“Laos: The Land Less Visited”

This item appears on page 66 of the April 2009 issue.

19 days/18 nights, Jan. 22-Feb. 9, 2010. Highlights: In Vientiane, National Museum, Great Stupa of That Luang, Talaat Sou market/Pak Ou Caves/Kwang Si Falls/in Luang Prabang, Old Palace, street fair, Wat Xieng/Plain of Jars/Ho Chi Minh Trail/caves at Vieng Xai/hill tribe villages/tribal weavers of Houaphan. Land and air from Bangkok, $1,770. Single supplement, $430. Mekong Tours (Tillamook, OR; 503/842-7198, www.mekongtours.com).