WONDERFUL LUANG PRABANG - SIC - 04 days



Departure: Tuesday

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Luang Prabang 

Day 2: Pak Ou Cave and Luang Prabang city

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Kuangxi Waterfall  - Optional Elephant Riding

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Departure

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Luang Prabang – Arrival

Upon landing in Luang Prabang, you’re welcomed by our guide and check in your hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave & Sightseeing (B)

For early risers, there is a very special dawn visit to watch the monks collecting the alms.  As the sun begins to rise, long lines of orange-robed monks leave their pagodas and walk barefoot down the streets collecting offerings from Luang Prabang residents.  It is a beautiful, serene ceremony that highlights the spiritualism of the Laos people. Visit Morning Market where you can find all ingredients for local food. Return to your hotel for breakfast.

 

After breakfast, 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. Return to the town at noon time and have lunch on your own expense.

In the afternoon, 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. Continue your Luang Prabang city tour with the impressive stupa of Wat Mai and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple, 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, explore Street Night Bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang. 

Day 3Luang Prabang – Kuangsi waterfalls (B)

After breakfast, you will drive through the Luang Prabang countryside to Kuang Si Waterfalls.  Along the way, you will see gorgeous landscapes of many rice fields, hills and villages.  You will visit an ethnic minority at a village where their local culture has remained unchanged for centuries.  Upon reaching Kuang Si Waterfalls, relax and enjoy the magnificent natural surroundings. On the way stop visit butterfly park and get to know about the butterfly.

The remainder of the day is free at leisure for walking around the peaceful town, enjoy a coffee by Mekong River or pamper yourself with a Lao traditional massage….

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Optional half day excursion:

In the afternoon, transfer to visit Elephant Village Camp to visit elephant village. Then transfer to Tad Sae waterfall, here you will enjoy 1 hour Elephant riding at Tad Sae waterfall.

Day 4Luang Prabang – Departure (B)

You will be free today in Luang Prabang until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

 

OUR SELECTED HOTELS

Accommodation based on the room category mentioned below. Higher room grade can be arranged subject to availability and additional charge

Destination Standard 3* Superior 4* Deluxe 5 *
Luang Prabang

Villa Saykham/Chitdara

Or similar

Sanctuary Luangprabang

Or similar

Luang Prabang View Hotel

Or similar

Note:   All hotel classifications are determined in agreement with the local authorities

Check-in Hours: 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.mCheck-out hours: 11:00 or 12:00

Guaranteed check in upon arrival (before 12.00): +100% charge of the night before

Guaranteed check out until 18.00: +50% charge on room rate

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast as mention or similar
  • Transfer services in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Meals as listed in the program B= Breakfast; L= Lunch & D = Dinner: pre-arranged at local restaurants based on local food with set menus
  • Tours with local English speaking guide in Luang Prabang
  • Government taxes



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