Spirit of Laos

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4 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21777
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Vientiane, Laos
  • Ends Bangkok, Thailand
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover delightful Laos, a hidden gem of Southeast Asia, travel south to Angkor's temples
  • Soak up Luang Prabang's French colonial charm and watch monks line the street at sunrise
  • Take a slow boat on the sleepy Mekong and encounter tribal villages in northern Laos
The "Spirit Of Laos" tour starts from Vientiane and ends in Bangkok. The "Spirit Of Laos" tour is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 16 days taking you through Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Nong Khiaw and 4 other destinations in Laos and Thailand. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Travel the length and breadth of sleepy Laos, following the mighty Mekong into Cambodia and to the jungle temples of Angkor. Cruise on slow boats, trek past rice paddies and dip in turquoise waterfalls in this quiet corner of Southeast Asia.

Luang Prabang - Soak up the city's French colonial charm and watch monks line the street at sunrise

4,000 Islands - Visit rural villages and walk to waterfalls in Laos' remote south

Angkor temples - Take in the sunset at Angkor Wat and explore the remote temples of Koh Ker and Preah Vihear
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Luang Prabang
  • Day 2 : Explore the temples and architecture of Luang Prabang
  • Day 3 : Morning trip to Kuang Si Waterfall, free afternoon in Luang Prabang
  • Day 4 : Cruise up the Mekong on a longtail boat to Pakbeng, stopping at Pak Ou Caves en route
  • Day 5 : Scenic drive through rural countryside and past small villages to Oudomxay
  • Day 6 : Walk past rice paddies through remote villages in rural northern Laos
  • Day 7 : Morning high-speed train to Vientiane. Afternoon tour of the sleepy capital
  • Day 8 : Fly to Pakse, explore Wat Phou temple and then drive on to the Bolaven Plateau
  • Day 9 : Walk across the plateau and visit coffee plantations and waterfalls
  • Day 10 : Travel by car and then by boat into the 4,000 Islands region of southern Laos
  • Day 11 : Explore the Mekong's 4,000 Islands by boat and bicycle
  • Day 12 : Cross the border into Cambodia via Khone Phapheng Falls
  • Day 13 : Explore the ancient temples of Preah Vihear and Koh Ker, then drive to Siem Reap
  • Day 14 : A full day exploring the magnificient Angkor temple complex, including Angkor Thom and sunset at Angkor Wat
  • Day 15 : Morning at Banteay Srei temple, afternoon on Tonle Sap Lake exploring the floating villages
  • Day 16 : Trip ends in Siem Reap
  • 15 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • Pakbeng Lodge (1 night)
  • Nam Kat Yorla Pa Resort (2 nights)
  • Sabaidee Valley (2 nights)
  • Pon Arena (2 nights)
  • Preah Vihear Jaya Hotel (1 night)
  • HARI Residence & Spa (3 nights)
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  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Flight
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Vientiane and from Bangkok are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Spirit of Laos tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
4 - Very Good
Based on 1 review
  • Derek
  • On Dec 02 2020
4 - Very Good
Very Good
In Vientiane I arrived early and visited Museum of Contemporary Art which had amazing wood tree root carvings. I think it would be good to suggest a visit as an option for people in their free time. It’s something like 10k from... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Spirit of Laos tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 September 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Spirit of Laos tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Spirit of Laos tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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