10 days in Laos Itinerary

10 days in Laos Itinerary

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10 days in Laos Itinerary

Start: Kozhikode
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Vientiane
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Pakse
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Luang Prabang
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Kozhikode

2
nights
Vientiane

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Buddha Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai, and make a trip to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang).

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vientiane trip planning site .

Kozhikode, India to Vientiane is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Kozhikode in January, things will get a bit cooler in Vientiane: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mai Savanh Lao ©
Mai Savanh Lao
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

2
nights
Pakse

Pakse ©
Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bolaven Plateau, then delve into the distant past at Wat Phu, and then stop by Chez Maman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Yuang Waterfalls, don't miss a visit to Wat Luang Temple, then wander the streets of Si Phan Don, and finally make a trip to Phu Salao, Golden Buddha.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pakse trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Vientiane to Pakse in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vientiane in January, things will get a bit warmer in Pakse: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Pakse

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Champasak Town, Si Phan Don, Bolaven Plateau
Highlights from your plan
Bolaven Plateau ©
Bolaven Plateau
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Si Phan Don ©
Si Phan Don

4
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xieng Thong.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip maker.

Fly from Pakse to Luang Prabang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pakse in January, with highs in Luang Prabang at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xieng Thong ©
Wat Xieng Thong

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