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3-Day National Museum, Wat May Temple & Ban Xang Khong Tour In Luang Prabang
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Culture, Museum

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the beauty of Luang Prabang's gorgeous temples and ancient landmarks on a three-day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Get introduced to the National Museum (former Royal Palace), Wat May Temple, Ban Xang Khong and the famous alms giving ceremony.

Highlights
  • Visit the National Museum, a modest but graceful building
  • Travel up to Mekong River home to Tham Pak Ou Caves  
  • Explore the weaving village of Ban Xang Khong
  • Go to the Elephant village after trekking to Kuang Si Waterfall
  • Day 1: Arrival expand_more
    • Transfer to hotel for check-in. 
    • Visit the National Museum (former Royal Palace), a modest but graceful building that combines traditional Lao and French beaux-arts motifs. 

    • Continue to Wat Mai, constructed in 1821 during King Manthatourath; the residence of Phra Sangkharaj (the Patriarch of the Buddhist clergy) and Wat Xiengthong Buddhist Golden Temple.

    • Climb up to Phou Si, the best place for views of Luangprabang city and sunset

    • Go down for dinner at Mekong restaurant and enjoy Luang Prabang street night market.

  • Day 2: Pakou Cave by slow boat expand_more
    • Wake up at 5:30 am to participate in the alms-giving ceremony, 
    • Go back to the hotel for breakfast and a short drive to take a boat to Tham Pak Ou Caves.
    • Travel up to the Mekong River to the steep limestone cliffs overlooking the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers, home to the Tham Pak Ou Caves. These extraordinary caves are filled with Buddha images of every style and material imaginable. 
    • Stop at Ban Xang Hai village, a local village famous for Lao Lao, the local rice wine whisky. 
    • Visit the weaving village of Ban Xang Khong, a village near Luang Prabang well known for its traditional handwoven cotton and silk and the local sa (mulberry) paper.
  • Day 3: Kuangsi waterfall expand_more
    • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
    • Leave at 8:30 am and visit the Elephant Village after trekking to Kuang Si Waterfall. Located in a perfect natural setting near Luang Prabang, this multi-tiered waterfall tumbles over limestone formations into a series of turquoise pools. Enjoy swimming in the clear water or just relaxing in the natural environment. 

    • Visit a local village (Ban Ou or Ban Na Ouane) on the way to Luangprabang.

What's Included
  • Private Minivan A/C 12 seats

  • Private slow boat to Pakou cave

  • Insurance cover third party and passenger

  • English-speaking Laos tour guide

  • Drinking water

  • All entrance fees and travel permit

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Accommodation (3 stars) no share (Sunday Hotel)

What's Excluded
  • Personal Expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

Meeting Point

Luang Prabang, Laos

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD 430.00 / person

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