Elephant festival in Xaynhabuly province, Laos - Illustrative image (source: laotravelagency.com))

Hanoi (VNA) – A Caravan tour through Vietnam and Laos’ localities was launched at the Hanoi-based Thang Long Citadel relic site on March 24.

The week-long trip “journey through capitals of Vietnam and Laos” is jointly organised by Vietnam’s Hanoitourist travel agency and Laos’ Xay Mung Khun Company.

Tourists will drive themselves through Hanoi – Son La – Sam Nua – Luang Prabang – Vientiane –the Plain of Jars – Nghe An – Hanoi.

The trip aims to promote Vietnam’s northwest tourism and the Vietnam – Laos tourism cooperation. It is expected to be organised on a monthly basis.-VNA