Luang Prabang City Tour
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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.
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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:
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
- 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
- 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
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