15 days in Laos Itinerary

15 days in Laos Itinerary

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15 days in Laos Itinerary

Start: Antwerp
Fly:  28​h
1
Luang Namtha Province
— 1 night
bus:  10​h
2
Luang Prabang
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Sayaboury
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Phonsavan
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Vientiane
— 3 nights
6
Champasak Town
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Don Khone
— 1 night
Fly:  30​h
End: Antwerp

1
night
Luang Namtha Province

Luang Namtha Province ©
Luang Namtha is a province of Laos located in the north of the country. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): head outdoors with Forest Retreat Laos (Eco Tourism Specialist).

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Luang Namtha Province travel planning tool .

Antwerp, Belgium to Luang Namtha Province is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Luang Namtha Province

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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3
nights
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.
You've added Icon Klub, Tamarind Cooking Courses, Shompoo Cruise, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Sensoukharam and Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. Get outdoors at Kuang Si Falls and Mount Phousi. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xieng Mouane, identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park, don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang tour planning website .

Take a bus from Luang Namtha Province to Luang Prabang in 10 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sayaboury.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Kuang Si Falls ©
Kuang Si Falls
White Elephant Adventures ©
White Elephant Adventures
Shompoo Cruise ©
Shompoo Cruise

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Sayaboury

Sayaboury ©
Sayabouru, a northern Laotian town and capital of the eponymous province, remains best known for its main attraction, the Elephant Conservation Center.
On the 28th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Conservation Center.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sayaboury, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Luang Prabang to Sayaboury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Sayaboury

Wildlife Parks
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Elephant Conservation Center ©
Elephant Conservation Center

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night
Phonsavan

Phonsavan ©
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Vietnam War Memorial, ponder the world of politics at Uxo Lao, and then delve into the mystery of Plain of Jars.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Phonsavan trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sayaboury to Phonsavan in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites
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Plain of Jars ©
Plain of Jars

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nights
Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Patuxai as well as Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity. Visit Wat Si Muang and Wat Si Saket for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vientiane Orchidees and Wat Ho Phra Keo. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), make a trip to Wat That Foon, snap pictures at Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Buddha Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vientiane road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Phonsavan to Vientiane takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Vientiane sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Champasak Town.

Things to do in Vientiane

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Vientiane Orchidees ©
Vientiane Orchidees
Wat Si Muang ©
Wat Si Muang
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©

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Champasak Town

Champasak Town ©
Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): head off the coast to Don Daeng Island, then make a trip to Oum Moung Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Phu.

Plan a trip to Champasak Town easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Vientiane to Champasak Town in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vientiane in January: high temperatures in Champasak Town hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Don Khone.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu

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night
Don Khone

Don Khone ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Khon Pa Soi Falls and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Don Khone Island.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Don Khone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Champasak Town to Don Khone takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Don Khone

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Don Khone Island ©
Don Khone Island

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