LAO - T 06: UNDISCOVERED SOUTH, 6 days (S)                                                     

Vientiane - Pakse - Tad Lo - Khong Island Khon Island - Pakse

 

 

Day 1     Vientiane

 

Arrival in Vientiane, meeting on arrival at Vientiane, direct transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, sightseeing in Vientiane - the capital city and seat of government sits in a bend of the Mekong River amidst fertile alluvial plains. Vientiane (pronounced 'Wieng Chan' by the locals) is a laid-back city with interesting wats and lively markets. Visit Pha That Luang - the Great Sacred Reliquary, Patuxai, Ho Pha Keo, Wat Si Saket, Wat Si Muang and free time for shopping at Talaat Sao. 

Overnight in Vientiane

 

Day 2     Vientiane - Pakse - Tad Lo

 

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for flight from Vientiane to Pakse. Arrival Pakse, drive from Pakse to the Tad Lo Resort. Journey northeast towards Salavan through the villages of Laongam and Ban Laongam in Salavan Province. This province has approximately 256,000 inhabitants, including a number of relatively obscure Mon-Khmer groups, such as the Ta-oy, Lavai, Katang, Katu and Kado. The big attraction in the Salavan Province is the Bolaven Plateau. 

Overnight in Tad Lo

 

Day 3     Tad Lo - Pakse - Khong Island 

 

After breakfast at the hotel, continue sightseeing around Tad Lo Resort, enjoy nice scenery of Tad Lo Waterfall, Elephant ride and explores the surrounding area including Katu and Alak villages. 

Afternoon, drive from Pakse via Wat Phu Temple to Khong Island - Journey south in Champasak Province along the east bank of the Mekong River through the villages of Ban Nongsim, Ban Hangdon and Kheo.

Overnight in Khong Island

 

Day 4     Khong Island - Khon Island

 

After breakfast, continue explore Khong Island by boat from Khong Island to Khon Island about a 2-hour journey down the Mekong River. 

Sightseeing on Khon Island. Visit Ban Khon Village - the main village on the island with several old French colonial buildings, Wat Khon Tai, Taat Somphamit (Li Phi Water Falls).

Overnight in Khon Island

 

Day 5     Khon Island Pakse

 

After breakfast at the hotel, excursion to Khong Phapheng Waterfalls - the largest waterfalls in South East Asia. By vehicle from Khon Island to Pakse

Overnight in Pakse

 

Day 6      Pakse

 

After breakfast in the morning, free time to visit local market before transfer to airport for departure. 

 

End of Services    **Note: Itinerary subject to change due to flight schedules. 

 

 

US$

Per pax

1 Pax

2 Pax

3-6 Pax

7-11 Pax

12-15 Pax

16-20 Pax

21+ Pax

Single

Supplement

Standard

910

455

534

440

357

342

342

60

Superior

953

564

552

458

375

360

369

84

Deluxe

994

589

576

481

398

384

392

99

 

- Valid from 01 April 05 to 30 Sep 05

- The above rates are in USD per person base on twin sharing room

- Reduction for 3rd pax in triple room: US$38 for Standard; US$26 for Superior; US$15 for Deluxe

- The 16th pax is FOC in sharing double room.

- Child reduction (sharing bed of parents): under 2 years FOC; under 12 years -30%

 

Hotels

Standard

Superior

Deluxe

Vientiane

Lao Hotel 2*
Standard

Royal Dokmaideng 3*
Deluxe

Lao Plaza Hotel 4*
Standard

Tad Lo

Tadlo Resort 1-2*
Standard

Tadlo Resort 1-2*
Run of House

Tadlo Resort 1-2*
Run of House

Khong Island

Villa Muong Khong 1-2*
Standard

Sala Done Khong Hotel 1-2*
Standard

Sala Done Khong Hotel 1-2*
Standard

Khon Island

Sala Done Khon Hotel 1-2*
Standard

Sala Done Khon Hotel 1-2*
Standard

Sala Done Khon Hotel 1-2*
Standard

Pakse

Champasak Palace 2-3*
Run of House

Champasak Palace 2-3*
Run of House

Champasak Palace 2-3*
Run of House

 

Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If the listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered. All hotel ratings are according to the local accreditation authority.

 

Included services:

- English-speaking guide.

- Meals according to itinerary.

- Flight ticket(s) as mentioned in the itinerary. Flight from Vientiane to Pakse

- Boat ticket(s) according to itinerary.

- Ground transportation in private A/C vehicle (complimentary cold towels and drinking water).

- Sightseeing incl. admissions fees according to itinerary.

- Accommodation in hotels as mentioned above or equivalent.

 

Excluded services:

- International and domestic airport tax. **Airport tax information**

- Visa fees, drinks and personal expenses.

 

Remarks:

 

1. Please note that the validity of this quotation includes the Christmas and New Year period. Many hotels could include last minute compulsory meal packages during these festivals. We will inform you of any additional costs, if applicable, as soon as we are notified by the hotels, and will adjust the quotation accordingly.

 

2. Please note that general terms and conditions apply as stated in our Terms and Conditions.

 

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