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Laos: For some of us seasoned travel lovers, Laos has long been a dream destination. As we prepare to embark on this journey, we're thrilled to announce that Laos will complete our Southeast Asia loop, marking our proud exploration of all the countries in the region. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of this hidden gem as you wander through bustling markets, cruise along the tranquil Mekong River, & uncover hidden waterfalls in pristine jungles. Indulge in delightful Laotian cuisine and embrace the warm hospitality of its people. Let Laos capture your heart!


Yunnan: Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating beauty of Yunnan, China's hidden gem. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Yunnan boasts breathtaking landscapes ranging from snow-capped mountains to lush valleys and pristine lakes. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of ethnic minority cultures, each offering its own unique traditions and customs. From the iconic stone forest of Shilin to the picturesque terraced rice fields of Yuanyang, Yunnan is a photographer's paradise!


TRAVEL DATE: 3/19/2025 – 3/30/2025


ATTRACTION HIGHLIGHTS: Pak Ou Caves, Kuang Si Waterfall, National Museum of Royal Palace, Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Si Muang, Buddha Park, Wat Sisaket, Stone Forests, Nuohei Village, Bada Rice Terraces, Duoyishu Rice Terrace, Aichun Village, Azheke Village, Laohuzui Rice Terrace, Ethic Market & Bazaar, Chaoyang Tower, Jianshui Ancient Town, Confucioius Temple, Zhu Family Garden, Double Dragon Bridge, Tuanshan Village.





  • Explore Pak Ou Caves, home to hundreds of statues of Buddha

  • Participate in the daily morning alms-giving ritual of saffron-clad monks

  • Discover the enchanting beauty of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the heart of the mountainous region of northern Laos

  • Cruise along the Mekong River to the magnificent tiered Kuang Si Waterfall

  • Experience the essence of the world's Karst Landform at Kunming Stone Forest, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site

  • Marvel at the timeless beauty of 1200-year-old classic ancient buildings in Jianshui Ancient Town

  • Reconnect with nature as you take in the breathtaking sight of the sprawling Yuanyang Rice Terraces, where the Heavenly Palette of Colors paints the landscape

  • Be captivated by the spectacular views of the irrigated rice terraces at sunrise and sunset

  • Immerse yourself in local life as you walk through the rice fields, observing farmers at work

  • Venture into Hani ethnic group villages to discover their unique mushroom houses and vibrant minority culture

  • Admire the intricate architecture of traditional Chinese folk dwellings at Zhu Family Garden

  • Explore Confucian Temple, a bastion of Confucianism's development and preservation

  • Delight in the hustle and bustle of local life around the wells in Jianshui, where centuries-old traditions thrive



Day 1-3 (Wed, 3/19 – Fri, 3/21): LAX – Laos

Day 3 (Fri, 3/21): Luang Prabang arrival (D)

Day 4 (Sat, 3/22): Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves – Kuangsi Waterfall (B, L, D)

Day 5 (Sun, 3/23): Luang Prabang City Tour – Express Train to Vientiane (B, L, D)

Day 6 (Mon, 3/24): Vientiane City Tour (B, L, D)

Day 7 (Tue, 3/25): Vientiane – Kunming (B, D)

Day 8 (Wed, 3/26): Stone Forest - Yuanyang & Bada Rice Terrace (B, L, D)

Day 9 (Thu, 3/27): Duoyishu Rice Terrace - Aichun - Azheke - Laohuzui Rice Terrace (B, L, D)

Day 10 (Fri, 3/28): Jianshui (B, L, D)

Day 11 (Sat, 3/29): Jianshui – Kunming (B, L, D)

Day 12 (Sun, 3/30): Kunming – LAX (B)



  • International flights from LAX – Laos – China – LAX

  • Domestic flights

  • Train tickets

  • All transportations by private vehicles

  • Professional English speaking tour guides

  • 4 - 5* Hotels

  • Daily breakfast (B), 7 lunches (L), & 9 dinners (D)

  • Entrance fee, shuttle bus & any other fees of the scenic spots as required

  • Activities & excursions as listed in the itinerary


  • Health & travel insurance

  • Laos & China Visa

  • Tipping: $10 person/day for driver(s) and guide(s). To be collected prior to the trip

  • Personal expenses/meals/sightseeing that are not listed in itinerary

Enchanting Laos & Breathtaking Yunnan: All-Inclusive with Airfare


    • Call Catherine at Tarzana Tour and Travel at 626-380-7948

    • Email a copy of your passport to

    • By putting your deposit, you have read and agreed to the following:

    • Reservation Deadline & Cancellation Policy ($500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable)

    • Disclaimer / Release of Liability Agreement


    • In the current global climate, we strongly recommend all guests purchase flight and travel insurance to cover all contingencies and nonrefundable deposits and expenses.

    • Airfares are constantly fluctuating now more than ever, making prices subject to change without prior notice.

    • A reservation without a deposit does not secure your spot on the trip.

  • What to bring / wear

    • Comfortable walking/hiking shoes

    • Walking Poles

    • Raincoate or poncho

    • Backpack

    • Clothing: A base layer with wind breaker or jacket

    • Sun block, hat, warm beanie, sun glasses with polarized lenses

    • Sandals

    • Favorite snacks

    • Prescription medications

    • Daily multi-vitamins

    • Vaseline, band-aid

    Must Have Documents

    • Passport or Green-card

    • Driver License or ID card

    • International & Domestic Flight Itinerary

    • Travel Insurrance

    Note: Please take a picture of your passport, ID, and email them to yourself. Passport must have over 6 months validity and a few blank pages.


    Toiletries Suggestions (optional)

    • Comb/Brush

    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss

    • Shampoo, shower gel, soap, towel

    • Deodorant

    • Lotions, creams, moisturizer, lip palm

    • Plastic bags to pack out any waste

    • Shaver, shaving cream

    • Nail clippers, and other personal hygiene item

    Electronics & Other Suggestions

    • Camera with batteries and charger

    • Cellphone and charger

    • Power adapter

    • Reading materials

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