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Highlights of Luang Prabang

Tour listed by Exotic Laos Travel
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN LUANG PRABANG

• Arrival at Luang Prabang international airport and meet your guide, then transfer to your hotel.

• This evening, enjoy The Ancient Kingdom walking inside the peninsular along the confluence of Khan and Mekong River and surrounding beautiful Lao and French architecture of this small and charming World Heritage town. Nestled in a stunning setting amid lush mountains, this sacred city of golden temples and saffron-robed monks provides endless opportunities for sightseeing

• Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with Lao typical food.

• Overnight at hotel

• Meal: Dinner

DAY 2: AUTHENTIC LUANG PRABANG – CITY TOUR BY TUK-TUK

• Option for the early morning: Wake up early and participate in the daily morning alms-giving ritual to saffron-clad monks on street. Laos is the only Buddhist nation still preserving this tradition. Visit fresh local markets and back to the hotel for breakfast.

• This morning, depart by tuk-tuk to visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. The rounded dome is stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao.

• Continue to visit Wat Aham and Wat Sene Temple. Then, visit the most photographed temple, WAT XIENGTHONG. It is located at the end of the peninsula, close to the confluence of Mekong and Khan River.

• Lunch at a local restaurant.

• This afternoon, continue to former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Your visiting day ends by Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple.

• Dinner on your own. Overnight in hotel

• Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3: LUANG PRABANG – BUDDHA CAVE - KUANG SI WATERFALL

• This morning, transfer to the pier where you board a traditional long trail boat, for a relaxing cruise upstream on the mighty Mekong River. Enjoy stunning mountain scenery and witness the simple rural lifestyles.

• You will reach Pak Ou caves at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. In these 2 caves are displayed hundreds of sacred centuries-old Buddha images which are the object of pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. Cruise back Luang Prabang. Stop and visit Ban XANGKHONG, a weaving village, where you can jump into wooden looms with a local expert for practice and experience. Lunch at a local restaurant.

• This afternoon, driving through green rice paddies and farms. On your arrival at the Kuang Si waterfall, enjoy your short walking on trails of falls to visit the bear rescued center. Enjoy spectacular views of orchids inside the park and falls cascading over many calcified tiers and several hundred feet down into a series of cool, turquoise pools. You can cool off with a swim. Return à Luang Prabang

• Dinner on your own. Overnight in hotel

• Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4: LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE

• Breakfast at the hotel.

• Free time until your transfer by our driver to Luang Prabang airport for your international flight.

• Meal: Breakfast

Meeting or Pickup Location: Laos
Average Tour duration (minimum booking): 4 days 3 nights
Transportation provided, if any: Private air-conditioned vehicles, Boat cruise, Tuk-tuk
What is included in the Tour, Activity or Experience: • Local Standard Hotel 3* in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast. • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner). • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles. • Excursion by boat on Mekong river • English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply) • All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary.
What is NOT included in the Tour, Activity or Experience: • International and domestic flights (quoted separately). • Meals other than mentioned above. • Camera/video entrance fees. • Personal expenses • Travel insurance, tips, visa • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.
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Ideal for:
Families
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Wheelchair Accessible
Is the Tour or Experience Customizable: • This tour is not sharing tour. Our current tour price is based on private group size of 2 persons. • It is possible to customize this program and its price following your group size and your other requests.
Special rules or restrictions, if any: For more information, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to welcome you! • Tel: ++856 20 91 477 378 • Skype: info.exoticlaostravel@gmail.com • Email: info@exoticlaostravel.com • Website: www.exoticlaostravel.com
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