31 days in Laos Itinerary

31 days in Laos Itinerary

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Luang Prabang
— 11 nights
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Phonsavan
— 1 night
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Vang Vieng
— 4 nights
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Nong Khiaw
— 3 nights
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Huay Xai
— 2 nights
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Pakse
— 2 nights
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Vientiane
— 6 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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang road trip planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luang Prabang is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Luang Prabang, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
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Mountain
Mount Phousi
4.0
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Architectural Building
Wat Xiengthong
4.5

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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 (Fri), take an in-depth tour of MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre, stroll the grounds of Vietnam War Memorial, then contemplate the long history of The Plain of Jars, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lao War Memorial Phonsavan.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Phonsavan trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites · Museums
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World heritage site
The Plain of Jars
4.3

4
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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.
Vang Vieng is known for nature, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary, get outside with Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll, explore the striking landscape at Tham Chang Cave, and Head underground at Tham Nam (Water cave).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vang Vieng tour planner.

You can drive from Phonsavan to Vang Vieng in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nong Khiaw.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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3
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Nong Khiaw

Nong Khiaw ©
Explore Nong Khiaw's surroundings by going to Muang Ngoi Neua (Tad Mok Waterfall, Muang Ngoi Neua Viewpoint, &more).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nong Khiaw online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Vang Vieng to Nong Khiaw in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Huay Xai.

Things to do in Nong Khiaw

Adventure · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Huay Xai

Huay Xai ©
Overlooking the mighty Mekong River, Huay Xai serves as an important entry and exit point from Thailand into Laos.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Project Kajsiab Laos, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Experience Office, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Chomkao Manilat. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Mekong Smile Cruise.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Huay Xai trip site.

Getting from Nong Khiaw to Huay Xai by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Huay Xai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Wildlife Area
Gibbon Experience Office
4.4

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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 24th (Mon), make a trip to Dao Heuang Market, take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Yuang Waterfalls, then don't miss a visit to Wat Luang Temple, and finally wander the streets of Si Phan Don. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Wat Phu, then relax and rejuvenate at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos, and then look for gifts at Chez Maman.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pakse trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Huay Xai to Pakse in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Pakse are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Pakse

Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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Ruin
Wat Phu
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Neighborhood
Si Phan Don
4.0

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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.
When in Vientiane, make a side trip to see Nam Ngum Dam in Thalat, approximately Thalat away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai, contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Muang, and buy something for everyone on your list at Talat Sao.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vientiane, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Pakse to Vientiane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Wat Si Saket
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Observation Deck
Patuxai
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Park
Buddha Park
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