There is more to Laos than Luang Prabang!

"Sandalwood City" exudes a timeless charm

Day One: Vientiane's Treasures

Travel by air to Vientiane. We meet you on arrival and deliver you to  your hotel. (You can also arrive by road, crossing the Friendship Bridge, which will necessitate some slight rearrangement of your itinerary.) After you check into your hotel your personal guide will introduce you to Vientiane's famous sights: Wat Si Saket, its walls fitted with thousands of Buddha statues and 19th century mural paintings; Haw Pha Kaew, once the home of the famous Emerald Buddha (now in Bangkok's Grand Palace), offering a splendid collection of antiques and Buddhist sculptures; and Pha That Luang(closed Mondays), Laos' most famous monument, an intricate structure designed to assist contemplation by Buddhist pilgrims as they circle and climb the stupa.

Your guide knows the best restaurants for Lao, French, and international fare and would be pleased to make some recommendations or even join you for dinner if you like. If you are looking to check out the gay scene in Vientiane, the city has many small, mixed clubs that roll on into the wee hours.

Day Two: A Morning Market & a Haunting Park

Depart after breakfast to explore the Talaat Sao, the morning market, with its vast selection of hand-woven fabrics and local handicrafts,

Later, take a short drive out of town to visit the haunting Xieng Khuan(also known as Buddha Park), a surreal folk-art sculpture garden whose artist went on to create a sister garden, Wat Kaeg, on the Thai side of the river,

If you are interested we can also take you to a park filled with homes and cultural displays by Lao ethnic groups, including lowlanders, central Lao, and hilltribes. If you still have energy, consider paying a visit to the Lao Revolutionary Museumhoused in a 1920s French colonial mansion, Wat Si Muang, site of the phallic city pillar and its spirit guardian, or Wat Sok Pa Luang, famous for its traditional herbal sauna and massage.

Day Three: Time to Chill or Shop

Free time until your airport transfer. Journey on to one of the Wonders of Asia, Luang Prabangor awesome Angkor Wat, or extend your holiday with a visit to nearby Vietnamor Thailand

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Prices and Hotels

Prices depend on your choice of hotel and when you want to travel.

We offer eight different hotels in Vientiane, ranging from three to five stars. If you have a specific hotel in mind, please let us know. All of the hotels we use are carefully chosen for location, amenities, quality of service, security and value. We use only hotels that are LGBT-friendly.
We inspect most hotels at least once a year.

To see prices and compare hotels please click on the "$" button on the left. If you have questions or suggestions about the hotels we use, please email us.

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Great Value

private airport transportation, accommodation, tax, service, and daily breakfast beginning on day two, personal guide on arrival, personal tour guide, car and driver on Day two. Not included: airfare, local transportation, admissions, beverages, other meals, gratuities, features not specifically mentioned in the itinerary, or items of a purely personal nature.

Custom vacations are our specialty. If this tour package is not exactly what you are looking for, we may be able to modify it to make it a perfect fit.