29 days in Laos Itinerary

29 days in Laos Itinerary

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Vang Vieng
— 5 nights
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Phonsavan
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang
— 7 nights
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Sayaboury
— 2 nights
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Don Khone
— 2 nights
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Champasak Town
— 2 nights
7
Vientiane
— 6 nights

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Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary and Pha Ngern View Point. Get some historical perspective at Wat That and Wat Kang. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Tham Khan Cave, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and explore the activities along Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vang Vieng online trip itinerary maker.

Montreal, Canada to Vang Vieng is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:
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Geologic Formation
Pha Ngern View Point
4.6
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
3.3

2
nights
Phonsavan

Phonsavan ©
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Xieng Khouang Phonsavan Official Tourist Information Center, steep yourself in history at The Plain of Jars, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Phiawat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Vietnam War Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Lao War Memorial Phonsavan, then take an in-depth tour of MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Uxo Lao.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phonsavan road trip planning app.

You can drive from Vang Vieng to Phonsavan in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
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Must see
The Plain of Jars
4.3
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Ruin
Wat Phiawat
3.3

7
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Wat Sensoukharam. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Xieng Mouane and Royal Palace Museum. Spend the 20th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, admire the natural beauty at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Sayaboury.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 22:
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Mountain
Mount Phousi
4.0

2
nights
Sayaboury

Sayaboury ©

Elephant Capital of Laos

Sayabouru, a northern Laotian town and capital of the eponymous province, remains best known for its main attraction, the Elephant Conservation Center.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Conservation Center.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Sayaboury tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Luang Prabang to Sayaboury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Sayaboury sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Don Khone.

Things to do in Sayaboury

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
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2
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Don Khone

Don Khone ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at Mekong Fly Zipline Adventure Tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Somphamit Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Don Khone Island.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Don Khone tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry from Sayaboury to Don Khone takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Champasak Town.

Things to do in Don Khone

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:
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Must see
Don Khone Island
4.1

2
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Champasak Town

Champasak Town ©
Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Bolaven Plateau and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Wat Muang Kang Temple, then explore the ancient world of Wat Phu, and then look for gifts at Chez Maman.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Champasak Town day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Don Khone to Champasak Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Champasak Town can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
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Must see
Wat Phu
4.4
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Geologic Formation
Bolaven Plateau
4.1
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Architectural Building
Wat Muang Kang Temple
3.8

6
nights
Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Si Muang and Wat Si Saket. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mekong River and Wat Ho Phra Keo. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), examine the collection at Lao Textile Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat That Foon, and walk around Mekong Riverside Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vientiane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Champasak Town to Vientiane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Vientiane can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 6:
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Religious Site
Wat Si Muang
4.4
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Water Body
Mekong River
4.5

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