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Luang Prabang Classic

Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves – Ban Xiengmene – Kuang Si Waterfalls
From: $320
  • Exeperience the rice making procedure in the Living Land Organic
  • Join in the rice producing activities
  • Father, son and the water buffalo
  • Buffalo is the main force to help farmers here produce rice
  • After joining the activities
  • Services provided by The Living Land company - a community enterprise

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Overview
Tour Code: LACL02
Explore the charming Luang Prabang on this short but delightful tour. See gilded Buddhist temples, faded French architectures, marvel at treasures in the Royal Palace Museum, and join pilgrims at the sacred Pak Ou Caves. Highlight of this trip, you’ll spend time on experiencing the traditional rural lifestyle and try your hand at some farming activities in an organic farm. Top the tour off by chilling out in the cool menthol blue waters of Kuang Si cascades.
Itinerary Day by Day


Upon arrival at the airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel for check in. Located in north central of Laos, Luang Prabang is former capital and UNESCO World heritage site of Laos. The small city boasts French colonial architectures, numerous Buddhist temples and natural landscapes along the banks of Nam Khan River. 

After a soft rest, your city tour begins with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts.  Continue to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground which represents classical Laotian architecture.  We then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a wandering through the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Accommodation: My Dream Boutique Resort or similar in Luang Prabang



Get up at the crack of dawn to participate in one of the most sacred Lao tradition, the Alms Giving Ceremony. See silent lines of Buddhist monks in orange robes walking down the streets to collect alms from faithful residents.

Today you embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River. First stop at Ban Xiengmene to explore Lao local village life, visit Wat Long Khun, the limestone cave Tham Sakkarin and tour around the village. 

After lunch, continue by boat up the Mekong and enjoy breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, the two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.  Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where locals make the famous rice wine. On the way back, take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a small village known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: My Dream Boutique Resort or similar in Luang Prabang



After breakfast, transfer by car to the Living Land Organic farm, an entirely organic farm in a beautiful rural setting, flanked by rice paddies. Arrival, listen a brief introduction of the history and farming activities delivered by your guide and the farm’s representative.  Afterwards, spend a half day of rice experience including growing ride until stream ride. Then spend time to visit the Organic products after rice experience.

In the afternoon, drive to the Kuang Si Waterfalls. Cool off into the turquoise, clear waters flowing over limestone formations or walk along forest paths. On the way back, stop to visit Kuang Si Falls Butterflies Park, newly opened January 2014; it is now one of the must-see spots in Luang Prabang. We return to the city by late evening and enjoy the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: My Dream Boutique Resort or similar in Luang Prabang



You are free to stroll around this charming town before taking the departure flight.
Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
What's included
  • Transportation with air-condition in private
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room
  • Boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals as per program
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water
What's excluded
  • Visa stamping fee on arrival
  • All air tickets quoted separately
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
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Morning, after you have breakfast at hotel our guide and driver will transfer you to Elephant Village. On arrival, you will be welcome and greeted by the Camp Manager who will give you a short briefing. You’ll enjoy the impressive experience of approx. 1 hour elephant ride on the Howdah (Elephant seat), you also take a boat trip return to the Tad Sae Waterfall and spend a bit time in the clear water. Your lunch will be prepared at the Elephant Village Restaurant (Buffet lunch served with Coffee or Tea and drinking water).  After lunch, you find the way back to hotel at 1 or 2 PM.

Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/Lunch/ Elephant ride/mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

 Full Day Tour Big Brother Mouse - Ban Khia Luang - Pak Ou Cave (LPQ-05) (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
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Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/Lunch/ Entrance fees/mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

 Full Day Vientiane - Phou Khao Khuay - Soft Trekking - Kayaking (VTE-05) (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
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Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/Entrance fees/ Lunch/ Kayaking/ mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

Hotels Used in This Tour
 My Dream Boutique ResortLuang Prabang: My Dream Boutique Resort or similar

AddressBan Meung Nga Village, Meung Nga Street, Luang Prabang, Laos

Description: Surrounded by a peaceful garden which also captures the stunning views of the Nam Khan River, My Dream Boutique Resort is an oasis of tranquility just minutes from Luang Prabang's bustling town center. Furnished using natural woods and woven Lao fabrics blending seamlessly into lush surroundings, the property is a must-try. Experience the warm sunshine streaming through floor-to-ceiling glass doors which open out to private balconies, creating a perfect end to any day. My Dream Boutique Resort allows you to enjoy a full buffet breakfast in an open-air pavilion, free bicycles, free shuttle service, and many other amenities.


Service Details During the Trip
IMPORTANT NOTE:
-  All prices are quoted in USD/ per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy
-  Supplement for standard menu meals: US$ 12 for lunch & US$ 15 for dinner 
-  Private services & daily departure
-  Surcharge for Compulsory dinner for Christmas and New Year Eve
 

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