Journey through the jungles of northern Thailand, then cruise south through Laos with time in Luang Prabang.
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Overnight flight from London to Chiang Mai via
Bangkok with Thai Airways. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Tamarind Village for a
2-night stay. Visit an elephant camp and explore
the famous night markets. (N)
Morning visit to handicraft villages, then drive to
Chiang Rai. Stay at the Imperial Golden Triangle
Resort for 2 nights (upgrades available to the
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp &
Visit the Golden Triangle where Laos, Thailand
and Burma meet, and discover the ancient Lanna kingdom of Chiang Saen. (B, L)
Cross the border into Laos and board a Luang Say
Mekong cruise vessel for the journey downriver to
Pak Beng. Stay overnight in the simple Luang Say
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Visit the local morning market, then sail
downstream to the Pak Ou caves. Continue to
Luang Prabang, and stay at The Luang Say
Residence for 3 nights. (B)
Tour the ancient temple district, visiting Buddhist
temples and the National Museum, housed in a
former Royal Palace. (B)
Fly to Pakse via Vientiane. Transfer to Residence
Sisouk for 1 night. (B)
Morning excursion to the Vat Phou temple, then
transfer to the Vat Phou vessel for a 2-night
cruise. Cruise along the river stopping at villages
and temples. (B, L, D)
Explore the 4,000 Islands region including a visit to the mighty Khone Phapheng falls. Coach
transfer back to Pakse and stay at the Residence
Sisouk for 1 night. (B, L, D)
Fly to Vientiane and connect with a flight to
Bangkok. Thai Airways overnight flight back to
Morning arrival in London.
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is classified as a Discovery
tour due to more basic accommodation
standards in some areas.
Set in the heart of Mekong Region, the award-winning Anantara Resort & Spa commands an incredible view of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar with the Ruak River and the mighty Mekong River snaking through a landscape of sleepy mountain and impenetrable jungle. Accommodation is Royal Lanna in style with low-rise buildings set in 200 acres of manicured...
The Imperial Golden Triangle resort is set close to where the Thai, Laotian and Burmese borders meet, and the convergence of the Mekong and Ruak rivers, in an area of green hills and jungle. The 70 rooms incorporate northern Thai architectural styles and decor with rich woods and the excellent service is complemented by large rooms, swiiming pool and landscaped...
The hotel Residence Sisouk is a small boutique hotel in the heart of Pakse. Originally built as a family home, the hotel now offers comfortable accommodation and friendly service to visitors exploring southern Laos. Guestrooms are well appointed and facilities include a lounge bar and cafe that serves western and Thai...
Tamarind Village Chiang Mai is a charming boutique property set in the heart of the historic city of Chiang Mai, close to many of the main sites, its night bazaar and riverside restaurants. Shaded by a 200-year-old tamarind tree, which gives the resort its name, the design of the 42 guest rooms and three suites uses fabrics and patterns from the tribes of the region to reflect the rich ethnic diversity of northern Thailand. There is a restaurant on site, which offers traditional northern Thai cuisine and international favourites, while leisure facilities include a spa and outdoor swimming...
Set in a French colonial-style villa located within easy reach of Luang Prabang's ancient temple district and old town, the Luang Say Residence is a 5-star boutique hotel and a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World portfolio. The 24 elegantly appointed and spacious suites are housed in six pavilions, and facilities include a swimming pool, library, bar and La Belle Epoque restaurant serving local and regional...
Originally built and used as a ferry that carried teak wood between Vientiane and southern Lao, the Vat Phou boat was lovingly converted and restored into a comfortable floating hotel plying the Mekong river in 1993. There are 12 air-conditioned cabins with single berths and en suite shower room on two separate decks: 10 on the lower deck and two on the upper deck. There is a dining room, a bar and two large open-air shaded lounge areas. Included meals comprise set menus with Lao, Thai and Vietnamese dishes with tea, coffee and water freely available during the cruise. Beer, soft drinks, wines and spirits are available for purchase aboard the...
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