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Luang Prabang Experience

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TRIP OVERVIEW

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Destinations: Luang Prabang
Starts in/Finishes in: Luang Prabang/Luang Prabang
Highlights:

  • Embark on a back in time journey in Luang Prabang, an unique, remarkably well-preserved townscape in Southeast Asia
  • Visit Pak Ou Cave – one of the most respected holy sites in Lao which has a history dating back thousands of years.
  • Witness the exhilarating beauty of Kuang Si Falls

Duration: 4 days

Travel Style: Classic & Culture , Featured Tours
Suitable: First timers, Culture seekers, Photographers

TRIP IN DETAILS

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening is free for you to explore and get to know Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals:
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

After breakfast we will see some of the highlights of Luang Prabang including a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts from the Royal period in Luang Prabang. we are seeing the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roof sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham.

Heading to the Mekong River we board our private boat for a pleasant and scenic cruise up on the upstream to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. These caves are an ancient pilgrimage site and contain thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years.

Returning to Luang Prabang we disembark our boat and have the option of taking a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving or returning to the hotel for free time to relax. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle, Boat

This morning you have the option and opportunity to rise early and participate in the daily morning ritual of Alms Giving, you will experience saffron-clad monks collecting offerings or ‘Alms’ from faithful local residents. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the daily procession.

After breakfast back at the hotel we begin our journey to Khouangsi Waterfall stopping along the way to visit the morning Phousi Market, this where all locals of Luang Prabang come to do their daily shopping. You will see a variety of local foodstuffs and products including dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, fish, vegetables and fruit, everything needed for daily life in Laos.

On arrival at the Khouangsi Waterfall you will have the opportunity to cool off with a refreshing swim in the topaz pools below the falls, walk along the forest trails and visit the Bear Sanctuary.

Returning to Luang Prabang, after a short rest, we will climb to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred gilded stupa and to enjoy the panoramic view of the city and the sun setting over the Mekong River.

 

Decenting the mountain your will find yourself in the midst of the famous Luang Prabang Night Market, where you can find a unique selection of handmade textiles and handicrafts locally made by both ethnic Lao and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Your evening is free to explore the Night Market and sample some local cuisine at one of the many restaurants the town has to offer. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

Depending on your flight, you may have time at leisure before you will be transferred to the airport in time for your departing flight.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation:
Transportation: Private vehicle

PRICE & INCLUSION

From: US$ 680 per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till December 31, 2019

Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
Transportation: Private vehicle, Boat
Accommodation: 3 Nights
  • All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicles with experienced drivers.
  • Accommodation in Twin/Double share basis.
  • Experienced local English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the programme
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Private boat trip to Pak Ou Cave
  • All VAT and other government taxes
  • Entry visa to Laos
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.
  • Travel Insurance

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