Laos – Cambodia 9 nights – 10 days
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Hotel - 4* / 3*
2-3Pers - 1.940$ / 1.810$
4-5Pers - 1.635$ / 1.510$
6-7Pers - 1.410$ / 1.285$
8-9Pers - 1.350$ / 1.200$
Day 1: Hanoi - Luang Prabang (L / D)
Arrival at Luang Prabang airport, welcome by your guide and transfer to hotel. Lunch. Visit the temple of Wat Xiengthong, the royal temple of the city, a large body of sacred buildings, one of the jewels of the Laotian art and certainly the most beautiful temple in the city. Visit the temple of Wat Visoun and mounted on the sacred mountain of Mount Phousi to admire the sunset. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou - Luang Prabang (B / L / D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the National Museum (the former Royal Palace) which has a collection of staff of the Royal Family. You will continue with the visit of the temple of Wat May (New Monastery) which was built in the late thirteenth century, then you will embark on a traditional boat for a 2-hour cruise up the Mekong River towards the caves of Pak Or-which are located at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong. Visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phum housing hundreds of Buddha statues. En route stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai with its distillation of rice wine. Lunch at local restaurant. Return to Luang Prabang and visit the handicraft village of Ban Phanom Lue, famous for its silk weaving and cotton. Dinner at restaurant in town. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Kuangsy - Luang Prabang (B / L / D)
Breakfast. All departure to Lao, located 12 kilometers from Luang Prabang (20 min drive) for a ride on elephant back (30 min) and on to the beautiful khuangsi Falls, located 30 km from Luang Prabang. Along the way, visit villages of ethnic minorities, lume Lao, Hmong and Kmou. Picnic lunch at the falls. During the afternoon, return to Luang Prabang. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight stay.
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Vangvieng. (B / L / D)
Breakfast at hotel. Departure for the region Vangvieng (230km, 6 hours), visit villages of minority: Kmou, Thai and Lao Hmong. Lunch at local restaurant over the road. Arriving at the village and continue the descent by canoe Nam song. Arrival and hotel transfers. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Vangvieng - Vientiane. (B / L / D)
Breakfast at hotel and depart by road to Vientiane (150km, 3 hours drive). Arrive in Vientiane at noon lunch at the restaurant in town. In the afternoon, visit the main temples, Wat Sisaket, Vat Prakeo, That Luang stupa, Patuxai (Triumphal Arch), Talat Sao (morning walk) and stroll along the Mekong to watch the sunset. Dinner show with dance music and traditional Laotian. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Vientiane-Phnom Penh (Flight VN841 10:20 to 11:50)
Transfer to airport for flight to Vientiane and Phnom Penh. Meet your guide and transfer to the city. Lunch and Departure for the pier and transfer by boat to the village of Taskor Pum. Ecotourism activities to discover the peasants and artisans. One-hour cruise on the Tonle Sap and the Mekong River, visit the village of Taskor, a local school and the NGO New shoot. Transition to the Mekong Gardens where you will see rice transplanting, salads and other herbs and French manufacturing mats. Back to your Hotel and Dinner at the Morning Glory.
Day 7: Phnom Penh
You will attend and participate in a demonstration of Tai Chi (also known as tai chi chuan) an hour. You will discover the three forms of this martial art: 24 Tai Chi, Tai Chi traditional range and Tai Chi to the sword. Movements have both a martial connotation and energy. They are performed slowly and gracefully.
After breakfast you will go watch the Independence Monument, the sumptuous Royal Palace, surrounded by beautiful gardens and pavilions, and the magnificent Silver Pagoda and its precious statues. Have lunch on the Mekong. Discover the treasures of Khmer civilization at the National Museum and the central market with its beautiful colonial architecture. Dinner.
Day 8: Siem Reap (Angkor)
Departure to the region of Siem Reap. Recording to your hotel, lunch, then visit the famous temple of Angkor Thom (13th century): the Victory Gate, Bayon with its famous towers and four faces, Baphuon recently restored, the terraces of elephants and Leper King , the Buddhas of Tep Pranam and Preah Palilay. Back to your hotel, free time to walk at night or pool. Dinner dance of the Apsaras.
Day 9: Siem Reap (Angkor)
Depart for the beautiful temple of Banteay Srei, gem pink sandstone famed for its fine decorations. Then, climb to Phnom Kulen to see the River of 1000 Lingas, Reclining Buddha and the great waterfalls. Picnic lunch on site. Back to Siem Reap and visit the great temple of Angkor Wat with its galleries and its famous towers decorated. Sunset. Dinner.
Day 10: Siem Reap / departure
Transfer on the banks of the Tonle Sap Great Lake and boat trip to see the floating villages of fishermen. Back in Siem Reap, visit the workshops of Artisans d'Angkor and ride on the market. Transfer to your next destination.
Are included in the rates:
* The lodgings in DBL or TWN in the selected hotels.
* Transport and transfers mentioned in the program + a bottle of water and a towel / day / person.
* Visits to the program.
* The local tour guide mentioned in the program.
* Meals full board mentioned in the program.
* Entrance fees to sights mentioned in the program.
Are not included in the rates:
* The costs of entry visas to Cambodia and Laos $ 20 $ 35 per person (Required)
* Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses not clearly mentioned
(The flight Vientiane - Phnom Penh has so far $ 150 / person)