The three jewels of Indochina – Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia – share a common cultural heritage yet possess their own unique personalities and histories as well. The French ruled this area, collectively known as Indochine, from the late 1800’s through the mid-20th century. The French influence still remains in some areas, mingling with the cultural influences of China and India.Laos is the least developed of the three former French Indochinese states and offers travelers an unparalleled glimpse of traditional Southeast Asian life. After two decades of isolation from the outside world, this landlocked, sparsely populated country is enjoying peace, stabilizing its political and economic structures, and admitting foreign visito...
Vientiane, the sleepy capital city, is the point of arrival for most visitors to Laos. Despite being the country’s largest city, Vientiane has a population of only 450,000. There is a timeless feel to the dusty streets, riverside cafes and ancient temples of this beguiling cit.
Luang Prabang was the former royal capital of Laos, also had the longest monarch in Southeast Asia with more than 62 kings over 600 years. The Cultural Heritage tour takes you through a myriad of temples that were left behind after the monarchy was dissolved in 1975. UNESCO preserves this historical city, known as one of the last Shangri-Las of Southeast Asia. You will find yourself mesmerized by the culture and captivated by the beautiful fairy tale setting
A tour combining the two magical cities takes you through the history of the land of a million elephants. Laos is still very much undiscovered and after decades of isolation, tourists are able to experience Southeast Asia’s best-kept secret. Highlights of this tour include exploring the unique temple architecture of Luang Prabang, the astonishing views over the city from the top of Mount Phousi and visiting the national buildings in
Still an unknown world to some people, Laos is culturally the most inspiring Southeast Asia has to offer. This tour exposes the delightful city of Luang Prabang and the surrounding area. Get a peek into the fascinating Laotian hill tribe peoples lives; a few still live exactly the same way their grandparents lived! Luang Prabang is a fairy-tale like city, truly unique and like no other city in the world. You will enjoy an adventurous elephant ride, explore the intriguing caves of Pakou, and get pleasure from the beauty of the paradise setting around the Khouangsi waterfalls