Luang Prabang City Tour

Luang Prabang

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R2999/pp

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Overview

The magnificent city of Luang Prabang is an interesting place to discover for most of travelers, historians and archaeologists as well. The city is a great introduction to the unique architecture which is combined between the local and European style. With the importance to the mankind, this city was recognized as the World Heritage Site. Try and experience this amazing city to see how charming it is.

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After arriving at the airport in Luang Prabang, our guide and driver will meet and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at your comfortable room.

This morning is free to relax. In the afternoon, set off your city tour with the visit to the beautiful Wat Sen and Wat Visun. Keep driving to Khuang Si Waterfalls - one of the most impressive sights in Luang Prabang. Just relax and taken in the fresh atmosphere in the natural setting.

Head back to the town for a sunset view over the city from the top of Mount Phou Si. As the sun casts the long shadows, pay a visit to the colorful Night Market where local people and surrounding hill tribes sell their beautiful textiles and other hand-made products.

Today you will enjoy a full day boat trip on the grand Mekong River. Your first stop is Wat Xiengthong - one of the most well known temple in Luang Prabang. Then, the boat you take you cross the Mekong River to reach some villages at Ban Xiengmene and Ban Chan. Pay a visit to another royal temple at Wat Longkhoun and the nearby Sackarine Caves. Back to board and cruise towards Pak Ou Caves - noted for its hundreds Buddha images at different sizes and shapes.

After some time exploring the caves, cross the Mekong River again and approach Ban Ou for lunch. After lunch, transfer back to Luang prabang by land. On the way back, stop at Ban Xang Hai where locals make a unique rice wine called "lao-lao" by traditional method. You also stop at the villages of Ban Xangkhong and Ban Xienglek to discover the traditional handicraft of hand weaving and handmade paper.

This morning, try to wake up early to join a unique ritual of alm-giving taking place on the streets of Luang Prabang. During the ceremony, you can see monks in their saffron-clad with the bowls in hand receiving offerings from the local people. After breakfast, explore some other local attractions of the city including the Royal Palace which is nowadays the National Museum.

If time allows, you also visit the Luang Prabang Market and several shops with handmade antiques and silver jewellery. As your trip comes to an end, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Laos

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang My Laos Home Villa Chitdara Maison Dalabua Satri House

In Laos

Luang Prabang My Laos Home
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Luang Prabang Maison Dalabua
Luang Prabang Satri House

 If you don't have much time but still want to discover the best of Laos - Luang Prabang is a must see.

Best time to visit Luang Prabang: all year around especialy from October until March

Luang Prabang is a small ancient tour - perfect atmosphere for senior and couple. You can walk around the town or have a cup of coffee in the Mekong River bank.

You may want to include this trip with:

» Halong Bay Tour from Hanoi - 4 Days

» Vientiane City Tour - 4 Days

From Luang Prabang, you can take a short flight to Hanoi - Vietnam. The airfare is 135USD only

From Luang Prabang, you can take a tourist bus or a domestic flight to Vientiane.

Another option you may like is a short trip to Vang Vieng.

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

For children, please note:

+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)

+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults

+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults

+ Children from 12 years old: as adult

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Inclusions

  • 4 day tour in Luang Prabang
  • 3 nights' accommodation.
  • Delight your taste buds with Laos cuisine with 3 meals included.
  • All airport transfers
  • English speaking guide 
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Laos are approximately $700-$1400 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
  • Laos visa fee: 30USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews

Jurgens M

Cape Town, South Africa

"Great long, multi-city trip"

Sept 2017

We have recently returned from a trip through Vietnam and Cambodia. 14 day tour that took us from Saigon to Hanoi then Cambodia was amazing. Everything was very well organized. The guides always showed up on time, very knowledgeable and personable. All hotels were super ... More +

Lee Ann

Cape Town, South Africa

"You made us an amazing honeymoon"

Sept 2017

Thank you Julie for your arrangement. Our whole trip went very smoothly. The drivers and guides on the tours were all reliable, helpful and friendly. We love Mekong Delta tour, Halong Bay, Hue and Hoi An. We would turn around and recommend to anyone in ... More +

John Henry

Durban, South Africa

"A truly magical trip"

Sept 2017

The most wonderful 10 day trip of Vietnam. Everything was very well organized and ran so smoothly, including meeting me at my Hanoi hotel on my first day. All boutique hotels were beautiful with very friendly staff. We had the best transfer service. A big ... More +

Joddina Al

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Thank you, thank you"

July 2017

We just returned from a fantastic 3 week trip through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. It was a long trip but everything worked very smoothly. At every location, we were met by a driver and guide to take us to our hotel and to take us ... More +

Patrick Ln

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Fantastic tour and lovely arrangements"

July 2017

We had enjoyed very much our first trip to Vietnam. It was an amazing experience in Hanoi with millions of motorcycles, traffic was crazy but safe. We did a walking tour, tried Bia Hoi (kind of local beer), and BBQ in Hanoi old quarter which ... More +

Sheila

Bloemfontein, South Africa

"Now I said traveling solo in Vietnam is easy"

June 2017

Our first trip to a country completely unknown to me. I did not have to worry about any transportation and got picked up and dropped off at the airport. The guide in Hanoi Ms Ha spoke excellent English and was really knowledgeable about the history ... More +

Steve Alan

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Great trip and excellent organisation"

June 2017

We were so impressed with how punctual and effortless the trip was. From the moment we arrived, we were picked up and everything went smoothly. The guides were outstanding, friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a great credit to the company. We love Halong Bay and it ... More +

Amanda C

Cape Town, South Africa

"What a beautiful trip, fantastic tour guides"

Dec 2016

What a beautiful trip, we wouldn't have changed anything. This was our first holiday to Southeast Asia. We were met at the airport then taken around to see Hanoi by Jim. He even suggested us to try local street food and beer that was just ... More +

Lynne Elsabe

Cape Town, South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam & Cambodia holiday"

Dec 2016

We were very pleased with the services and everything went clock perfect? I actually still find it incredible. We can recommend everybody a visit to the charming Vietnam and magical Siem Reap in Cambodia. You have set such a high bench mark. I honestly wish ... More +

Tracy Cante

Bloemfontein, South Africa

"A holiday to remember"

Dec 2016

Everything about this experience was terrific.
- Sapa was just fantastic and the tour guide wonderful.
- Tour to Halong Bay was first class, food was delicious, amazing scenery.
- Hue visit to ancient temples was so informative.
- Resort we upgraded to in Hoi An was ... More +

Patricia HR

Johannesburg, South Africa

"A perfectly organised tour"

Sept 2016

Thanks Julie Le for all your hard work to organise our personalised tour. I and Thomas just wanted to let you know that the trip has been amazing. We had a most enjoyable time in Vietnam and Cambodia. Everything ran smoothly that we would always ... More +

Jennifer Whd

Durban, South Africa

"My best friend and I had a wonderful trip thanks"

Sept 2016

Thanks Tam Dang. Jenny and I had a wonderful and fun filled holiday. Absolutely no problems. The holiday began when met at the airport by an efficient friendly and welcoming driver. All the tours were punctual and well hassle free. Wonderful tour guides, nice and ... More +

Brian Joe

Centurion, South Africa

"Impressive and reliable"

Aug 2016

Vietnam and Cambodia were excellent because of the service me and my friends received. We only got to the Airport at Hanoi and the guide was at the terminal waiting for us. The tour guides had great knowledge of the areas and provided so much ... More +

Okicjoe

Pretoria, South Africa

"Exceptional services. We had a great time"

July 2016

The tour was really well organized. Each step was carefully executed and ran very smoothly. Our cruise in Ha Long Bay was a perfect arrangment to end our holiday. I wouldn't change an aspect of it. Good facilities used, quality transport and friendly, efficient and ... More +

Melanie Houley

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Just say woo excellent service and thank you"

July 2016

All our trips within Vietnam worked out perfectly. We thoroughly enjoyed it. All the meet and greet persons were on time, the guides were excellent especially Ms My in Hanoi and Tam in Hoian. We were lucky to get a free upgrade for room at ... More +

Linda Anne

Boksburg, South Africa

"Amazing tour, perfect organisation and services"

July 2016

Our group of six had an amazing time in Vietnam. The trip ran smoothly, from airport pick up to final airport drop off. The tour was a great balance of free time and tour activities. Everything from hotels, internal flights, guide and food was well ... More +

CarolineVp

Cape Town, South Africa

"Fantastic 12 day Vietnam and Cambodia"

June 2016

Thank you Alex for the great 12 day tour in Vietnam and Cambodia which you had tailor made for me and my husband. The trip was completely well planned, organised , exciting and so interesting! The guides were super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Nothing was ... More +

Janise Lesch

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Brilliant, wonderful trip"

June 2016

Just arrived back from our holiday in Vietnam. We had a wonderful trip in Vietnam from the north down to the south. All the things from hotels, flights, car, guide etc. worked seamlessly. Thank you so much Candy and Seni Tours for all your outstanding ... More +

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