Luang Prabang Exposure

Luang Prabang Exposure

5 days 4 nights
Luang Prabang ( Laos )
Laos Classic Tours


Still an unknown world to some people, Laos is culturally the most inspiring Southeast Asia has to offer. This tour exposes the delightful city of Luang Prabang and the surrounding area. Get a peek into the fascinating Laotian hill tribe peoples lives; a few still live exactly the same way their grandparents lived! Luang Prabang is a fairy-tale like city, truly unique and like no other city in the world. You will enjoy an adventurous elephant ride, explore the intriguing caves of Pakou, and get pleasure from the beauty of the paradise setting around the Khouangsi waterfalls


By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Luang Prabang > Wat Visoun > Wat Aham > Wat Mai > Mount Phousi Upon arrival at the airport, you are met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Pra... B
Day 2 Wat Sene > Wat Xieng Thong > Pak Ou Caves > Ban Xang Hai > Ban Xiengmene > Ban Chan Pottery Village > Wat Longkhoun > Ban Phanom Breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour to seeing Wat Sene and the magnificent W... B
Day 3 Luang Prabang > Phosi Market > Hmong villages > Khmu Village > Khouangsi Waterfalls > Ban Phanom This morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early mo... B
Day 4 Luang Prabang > Tad Sae Waterfall This is a full day trip combining a rafting tour out of town with some sightseei... B , L
Day 5 Luang Prabang > National Museum of Luang Prabang Breakfast, transfer to back to Luang Prabang town. We visit The National Museum... B

Full itinerary

Day 1: Luang Prabang > Wat Visoun > Wat Aham > Wat Mai > Mount Phousi

Upon arrival at the airport, you are met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia.The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: B
Day 2: Wat Sene > Wat Xieng Thong > Pak Ou Caves > Ban Xang Hai > Ban Xiengmene > Ban Chan Pottery Village > Wat Longkhoun > Ban Phanom

Breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour to seeing Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground,which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a boat embarking upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we overland local villages at Ban Xiengmene and Ban Chan continue seeing the royal temple at Wat Longkhoun, which once belongs to royal family patronage and near by Sackarine Caves. We cross to city and take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: B
Day 3: Luang Prabang > Phosi Market > Hmong villages > Khmu Village > Khouangsi Waterfalls > Ban Phanom

This morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. From there you will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local village of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest paths, return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom, a well known weaving village, return to the city by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath.Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: B
Day 4: Luang Prabang > Tad Sae Waterfall

This is a full day trip combining a rafting tour out of town with some sightseeing  and an exciting elephant ride to/from Tad Sae Waterfall (or alternative route in dry season) Nature and river activity as well as an elephant rides is what you will experience today. After pick up from your Hotel (8:30-9:00 a.m.) you will proceed to the Adventure and Elephant camp about 15 km out of town and in the middle of a green surrounding. After crossing the small river you will be introduced to our Asian Elephants and go out for a scenic ride. Enjoy the new perspective and the wonderful nature on this 1-1,5 hr. ride. Make your way through forests and along the Nam Khan river up to the waterfalls of Tad Sae. (in dry season we ride a village trail) After a visit and your lunch you will be instructed for the soft 30-minutes rafting back to resort. Free at your leisure Overnight at Lao Spirit Resort.

Meals: B,L
Day 5: Luang Prabang > National Museum of Luang Prabang

Breakfast, transfer to back to Luang Prabang town. We visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign, and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights, this morning before we catch a flight for departure

Meals: B
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Inclusive of above prices:

  • Transportation in private
  • Accommodation in twin shared room
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water

Exclusive of above prices:

  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • All air tickets in/to/from Laos
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Lunch or dinner unless where stated
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

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