8 days in Laos Itinerary

8 days in Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luang Prabang
— 4 nights
2
Vientiane
— 3 nights

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 dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, make a trip to Old Quarter Luang Prabang, and see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Luang Prabang is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sydney to Luang Prabang due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for little chillier nights in Luang Prabang, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Wat That Luang Neua, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ong Teu. On the next day, look for gifts at Mai Savanh Lao, stroll around Buddha Park, appreciate the history behind Black Stupa (That Dam), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, and finally hunt for treasures at Morning Market.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vientiane driving holiday planner.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Vientiane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vientiane, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

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