8 days in Vang Vieng & Luang Prabang Itinerary

8 days in Vang Vieng & Luang Prabang Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Vientiane, Bus to Vang Vieng
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Vang Vieng
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luang Prabang
— 2 nights
Fly

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Vang Vieng

— 2 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.
Vang Vieng is known for nature, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat That, and explore the striking landscape at Pha Ngern View Point.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Vang Vieng trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Vang Vieng is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Luang Prabang

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, then stroll through Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and finally look for gifts at Ma Te Sai. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Bamboo Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums