5-Day Southern Lao Explorer

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Tour type

Tour Level: High level

Tour Comfort: Luxury

Tour Period: 5 Days

5 hours   

tour highlights

  • Cruise down the Mekong on a traditional longtail boat
  • Explore the lush and peaceful Khong Island
  • Discover the pre-Angkorian Wat Phu temple
  • Cruise the backwaters of the Mekong to ‘discover’ the 4000 islands
  • Visit picturesque waterfalls

tour details

Southern Explorer is the perfect blend of historical temples and natural wonders with the option to either relax in, or explore further, this beautiful part of Laos.

Why choose this tour?

Southern Laos is renowned for its culture, history and nature providing every traveller with a heady mix of geographic and ethnic diversity. Come and discover why southern Laos exudes such a laid back vibe.

customise the tour

  • Add a Go Local Experience: Take part in an organised fishing trip with local people on Don Daeng Island. Discover the different Mekong fish species and/or new fishing techniques to try. Once the fishing trip is complete we will transfer back to the hotel
  • Add a Diethelm Moment: Arise early to observe the sunrise on the east side of Don Daeng Island
  • Extend your holiday for a deeper exploration of the fascinating 4000 Islands region


  • Accommodation in shared double/twin room with air conditioning (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= Breakfast, L= Lunch & D= Dinner
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking guides in private air conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water available in the vehicles


  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to / from Laos (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for Lao Pimai (New Year)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditures, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities, etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking or when available
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme


Upon request, a licensed French, German, Spanish or other language-speaking guide can accompany participants for the whole duration of the trip at an additional cost.

Tour code: 5SEXEC

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