4 Day The Ancient Luang Prabang

From 780 USD/Person 4 days / 3 nights Based on 2 travelers

Trip overview

  • Explore Luang Prabang, an ancient capital of Laos - an UNESCO-protected gem
  • Learn the mystique of ancient history and the majesty of unique culture
  • Explore ancient and unique Wats
  • Participate in the daily morning rituals when saffron-clad monks collect offerings of alms
  • Savor exquisite Gallic cuisine.
  • Experience a traditional Baci Ceremony of blessing in Laos
  • Enjou swimming in the beautiful waterfalls of Khuang Si
  • Encounter with local tribes in the villages

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Tour itinerary

Day 1: Arrive In Luang Prabang

Meet and greet upon arrival by a local representative and you will be met and taken to your hotel in the city. Remainder of the day will be at leisure. Your first afternoon until evening is free to relax or explore at your own leisure. The local night market is a nice introduction, bright, colourful and easy to navigate. Here you can find a selection of excellent value souvenirs. Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang.


Day 2: City Orientation And Barci Ceremony (B)

After your breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken on a tour of Luang Prabang’s sacred temples. Visit Wat Visoun, Wat Aham and especially Wat Xieng Thong, a 16th century temple which epitomises all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture. Continue visiting the National Museum, a former Royal Palace, housing a collection of valuables including the famous Prabang Buddha statue and gifts received from foreign dignitaries. After enjoying a delicious, authentic lunch at a local restaurant, you will pay a visit to Ock Pop Tock weaving center to learn and discover Laos through textiles. Ock Pop Tock means “East Meets West”  was founded in 2000 by an English Photographer and and Laotian weaver with a passion for textiles and a mission to become this place one of the most important textile and artisanal institutions in all of Laos and South East Asia. Transfer you back to the hotel and you will enjoy your evening free. Overnight in Luang Prabang.


Day 3: Morning Alms And Kuang Si Waterfall (B)

OPTION: Rise early this morning, in time to watch monks as they walk through the city receiving alms. Each morning, a procession of monks passes through the streets collecting food offerings from locals. Back to hotel for breakfast.

Breakfast at the hotel and today is spent with an excursion to visit a beautiful Kuang Si waterfall. These waterfalls here create a series of pools and are perfect for taking a cooling swim in. Their limestone rock formations and the surrounding jungle provide a natural setting for walks and relaxation. Alternatively explore the surrounding countryside on walking trails through native forest. Return to the city and a trip to Luang Prabang could never be complete without a festive celebration, and there are few more joyous moments than being able to take part in a real Baci Ceremony. The ritual will offer prayers for you and your family and loved ones, praying for harmony, peace, good fortune, honesty and warmth. Well wishes and prayers will be showered over you in this delightful ceremony. Return to your hotel for a peaceful night’s sleep this evening.

Option: Board a traditional boat, the Nava Mekong, for an evening cruise down the glorious Mekong River as the sun sets over the valley. The boat will stop for lunch at the bank opposite Luang Prabang, where you’ll be served a delicious Lao dinner and see artists from the nearby villages perform traditional music and dance as you dine. Overnight in Luang Prabang


Day 4: Depart Luang Prabang (B)

Breakfast at the hotel and this concludes your adventure through Laos. Bid farewell to to Laos as you are collected  at the hotel and taken to the airport for your onward flight to next destination. You also have the option to extend your stay by continuing to visit other captivating destinations such as Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam if you wish. Thank you and goodbye. 

Trip Inclusions

  • 3-night accommodation at 4-star hotel
  • Daily breakfast served at the hotel
  • Private transportation including R/t airport transfers throughout
  • English speaking tour guides, other languages on request
  • All entrance and visiting fees per program
  • Other meals that mentioned in the tour
  • Barci Ceremony arrangements
  • All hotel government taxes and service charges

Trip Exclusions

  • Visa arrangements to Laos
  • Intl airfares to/from Luang Prabang
  • Other meals that not mentioned in the tour
  • All medical and travel insurance coverage
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • All tips and gratuities

NOTE: The above price is based on two people travelling together and sharing accommodation in low season. The price is only a guide and can vary according to selected airlines, hotels and date of travel. If you wish to travel with your family, friends or on your own we will be very happy to assist you with your arrangements. Click to email us or use the booking form to customize your own vacation.

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