10 days in Laos Itinerary

10 days in Laos Itinerary

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Luang Prabang
— 3 nights
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Vang Vieng
— 1 night
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Vientiane
— 2 nights
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Sayaboury
— 1 night

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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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, and admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary maker site.

Cork, Ireland to Luang Prabang is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Cork to Luang Prabang, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Cork in January; daily highs in Luang Prabang reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary and then explore the activities along Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vang Vieng trip app.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vientiane.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary ©
Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary
Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon
Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ho Phra Keo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then pause for some photo ops at Black Stupa (That Dam), and finally hunt for treasures at Morning Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): look for gifts at Mai Savanh Lao, take in the views from Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Buddha Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vientiane sightseeing app.

Drive from Vang Vieng to Vientiane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Vientiane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Sayaboury.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

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Sayaboury

Sayaboury ©
Sayabouru, a northern Laotian town and capital of the eponymous province, remains best known for its main attraction, the Elephant Conservation Center.
On the 19th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Conservation Center.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sayaboury day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vientiane to Sayaboury takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Vientiane in January, you will find days in Sayaboury are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sayaboury

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Conservation Center ©
Elephant Conservation Center

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