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Laos Family Tour - 7 Days

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Tour code: ASW-LA-F07

Duration: 7 days

Destination: Luang Prabang / Kuangsi Water Fall / Pak Ou Caves / Elephant Village / Tad Sea Waterfall / Vientiane

US$ 921 per person

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Like many places in Indochina, travelling with children in Laos can be a lot of fun and, if you are prepared for the initial long flight with youngsters in tow, a family holiday to Laos will be a truly unique and memorable experience.

trip highlight

  • Tasting quintessences of Luang Prabang cuisine
  • Caving at Pak Ou Caves, place of thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues
  • Admire beauty of and Kuang Si and Tad Sea Waterfalls
  • Have fun at Elephant Village and joining in an elephant mahout course
  • Explore different handicraft villages around the town

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Day 1: Arrive Luang Prabang

Meal: Breakfast

Welcome to Laos, the mysterious Buddhist country with unique culture and natural beauty.
Upon your arrival in Luang Prabang, your private local guide will welcome you in the airport then escort you to your hotel in Luang Prabang city.
Rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome dinner at local restaurant and then you can wander around the city and the night market to discover local life of Luang Prabang.

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Day 2: Kuang Si Waterfalls and Half Day Luang Prabang City Tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Luang Prabang, the city surrounded by Mekong River and well known for its golden city is well known for its beautiful decorated Buddhist temples, it is a place that you will keep appearing in your mind for long time after visiting.Your memorable trip will starts from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accepts the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then start the half day excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.
In the afternoon, visit the Wat Xiengthong which is symbolic temple of the classic Laotian architecture, visit the Royal Palace Museum to learn some history of Laos. Then visit the Wat Aham Temple which means “Monastery of the Opened Heart” and the Stupa of Wat Visoun.Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city, you can enjoy some drinks in one of the cafés or strolling along the beautiful riverside.

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Day 3: Pak Ou Cave—the Thousands Buddha Cave

Meals; Breakfast and Lunch

Today you will embark on a private boat for a 2 hours boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. Along the boat trip, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River and see daily life of local people in riverside fishing village Ban Xanghai . Visit the Pak Ou Cave which locates by the Mekong River and you will discover numbers of gold-lacquered Buddha statues in the cave. After visiting, take the boat back to Luang Prabang and rest of the day at your leisure.

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Day 4: Full Day Elephant village & Tad Sae Waterfall

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Enjoy a full day excursion to the Elephant Village where you will have fun with different activities with the Elephant and learn how to take care of the elephant by joining in an elephant mahout course.
In the afternoon, you will have a boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall where you will have fun in the clear water and relax. The activities will finish at around 3:00pm to 4:00pm, then you will be transferred back to Luang Prabang, rest of the day will be at your leisure.

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Day 5: Luang Prabang – Flight to Vientiane

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Enjoy relaxing time in the morning until transfer to airport for onward flight to Vientiane. On arrival, pick up and transfer hotel for check in . After short rest, we will visit the Central Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong. Overnight in Vientiane

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Day 6: Full day Vientiane tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast, we see the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop enroute to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.
In the afternoon we transfer out to see the Buddha Park, a scattered enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures on the Mekong Riverside meadow, close to the Friendship Bridge. There are approximately 200 religious images dating back over 500 years, which were created by a mysterious monk spreading his philosophy on life and revealing his ideas about the universe. A spectacular view of over the Mekong River at sunset is a perfect way to finish the day. Overnight in Vientiane.

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Day 7: Depart Vientiane

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our departure flight.

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·         Tour prices shown are 'per person', based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults, and sharing a room.  If you intend to travel alone, the cost might be much higher.

·         The 'Single supplement' applies for single travelers who require their own room and needs to be added to the tour price.

·         Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suite your requirements, but may incur price changes

What's Included:

·         06 nights at hotel based on Twin/Double sharing room

·         Breakfast at hotel

·         English speaking guide with legal license

·         Private car during the trip with experienced driver

·         All Meals, Entrance fees and tour activities as dedicated in the program

·         Service charges and Government’s Tax

·         Bottled water & wet towel on van during trip

What's Excluded:

·         Tip for Tour guide and driver (recommended)

·         Bank fees for both sides

·         Laos Visa US$30/person

·         All International and Domestic airfares

·         Personal expenses

·         All not mentioned in the “Inclusion”

Remarks

1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Tailor this trip" button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:

·         Boutique & character hotels: from $50-$80 USD per room/ per night

·         Comfort = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/ per night

·         Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/ per night

·         Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 190++ per room/ per night

·         High-end = Best of the best hotels fr om US$ 250++ per room/ per night

3. Child policy: 

·         Ages 0-2 years at 5 % of adult price

·         Ages 2-5 years at 30% of adult price

·         Ages 6-11 at 70% of adult price

·         12 years and older = 100% (charged as an adult)

 

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Service Details During The Trip

We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.


  • Private Local Tour Guide You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Asianwaytravel.com will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.

  • Private Drivers & Vehicle Safety is first priority for transportation. A well maintained good condition car with legal business licensed and an experienced driver to make sure you are in safe hands. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

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  • Local Flavor Meals Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Asianwaytravel.com will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.
    We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.

  • Well-Selected Hotels Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!

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Travel Visa

Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.

This is an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country.


  • Step 1: Provide us your application details
     • Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
     • Your gender
     • Your date of birth
     • Your nationality
     • Your passport number
     • Your passport expiration dates ( valid for at least 6 months)
     • Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
     • Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
     • Arrival airport
  • Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application
    We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.

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Step 3: Send the visa approval letter via email to you after 2 working days
After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then have been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).

Step 4: Get your visa stamp on your arrival
Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($45 for single entry visa; $65 for 1 month multiple entry visa and $95 for 3 multiple entry visa). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download here to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee. The actual process takes around 15 minutes without hassle or trouble.

What are the differences between this process and getting visa at Vietnam embassies?
It is only applicable for those who travel to Vietnam by air. You only need fill out the visa application form online instead of visiting the Vietnam embassies or sending documents to Embassies over by post.The online visa application does not require sending your passport away.You get a visa approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department indicating that you are allowed to enter Vietnam and have your visa stamped upon arrival at one of Vietnam international airports.

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