12 days in Laos Itinerary

12 days in Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Champasak Town
— 3 nights
2
Luang Prabang
— 4 nights
3
Vientiane
— 3 nights
4
Phonsavan
— 1 night

3
nights
Champasak Town

Champasak Town ©
Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Champasak Town: Tad Pha Suam Waterfall (in Ba Chiang) and Pakse (Tad Yuang Waterfalls, Phu Salao, Golden Buddha, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Wat Phu, head off the coast to Don Daeng Island, look for gifts at Chez Maman, and explore the striking landscape at Bolaven Plateau.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Champasak Town day trip planning tool.

Thanh Hoa, Vietnam to Champasak Town is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Champasak Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pakse, Tad Pha Suam Waterfall, Bolaven Plateau
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Bolaven Plateau ©
Bolaven Plateau
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Chez Maman ©
Chez Maman

4
nights
Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip app.

Traveling by flight from Champasak Town to Luang Prabang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In September, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

3
nights
Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), appreciate the history behind Black Stupa (That Dam), hunt for treasures at Morning Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vientiane day trip planning website.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Vientiane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vientiane can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

1
night
Phonsavan

Phonsavan ©
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Uxo Lao, take an in-depth tour of MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre, and then contemplate the long history of The Plain of Jars.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Phonsavan trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Phonsavan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites Museums
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The Plain of Jars ©
The Plain of Jars
MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre ©
MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre

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