11 days in Laos Itinerary

11 days in Laos Itinerary

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Luang Prabang
— 4 nights
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Pakse
— 2 nights
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Vientiane
— 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Food Tours. Step out of Luang Prabang with an excursion to 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, pick up some local products at The Morning Market, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luang Prabang travel itinerary planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Luang Prabang is an approximately 35-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Luang Prabang is 12 hours. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luang Prabang, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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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 14th (Mon), make a trip to Phu Salao, Golden Buddha, take in the views from Lao Nippon Bridge, then wander the streets of Si Phan Don, then delve into the distant past at Wat Phu, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Wat Muang Kang Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Yuang Waterfalls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bolaven Plateau, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos, and finally look for gifts at Chez Maman.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pakse trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Pakse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Luang Prabang in December, expect Pakse to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Pakse

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos ©
Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Phu Salao, Golden Buddha ©
Phu Salao, Golden Buddha

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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.
On the 16th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Morning Market, gain insight at Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women, then look for gifts at Mai Savanh Lao, then walk around Buddha Park, and finally snap pictures at Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat That Khao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, then pause for some photo ops at Patuxai, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat That Luang Neua.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vientiane holiday builder tool.

Fly from Pakse to Vientiane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pakse in December, expect Vientiane to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Wat Si Muang ©
Wat Si Muang
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

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