Laos Essentials - 4 days - From $USD
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Day 1: Arrival in Vientiane (D)
Upon arrival in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, you will be met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Vientiane. The remainder of the day is free to stroll around the city. Sunset over the Mekong River is a must-see.
Overnight and dinner in our hotel.
Day 2: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B, L)
After breakfast, we will take a morning tour of this charming capital city. We begin with the religious museum of Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple to have survived the Siamese war of 1828, and its cloister contains more than 8000 Buddha statues. We continue to visit Wat Ho Prakeo, the former home-temple of the Emerald Statue or Pra Keo, but today it contains a collection of Buddha statues, antiques and artifacts found throughout Vientiane. In the afternoon we will take a short flight to Luang Prabang; the world cultural heritage site.
Wishing you an Unforgetable Holiday with Indochina Pioneer!
|Name of Hotel||Location||Star Rating||Room Type|
|First Class (3 Star)|
|Sabaidee at Lao Hotel||Vientiane||3 Star||Superior|
|Le Bel Air Boutique resort & villa||Luang Prabang||3 Star||Classic Garden|
|Superior (4 Star)|
|Salana Boutique Hotel||Vientiane||4 Star||Superior|
|Le Sen Boutique Hotel||Luang Prabang||4 Star||Deluxe|
|Deluxe (5 Star)|
|Settha Palace||Vientiane||5 Star||Deluxe|
|The Luang Say Residence||Luang Prabang||5 Star||Pioneer Suite|
We, at Indochina Pioneer, are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. As the hotel cost will be the major expense of your vacation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, it is essential that all of the hotels chosen by us are the highest quality for the price paid. All of our prices are based on twin, double or queen shared rooms.
Below is an explanation of the Hotel "star" ratings:
First Class/ 3 Star (from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night )
The First Class/ 3 Star Hotels are good value and normally centrally located. They all have comfortable en-suite rooms, good amenities and public areas to relax in. They are usually family run hotels, so offer great personalized service for your enjoyment and comfort. Most first class properties offer an in-house restaurant, and some may even have a swimming pool!
Superior/ 4 star (from US$ 80 - US$ 110/ per room/night)
The 4* superior Hotels offer a wide range of services. Many superior hotels feature a choice of several in-house restaurants. In addition virtually all of them have a swimming pool. Some may even feature a spa or health club. This grade of hotel offers more for your enjoyment and comfort, while still remaining affordable.
Deluxe/ 5 Star (from US$120 - US$ 180++/ per room/night)
These 5* Deluxe hotels are usually owned by Worldwide, well known Hotel chains. The deluxe hotels feature excellent locations, offer the highest standards of service and facilities, and are known as the best hotels in each region. Facilities such as swimming pools and spas are the norm, and guest rooms are luxurious. These hotels offer first class service and amenities throughout.
This is a PRIVATE TOUR and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.
Please click on the “Request” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!
|Category||Price per person in USD for private party of|
|1||2 - 3||4 - 5||6 - 7||8 - 9||10 - 12++||Sgl Sup|
|From Oct.01 - Apr.30, 2014 (High season)|
|First Class (3 Star)||$720||$417||$356||$342||$326||$307||$120|
|Superior (4 Star)||$766||$444||$383||$371||$354||$336||$138|
|Deluxe (5 Star)||$1,626||$874||$813||$802||$786||$764||$568|
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1. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:
» First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night
» Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/night
» Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 180++ per room/night
2. Sgl Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
3. Tour price based in twin/full/queen shared basis.
4. Tour price shown is base price, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
5. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.
6. The above rates do NOT include "peak season" hotel surcharges, nor the charge for any compulsory festive gala dinners. Please email us to check availability, together with the cost of any "peak season" surcharges if applicable.
7. Child policy: Under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75% for tour & airline full charges. 12 years old & up = 100% (charged as an adult).
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|LUANG PRABANG||2 nights|
Hotel: We offer 3 categories of accommodation for you to choose from, according to you budget. Our suggestions for hotels are based on our knowledge of the hotel, accommodation type, and the best value for money. However, if you prefer to choose your own hotels, we will be more than happy to accommodate you. Basically the hotels we choose feature:
- Quiet, spacious, clean rooms.
- Comfortable beds of course, with your choice of single, double or queen beds.
- Exceptional Customer Service and personal attention at all hotels chosen by us.
- Location, location, location!
- Hotels with rooms to suit families, honeymooners, couples, groups or business stay.
- Non-smoking room. Smoking rooms can be arranged upon request.
- High quality breakfast, offering Asian and Western choices.
Breakfasts: Breakfasts are always included unless specified. Breakfasts are usually served buffet style with a good mix of local and international food.
Lunch: There are 2 lunches included on this tour. Meals provided are "local style" in Laos and Cambodian restaurants, allowing you to savor authentic local cuisine. However, if you are not keen on local food, our tour guides will be more than happy to offer you alternatives for a surcharge. Note: Please advise us if you have any special dietary requirements.
Dinner: There are 2 dinner included on this tour. Same format as for lunch. If you do not like the local food, we can recommend other restaurants such as Indian, Japanese and Italian...etc where you can dine for a surcharge.
Note: Lunches and dinners provided are all set menus, with various dishes which are sure to please most. However if you prefer a la carte this can be arranged for a small extra charge. The restaurants will be chosen by us using our knowledge and experience of them, to ensure quality and value, whether a set menu or a la carte.
Please let us know in advance if you require vegetarian or vegan meals so this can be arranged for you. It will also help if you let us know if anyone in your group is allergic to any type of food.
Drinks are at your own expense with all meals.
We use modern air-conditioned cars for 1-2 people and small comfortable vans for 3 -7 people. Modern A/C buses are used for groups of 10 or more. All vehicles used by us are well-maintained and meet national safety regulations. All of our drivers have 5 or more years’ experience, and always ensure a safe and comfortable ride for their passengers.
5. TOUR GUIDES:
All of our Tour Guides are University educated. They were born and raised in Laos and Cambodia, thereby having first-hand expert knowledge of their country. They are friendly, fun, and most of all they are flexible, allowing you to choose the pace of your tours.
They will meet you at the airport with your driver, deliver you to your hotel for check-in, and accompany you on all of your private tours. And, of course, speak your language!
Laos’s weather consists of a dry season (October to late April) and a wet season (May to late September). Within each season there are variations in temperature and humidity, with the dry months leading up to the wet season (March and April) and the early wet season (May and June) usually being the hottest of the year.
For Cambodia, the heat can be a challenge from May to August. For the rest of the time the temperature does not change much. The rainy season makes it favorably cool for your adventure.
Sunblock, swimsuits and a light raincoat is advised all year round.
International Flights: International flights are NOT included in our prices. You should buy return tickets from your home Country to Laos and Cambodia according to your arrival/departure points, and your passport must be valid for 6 months after your arrival.
On Tour Domestic Flights: Domestic flights ARE included in the tour price, if internal flights are on your tour itinerary. We use Laos Airlines and Cambodia Air most of the time and occasionally JetStar, VietJet Air, Bangkok Airways and Angkor Air.
8. VISA & PASSPORTS:
Laos and Cambodia: There is no need to pre-arrange for your visa to Laos and Cambodia, but please ensure you have USD 20 CASH per person for entry.
For Laos please check their tariff for charges, depending on your own nationality. You will need CASH for visa fees and 01 Passport photo for your Visa at the immigration point.
Travel insurance is mandatory for all of our trips. We require that, at a minimum, you are covered for medical expenses, including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that your policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage or personal effects. Travel agents and Airlines usually offer travel insurance, or will advise you where to obtain it.
When your trip is confirmed, we will request detailed insurance information from you for our files, which will also allow us to complete the necessary paperwork here in Vietnam.
10. HOW TO BOOK:
1. Contact INDOCHINA PIONEER.
Whether you wish to book your trip with this pre-arranged Tour or you have other ideas, please contact us.
- By phone a hotlines: +84 982 116 630 (Mr. Lam) or +84 983 145 799 (Mr. Quyen)
- Or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- If using the REQUEST or BUILD YOUR OWN TRIP forms on our website, a travel consultant will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your requirements.
2. Discuss your requirements
All of our trained travel consultants have the expertise required to make your dream vacation become a reality! They will answer all of your questions, offer suggestions and give knowledgeable advice, helping you to make the most of your time and budget while here in Vietnam.
3. Fine-tuning your tailor-made itinerary
Your request will be handled by ONE travel specialist from start to finish. After carefully designing your trip they will create a detailed itinerary for you. Please keep in mind this is YOUR PRIVATE TOUR so feel free to ask Indochina Pioneer’s travel specialist to make any changes you wish to make, at any time!
Once you are satisfied with the itinerary, we will secure the services and you will be required to pay a deposit of 20% of the total cost of your trip. The balance of payment can be paid either by CASH UPON ARRIVAL in Vietnam, or by credit card/ bank transfer/Western Union 45 days before arrival. Please discuss these payment options with your Indochina Pioneer travel specialist, for more detailed information.
5. Staying in touch
Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions, so please feel free to contact your Indochina Pioneer specialist at any time. We LOVE to hear from you! YES….even while you are on your tour, we will be more than happy to make changes, or correct anything you are not completely happy with.
Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626
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