Laotian Mountains & Thai Beaches: The Pakbeng Route
Day 1 - Overnight Flight
Your journey begins today with an overnight flight to Vientiane.
Day 2 - Vientiane
After touching down in the Laotian Capital, you'll
Meet our representative before heading to your hotel.
Day 3 - Vientiane
Tour the laid-back Vientiane and visit significant historical temples and landmarks including; Wat Sisaket, Wat Phra Keo, Wat Si Muang and the Patuxai Victory Monument.
Day 4 - Vang Vieng
Drive from Vientiane through local villages and past beautiful scenery until you arrive in Vang Vieng. The town lies on the Nam Song River and is surrounded by an other worldly karst hill landscape
Day 5 - Vang Vieng
What better way to explore the pristine area of Vang Vieng than on a full-day kayaking and hiking trip! Explore fascinating caves, caverns and local villages.
Day 6 - Luang Prabang
Enjoy breakfast before transferring from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang.
Day 7 - Luang Prabang
Spend the morning exploring one of Luang Prabang's most awe-inspiring sights, the cascading Kuang Si Falls.
In the afternoon, take a walking tour exploring some of the highlights of this incredibly picturesque town, starting with a visit to the Royal Palace.
Day 8 - Luang Say Lodge Pakbeng
The river adventure takes over as you head upstream along the mighty Mekong, heading deeper into beautiful isolation.
Soak up the Laos culture by visiting the Pak Ou Village, Tam Thing cave and hill tribe village of Baw.
Day 9 - Huay Xai - Chiang Rai
Enjoy a peaceful morning surrounded by nature and imposing karsts, before hopping back on board your river boat. You'll stop off at a traditional village before arriving at the border crossing point with neighbouring Chiang Khong, Thailand.
After arriving in Thailand, you will be picked up by local guide and then transferred to hotel in Chiang Rai for check– in. The rest of the day is free to explore this quaint city at your leisure.
Enjoy your first night in the Land of Smiles.
Day 10 - Koh Samet
Today you'll you will be transferred from Chiang Rai to airport for a flight to Bangkok, from here it's a journey by road and short boat to the stunning island of Koh Samet, where you'll spend the next few days chilling out in paradise.
Day 11 - Koh Samet
Relax, unwind and enjoy some downtime in Koh Samet.
Day 12 - Koh Samet
Enjoy another free day on the island. The island is tiny at 6km by 2km. However, there's still activity! If you want to experience a bit of nightlife - Thai style - head to Sai Keaw for your last night!
Day 13 - Overnight Flight
You'll be transferred back to BKK airport today for your onward flight home.