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3 Day Sightseeing Tour In The Ancient City Of Luang Prabang
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Language

    Lao

  • Activity Level

    Easy

Description

Visit the ancient city of Luang Prabang where the old, colonial French left their own architecture in this town. Small enough to explore on foot, the town reveals its charm and history at every turn, with gilded temples on nearly every corner and saffron-robed monks strolling the quiet streets. Nested in the mountains at the confluence of the Mekong and Khan Rivers, this former royal capital is one of the delightful towns in all of Asia. This tour will be a walk through the times - from ancient to medieval to modern.

Highlights
  • Wat Xieng Thong
  •  Palace Museum
  • Mt Phousi
  • Mekong River
  •  Pak Ou
  •  Ban Phanom 
  • DAY-1 Arrival at Luang Prabang expand_more
    • Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, transfer to your hotel with your tour guide. Begin to explore this charming town, starting with a visit to Wat Xieng Thong, arguably the most stunning in the country, with its brilliant mosaics.

    • Continue to the Palace Museum, which houses an eclectic collection, including statues, mosaic-covered walls, French mirrors, and a piece of moon rock given to "the people of Laos" by President Nixon.

    • Late afternoon, head to the top of Mt Phousi, with its panoramic views of the city and the surrounding hills. The mountain is dotted with small shrines and monasteries. This is a perfect spot for sunset, as the golden spires of wats are beautifully illuminated.

  • DAY-2 Luang Prabang expand_more
    • Witness the monks in their morning meal procession.

    • Proceed with an excursion up the Mekong River to the holy caves of Pak Ou, where some of the most famous Buddhist sculpture in Southeast Asia is found.

    • Re-board your boat and travel downstream to a rice-wine producing village on the banks of the Mekong.

    • Afterward, visit Ban Phanom, a tribal village well known for its traditional Lao weaving in cotton and silk. Time is allotted for you to purchase some of these beautiful and inexpensive hand-woven cloths. Return to your hotel for the evening.

  • DAY-3 Depart from Luang Prabang expand_more
    • Enjoy your free time for souvenir shopping until transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

What's Included
  • All private transfer and transportation

  • English Speaking Guide

  • Boat trip & cruise as per tour

What's Excluded
  • International flights & departures taxes

  • 10 USD per person for tax

  • Beverage

  • Travel insurance

  • Personal expenses and tips and gratuities

  • Laos visa fee (Visa on arrival easy & recommended)

  • Services charges and government tax

  • All sightseeing tickets

  • Meals

Know before you go
  • The local markets offer produce, as well as silver and textiles. Hmong tribeswomen come here to shop.
Meeting Point

Luang Prabang, Laos

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From
USD USD USD
USD 380.00 / Group

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