7 days in Luang Prabang & Vientiane Itinerary

7 days in Luang Prabang & Vientiane Itinerary

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7 days in Luang Prabang & Vientiane Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Luang Prabang
— 3 nights
2
Vientiane
— 3 nights
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Icon Klub as well as Spas & Wellness. Get outdoors at Mount Phou Si and Kuang Si Falls. Head to Luang Prabang Night Market and Morning Marketfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong), get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, and make a trip to Wat Manorom.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang travel itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Luang Prabang is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

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Kuang Si Falls ©
Kuang Si Falls
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) ©

3
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 Wat Si Saket, Ho Pra Keo and Buddha Park. Get out of town with these interesting Vientiane side-trips: Vang Vieng (River Rafting & Tubing & Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vat that Khao, and explore and take pictures at Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vientiane trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Vientiane takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Vientiane

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Side Trip

Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

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