This optional extra tour (early morning) can be added to any Luang Prabang tour, and it is offered free of charge from Viengchampa! (Hotel pickup with driver and guide included): An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (often in the form of sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the ritual.
|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...|
|Day 2||Luang Prabang > Wat Sene > Wat Xieng Thong > Pak Ou Caves > Ban Xang Hai > Khouangsi Waterfalls > Hmong villages > Ban Thapene||This morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early mo...||B|
|Day 3||Luang Prabang > Tad Sae Waterfall > Luang Prabang||This is a full day trip combining a rafting tour out of town with some sightseei...||B|
|Day 4||Luang Prabang > National Museum of Luang Prabang||Breakfast, Visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays...||B|
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:
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.
AM: After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of 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 cruise 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 distillation of local rice wine. Return Luang Prabang,
PM: We continue our excursion toward Khouangsi Waterfall, en route, 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 Xangkhong, a well known weaving village,
And Saa Paper Hand making, return to the city by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
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 and return to Luang Prabang by sunset. Overnight in Luang Prabang .Meals: B
Breakfast, 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. After visiting these sights in the morning, you will have free time for your own exploration of the town and strolling around the shopping area. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for departure.Meals: B
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Luang Prabang was the former royal capital of Laos, also had the longest monarch in Southeast Asia with more than 62 kings over 600 years. The Cultural Heritage
A tour combining the two magical cities takes you through the history of the land of a million elephants.
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