13 days in Laos Itinerary

13 days in Laos Itinerary

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Vientiane
— 2 nights
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Champasak Town
— 2 nights
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Don Det
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang
— 6 nights

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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: walk around Buddha Park, don't miss a visit to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), hunt for treasures at Morning Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ong Teu.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vientiane travel itinerary planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Vientiane is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Vientiane are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Champasak Town.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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Park
Buddha Park
3.8
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Observation Deck
Patuxai
3.8

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the galleries of Champasak Pottery and then relax and rejuvenate at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Don Daeng Island, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Muang Kang Temple, then delve into the distant past at Wat Phu, and finally stop by Chez Maman.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Champasak Town trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Vientiane to Champasak Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vientiane in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Champasak Town: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Don Det.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Ruin
Wat Phu
4.4

2
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Don Det

Don Det ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Tad Somphamit Waterfalls, kick your exploration up a notch at Mekong Fly Zipline Adventure Tour, and then snap pictures at Old French Railway Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): push the limits with Happy Bar Boat Trips and then make a trip to Old French Port.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Don Det travel route planner.

Drive from Champasak Town to Don Det in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Don Det

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Landmark
Old French Port
1.8

6
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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.
Take a break from Luang Prabang with a short trip to 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw, about 52 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and don't miss a visit to Old Quarter Luang Prabang.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Don Det to Luang Prabang by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Luang Prabang sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:
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Architectural Building
Wat Xiengthong
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Mountain
Mount Phousi
4.0

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