Arrival in Luang Prabang. Transfer to your hotel for check in. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
After breakfast, you will visit National Museum at the former royal Palace which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao cultural dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign; Wat Xieng Thong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple; Heading out of this area, we explore some other major sights including the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, inside you will see the stupa which is know as that Makmo because the form is like the half of Watermelon, the temple structures are decorated in various ways with gilded stuccoes and doorways. Then visit the weaving village of Lu ethnic at Ban Phanom which is well known for its hand weaving.
Afternoon visit Wat Aham, which was formerly the residence of the Sangkharat (Supreme Patriarch of Lao Buddhism). Two large banyan trees grace the grounds, which are semi deserted except for the occasional devotee who comes to make offerings to the town's most important spirit shrine at the base of the trees. Followed-up is a visit to Wat Mai - largest temple in Luang Prabang with a gorgeous atmosphere, playing the role of a temple for the royal family until 1875. Then enjoy shopping at the central market and strolling around the shopping area, take your time to enjoy a busy market day, communicating with the local sales and all sorts of their products. It’s quite a sight to see, to give somewhat a picture of Lao social living.
On early evening, we explore Street Night Bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.
Finally, you climb up to the top of the Phousi temple with 382 steps up to take a good view of the beautiful sunset, of greater Luang Prabang and Mekong rivers on surrounding.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
After breakfast, we enjoy an excursion by boat for along the Mekong River to visit the holly caves of Pak Ou: Tham Ting and Tham Phoum. A repository for old or damaged Buddha images that once graced household shrines, the caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phoum have become highly venerated sanctuaries. During Lao New Year boatloads of Luang Prabang residents make the 25km pilgrimage up the Mekong River to the caves to wash the Buddha images and make merit, just opposite Mekong river’s bank is the village of Ban Xang Hai. Though for centuries the village made its living by crafting stoneware jars, more recently it has become famous for brewing particularly fiendish liquor, made from fermented sticky rice, called 'lao-lao.'
Back to Luang Prabang and enjoy the Kuangsi waterfall, a beautiful spot 32 km south of town with a wide, many-tiered waterfall. Go on a trail ascends through the forest along the left side of the fall to a second tier, a large pool will appears in your eyes (swimming is available), tourists will stop here for a while, explore the fell and surroundings with lot of interests. Back to your hotel and free at leisure at night. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
After Breakfast Today, Free until transfer to the airport for your departure flight to vientiane connecting flight to home town
• Tour cost Included:
- Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast based on twin sharing
- All airport transfers with land transportation
- Well experienced English Speaking Guide
- Entrance fee and boat fee as per program
- Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner as per program
- All private tour
• Tour cost excluded:
- International & domestic air ticket
- All drinks during meals
- All airport taxes
- Other personal expenses such telephone, laundry, tip for guide and driver…
• Tour cost for child at the age from 2 to under 12 years old:
- Twin share with 1 adult : 100 % adult cost
- Triple share with 2 adults : 75 % adult cost
- Stay in 1 Twin / Double room with 2 adult (Not use 3rd bed) : 50 % adult cost
Additional Domestic airfares :
Return tickets with taxes: VTE-LPQ: USD 110/pax/way or VTE-LPQ -VTE : USD 220 /pax/two-way
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