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Plain of Jars, Laos

2 days / 1 night $615 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

2 days / 1 night
$615
per person share twin
Flights are additional

Plain of Jars

The Plain of Jars is a large area around Phonsavan, known to only a small number of interested travellers and archeologist. This is where huge jars of unknown origin are scattered about in over a dozen groupings. The jars have been fashioned from solid stone and can weigh up to a tonne each.

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Deal includes
• 1 night accommodation including breakfast
• Meals as indicated
• All sightseeing including entrance fees and local English speaking guide
• Full pre-departure information and contact number
Flights are additional

2 Days/1 Night
From $615 per person share twin
From $1119 per single traveler 

Travel: 01 Nov 16-30 Sep 17 

Itinerary

Day 1: Luang Prabang - Xieng Khouang (L)
We start early this morning, around 8am for the drive to Xieng Khouang, famous for the ‘Plain of Jars’. The road follows a twisty mountain route, and we make our first stop at Houi Hei, which offers great views of the surrounding mountains. We then continue Ban Kiu Maknao 2, a Khmu Village to explore, before arriving in Phou Khoun. We continue on the road into Xieng Khouang province, reaching our highest altitude of the day 1,500m above sea level, just after Phou Khoun. We have time to make a stop at Ban Son Boom, a Hmong village. Our final stops of the day are a reminder that this region played a major part during the Vietnam War – as we visit a hidden Buddha Cave, that served as an army hospital during the war and our final stop of the day.
Day 2: Xieng Khouang (B, L)
This morning you will be met at your hotel by our local English speaking guide to begin your days sightseeing. The Plain of Jars is a large group of historic cultural sites in Laos containing thousands of stone jars, which lie scattered throughout the Xieng Khounag plain in the Laotian Highlands at the northern end of the Annamese Cordilleram, the principle mountain range of Indochina. Archaeologists believe that the jars were used 1,500-2,000 years ago by an ancient Mon-Khmer race whose culture now is totally unknown. There are a total of more than 400 sites across the whole plain of Jars that centres on the area of Xieng Khouang. The jars appear to be laid in a linear path that was probably a trade route. Then visit Mulberry Farm specialising in the production of naturally-dyed, handmade Lao silk. Visit a local market before being transferred to Xieng Khouang Airport for your onward departure.

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only. Travel is valid as specified and sales to 31 Aug 17. Prices are based on share twin and in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only. Full payment is required within 7 days of booking and no later than 5pm 31 Aug 17. All prices and packages are subject to availability at time of booking. Advertised prices are correct as at 18 Oct 16 but may vary due to currency fluctuations and are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances until paid in full. All travel must be commenced and completed as specified. Some surcharges and closeout periods may apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Packages are based on consecutive night stays at specified hotels – should your needs differ please refer to your House of Travel consultant. Amendment and cancellation fees may apply. Travel insurance, personal expense and gratuities are at passengers own expense. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday.

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Sale Period

Until 31 Aug 17

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