Caravan from Laos to Vietnam Tour 10Days
Travel Style: Indochina & Southeast Asia Caravan Tours
Duration: 10days / 9nights
Itinerary: Caravan from Laos to Vietnam Tour 10Days
We you up from Luang Prabang airport; transfer to the hotel with welcome drink. We go to visit Pak Ou cave (Buddha Cave) crossing Mae Khong River by longtail boat. Visit a village where they make rice whiskey. We drive to Tad Se Waterfall where you can enjoy the nature, 40 min. elephant riding, 1 hour zipline through the treetops
This tour can also be made in the opposite direction; starting in Hanoi and ending in Luang Prabang
We you up from Luang Prabang airport; transfer to the hotel with welcome drink. We go to visit Pak Ou cave (Buddha Cave) crossing Mae Khong River by longtail boat. Visit a village where they make rice whiskey. We drive to Tad Se Waterfall where you can enjoy the nature, 40 min. elephant riding, 1 hour zipline through the treetops (flight of the gibbon) and 45 min. massage.
Lunch at Tad Se waterfall.
Overnight and dinner in Luang Prabang.
8.00 am – 9.00 pm. On road 1 hr. off road 6 hrs.
Leave the hotel to visit the monument from president Souphanouvong and Vat Xieng Thong (built in 1560). Drive to Muang Nan. Visit the villages of Khmu and Hmong. We drive off road along Mea Khong River with open view. Arrive to Kuang Si Waterfall where you can walk around and swim. Back to Luang Prabang to visit Phousi Temple with a view over Luang Prabang city. We will see the sunset from there. Then free time to visit the night market before we go to the hotel.
Lunch at a local restaurant in Khuang Si Waterfall.
Overnight and dinner BBQ in Luang Prabang.
8.00 am – 6.00 pm. On road 1 hr. off road 5 hrs.
Leave Luang Prabang to drive to Pak Xeng. On the way visit the villages of Khmu and Hmong. Drive off road through the mountains and the rainforest up till 1,600 m. high. We take a longtail boat to Muang Ngoi for 1 hr.
Lunch take away
Overnight and dinner in Muang Ngoi.
8.00 am – 7.00 pm. On road 3 hrs. off road 5 hrs.
Leave Muang Ngoi to drive to Muang Khua. Visit Lao Loum villages. Arrive to Tay Trang Immigration; the border with Vietnam. Stamp out from Laos and into Vietnam. Arrive to Dien Bien Phu. Visit the museum of Dien Bien Phu province (an area ruined during the Indochina war) and a monument of Ho Chi Minh.
Lunch picnic, coffee break, seasonal fruit.
Overnight and dinner in Dien Bien Phu.
7.30 am – 5.00 pm. Off road 6 hrs.
Leave the city to drive direct to the north of Vietnam along the riverbank of Nam Dum River. On the way we pass a lot of mountains (up till 2850 m.) with panorama view and visit colorful hill tribe villages of Monk, Mien, Yaos and Tai Dam. Drive to Lao Cai.
Lunch at the local restaurant, coffee break, seasonal fruit.
Overnight and dinner in Lao Cai.
8.00 am – 5.00 pm. Off road 6 hrs.
After breakfast we walk to visit the morning market. Drive around to see the lifestyle of the local people; hill tribe villages on the way and many paddy ricefields. Drive along the trail of San Si Fang mountain (3680 m. high). We go to swim in the Si Fang Waterfall (150 m. high) and visit the villages that grow Craft fishes on the highland. Arrive to Sapa where we have time to walk around the market in the town.
Lunch at the local restaurant, coffee break, seasonal fruit.
Hotel and dinner in Sapa.
8.30 am – 3 pm. 2 hrs. walking trek, 3 hrs. with 4WD.
Leave the hotel for a 2 hrs. walking trek to see the lifestyle of the local people along the river. Open view and many paddy rice fields. Drive up to Si Fang Mountain to see the best view of Vietnam and drive around highland villages. Drive to Lao Cai transfer to the train to Hanoi (sleeping train).
Lunch at the local restaurant, coffee break, fruit seasonal.
Over night with sleeping train air condition.
6.00 am – 4.00 pm.
Pick up from the trainstation transfer to the hotel and check-in.
Transfer by minibus to visit the interesting parts of Hanoi; the old town and French villas, the Ho Chi Minh monument, the Presidential Palace and the Temple of Literature. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. We take a walk in the old town of Hanoi to see the lifestyle of the people. In the evening time we visit a very nice water poppet show that will show you lots of Vietnamese traditions, customs and culture.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
Hotel and dinner in Hanoi.
7.30 am – 5.00 pm. On road 180 km.
Leave Hanoi to go to Halong Bay (about 3 hrs.). Board Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Lunch is served with a welcome drink while the boat cruises through the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock, Incense Burner Rock, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises). We stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before we go to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat a fresh fruit platter will be served and we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and free time to enjoy.
Lunch on Halong Bay Phoenix Cruises
Hotel and dinner on the Cruiser.
After breakfast take the cruise back to the land and drive to Hanoi city then transfer to the airport.
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1. Tourist guide licensed in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.
2. Jeep with gasoline.
3. International first-class insurance.
4. Entrance fees for all activities.
5. All meals and drinking water.
6. 9 night’s accommodation.
1) Choice between self driving and driving with an experienced driver.
2) This tour can also be organized starting from Vientiane and/or ending in Vientiane (for more information contact us!)
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Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation
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We can tailor make a tour that will best match your budget – the guide below serves as a reference point for you to decide how much to spend on this trip.
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we can customize this tour with shorter duration
some activities and tours can be in a group and non-private.
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Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
If you want to stay longer…
There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.
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Don’t see the date for this tour to suit your schedule? No problems, Create Your Own Date. Choose the dates that you want to travel and as long as you happy to open the tour to other people joining we will charge you the standard tour price – no markups!
- You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.
- Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people.
- This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..
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