11 Days Cambodia, Laos Essential Highlights Tour

INT-CL-CLH11  11 Days Cambodia, Laos Essential Highlights Tour

Reward yourself a chance to immerse yourself in the cultures of Cambodia and Laos with this 11 days tour to these two countries. From the imperial temples to the biggest tranquil freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, from the breathtaking waterfalls to the mysterious caves, you will get an insight into the best of Cambodia and Laos.

The tour will take you to explore Siem Reap, a rich cultural city in Cambodia. Here you can delve into their alluring museums, ancient temples, and night city market. Then, you will fly to Luang Prabang, a destination with both natural and historical sites! After exploring this city, you will be transferred to Vientiane to discover their enchanting traditions and heritage.

TOUR CODEINT-CL-CLH11

PLACES VISITEDSiem Reap - Luang Prabang - Vientiane

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the splendid temples of Angkor.
  • Head out to the Tonle Sap Lake and explore the village of Kompong Phluk.
  • Prepare yourself to swim and have fun in the falls and enjoy the natural pools.
  • Visit Luang Prabang, a Shangri-La of golden temples and pampered refinement.
  • See thousands of Buddha images during your riverboat to Pak Ou caves.

At a Glance

Siem Reap(3 nights)

Luang Prabang(4 night)

Vientiane(3 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

11 Days Cambodia, Laos Essential Highlights Tour

Day 1 Welcome to Siem Reap!

Flight: International flight is on your own arrangement or upon request

Upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, you will meet up with our friendly English Speaking guide. Then, your guide will transfer to the hotel and help you check in.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 Angkor Thom Ancient Capital | Apsara Dancing Show

Meals: B

After breakfast, begin your explorations of the remains of an ancient civilization that once ruled much of Southeast Asia. Today, visit the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom. First on the agenda is Ta Prohm. Worn by time, rain, and overpowered by the jungle, this immaculate structure is hidden under a canopy will leave you feeling as if you’d stepped into an adventure movie set.

Then, visit Banteay Kdei ("Citadel of Chambers”). Continue on to the Victory Gate, the Terrace of the Leper King, the Royal Palace, and Baphuon and Bayon. Bayon sets itself apart with its almost 200 smiling faces, sure to make you feel welcomed on your second day to the Kingdom of Wonders. With its winding tunnels, chambers, and daring climbs, Bayon offers many picturesque moments to keep your camera busy.

In the afternoon, you will head to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Angkor Wat.

Enter Angkor Wat and to view its amazing architecture and history. Angkor Wat possesses some of the longest and most intricate stone carvings. This complex is four times the size of the Vatican City making it the largest religious site in the world. Spend the morning exploring through the many passages, levels, and chambers that once housed many treasures of the ancient world.

In the evening, you will enjoy a dinner with Khmer traditional Apsara Dancing Show.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 3 Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk

Meals: B

In the morning, a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake - Tonle Sap Lake. You’ll take a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Then, you will spend the rest day to visit Kompong Phluk, the largest village on the lake, to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 4 Flight to Luang Prabang

Flight: International flight will be included and arranged by Indochina Tour or upon request

Meals: B

Today you will continue your amazing Indochina Tour from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang. Enjoy your morning until your flight time to Luang Prabang.

Upon arrival, you'll meet your private local guide from Indochina Tour and will be escorted to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at your leisure. You also might like to wander around the city and the night market to discover the local lives of Luang Prabang.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 5 Luang Prabang City Tour

Meals: B

Today, you will explore Wat Xiengthong which is a symbolic temple of the classic Laotian architecture, visit the Royal Palace Musem to learn some history of Laos. Then visit the Wat Aham Temple which means “ Monastery of the Opened Heart” and the Stupa of Wat Visoun.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 6 Boat Trip to Pak Ou Caves | Kuang Si Waterfall

Meals: B

Your memorable trip will start from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accept the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then, visit the Royal Palace Museum to learn some history of Laos. Continue to you will embark on a private boat for a 2 hours boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. During the boat trip, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River and see the daily fishing life of local people in the riverside.

Then, go to visit the Pak Ou Cave which locates by the Mekong River. Here, you will discover a number of gold lacquered Buddha statues in the cave.

After that, you can have an excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 7 Full Day Mahout Experience at Elephant Village Camp

Meals: B

Today you will learn how to be a Mahout and then get ready to get wet as you plunge into the Nam Khan river and give the elephant a refreshing bath! (No Elephant Ride)

8:00 am - 8:30 am: Pick up by our English speaking guide from your hotel lobby within Luang Prabang;

Arrival at the Elephant Village Camp: Welcome greeting by your guide and participate in a short briefing about elephants;

Elephant feeding: Get up close and personal with elephants;

Explore elephant village: Visit our elephant hospital, museum, gallery, and dung paper making facility;

One on one experience: Enjoy the impressive experience of being a Mahout! (Notice: 1 person per elephant)

Boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall: Ride in a traditional Lao long boat to the Tad Sae Waterfall and relax or swim in the clear water. Swimsuit recommended! (Notice: water levels will vary with seasonal conditions)

Bathe your elephant: Take your own elephant down to the Nam Khan river for an exhilarating and once in a lifetime bathing experience!

Boat trip back to camp: Traverse the Nam Khan River in a traditional Lao long boat from the waterfall back to our Elephant Camp.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Depart the camp. Transfer back to your Hotel in Luang Prabang

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 8 Flight to Vientiane

Flight: Domestic flight include and arranged by Indochina Tour or upon request

Meals: B

After breakfast, the guide will escort you to the airport for your next destination - Vientiane, Laos.

Upon your arrival in Vientiane, your private local guide will welcome you in the airport then escort you to your hotel to check in.

Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 9 Vientiane City Highlights Tour

Meals: B

Today, your guide will take you to visit the highlights of Vientiane. You will firstly get to know some more history of Laos by visiting the National Museum. Then, go to visit Wat Si Saket which is the oldest surviving temple with thousands of Buddhist images. This tour will also take you to visit the symbolic site That Luang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.

In the afternoon, head to visit Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, and enjoy a stroll around the park. This unusual park is filled with over 200 Buddhist and Hindu statues. Afterward, you will start to drive back to Vientiane.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 10 Full Day of Leisure

Meals: B

Full day of your own leisure. You can freely explore the city or shop at the stores.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 11 Farewell from Vientiane

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Meals: B

Today, the guide will transfer you to the airport. Hope you have a nice trip home and look forward to traveling with you again!

End of Service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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