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Custom isn't complicated: in fact over 70% of our clients experience Asia on a Custom Journey. And here's the beauty, a custom trip to Laos departs on dates of your choosing and you travel only in the company of loved ones to destinations entirely up to you. You determine the trip length and focus of your luxury Laos journey. The type of Laos lodging is likewise up to you, as are included meals. All trips are accompanied by expert private local guides and drivers, all for about the price of a group departure (or if you choose, the sky is of course the limit).

View a sample Laos itinerary or customize one of our signature Small Group Trips to suit your travel dates.

Your Journey, Your Way™

Contact a Laos Travel Specialist or call 1-800-642-2742 to begin creating your unique Laos travel plan.

Here are some ideas:

  • Spend a dreamy afternoon traveling by boat from UNESCO-listed Wat Phu Champasak to Khong Island
  • Explore remote tribal enclaves of the Hmong, Akha, Yao, Khamu, Lao Huay, Shan, Black Thai and Thai Lu near the Burmese border
  • Visit a small Lao Loum/Hmong village on the Mekong River and experience a baci ceremony with the Nai Ban (village chief) in a private house
  • Stay overnight in a small village temple overlooking the Mekong River, to experience the peaceful hospitality of the monks
  • Visit Phou Khao Khouay National Park with a biologist who specializes in orchids and medicinal plants
  • Tour Laos capital Vientiane by bicycle and discover hidden shrines of the city's guardian deities
  • At Nam Kading National Park contribute to the management and research of endangered species by setting up your own camera traps at known mineral licks.
  • Learn about the Lao silk industry by seeing the mulberry trees and the silk worms, then try your hand at weaving and dying your own piece
  • Take a 4-day boat trip on the remote Nam Ou River, visiting Muang Khua to Nong Khiaw, to explore villages and the amazing landscape

What's Included on a Custom Journey

Personalized Trip Planning

Tell us your vision. We'll pull together a dazzling, totally personalized itinerary that
reflects all of your interests. We charge no upfront fees for this outstanding service.

Private Local Guides & Drivers

You will have your own private, local guide in each destination. Our guides are the
best in the region–educated, friendly individuals who offer insights you can only get
from a local. Your own private driver is also included for all tours and transfers.

Beyond-the-Ordinary Activities

We go beyond just preparing a day-by-day itinerary with watertight logistics. Our personal
connections and in-depth knowledge mean the possibilities are endless and the
experiences extraordinary. Is avant-garde art your passion? We can get you inside an
artists' colony in Beijing, with a contemporary-art museum curator as your guide. Do
you dream of seeing tigers in the wild? We can arrange for a private safari in search of the Bengal tiger with a biologist from the World Wildlife Fund in India.

Accommodations & Cuisine

Boutique and often very luxurious accommodations are included in a Custom Journey.
From exquisite, restored maharajahs' palaces in India to a nomadic ger camp in Mongolia,
we emphasize authentic local style–it's as much a door into a culture as any
visit to a museum. Our dining picks likewise reflect our true-to-the-land obsession and
appreciation of all things excellent.

The Fine Details

Custom Journeys also include internal airfare, daily activities and entry fees, ground
transportation, private airport transfers and a customized Travel Guide, specific to
your journey. We also provide comprehensive Emergency Evacuation and Emergency
Medical travel insurance.

Destination Details

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Departure / Land Cost:
From $350 per person per day/double occupancy. Costs can be higher or lower depending on travel style and included services. Thoughtful choices and itinerary planning can accommodate most budgets.
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