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    Day 4: Enjoy the sights of laid back Chiang Rai
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    Day 6: A leisurely cruise down the Mekong River
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    Day 13: Explore beautiful Vientiane with its French colonial architechture

From £3,518 pp incl. UK flights


A superbly varied holiday that uses an overnight Mekong River cruise to combine 2 very different parts of Thailand with a comprehensive tour of Laos.

After an energetic stay in Bangkok and Chiang Rai it all slows down aboard the Luang Say cruise that meanders downstream through tranquil river scenes to Luang Prabang the spiritual UNESCO World Heritage city. From here the south awaits, again keeping the Mekong close by as your explore the lush forests and dramatic waterfalls of the Bolaven Plateau, the river scenes of the 4,000 Islands and the laid back capital of Vientiane - a world away from our everyday life.

Day 1: Depart on your overnight flight to Bangkok.

Day 2: On arrival met and private transfer to your hotel for 2 nights in Bangkok.

Day 3: Bangkok full day city tour.

Day 4: Transfer to airport for short flight to Chiang Rai (2 nights). Private transfer to your hotel

Day 5: Chiang Rai. Golden Triangle Private Guided Tour

Day 6: Drive to Mekong River. Cross into Laos for 2 day Luang Say Cruise. Overnight Luang Say Lodge.

Day 7: Relax on the Mekong. Just you, the river and unbeatable scenery. Luang Prabang 2 nights.

Day 8: Up early for Alms procession and city walking tour.

Day 9: Morning Tour to Kuang Si Waterfall.

Day 10: Fly to Pakse, southern Laos. 1 night Bolaven Plateau on top of an extinct volcano. Afternoon hike to waterfalls and unique landscape.

Day 11: Follow Mekong by car to 4,000 islands stopping at Wat Phou temple. 2 nights at your choice of Mekong riverside hotel.

Day 12: Irrawaddy dolphin boat tour. Visit Khone Phapeng & Li Phi waterfalls on Cambodia border.

Day 13: Fly to Vientiane, the Capital, for 2 nights.

Day 14: Full day private guided City tour.

Day 15: Fly home via Bangkok.

Day 16: Arrive Home.

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