10 days in Luang Prabang, Vientiane & Bangkok Itinerary

10 days in Luang Prabang, Vientiane & Bangkok Itinerary

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10 days in Luang Prabang, Vientiane & Bangkok Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
2
Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) and Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. Shop till you drop at Queen Design Lao and Morning Market. Step out of Luang Prabang to go to Nong Khiaw and see 100 Waterfalls, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Falls, and take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang road trip site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Luang Prabang is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Luang Prabang due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March since evenings lows in Luang Prabang dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

100 Waterfalls
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Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©

2
nights
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lao Textile Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, then stop by Lao Textiles, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang).

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vientiane trip builder .

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Vientiane when traveling from Luang Prabang in March, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Wat Si Muang ©
Wat Si Muang
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Appreciate the collections at Jim Thompson House and Chatuchak Flower Market. For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Khao San Road. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Ayutthaya Ruins & Wat Chaiwatthanaram). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, and take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bangkok trip planner.

Fly from Vientiane to Bangkok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vientiane in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wat Chaiwatthanaram
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Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

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