Tour code:
LP4D
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Start in
Luang Prabang
Finish in
Luang Prabang
Places to visit
Luang Prabang - Vat Xiengthong - Royal Palace - National Museum - Wat Mai Temple - Pak Ou cave - Kuang Si waterfall
Starts
Ends
Luang Prabang, Laos Luang Prabang, Laos

Highlights

Laos is frequently compared to a naive young woman, possessing the elegance of sapphire-hued eyes and the charm of woodland cascades.

For a perfect experience in the historical "Land of a Million Elephants," a suggested travel plan comprises a 4-day trip to Luang Prabang. This travel schedule enables you to discover enchanting locations such as Wat Xieng Thong, Kuang Si Cascade, Pak Ou Grotto, Elephant Encampment, and Mount Phousi.

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Day 1: ARRIVAL IN LUANG PRABANG (No-meals)
Car
Upon arrival at Luang Prabang airport, you will be warmly escorted to your hotel in this well-preserved traditional city. Luang Prabang's serene ambiance, stunning landscapes, and cultural landmarks make it a captivating destination in Laos.
After check-in, take the time to immerse yourself in the town's tranquility and charm. Explore the picturesque streets, adorned with architectural wonders and natural beauty. Discover ancient temples or venture into the surrounding mountains and waterfalls for an unforgettable experience.
Indulge in the unique local cuisine and enjoy leisurely strolls along the Mekong River, witnessing mesmerizing sunsets. In Luang Prabang, time slows down, allowing you to unwind and savor the simple pleasures of life. Embrace this opportunity for a journey that will awaken your senses and create cherished memories of this idyllic destination.
Meals on your own.
Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 2: AUTHENTIC LUANG PRABANG CITY TOUR (B)
Car

For early risers, an optional opportunity awaits to participate in the captivating morning alms giving ritual to saffron-clad monks. This unique tradition, preserved solely in Laos, sets it apart as the only Buddhist nation still observing this procession. Following this enlightening experience, take a moment to explore the vibrant local markets before returning to the hotel for breakfast.

In the morning, set off to visit Wat Visoun, home to the remarkable Thad Makmo stupa with its distinctive rounded dome, showcasing a Sinhalese influence. Next, continue your journey with a visit to Wat Aham, followed by a stop at Vat Xiengthong, a temple renowned for its captivating beauty. This temple, situated at the tip of a peninsula where the Mekong and Khan Rivers meet, has become one of the most photographed in the region.

In the afternoon, proceed to the former Royal Palace, now transformed into the National Museum. Delve into the rich history as you explore its halls. Then, visit Wat Mai, a renowned temple celebrated for its exquisite golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the revered Prabang statue, usually housed in the Royal Palace Museum, is brought to this temple for public display.

This afternoon's itinerary promises a blend of cultural exploration and historical immersion, offering insights into the intriguing heritage of Luang Prabang.

Meals on your own.

Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang.

Day 3: LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVE - KUANG SI WATERFALL (B)
Car Sampan Cruise

In the morning, you will be transferred to the pier where you'll embark on a relaxing cruise upstream on the majestic Mekong River, aboard a traditional long-tail boat. As you sail, immerse yourself in the stunning mountain scenery and observe the simple rural lifestyles along the riverbanks. Your journey will lead you to the Pak Ou caves, situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. These caves house hundreds of sacred Buddha images that date back centuries and serve as objects of pilgrimage during the Lao New Year festivities in mid-April. Afterward, cruise back to Luang Prabang, making a stop at Ban Xangkhong, a weaving village. Here, you have the opportunity to engage with local experts and even try your hand at the wooden looms for a hands-on experience.

In the afternoon, venture through picturesque green rice paddies and charming farms. Upon reaching the enchanting Kuang Si waterfall, take a leisurely walk along the trail, allowing you to appreciate the cascading falls and the surrounding beauty. Don't miss the chance to visit the bear rescue center, where you can witness their conservation efforts. The park reveals a spectacular display of orchids, and the falls cascade over multiple calcified tiers, descending several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools. After relishing the awe-inspiring views, make your way back to Luang Prabang.

This day's itinerary offers a blend of scenic exploration, cultural encounters, and natural wonders, ensuring a memorable experience in Luang Prabang.

Meals on your own.

Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 4: LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)
Car

Free time until your transfer by our driver to the airport for your international flight.

End of 4 days in Luang Prabang !

  • What’s Inclusion

    • Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast
    • Private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.
    • English-speaking guide during all tours.
    • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary
    • Local Sampan cruise.
    • Water & cool towels
    • Government taxes & service charge.
  • What’s Excluded

    • International airfare and departure taxes
    • Drinks and meals not mentioned
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks, tips… etc.
    • Personal travel insurance.
    • Laos visa fees.
  • Notes

    • The timing of check-in and check-out at the hotels: Check-in at 14:00, check-out at 12:00. (Early check-in/late check-out is upon your request).
    • A single supplement is required if you are traveling alone.
    • The triple room is possible upon your request.

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