10-day Cambodia and Laos Discovery Tour

Destinations: Siem Reap-Luang Prabang-Pak Ou-Kuang Si

Featured Highlights:

Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway to the Kingdom of Wonder! Upon your arrival, a friendly local guide will be waiting at the airport to greet you and take you to your hotel to check-in.

 

Day 1: Arrival in Siem Reap

Day 2: Angkor Temples Discovery

Day 3: Discover Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei

Day 4: Tonle Sap Lake -Siem Reap Departure- Luang Prabang

Day 5: Luang Prabang Disembarkation

Day 6: Cruise Departure- Luang Prabang Highlights

Day 7: Pak Ou Caves Sightseeing

Day 8: Discover the Mighty Mekong River

Day 9: Kuang Si- Luang Prabang

Day 10: Luang Prabang Departure

Day 1: Arrival in Siem Reap

Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway to the Kingdom of Wonder! Upon your arrival, a friendly local guide will be waiting at the airport to greet you and take you to your hotel to check-in.The rest of the day is yours to relax, rest and if jet-lag permits, do a little exploring of the downtown area.

Day 2: Angkor Temples Discovery

After breakfast at your hotel, your awe-inspiring Angkor tour begins. First you will visit Angkor Thom, the last capital of the once great and vast Khmer empire. You'll enter through the grand South Gate, so you can see the ancient bridge depicting the legend of the 'Churning of the Milk'. Through the entrance and its on to visit the iconic Bayon temple, with its many wise smiling faces, Baphoun, the impressive Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch will be held at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, enjoy a tour through the famous Ta Prohm temple, the so-called 'jungle temple', where beautiful fig trees are slowly reclaiming the temple site.This evening, you will enjoy a delicious welcome dinner, whilst watching a traditional Apsara Dance Performance at Angkor Village Resort.

 Day 3: Discover Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei

After breakfast, you will start your tour by visiting the spectacular World-Heritage site, Angkor Wat. This incredible monument built in the 12th century, stands as a testament to the dedication and skill of the ancient Khmer people and is truly one of the wonders of the modern world. Lunch will be held at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you'll explore the beautifully preserved 'Citadel of women' - Banteay Srei Temple. This temple is located a bit further out of the city, so on the way back you can stop at a typical Khmer village to have a little insight into what everyday life is like for most of local people.This evening is yours to explore the town and soak in the atmosphere.

Day 4: Tonle Sap Lake -Siem Reap Departure- Luang Prabang

In the morning, you will head out of town to learn about the unique ecosystem and biggest largest fresh water lake in Southeast Asia, the Tonle Sap Lake. Enjoy the breathtaking views and see the local fishermen and their families living their lives. Once you're back on dry land, you'll get the chance to take a stroll through the bustling Old Market and maybe pick up a souvenir or two.After the tour, you will be taken to the airport for your outgoing flight to Luang Prabang, Upon your arrival, a friendly local guide will be waiting at the airport to greet you and take you to your hotel to check-in.The rest of the day is yours to relax, rest and if jet-lag permits, do a little exploring of the local night market.Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5: Luang Prabang Disembarkation

Today, Your cruise will depart at approximately 14:00. Settle into your cabin as we begin our 6 day cruise. After a guided walk up Mount Phou Si, enjoy a spectacular view and sunset overlooking the surrounding mountains as well as the Mekong and the Khan Rivers. Appreciate the unique atmosphere created where the French colonial architecture collides with traditional Buddhist temples.Take a stroll along the Mekong river and then head to the vibrant night market of the local Hmong minority group.Return back to the ship and enjoy a welcome dinner on board followed by relaxation time in the evening.

Day 6: Cruise Departure- Luang Prabang Highlights

Today, you will begin the day by observing the traditional alms giving ceremony in the streets of Luang Prabang.After enjoying your breakfast on board, your guide will take you to on a city tour where you will explore the famous temples of Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Khili and Wat Sene.Once you have returned to the ship we will set off on our cruise, sailing up a secluded riverbank. The rest of the day is free for you to appreciate the beautiful views as we cruise to the North.

Day 7: Pak Ou Caves Sightseeing

Our first stop this morning will be in Pak Ou Village, where you will visit the breathtaking Tam Ting Caves of a Thousand Buddhas. After a relaxing stroll through the jungle, we will head to Laotian village to observe how Lao-Lao, the local liqueur, is traditionally distilled.As we continue to sail up the Mekong River you will have time to relax and enjoy the majestic beauty of Laos.

Day 8: Discover the Mighty Mekong River

Today you will witness some of the most remarkable and impressive landscapes in Laos as we sail up the mighty Mekong River. As you take in the beautiful scenery, we will visit some local villages along the shores. Enjoy natures breathtaking wonders such as hills covered in tropical vegetation and rock formations along the river banks as we continue to sail.At the end of the day, we will make a stop along the sandbanks for you to experience a traditional Laotian Baci ceremony. The rest of the day is free for you to relax.

Day 9: Kuang Si- Luang Prabang

After breakfast, enjoy the spectacular views as we make our way back towards Luang Prabang. As we sail, see if you can spot the local fishermen catching fish near the shore. Once we have sailed for a couple of hours, you will take a bus tour to visit the Kuang Si Falls, the most famous waterfalls in Laos. On the way, you will stop to stroll through the small local villages.In the late afternoon, we will reach Luang Prabang. Enjoy your last evening on board with a lovely farewell dinner.

Day 10: Luang Prabang Departure

In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight. Leaving this beautiful country with many wonderful memories and stories to share with your loved ones back home. 

        Inclusions:

  • Entrance and sightseeing fees  as listed;

  • All meals as listed;

  • Transportation as listed;

  • Accommodations as listed;

  • Domestic flights, car transfers as listed;

  • Professional licensed English-speaking guide.

        Exclusions:

  • Visa Fees;
  • International Airfares;
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses;
  • All other services not clearly mentioned.

Passion Indochina Travel will provide you with a dynamic professional local private tour guide, a private chauffeur and a transportation that suits your style and gives you pleasure, comfort and security through every points of your destination.All our tour guides in our company are registered English Speaking Guides, they are passionate about their city and they take pride in sharing it with others.With our private local tour guide, you’d get the chance to see and learn more among the historic places in the world and their cultures. Be amazed with the breathtaking scenery of Asia and enjoy some once in a lifetime adventure!

Private Tour Guide

The tour guide is always punctual on every destination he/she is needed. You will be picked up at the airport and will be escorted to your hotel and tend to your stuff til their services is needed again. They will also assist you at the airport at every departure, seeing to it that you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint. All the tour guides in all your choices of destination are Locals. Since they know all the areas of the tours you're taking, they make sure that they share to you all the information may it be historical facts, dates and anecdotes or tell stories about the tour sites to make it more interesting and entertaining. They would also suggest the best spots for picture taking.Our tour guides are also flexible when it comes to the itinerary changes if there's any unexpected reason and will be more than accommodating to any alternative suggestions just to ensure that you will have an incredible experience.

Private Chauffeur Services

Arrive in the comfort of your style. Depending on the group size, and the tour packages of your choice, we would accommodate you with the best transportation and a professional Chauffeur to assist you wherever and whenever you need. They would be happy to transport you.