finally enjoy visiting the central business, historical and religious sites in Vientiane Capital.


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Laos

    You're welcomed to Lao by our staff and can then enjoy visiting some hill tribe villages
    Group Tour

    Upon arrival at Lao border check point, you will be met and transfered to hotel. After check in, we explore to visit Ban Nam Chang Village - Lao Houei, Ban Poong - Tai Leu, where local whisky produced (Lao’ Lao) made of sticky rice. Then visit Wat Chomkao Temple. Overnight at: Thavisin Hotel.

  • Day 2 - On the Bus

    Continue to explore different hill tribes and heading to Muong Sing
    Group Tour

    After break fast, we travel by car on road No.3, on the way we stop to visit some minority villages: Khmu, Ikor, Lane Taen. Lunch on the way, arrive Muong Sing. Overnight at: Singdouangdao Bangalow

  • Day 3 - On Foot

    Enjoy a different minority lifestyle
    Group Tour

    Today we learn about hill tribes’ lifestyle at: Ban Kok Moung, Ban Don Mai, Ban Seau Deng - Hmong people, Ban Houi La - Ikor people and visit Chieng Tung stupa. After lunch continue to visit Ban Nam Ded, Ban Nam Mai - Yao people and Laos-China Border - Pang Thong local check point.

  • Day 4 - On the Bus

    Enjoy passing hill tribe villages and landscape
    Bus

    Today we drive to pass Luang Namtha, on the way we stop to visit at some hill tribe villages. Lunch on the way. Over night in Oudomxay at: Oudom Kham Hotel.

  • Day 5 - On the Bus

    Enjoy passing beautiful landscape and minority villages
    Group Tour

    Continue our trip to Luang Prabang, it takes for about 5-6 hours, on the way we stop for taking photo and visit villages. Overnight in Luang Prabang at: Santi Resort Hotel.

  • Day 6 - On Foot

    Discover the oldest temple in Luang Prabang and mysterious Buddha Cave
    Group Tour

    After break fast, before taking a boat trip to Pak Ou Cave we visit Wat Xiengthong Temple which is the most beautiful and the oldest temple was built in 1560. Then take by traditional boat up stream on Mekong River, which also gives you a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting discover the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of lacquered Buddha statues, we stop at Ban Xanghai where they make the distillation of local rice wine (made of sticky rice). By the way back we visit weaving villages at: Bang Khong, climb up Phousi hill for over looking the view of Luang Prabang - we take 328 steps to the hill top.

  • Day 7 - On Foot

    Continue discovering cultural heritage city of Luang Prabang and enjoy short trekking and swimming at Kuangsi Waterfall
    Group Tour

    In the Morning, we visit the National Museum (Former Royal Palace) which was collected the antiques keep inside included sacred Prabang Buddha statues. We visit Wat Visoun Temple - The originally was built in 1513 by King Visounarath made of wood. It was destroyed by Black Chinese (Hor) in 1887, and latter rebuilt again still keep the same style. Now has become the museum of the temple. Then take a walk around UNESCO, protected World Heritage site.
    After Lunch, we drive 30 km to Kuangsi Waterfall, which is the beautiful spot for picnics, swimming and relaxing. On the way we stop at Ban Na Sao, Ban Na Ouan - Hmong villages. Upon Arrival at waterfall, we walk through forest take a short trekking. Possible to swim here. Return back to Luang Prabang, at leisure on your own. Accommodation in Luang Prabang.

  • Day 8 - On Foot

    Observe and learn about daily morning activity of Buddhist Monks and local people
    Voluntourism

    Morning: Early morning offering the food to Monks, over 300 Monks walking a line on street side for collecting food. And then do not miss to see local market, we then come back to hotel for breakfast, you have free time till transfer to Airport for flight to Vientiane.
    Afternoon in Vientiane:
    After lunch, taking for sight seeing tour to visit religious museum Wat Sisakhet Temple, the oldest temple, its cloister contains more than 8.000 Buddha statues, Hor Prakeo, the former home-temple of the Emerald Buddha statues, but today it contains a collections of Buddha statues, antiques and all artifacts found around Vientiane. Visit That Luang Stupa, the single most important monument in Laos, which was built to cover the original small stupa containing a piece of the chest of Buddha. Overnight in Vientiane at: Lao Plaza Hotel.

  • Day 9 - On Foot

    Continue to discover historical or business sites of Vientiane on your own
    Voluntourism

    In the morning is at leisure on your own until transfer to Wattay International Airport for flight to your home.

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