8 days in Laos Itinerary

8 days in Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Luang Prabang
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Pakse
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Vientiane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Luang Prabang is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Luang Prabang to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

2
nights
Pakse

Pakse ©
Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Tad Yuang Waterfalls, don't miss a visit to Wat Phu, and then admire the sheer force of Bolaven Plateau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Pha Suam Waterfall, wander the streets of Si Phan Don, and then make a trip to Phu Salao, Golden Buddha.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pakse journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Pakse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, Pakse is somewhat warmer than Luang Prabang - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Pakse

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bolaven Plateau, Wat Phu, Tad Pha Suam Waterfall, Si Phan Don
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bolaven Plateau ©
Bolaven Plateau
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Si Phan Don ©
Si Phan Don

2
nights
Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
On the 29th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ho Phra Keo, thenwalk around Buddha Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Muang. On the next day, make a trip to Phou Khoun Observation Site, stop by Mai Savanh Lao, and then hunt for treasures at Morning Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vientiane day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Pakse to Vientiane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pakse in December, with highs in Vientiane at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

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