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Thailand & Laos Adventure

15 days Fully Inclusive Go Beyond Group Tour

Thailand & Laos Adventure

Perfectly combined to create an unforgettable experience, venture off the beaten track to discover the colourful hill tribe cultures of Thailand's northern highlands. Explore the tranquil treasures and rich culture of beautiful Laos.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 13 , Lunches: 12 , Dinners: 13
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    13 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • Cruise
    Mekong River Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 2
    A reasonable level of fitness is required, as you'll be spending time on your feet and doing a bit of walking to cover short distances during your daily sightseeing. There will also be some climbing of steps and climbing on and off of coaches and boats.
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    Walking, some steps and extended time on your feet.
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Bangkok (2N) - Chiang Mai (2N) - H'mong Hilltribe (1N) - Chiang Rai (2N) - Pakbeng (1N) - Luang Prabang (3N) - Vientiane (2N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Thailand & Laos Adventure tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Bangkok (2N) - Chiang Mai (2N) - H'mong Hilltribe (1N) - Chiang Rai (2N) - Pakbeng (1N) - Luang Prabang (3N) - Vientiane (2N)
  • Day 1
    Fly to Bangkok
    Dinner
    DAY 1: Fly to Bangkok

    Fly to the vibrant city of Bangkok. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Discover Bangkok
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 2: Discover Bangkok

    Bangkok is an exotic assault on the senses, a whirlwind of chaos, refinement and rewarding sights where you can go from tranquil golden temples to forests of gleaming skyscrapers before experiencing authentic Asia on bustling streets. Today's sightseeing includes Wat Pho, the dazzling Grand Palace and Chinatown. Take to the Chao Phraya River on a longboat, getting an alternative view of the city as you travel to the Pak Klong Talaat Flower Market. This evening enjoy a Thai dinner whilst watching a traditional music and dance show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Floating Market
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 3: Floating Market

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and experience the Maeklong railway market. Fly to Chiang Mai this evening.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Explore Chiang Mai by Cyclo
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 4: Explore Chiang Mai by Cyclo

    The antithesis of Bangkok, Chiang Mai is a chilled out, nonchalant city in the foothills of Thailand's northern highlands. Take a cyclo tour of the city, visit Flok Life Museum, admire Wat Chedi Luang and ascend to Wat Doi Suthep perched on top of Doi Suthep Mountain. This evening, enjoy a traditional Khantoke dinner and a performance of the ancient songs and dances of northern Thailand and wander through the buzzing night bazaar in search of bargains.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    H'Mong Hilltribe Lodge
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 5: H'Mong Hilltribe Lodge

    Start the day with a relaxed mind as you join a group meditation session before heading up into the Suthep-Pui Mountains. Tonight you will spend the night at the H'mong Hilltribe Lodge amidst the striking natural beauty of the region. This evening enjoy a barbecue dinner and a cultural show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Elephant Rescue
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 6: Elephant Rescue

    Depart the Hilltribe Lodge for an ethical elephant rescue centre to spend some time meeting and feeding the beautiful residents. Later, board a longtail boat on Mae Kok River to Baan Pha Tai, where you'll continue by road to Chiang Rai. Explore the colourful night market.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Chiang Rai
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 7: Chiang Rai

    Explore the laidback, small town charm of Chiang Rai, visiting the eccentric White Temple and Doi Mae Salong, a hill village once at the heart of the area's notorious opium trade.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Cruise the Mekong
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 8: Cruise the Mekong

    Transfer to Huay Xai on the Thai-Laos border and enjoy a cruise along the upper Mekong, taking in the scenery as you go. Stop at Pakbeng with time to visit the village of Ban Houei Lumpane before settling in for the night.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Cruise to Luang Prabang
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 9: Cruise to Luang Prabang

    Back on the river, continue your leisurely cruise down to the beautiful city of Luang Prabang, stopping at the fascinating Pak Ou Caves, a riverside cavern that is full of statues of Buddha that can no longer be used for worship.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Explore Luang Prabang
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 10: Explore Luang Prabang

    An enchanting city, Luang Prabang is the quintessential image of Laos – a place of vivid colours with an extremely rich heritage and enduring French legacy. Visit Ban Xang Khong craft village where you can see Sa Paper and local handcraft production. Take a city tour, seeing sights including Wat Visoun and Wat Xieng Thong. Later, spend some time at a local wat, chatting with the friendly monks who love to practise their English.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Kuang Si Waterfalls
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 11: Kuang Si Waterfalls

    Rise early this morning to witness the Buddhist ceremony of Takbat or alms-giving. After breakfast, ascend Phousi Hill for panoramic views over the town and see the treasures at the National Museum. Head out of the town to enjoy the cascading turquoise waters of the enchanting Kuang Si Waterfalls before returning to Luang Prabang via Ock Pop Tok Weaving Centre.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Fly to Vientiane
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 12: Fly to Vientiane

    Catch a flight to Laos' capital city, Vientiane.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Discover Vientiane
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 13: Discover Vientiane

    Nestled in a sleepy bend of the Mekong, Vientiane is a delightfully quaint city. Spend the day exploring with a visit to Wat Si Saket, Wat Phra Keo (a former temple that now houses a museum), That Luang Stupa, and the Patuxai Victory Monument, known as the Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane. Finally, explore the sculptural Buddha Park. Later, enjoy dinner and a traditional Laos music and dance performance.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 14-15
    Fly Vientiane to Australia
    Breakfast
    DAYS 14-15: Fly Vientiane to Australia

    Enjoy a free morning in Vientiane, making the most of the languid pace of life. Fly back to Australia arriving the following day.

    Breakfast
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Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 23
    32
    28
  • 13
  • Chiang Mai
  • 15
    30
    22
  • 4
  • Chiang Rai
  • 13
    29
    21
  • 8
  • Luang Prabang
  • 14
    27
    21
  • 15
  • Vientiane
  • 16
    28
    22
  • 8
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 24
    33
    29
  • 20
  • Chiang Mai
  • 16
    33
    24
  • 9
  • Chiang Rai
  • 14
    31
    22
  • 14
  • Luang Prabang
  • 15
    31
    23
  • 19
  • Vientiane
  • 18
    30
    24
  • 13
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 42
  • Chiang Mai
  • 20
    35
    27
  • 18
  • Chiang Rai
  • 17
    34
    25
  • 28
  • Luang Prabang
  • 18
    33
    26
  • 30
  • Vientiane
  • 22
    33
    27
  • 34
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 27
    35
    31
  • 91
  • Chiang Mai
  • 23
    36
    30
  • 57
  • Chiang Rai
  • 21
    35
    28
  • 98
  • Luang Prabang
  • 21
    34
    28
  • 108
  • Vientiane
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 85
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 248
  • Chiang Mai
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 162
  • Chiang Rai
  • 22
    33
    28
  • 213
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 147
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 246
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 157
  • Chiang Mai
  • 24
    33
    28
  • 124
  • Chiang Rai
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 178
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 258
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 280
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 26
    33
    29
  • 175
  • Chiang Mai
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 140
  • Chiang Rai
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 311
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 228
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 272
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 26
    33
    29
  • 219
  • Chiang Mai
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 217
  • Chiang Rai
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 358
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 289
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 335
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 334
  • Chiang Mai
  • 23
    32
    27
  • 211
  • Chiang Rai
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 284
  • Luang Prabang
  • 23
    32
    27
  • 173
  • Vientiane
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 297
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 292
  • Chiang Mai
  • 22
    31
    27
  • 118
  • Chiang Rai
  • 21
    30
    26
  • 125
  • Luang Prabang
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 126
  • Vientiane
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 78
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 50
  • Chiang Mai
  • 19
    30
    25
  • 54
  • Chiang Rai
  • 17
    29
    23
  • 59
  • Luang Prabang
  • 18
    28
    23
  • 40
  • Vientiane
  • 19
    30
    25
  • 11
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Bangkok
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 6
  • Chiang Mai
  • 16
    29
    22
  • 16
  • Chiang Rai
  • 14
    27
    20
  • 14
  • Luang Prabang
  • 14
    26
    20
  • 10
  • Vientiane
  • 17
    28
    22
  • 2

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 01 August 2023. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$75pp (AU$112pp) is paid locally in Thailand.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 3 – 4 star accommodation
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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