12 days in Laos Itinerary

12 days in Laos Itinerary

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Luang Prabang
— 6 nights
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Pakse
— 2 nights
3
Vientiane
— 2 nights

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Kuang Si Waterfall and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Xieng Mouane and Wat Sensoukharam. Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, pick up some local products at The Morning Market, and wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip maker site.

London, UK to Luang Prabang is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Luang Prabang, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in December, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Luang Prabang: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 26:
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Mountain
Mount Phousi
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2
nights
Pakse

Pakse ©

Gateway to Southern Laos

Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
On the 27th (Tue), wander the streets of Si Phan Don, delve into the distant past at Wat Phu, and then take in the views from Lao Nippon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Phu Salao, Golden Buddha, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos, and then stop by Chez Maman.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pakse trip planning app.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Pakse in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Luang Prabang in December, with highs in Pakse at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Pakse

Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Must see
Wat Phu
4.4
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Neighborhood
Si Phan Don
4.0

2
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Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), appreciate the history behind Wat That Luang Neua, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ho Phra Keo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat That Khao, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vientiane tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Pakse to Vientiane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Vientiane is little chillier than Pakse - with highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

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Religious Site
Wat Si Muang
4.4
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Religious Site
Wat That Khao
4.1

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