Day 1: Arrival – Luang Prabang
Arrive in Luang Prabang and transfer to your hotel. Check in before a City Tour, visiting Wat Sen and the Ethnology museum before ascending Mount Phou Si for views of Luang Prabang and the sunset. Tonight visit the Street Night Market where textiles and traditional garments are traded. Overnight.
Day 2: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Caves
Today you cruise the mighty Mekong River, visiting the famous royal temple, Wat Xiengthong before exploring riverside villages, Sackarine Caves and the Pak Ou Caves. Enjoy a local lunch at Ban Ou before returning by road to Luang Prabang, stopping to sample a unique local rice wine - “lao lao” and to see village handicrafts. Overnight in Luang Prabang [B]
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Khuang Si Falls
A morning visit to Phou Si Market with its array of goods including dried buffalo skin and hill-tribe weavings. On to the ethnic villages in Hmong, Lowland Lao and Khmu areas before a chance to splash in beautiful Khuang Si Waterfalls in the forest. In the afternoon, visit Ban Phanom, a famous weaving village, and then return to the city late evening to watch the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang [B]
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Alms-Giving – Departure
This morning, you need to rise early if you wish to join in the daily morning ritual of alms-giving by local people to the monks. After breakfast visit local highlights, including the National Museum, and if time permits, the Luang Prabang Market and shops selling antiques and silver hill-tribe jewellery. Transfer to airport for departure. [B]
This Luang Prabang originating tour is based on Pick up/drop off service from Luang Prabang Airport, shared twin room accommodation as below, ‘seat in coach’ transport, meals (B- Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner) and sightseeing/activities with an English speaking guide included as specified. A private tour following a similar itinerary is also available with daily departures at a supplement, on request.
|DELUXE PLUS || Residence PhouVao (Garden View Junior Suite) |
|DELUXE || Maison Souvanaphon (Garden wing) |
|FIRST CLASS || Le Sen Boutique Hotel (Deluxe) |
|STANDARD || Villa Pumali (Superior)|