In the morning, we will visit Wat Si Muang first, which is known for its supernatural power. Next, we will depart for the visit to Budha Park, a charming collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures on the banks of the Mekong, near the “Bridge of Friendship”. There are approximately 200 religious images with more than 500 years old, which were created by a mysterious monk who extended his philosophy of life and revealed his ideas about the universe.
Afternoon, we will see the main symbols of the city, including the oldest, the Wat Sisaket, the temple of thousands of tiny statues of the Buddha image in the ancient Wat Prakeo, which had been famous in its time for hosting the Emerald Buddha. On the way to the national icon of Laos, the famous and sacred That Luang Stupa structure, we will stop to take some photographs of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is known as a particular Laosian “Arc de Triumphed”.
A spectacular sunset view over the Mekong will be the ideal way to end the day.
Overnight in Vientiane.
After breakfast, our car and driver will transfer you to airport. We will have flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang.
Arrival in Luang Prabang, disembarkation operations and meeting with our guide for transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, start to explore Laotian capital, located at the confluence of the Khan and Mekong rivers. Visit the most important temples: Wat Xiengthong, Wat May, and Wat Visoun. We then climb up to the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi, which offers a panoramic view of the city and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Before end the tour, visit Night Market to see a lovely array of handicrafts.
Return to the hotel.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Very early morning (5:45am) private car transfer to Ban Vat Sean to watch a long line of monks in saffron robes collecting ceremonial alms. We also visit morning market in Luang Prabang to enjoy the daily local life here. Back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, we will start a full day city tour starting in the morning in Luang Prabang. Check out and visit the former Royal Palace before embarking for a slow boat trip to Pak Ou caves 32km up-river and along the way stop to visit the Lao whisky village and see the process how villagers make the potent Lau Lao (rice whisky) then continue on board to the cave where a thousand Buddha images are kept. After visiting the cave back downstream to Luangprabang for lunch on your own.
In the early afternoon, we depart for a 1 – hour drive south to one of Luang Prabang’s most picturesque sights, the Kuang Si waterfall. Once at the waterfalls, take a leisurely hike through the national park towards the Kuang Si waterfalls and pass by the Asian Bear Rescue Center. For the more adventurous, continue to the top of the main waterfall. Swimming in the refreshing waters is possible, although between November and January the water temperature is very cool
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
- Double/Twin sharing accommodation with daily breakfast
- Tours and transfer as mentioned by a private vehicle with air conditioning.
- Boat in Pak Ou cave, Nong Kiau- Muong Ngoy- Nong Khiau boat.
- Local English speaking tour guide
- Meals as mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch. D: dinner).
- Water 2 bottles / pax / day
- Charges for services and taxes
- International/Domestic flights tickets
- Laos visa
- Surcharge for single supplement
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities