8 days in Laos Itinerary

8 days in Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vientiane
— 2 nights
2
Vang Vieng
— 2 nights
3
Luang Prabang
— 3 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) as well as Patuxai. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, thencontemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), and then appreciate the history behind Black Stupa (That Dam). Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Lao National History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, thenwalk around Buddha Park, and finally stroll around Mekong Riverside Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vientiane vacation planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Vientiane is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Vientiane due to the time zone difference. September in Vientiane sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Vientiane

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

2
nights
Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat That. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Kang, explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Nam (Water cave), thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Tham Chang, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tham Chang Cave.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vang Vieng route planner.

You can drive from Vientiane to Vang Vieng in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tham Nam (Water cave) ©
Tham Nam (Water cave)
Tham Chang Cave ©
Tham Chang Cave
Wat That ©
Wat That

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, Old Quarter Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang Night Market, and other attractions. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, don't miss a visit to Wat Pa Huak, get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Sensoukharam.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Luang Prabang trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

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

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