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Ancient Kingdoms

Resort:Ancient Kingdoms
Operator: Wendy Wu Tours
Destination: Laos, Thailand
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Overview

Explore the captivating kingdom of Laos, known as the ˜Land of a Million Elephants™, before travelling to Bangkok, one of Asia™s most bustling and exciting cities.

9 Days from

Comfortable

Classic

Private Tour

UK – Luang Prabang (3N) – Mekong River Cruise – Vientiane (1N) – Bangkok (3N) – UK

Tour Highlights

Admire the intricate style and architecture of the Buddhist Wat Xieng Thong

Meet local H™mong people in the village of Ban Na Ouane

Cruise on the mighty Mekong River and visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves

Discover Vientiane™s colonial charm with a visit to the city™s main sights

Visit Bangkok™s Grand Palace, former home of the King of Siam

Take Bangkok at leisure to get further under the skin of this mesmerising city

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Fly to Luang Prabang

Fly overnight to Luang Prabang

Day 2 Arrive & Explore

On arrival you will be met by your expert tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 3 Kuang Si Waterfalls

Old Town to Wat Xieng Thong, which dates back to the 16th century. Later journey to Kuang Si Waterfalls, and visit the Haemong village of Ban Na Ouane en route. Stop at the Khmu Village in Ban Thapene before returning to Luang Prabang. (B)

Day 4 Mekong River Cruise

Travel upstream on the Mekong River to the sacred caves of Pak Ou. Visit a village where you can witness traditional weaving and rice wine distillation. After lunch, continue to Tham Ting and Tham Phoum, and the villages of Ban Xieng Lek and Ban Xieng
Khong. In the evening enjoy a traditional music and dance performance. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Royal Palace & Vientiane

Start the day with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum. Continue to the exquisite Wat Mai, and then fly to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. In the afternoon you will visit Wat Si Saket, Wat Phra Keo, That Luang Stupa and the Patuxai Victory Monument. (B)

Day 6 Journey to Bangkok

Fly to Bangkok, where the rest of the day is yours to begin exploring. (B)

Day 7 The Grand Palace

Discover the glittering Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most iconic
and opulent attraction. The palace is a perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. The remainder of the day is free. (B)

Day 8 Bangkok at Leisure

Take a day to further explore Bangkok. You may wish to take a tuk-tuk to the famous floating markets, discover deliciously spicy street food, or get lost in the streets of Chinatown. (B)

Day 9 Fly Bangkok to UK

Fly to the UK.