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.
The royal capital of the former Lane Xang Kingdom, Luang Prabang with its gleaming temple roofs, colonial architecture and stunning mountain backdrop retains a unique charm rarely found in all Asia. Here is plenty to see, some of which are the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham and Wat Mai with five tiered roofs.
UNESCO has recognized and preserved a former capital of the realm, known in the 13th century as "the Kingdom of millions of elephants, ancient capital Luang Prabang, ruin Khmer temple of Wat Phou in Pakse and the mystery unknown 2500-5000 years of plain of jars in Xiengkhouang
Meet and drive to Thai Lao Border at Chongmek, after finishing the entry formalities, continue by road to Pakse at Muangkhao pier, we then board the long trail motor boat downstream the Mekong to Champassak, visit the ruins of Wat Phu, the pre-Angkorian temple, which is well known as the most important Hindu sanctuary of the Khmer Empire between 9th –13th centuries.
Enter Laos by land border from Thailand, you’ll enjoy a 14-day tour exploring the life along the Mekong River with the traditional boat cruise combined to some interesting trekking deeper to Laos minorities village to discover their vibrant culture and an interesting history.