15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Vang Vieng
— 4 nights
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Luang Prabang
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sayaboury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luang Prabang
— 1 night
Drive
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Nong Khiaw
— 3 nights
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Vang Vieng — 4 nights

Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
You've now added Pha Ngern View Point to your itinerary. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kang, take in the dramatic natural features at Tham Chang Cave, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Nam (Water cave).

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vang Vieng sightseeing planner.

Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng is an approximately 6-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luang Prabang.
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Luang Prabang — 4 nights

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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Nam Ou River, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang planner.

You can take a bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sayaboury.
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Sayaboury — 2 nights

Elephant Capital of Laos

Sayabouru, a northern Laotian town and capital of the eponymous province, remains best known for its main attraction, the Elephant Conservation Center.
Sayaboury is known for wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Conservation Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sayaboury day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Sayaboury in 3 hours. In December in Sayaboury, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Luang Prabang.
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Luang Prabang — 1 night

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Luang Prabang online journey planner.

Drive from Sayaboury to Luang Prabang in 3 hours. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Nong Khiaw.
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Nong Khiaw — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Nong Khiaw side-trips: Muang Ngoi Neua (Tad Mok Waterfall & Muang Ngoi Neua Viewpoint).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nong Khiaw trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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