Our favourite routes through Laos

We tailor our holidays to suit you and your preferences - you call the shots, and we make it happen.
That said, there are optimal routes - paths which connect a country’s highlights, and itineraries that we’ve tried and tested over decades of travel in Asia.
You’ll find a selection of our favourite journeys below. Each works perfectly ‘out of the box’, but please don’t feel restricted by them, as they can all be adapted to include your preferences or omit the bits you don’t want. After all, it is your holiday!

Laos' Secret Ho Chi Minh Trail

One of our exciting new range of Limited Edition Small Group departures; Laos' Secret Ho Chi Minh Trail journeys into regions of Laos that are well away from the well-trodden tourist trail, exploring rarely-visited natural wonders. In addition if offers the unique opportunity to shadow the work of UK Charity Mine Advisory Group, all in the delightful company of Wanderlust 'Guide of the Year' Mark Steadman.

14 days Small Group Tour

Visiting: Vientiane, Hin Boun, Nakai Nam Theun, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Bolaven Plateau, Champasak



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Simply Laos

Give us just 10 days of your time and we will show you the very best that Laos has to offer. You'll take in definitive highlights such as Vientiane, the 4000 Islands and Luang Prabang.

10 days

Visiting: Vientiane, Done Daeng, 4000 Islands, Luang Prabang



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Secrets of Southern Laos

Southern Laos is often overlooked by tourists who are keen to tick off the more well-known northern highlights and cities. However, it’s a diverse and picturesque region, boasting ancient ruins, plunging waterfalls, coffee plantations and sleepy islets that are well worth exploring.

11 days

Visiting: Luang Prabang, 4000 Islands, Done Khong, Bolaven Plateau, Don Daeng



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Laos: Beyond The Ordinary

Our Beyond The Ordinary itinerary journeys off the main tourist routes along the back roads; exploring Buddhist caves and the unique Plain of Jars; visiting cultural gems and experiencing a night-time wildlife safari.

16 days

Visiting: Champasak, Thakek, Hin Boun, Phonsavan, Plain of Jars, Sam Neua, Vieng Xai Caves, Nam Et National Park, Nong Khiaw, Luang Prabang



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Northern Soul

This 13 day itinerary through northern Laos explores the less visited regions of the country. Travelling through breathtaking natural scenery, visiting remote minority tribes and trekking virgin trails.

13 days

Visiting: Chiang Khong, Pakbeng, Muang La, Phongsali, Muang Khua, Nong Khiaw, Luang Prabang



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Cambodia & Laos Overland

A spectacular trip that combines the definitive highlights of the Khmer kingdom with its Laotian counterpart - think majestic temples, river cruises, ancient capitals and the great lush outdoors.

12 days

Visiting: Siem Reap, Angkor Temples, Kratie, 4000 Islands, Done Khong, Champasak, Luang Prabang



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Simply Indochina

Why travel through just one country when you can visit three? Simply Indochina takes you to the region's key highlights whilst letting you travel at a comfortable and enjoyable pace.

17 days

Visiting: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Angkor Temples, Luang Prabang, Hanoi, Halong Bay Cruise, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City



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Northern Indochina - Laos to Vietnam

A holiday for true explorers: discover remote north-eastern Laos and the scenically beautiful north-west region of Vietnam; with highlights including the mysterious Plain of Jars, the fascinating Vieng Xai Caves and the picturesque countryside of the Mai Chau Valley.

14 days

Visiting: Luang Prabang, Phonsavan, Plain of Jars, Sam Neua, Vieng Xai Caves, Mai Chau Valley, Ky Son, Hanoi



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Ultimate Asia

This mammoth 38-day itinerary travels through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos AND Myanmar, visiting the cultural and scenic highlights of each country. From river cruises to hot air ballooning; street food tours to minority village visits; and not forgetting some beach time, this holiday has it all. Ultimate by name; ultimate by nature!

38 days

Visiting: Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Mekong Delta River Cruise, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Luang Prabang, Nong Khiaw, Muang La, Vientiane, Mandalay, Ayeyarwaddy River Cruise, Bagan, Inle Lake, Ngapali Beach, Yangon



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Let us do the hard work for you -
and help you plan using our experience.


Our recommended itineraries are designed by our team of Destination Specialists and work perfectly exactly as they are.


We are also happy to tailor the route to your preferences. Just tell us how we can improve the holiday and we’ll create a bespoke itinerary just for you.


The third option is that we start with a blank canvas, working with you to design the perfect trip for you and yours.

Package holidays in Laos 2018, 2019 - Selective Asia