Discover the secrets behind some of Thailand's best loved cuisine in Bangkok.
Visit the elephants of Chiang Mai.
Spend a day cruising down the upper Mekong.
Explore Muang La and learn about Laos' ethnic minority groups.
End your trip relaxing and exploring Luang Prabang.
- Chiang Mai
- Chiang Rai
- Huay Xai
- Muang La
- Luang Prabang
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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Bangkok.
Day 2 Bangkok
Day 3 Bangkok
Day 4 Chiang Mai
Explore some of Bangkok's major sights and navigate backwater canals on captivating city tour. Later this afternoon you will transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Chiang Mai. On arrival you will be met by a local guide and transfer to your luxury hotel. Evening at leisure
Day 5 Chiang Mai
Day 6 Chiang Rai
After breakfast you will transfer from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai. This overland route boasts some impressive scenery with plenty of opportunities to stop en-route. On arrival you will check into your hotel with the evening at leisure. If time permits a visit to the local night market is worth a visit.
Day 7 Chiang Rai
Day 8 Pakbeng
Today you leave Chiang Rai behind and travel to the Laos border by car. On arrival you will pass through immigration before embarking on a boat ride down to the Mekong. This journey takes in some beautiful scenery and passes remote villages before arriving in the rural town of Pakbeng. Here you will spend the night in a rustic riverside lodge.
Day 9 Muang La
After breakfast you will be met and transferred north to Muang La - this area boasts dramatic scenery and offers a good base for visiting some of Laos' most remote ethnic minorities. The lodge itself is a true Audley favourite boasting excellent facilities, food and an enviable location.
Day 10 Muang La
Day 11 Luang Prabang
After a relaxing breakfast at the lodge you transfer south to the UNESCO recognised town of Luang Prabang. On arrival you check into your hotel with the rest of the afternoon left at leisure. This evening allows for a good opportunity to explore some of the town's nearby eateries.
Day 12 Luang Prabang
Enjoy a full day uncovering the very best of Luang Prabang and its surrounds - begin with a trip out to the countryside for a hands-on farming experience before exploring the gilded city temples later this afternoon.
Day 13 Luang Prabang
Rise early to witness the daily alms giving ceremony on the streets of Luang Prabang before beating the crowds at Kuang Si Falls - here you can enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast in a fantastic setting.
Day 14 International return flight
Luang Prabang , International return flight
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