Discover the cultural delights of Laos and Cambodia on this 24-day private guided tour. You will spend 10 days adventuring Laos from Luang Prabang, all the way south to Pakse with one stop in Vientiane. After air transfer to Siem Reap from Pakse, you have 14 days to discover this beautiful land. By the end you can relax on the popular Sihanouk Villa beaches for rest before return.
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Luang Prabang - Xiangkhoang - Vientiane - Pakxe/Pakse - Don Khong - Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake - Preah Vihear Temple - Koh Ker - Kampong Thom - Phnom Penh - Koh Kong - Chiphat - Sihanouk Ville
Welcome to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival in Luangsay pier, meet your guide transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
After breakfast, we start visit the majors sites included National museum, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Mai; visit Wat Xieng Thong. Afternoon, we drive out of town 30KM to the beautiful Kuangsi Waterfall, where you can swim, relax, soft trek to the top of the fall. On return short stop at Black Hmong Village, where hill tribe hand-made handicrafts as souvenirs for visitors pass by. Arrive in the town; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
After breakfast, we enjoy a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Xang Khong, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Luang Prabang - Xiangkhoang
Today we are driving about 6-7hours to Xiengkhouang, which was devastated by American bombing between 1964 and 1973. Upon arrival, we drive out to visit the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are littered all over the plateau. Overnight in Xieng Khaung
Xiangkhoang - Vientiane
After breakfast, Visit Phonsavanh market before we also have time, this afternoon seeing the old capital of Muang Khoun Province and the nearby villages, home to the Hmong hill tribe and Tai Dam people. They have an interesting local culture and a colorful history. Around 1500pm, transfer you to Phonsavang Airport to take a short flight to Vientiane.. Upon arrival in Vientiane Capital, Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Vientiane.
After breakfast, we start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Afternoon, we start to visit the major sight out of town about 30 km, visit Buddha Park, a blend of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures created by mystical monk on parkland located by the Mekong River and the impressive Lao- Thai Friendship Bridge. En route stop at Lao/Thai Bridge, taking photos before continue to the park. Overnight in Vientiane.
Vientiane - Pakxe/Pakse
Early morning transfer you to Wattay Airport to t a flight to Pakse. Upon arrival, you are met and drive ahead to Saravanh province via Tateng. The stumbling water and lush vegetation around Tad Fan waterfall of today’s Atacular. We make a stop en route observing the traditional local making tea and coffee, a cup its can be tasted prior exploring the local cultures and its way of life along the way to Boloven Plateau area, the cultivation of rich coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas, and other crops are being seen along both side of our way. This is allowed time for visitors to venture off the beaten path and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Laos pointing for full exploration of the wild beauty of this southern region, Upon arrival at Tad Lo waterfall, we visit villages of Alak, Nge, Katu, the ethnic group of minority. Return to town later afternoon. Overnight in Pakse.
Pakxe/Pakse - Don Khong
After breakfast, we are heading out toward Khong Island; en route visit the pre-angkorian, ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated temples. Explore these Khmer ruins, perched atop a nearby hill, which is one of Lao World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 2001, this wonderful archeological site of Khmer civilization dated back to the 9-12th centuries. We continue our way to 4000 islands region by land. Overnight in Don Khong.
Don Khong - Pakxe/Pakse
After Breakfast, we enjoy a visit of the surrounding countryside, and board on a long trail boat touring to Don Khone area, taking you to visit the remains of French period, Li phi Waterfall or "the Corridor of the Devil". We return to the mainland at Ban Nakasang, a fishery village and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng on the journey, the biggest waterfall in the South East Asia, it is really the impressive sight then lush vegetation near the Lao-Cambodian border, which is teeming with wildlife and it is one of the loveliest destinations in Laos. Return to Pakse later afternoon. Overnight in Pakse.
After breakfast transfer to you to Pakse Airport for your safety flight to Siem Reap. On arrival, our tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight in Siem Reap .
We start to the world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Drive among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit:The West Gate of Angkor Thom,The ancient capital of Angkor Thom, See the South Gate, Bayon Temple,Baphuon temple,The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas,The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King After lunch, continue to visit the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill.Overnight in Siem Reap.
Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area.After sunrise back to Hotel for breakfast,Then continue tour to visit temple, such as: South Grate of Angkor Thom, Angkor Thom Temple Complex (BAYON),Preah Khan Temple, and Angkor Wat Temple after lunch. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
After breakfast at Hotel, we transfer to visit Beng Mealea. Step carefully upon the wooden walkways; try your best to imagine what has happened in this Lotus Pond that is the literal meaning of Beng Mealea. In the afternoon, you will embark to visiting the Khmer Village and enjoy view of the rice field and a lots of palm trees with great fresh air. Then board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap - Preah Vihear Temple
This morning, we will drive toward Anlong Veng, it's known as Khmer Rouge Cultural Site, the last stronghold of Khmer Rouge leaders. We will visit the house that once was owned by former Khmer Rouge Commander Ta Mok (1979-1997) some remaining statues describe the way the rebels lived and how they arranged their troops during their bloody struggle again the government. We will take a half an hour to walk to a pile of tires which is believed to be the funeral pyre and burial site of Pol Pot, the leader of the Khmer Rouge. Then we continue to Preah Vihear by new branch road. If time permits, we will drive up Preah Viear Mountain to observe the sunset over the ancient land of Khmer empire. Stay Overnight in Preah Vihear.
Preah Vihear Temple - Koh Ker - Kampong Thom
Early morning we wake up early for sunrise, and then we continue to Koh Ker, the remnant of the capital city of the Khmer Empire from 828 AD - 944 AD of a unique period in the Age of Angkor. We will get around in Koh Ker temples area such as Rahal Baray, Balang temple, Thneng temple, Linga Shrin, Prasat Andong Kok, in which big lingas still in place. Enjoy a bird's eye view from the top of Prasat Thom (big temple) that overlooking Dangrek Mountain range and surrounding forest. We will continue to explore the many temples at this incredible site, including the beautiful Prasat Krahom, covered by jungle, and some of the smaller structures such as Prasat Neang Khmau. Have lunch in route. We will enjoy the scenic ride all the way to Kompong Thom. Check in upon arrival. Stay Overnight in Kompong Thom.
Kampong Thom - Phnom Penh
We will leave Kompong Thom to the archeological sight of Sambor Prei Kuk, which is dotted with hundred Pre-Angkor styled temples. The site, part of the Chenla Kingdom, includes an area of nearly 1000 acres enclosed by double walls, and hundreds temples and towers; its construction predates Angkor Wat by several centuries. The road conditions are very poor, but the spectacular scenery, with a mixture of temples and forest makes the hardship all worthwhile for your real experience Cambodia tour. In the afternoon, we will drive through the humble villages to Phnom Penh. Check in upon arrival. Stay overnight in Phnom Penh.
Today starts with the Royal Palace, the landmark of Phnom Penh, and then visit the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5000 silver tiles, National Museum and Wat Phnom, the city’s most visited temple. Afternoon, head to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and Killing Fields of Choeung EK. Evening is free at leisure on your own. Stay Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Phnom Penh - Koh Kong
In the morning, we will leave Phnom Penh for Koh Kong by road. The 5-hour drive brings in fresh air and rural loveliness all the way. Check in upon arrival. Relax for the rest of your day. Stay Overnight in Koh Kong.
Known to the outsiders as the 'Wild West' frontier town, Koh Kong has this reputation well-earned for the various attractions it holds. Today, we will take a boat trip passing Ta Tai Village all the way to the beautiful Ta Tai Waterfall. Legend has it that once a boy was saved by a hermit and the son's father named the waterfall after the hermit in honor and appreciation. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant. In the afternoon, we will trek in the woods seeking for rarely-seen wildlife, making it an adventure-full day for your Cambodia tours! We will be back to your hotel before sunset. Overnight in Koh Kong.
Today we will go kayaking in Cardamom Wilderness! Koh Kong's pioneering community-based ecotourism has gone a long way for Cambodia tours' fans, and trekking and kayaking in the wilderness are definitely the highlights to Cambodia tour makers. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant. In the afternoon, we will be back to your hotel. Relax yourself from the exciting day. Stay Overnight in Koh Kong.
Koh Kong - Chiphat - Sihanouk Ville
Have breakfast with the sunlight and twittering, transfer to visit Chiphat, then we will start trekking to O'Chonleas Pran (Refugee River) by passing small stream and meadow. Arrive at Damnak Kos where we set for lunch. We get on traditional row boat along the Stoeng Prat River (Cattle Skin Cord) and Long River enjoys birds watching, after lunch driver directly to Sihanouk Ville.
At the southern end of Occheuteal Beach, beyond the small headland, Phnom Som Nak Sdach (Hill of the King’s Palace), lies stunning Otres Beach, a seemingly infinite strip of casuarinas that can give southern Thailand a run for its money. Overnight in Sihanoukville.
Phnom Som Nak Sdach (Hill of the King’s Palace) lies stunning Otres Beach, a seemingly infinite strip of casuarinas that can give southern Thailand a run for its money. Developers have long been eyeing Otres Beach, and in 2010 a stretch of resorts was forcibly removed. Overnight in Sihanoukville.
Sihanouk Ville - Phnom Penh
Free day morning time, in the afternoon your guide and driver will transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for the flight to your next destination.